CWC Community Work News issue 26 Spring 2011

The latest edition of the CWC newsletter, Community Work News, is now available here

This edition Community Work News looks at community development in Europe and also features an exploration of the Irish and CWC connections with Liberia, and specifically with DEN-L, a community development organisation that works in Gbarnga in Bong County.

In this edition’s Open Forum Catherine Lynch, Co-ordinator of the European Network against Racism Ireland (ENAR) talks about racism and the recent hearing of the Irish report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Also in this issue, in the first of a series of articles that will examine burning issues for migrant workers in the broader context of equality, Helen Lowry looks at access to third level education for children of Non EU migrant workers. Siobhán O’Donoghue provides an update on Claiming our Future and Tommy Coombes looks at the realities of funding difficulties and one former CDP’s response.

There is also an update on the progress of LCDP implementation, this time from the perspective of the women’s projects, 17 of which are merging with the National Collective of Community-based Women’s Projects, an introduction to the Sheds movement and much more.