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Monday 18 April: Welfare Reform information session

Conway Education Centre will host an information session on Welfare Reform and the changes in the welfare system on Monday 18 April from 10am to 12noon.
The session will cover reforms to benefits for children, older people, means tested benefits, non-means tested benefits, child tax credits and working tax credits, disability benefits and housing benefit. It also gives information on Universal Credit and how it might apply to single people, families, disabled persons and to housing costs. The information session will also talk about the mitigation measures.

Everybody welcome!

 

New Workshops!

Irish Sign Language: Friday 20 November from 11am to 1pm

Louise Hay 'You can heal your life': Monday 30 November (cost £10 only)

Please contact Clare Anderson (CEC 02890 248543) to book your place or for more information.

NI Human Rights Commission at Conway Education Centre - Invitation

The Human Rights Commission will hold a community session at Conway Education Centre on Wednesday 1 July, from 10am to 12noon. The Commissioners will give a short overview of their work, followed by an opportunity to raise issues or give your views of their work.

These issues could relate to:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

  • Generations living in poverty trap, high percentage of children living in poverty in West Belfast
  • Long waiting times for proper housing,
  • Bad state of housing,
  • Rights of ex-political prisoners
  • Right of LGBT people to full equality
  • Long waiting times to get appointment with GP or dentist,
  • Irish language provision and lack of public services through Irish
  • Issues around discrimination and hate-crime
  • Rights of Asylum seekers, refugees and migrant communities
  • Rights of people with a disability
  • Rights of Traveller community
  • Lack of full educational opportunities for young people excluded from mainstream school
  • Rights of older people, care of older people, etc.

And I’m sure there are many more issues you work with on a daily basis that could be raised at this meeting.

Please RSVP to Brenda (bkelly@conwayeducation.org) or Clare (canderson@conwayeducation.org) .

 

Please forward this invitation to anyone you think might be interested. Looking forward to seeing you at CEC on Wednesday 1 July at 10am.

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For more information, get in touch at:

Conway Education Centre
Conway Mill
5-7 Conway Street
Belfast
BT13 2DE

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