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Debt in the Current Economic Climate

It feels like we have just passed Christmas and many people tell us it is a wonderful time of year. Unfortunately for many it is a time of the year that is generally fuelled by debt. Some do go over the top and overspend during the festive season. But it is not just Christmas thatRead more

Citizen Reports

Check out our vox pops on the theme of Investment & Innovation.  We were out and about gathering people’s thoughts on their Top 3 things that they love about the city!!  Some great conversations! Click here for the vox pops.

Citizen Jury – Young People

Check out the coverage of our Citizen Jury event on 12th April in the Derry News – ‘Young people have their say on Derry’.  The write-up covers the key discussion points of the event and highlights the main findings – ‘Young people have called for a permanent concert venue and a mental health drop-in centreRead more

Citizen Jury – A City With Youth In Mind

The Citizen Jury – ‘A City With Youth In Mind’ was held at Holywell last night (12th April). The event was a great success with vital evidence presented, informed discussion and important deliberations by the appointed jury. Evidence was presented at the event by: Roisin O’Hagan – findings of our engagement with young people throughRead more

Local Radio Coverage for Citizen Jury Event

The Citizen Jury for the Young People theme of our project will take place tonight (Wednesday 12th April @ 6.00pm in HOLYWELL). In the run up to the event Roisin O’Hagan, our Project Co-ordinator, has been on local radio over the last few days. Roisin was on Drive 105.3 on Monday with Noel Moore to talkRead more

Gender Stereotypes

As a youth worker in the city there are three things which young women tell me has an impact on their lives and presents barriers to their equality. Firstly Gender stereotypes – Gender stereotypes are everywhere, they are widely used and ‘accepted’. From the moment we are born we are often dressed in a gender-focusedRead more

Mind the Gap

There is a generational gap between adults and children. There always has been and always will be. However at this specific point in history the gap is more significant than ever. We’ve all heard parents or other adults use the line; “I remember when I was your age. I know what it’s like!” This isRead more

Local economy

Some thoughts from Kieran Moore on how we can improve the economy in the North West click here

Social Economy – North West Region

Article written by Conal McFeely on his thoughts on the social economy in the north west.  To read the full article click here 

DCCP Programme for Government Response

The DiverseCity Community Partnership, the initiative behind this Civic Activism Project, has recently submitted a response to the Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021 consultation. This response reflects the needs for innovation and real investment in our area and also suggests a number of programme areas for inclusion in the full Programme for Government currently beingRead more

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