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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

Fingerpost – Then & Now

  The first Fingerpost magazine was first produced in the Spring of 1986. The magazine was a true community publication giving voice to those who had limited access to public discourse. The first edition set the tone for the publication that would go on to become a vital vehicle for community expression for 25+ years.Read more

The Two Plan

“The Two Plan” is a word play on the much vaunted plan for the regeneration of Derry~Londonderry, “The One Plan”, that was supposedly a programme for Government committment and yet has lain gathering dust somewhere since its publication in 2010. “The Two Plan” is not actually connected in any way to “The One Plan”. “TheRead more

Tools to help you become Socially Active.

The North West Civic Activism Project is a Holywell Trust project funded through Building Change Trust. The project will focus on four key issues crucial to the future of the city of Derry/Londonderry – innovation and investment; a shared and thriving city centre; youth aspirations and employment; and breaking the cycle of debt and poverty.WeRead more

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