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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.

Opportunities with Open University

Conway Education Centre has started a conversation with Open University to see how we could increase learning opportunities for our students. We will keep you posted on progress, but in the meantime, check out their website to see what they have on offer!  http://www.open.ac.uk/northern-ireland

Brenda Murphy Script Writing Workshop, Friday 20 February

Scriptwriting workshop on Friday 20 February, from 10am to 2pm, cost £8.

You will learn how to begin writing scripts in this fun and interactive workshop.  This workshop will be facilitated by Brenda Murphy, co- writer of ‘A Night with George’ and writer of ‘Baby its cold outside’. 

Interested? Contact Clare Anderson at Conway Education Centre 02890 248543, or email canderson@conwayeducation.org

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Get in Touch

For more information, get in touch at:

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

0208 9024 8543

Or, alternatively, send a message using our contact form