For We Are Glorious!

. We are not a stranger to the dark Hide away, they say 'Cause we don't want your broken parts We've learned to be ashamed of all our scars Run away, they say No one'll love you as you are But we won't let them break me down to dust We know that there's a place for us For we are glorious  . When the sharpest words wanna cut us down We're gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out We are brave,  we are bruised We are who we're meant to be, this is us! Look out 'cause here we…

Continue Reading

Make Poverty History! Be the Generation! We Walked Together with Nelson Mandela

Thank you to all the Dublin citizens who joined ATD Volunteers at the Famine Statues to 'Be the Legacy' on the day the world marked the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. This day was a very special one as it is the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela and the world was marking it in a ''loud'' way. It is also the Mandela Day of the year of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights #UDHR70! Following the call of the South African Nelson Mandela Foundation and its #ActionsAgainstPoverty campaign, ATD Ireland invited the general public to…

Continue Reading

ATD youth group launched ‘Ireland, I Have A Dream’ inspired by Martin Luther King

The ATD "Unity in the Community Youth Group" launched the ‘Ireland, I Have A Dream’ on Friday 6th July. The event hosted by the Unity in the Community Youth Group included games, spoken word, live music and speeches. The book was prepared and printed with funding from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund. The ‘Ireland, I Have a Dream’ project run from January to July 2018 has provided a new space for young people in Ireland and beyond, under 25, to find their voice as leaders and to explore the inequalities of poverty in the context of their own lives by writing…

Continue Reading