Nominations are open
Our friend and colleague, Ann Marie Ellison, has stepped down from her responsibilities on the Secretariat. Consequently, there is a place on the Secretariat available, and information about the role and the nominations process is here.
We wish Ann Marie all the very best and thank her for her service to the PPN.
Last Thursday of the Month Members’ Meet-Up
Many thanks to those who came along to our last Thursday of the Month Members Meet-Up, last night on zoom. This is going to be a regular event, so please keep the last Thursday of the month free.
The next meeting will be on 31 March (guest speaker to be confirmed).
Changes to the PPN Handbook (2020).
The department has issued a circular to update the PPN Handbook (2020), and you can read the update here. This update refers to a previous guideline, and this has been updated with immediate effect.
Community Grants and Funding
Dublin City Council have a webpage full of information and updates on the available funds and grants from the council and you can access that page here. Meanwhile, the Wheel’s Funding Point can be accessed here.
Minutes and notes from meetings
The Disability Thematic Group met on Tuesday 21 February and agreed the minutes from their last meeting held on 13 December. The group would like to share their minutes with you here.
You can see the current list of PPN Representatives involved in this group here.
Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) meetings
If you would like to see your elected representatives in action and would like to learn more about what goes on in the SPC meetings, you can watch the meetings live or recorded here:
You can see a full list of your Dublin City PPN representatives here.
Training and courses
Applications are open for SDG advocate training with Development Perspectives, for adult and community educators. The closing date for applications is 25 February, and you can find out more about the programme and process here.
Please follow Dublin City PPN on Facebook and Twitter if you can, and feel free to browse through our website. Dublin City PPN is hosted by Dublin City Volunteer Centre, and you can find out more about their work and activities here.
Strength in using a common structure.