The Roles We Play, Here and There

The Roles We Play, "Here and There" All Together in Dignity Ireland (ATD) in collaboration with ATD UK and artist photographer Eva Sajovic, is proud to present the UK exhibition  The Roles We Play: Recognising the Contribution of People in Poverty. This collection of photographic portraits and self written biographies exploring the roles played by those living in poverty within their families, communities and society at large. The aim is to highlight the efforts of individuals living in poverty and challenge the negative attitudes often held towards them. From Thursday 1st to Saturday 17th October 2015, the exhibition The Roles We…

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Ireland joins world in Lighting the Way for Global Goals Summit

Over 150 people from all walks of life gathered on the Millennium Bridge in Dublin at 8:00pm on Thursday 24th September to join citizens around the world in calling on governments to commit to the new Sustainable Development Goals and tackle the most urgent issues of our time – poverty, inequality and climate change. The event was one of over 150 taking place in cities globally as part of action/2015’s #LightTheWay action ahead of the historic gathering of world leaders in New York, on 25 September, for the adoption of the Global Sustainable Development Goals. Ireland has played a key role…

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Global Goals are our new plan! #LightTheWay to a better future for people and planet!

Breaking news on 25th September 1 - ATD's  open letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny for the occasion of the UN Summit for Sustainable Development 2 - Message of support from the Irish President Michael D Higgins to the participants to the #LightTheWay event in Dublin 3 - Message to the members of ATD worldwide for the occasion of the adoption of the 2030 Agenda This September world leaders will meet in New York to adopt new global goals. These goals have the potential to tackle poverty, inequality and climate change. Join us on 24 September as thousands around the world call…

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