Your Rights Are Written in Stone/Corner Stones!

At the occasion of 2019 World Day of Social Justice, ATD invited all citizens interested to the launch of “Corner Stones”, a creative project aiming to prepare an artistic piece with the 700 decorated stones created during the “Your Rights Are Written in Stone” Campaign run in 2018! From February 20th to April 27th, a series of workshops have been be held in the North East Inner City to design and eventually create the “Corner Stones”. Some of these “Corner Stones” found their place in the NEC Farmer’s Hill Communnity Garden once renovated (as part of the larger “Rutland School” renovation…

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Let’s make the best Irish anti-poverty plan ever! Have your say before Saint Patrick’s Day!

On 16th February 2018, the Irish Government launched its public consultation on a new National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2018-2021. This move follows the commitment included in the Programme for Partnership Government to develop a new Integrated Framework for Social Inclusion, to tackle inequality and poverty. The former plan quickly named NAPinclusion (National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007-2016 and update) identified a wide range of targeted actions and interventions to support the overall objective of achieving the National Social Target for Poverty Reduction (NSTPR). It adopted a life-cycle approach with goals set for each group: children; people of working…

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The “I Have A Dream” campaign kicked off with its first creative writing workshop

The "I Have A Dream" campaign kicked off with its first creative writing workshop facilitated by Fighting Words in Dublin 1. The legacy of Martin Luther King is the inspiration for the ATD Dublin youth group who officially kicked off their creative writing campaign Ireland, I Have a Dream on Tuesday 13th February.  The Unity in the Community youth group are an ATD project run from the ATD office in Dublin’s North inner city. Participants in Ireland, I Have a Dream will be encouraged to write about the dreams they have to stop persistent poverty in Ireland through the context of…

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When Voices Unite for Social Justice – Songs to sing along on Social Justice Day!

Sing Along Evening – Tuesday 20th February, 7pm to 9pm In the Hall of Killarney Court Community Building- Dublin 1 Entrance to the venue via the “Home” memorial plaza at the junction of Buckingham St and Sean McDermott St On World Social Justice Day, All Together in Dignity (ATD) invites you to join a “Sing Along Evening” and raise your voice in songs of hope and dignity. The evening is an informal get together with karaoke, guitars and readings of inspiring texts for social justice activists. As 2018 marks 70 years since the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights…

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On 14 February, we remember the legacy of Joseph Wresinski

On 14 February 1988, 30 years ago, Joseph Wresinski passed away. He was 71. He is the initiator of the United Nations’ #EndPoverty Day (each 17 October) and the spiritual father of the UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty (adopted in 2012). Together with French sociologist Jules Klanfer, he first introduced in 1965 and developed the concept of “social exclusion”, now a concept broadly used worldwide. All his life, he was a strong advocate of people trapped in chronic  poverty for generations.  The “Wresinski approach” inspires new ways to fight poverty worldwide. It recognises people with experience of…

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When Voices Unite for Social Justice: Sing Along Get Together on 20 February 2018

Sing Along Evening - Tuesday 20th February, 7pm to 9pm - Killarney Court Community Building- Dublin 1 Entrance to the venue via the "Home" memorial plaza at the junction of Buckingham St and Sean McDermott St, Dublin 1 On World Social Justice Day, All Together in Dignity (ATD) invites you to join a "Sing Along Evening" and raise your voice in songs of hope and dignity. The evening is an infomal get together with karaoke, guitars and readings of inspiring texts for social justice activists. As 2018 marks 70 years since the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (10…

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