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 ( or Clare ( .

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