Next Chapter participants roll out grass roots Community Projects

Published: 22nd November 2019, 1:57pm

Next Chapter participants roll out grass roots Community Projects

Ten projects are taking place across NI & Border Counties as part an EU-funded project supporting women to address local issues

Each Chapter is developing their own unique Community Project based on local need and input by Chapter members. Themes reflect the areas of peace & reconciliation, good relations and the position of women in public and political life.

“Women in each of the Chapters have spent time discussing what’s important to them and they have chosen to develop projects that aim to address local issues within their communities,” explained Next Chapter Project Manager Mirjam Bader. “By working together using grassroots approaches, Chapter members will further develop their community development skills and strengthen their relationships, as well as networks within their local community.”

Read more about five of the individual Chapter Community Projects below

Cavan Chapter – Promoting inclusion and social integration. Read more here

Newry Chapter –‘Inspiring Women’ events, including ‘An Audience with Bronagh Hinds’. Read more here

Monaghan Chapter – Connecting through Conversation. Read more here

Louth Chapter – Looking towards positive social change. Read more here

Co Donegal Chapter – Delivering ‘Empowering Women in Donegal’ focus groups. Read more here

The Next Chapter is funded by the Special EU Programmes Body through the EU’s PEACE IV Programme. Match-funding for The Next Chapter project is provided by the Executive Office in Northern Ireland and the Department of Rural and Community Development in Ireland.

Next Chapter Community Projects

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