Lobbying/policy

#StartsWithAHome, Ask our politicians to support urgent action on housing in white text on bright blue background with picture of report cover
News

NIFHA

Following revelations that more than 26,000 people are now living in housing stress in Northern Ireland, a housing federation is calling for urgent action to address the crisis.
Event
Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

Lear Training

This informative and engaging ½ day workshop is an introduction to mindfulness for educators, including how to integrate mindfulness strategies into routine classroom activities. You will learn from educators integrating mindfulness in their lives and in their classrooms to reduce stress, increase focus, improve emotion regulation, increase emotional intelligence, increased empathy and increase resilience.
Dates:
07 February 2020
Belfast
Volunteering

Dementia NI - Empowerment Group Support Volunteer - Newry & Mourne, Craigavon & Banbridge, and Armagh & Dungannon areas

Dementia NI

n/a
Belfast
Event
Conference Launch

Ulster University

This event explores how community development approaches are being used to tackle issues of inequality, poverty and promote social justice. This event will appeal to professionals across the fields of social work, health, education, community and youth work.
Dates:
05 December 2019
Newtownabbey
Event
Launch

CAJ

Commissioned by the Equality Coalition, independent researcher Dr Robbie McVeigh has authored a piece of research on contemporary sectarianism in Northern Ireland. The 40 page report looks at ‘institutional sectarianism’ in NI - especially where there is evidence of sectarianism in decision-making - and puts forwards recommendations for state action on sectarianism.
Dates:
11 December 2019
Belfast
Volunteering

Administration Volunteer - Mental Health and Money Advice Service

Mindwise

Belfast
Event
Seminar

British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland

Pioneering research funded by the British Heart Foundation has helped us better understand the link between air pollution and heart and circulatory disease. Hear from the experts about this and discuss how we improve air quality in Northern Ireland.
Dates:
27 November 2019
Belfast
RESTORATIVE PRACTICES CONFERENCE
News

Law Society of Northern Ireland

The Restorative Practices Forum (NI) has finalised the full programme for the major 25th Anniversary International Conference on the 14-15 of November 2019 at the Park Avenue Hotel in Belfast.
Event
Conference

Save the Children

Children’s Potential is Our Brightest Hope for the Future Save the Children works with families to narrow the gap between children living in poverty and their better off peers. We focus on early learning to help children across NI to realise their full potential.
Dates:
06 November 2019
Belfast
Event
Launch Training/Advice

Ulster University

Always wanted to go to university, but never had the chance? Sign up to the Unblocking Potential Programme to find your path back into education! This Ulster University access course will be delivered in partnership with Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council as part of their Peace IV activities. The 6 week course aims to build self confidence, develop understanding of barriers to learning and provide access to higher education. Course fees are covered by the PEACE IV Programme and the course is accredited by Ulster University.
Dates:
05 November 2019 12 November 2019 19 November 2019 26 November 2019 03 December 2019 10 December 2019
Craigavon,
Event
Seminar

BCS Northern Ireland Branch

We extend to you an invitation to BCS NI AGM and Chair's Invitational Talk 2019. This year's theme will be Tech for Good, and following the AGM we introduce our guest speaker from CCEA, followed by a Panel Discussion chaired by Daniel Aldridge, BCS Senior Policy and Programme Manager.
Dates:
29 October 2019
Belfast
Organisation
VCSE

c/o NIEL
89 Loopland Drive
Belfast
BT6 9DW
United Kingdom

The Northern Ireland Open Government Network (NIOGN) is an alliance of individual citizens, activists and representatives of community and voluntary organisations. Our aim is to contribute to delivering more open, transparent and accountable government that empowers citizens to shape decisions that impact on their lives.
Organisation
VCSE

BCS London
Ground Floor 25 Copthall Avenue
London
EC2R 7BP
United Kingdom

BCS is a charity with a royal charter, our agenda is to lead the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society. We have 68,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission. Everything we do at BCS is built on our five strategic pillars, which make it possible for us to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry. These are: 1. Supporting Careers 2. Sharing Expertise 3. Improving Education 4.
Event
Launch Training/Advice

Ulster University

Always wanted to go to university, but never had the chance? Come along to the information session to find your path back into education! This session will provide information on the Unblocking Potential: Bridge over Troublesome Knowledge Course. This 6-8 week Ulster University access course will be delivered in community settings in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. Funded by Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council as part of their Peace IV activities, the course aims to build self confidence, develop understanding of barriers to learning and provide access to higher education. Course fees are covered by the PEACE IV Programme and the course is accredited by Ulster University.
Dates:
10 October 2019
Craigavon,
Event
Launch Training/Advice

Ulster University

Always wanted to go to university, but never had the chance? Come along to the information session to find your path back into education! This session will provide information on the Unblocking Potential: Bridge over Troublesome Knowledge Course. This 6-8 week Ulster University access course will be delivered in community settings in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. Funded by Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council as part of their Peace IV activities, the course aims to build self confidence, develop understanding of barriers to learning and provide access to higher education. Course fees are covered by the PEACE IV Programme and the course is accredited by Ulster University.
Dates:
09 October 2019
Armagh
Event
Launch Training/Advice

Ulster University

Always wanted to go to university, but never had the chance? Come along to the information session to find your path back into education! This session will provide information on the Unblocking Potential: Bridge over Troublesome Knowledge Course. This 6-8 week Ulster University access course will be delivered in community settings in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon. Funded by Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council as part of their Peace IV activities, the course aims to build self confidence, develop understanding of barriers to learning and provide access to higher education. Course fees are covered by the PEACE IV Programme and the course is accredited by Ulster University.
Dates:
08 October 2019
Banbridge
Event
Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

Inspire

Inspire Wellbeing, Action Mental Health, the Patient Client Council and the Department of Health are hosting a series of consultation workshops relating to the Department's upcoming mental health action plan.
Dates:
21 - 25 October 2019
L'Derry/Dungannon/Belfast
Event
Informal Meetup

Trans Pride NI

Tell us what you would like to see and do
Dates:
15 October 2019
Belfast
Event
Conference Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

Business in the Community

Building Bridges is a unique All-Ireland networking forum, bringing civil society organisations working on Development Education together with responsible businesses to find ways to collaborate to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Dates:
26 September 2019
Belfast
Law Society
News

Law Society of Northern Ireland

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has launched a new ‘online video’ which provides an overview of the Society’s Client Complaints process.