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Women Returners Programme
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Training event: Romani Youth
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

City of Armagh High School will run a training event , Monday 26th September 2022 10am to 12.30pm, for those working with the Romani community. It will be of particular interest for those working with Romani young people.

Professor Yaron Matras will speak on popular myths about the Romani people. The training will help those working with the Romani community build bridges by increasing our understanding of Romani culture, history and experience.

The training is free; however, places are limited and will be reserved on a first come basis.

If you wish to attend, please email your name, organisation and contact details to Graham Veale gveale720@c2kni.net

Challenging Polarisation and Divisiveness: An Activist Agenda Conference @ Clayton Hotel
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:15 pm

This 1-day conference will draw on experience in both Britain and the Republic of Ireland to offer both learning on a East/West and South/North basis, but will also share practical examples and insights about how local activists can respond to the challenges of polarisation and divisiveness.

Input will be offered by Hope Not Hate (UK); Community Work Ireland; Far Right Observatory (Ireland); Trademark; Parable Communications and Lucy Michael Research.

This is planned as a conference where the local experience of activists and community workers can be voiced and discussed in an open and non-judgemental manner.  There will be time for networking and the sharing of resources and support.

Registration for attendance is essential due to a limit on numbers.

For more information please contact: Avila Kilmurray, Social Change Initiative, 1. Lanyon Quay, Belfast BT1 3LG and/or at a.kilmurray@socialchangeinitiative.com by Wednesday 28th September 2022