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PPN Bulletin

Support for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

Our colleagues and host organisation, Dublin City Volunteer Centre, posted a very interesting and helpful blog yesterday, about the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.  You can read the blog here.

Promoting Democratic Participation:  An Active Citizenship for Migrants

The Immigrant Council of Ireland, in partnership with Dublin City University, is excited to present a series of public webinars on promoting democratic participation.  The series of webinars introduces aspects of the Irish political system, with particular focus on local elections and the electoral system.  Further information about the webinars here.

Dublin City PPN Migrant Thematic Group

If you would like to find out more about the Dublin City PPN Migrant Thematic Group, please contact Beatriz.

Funding and Grants

Community Activities Fund (CAF)

The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) and Dublin City Council, through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), welcome applications for its Community Activities Fund (CAF).

You can find out more about the CAF here.

You will need to provide your PPN Registration number, which you can find on our website here.  Simply find your organisation and View Details, and the registration number is on the lower left hand side of the screen.  If you can’t find it, please email either Ruth or Beatriz and we will email it to you.

The Wheel Training Links Programme 2022 – 2024

The Wheel’s Training Links 2022 – 2024 programme is open until 29 April for grants ranging from €10, 000 to €50, 000 and information about the application process is here.

Equity in Education Fund 2022 – 2025

Applications for the Equity in Education Fund are open until 7 April and information about the application process and the application form, is here.

PPN Events

The next Last Thursday of the Month Members’ Meet-Up will take place on 31 March and will be all about housing.  This event will be of interest to anyone interested in our Housing SPC, housing issues in general, or just interested in networking with the PPN.  Further details to follow.

Please also, SAVE THE DATE of Thursday 26 May for our plenary.  This plenary will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral and again, further details to follow.

You can always check the PPN Events section of our website here

News from the wider PPN

CityScapes is seeking interviewees, who would like to speak about the growth, structure and development of the PPN, for inclusion in their television series.  CityScapes is a twelve-part magazine show which will be shown on Dublin Community Television later this year. 

Further details from Susan on:  087 666 6518 or

Smashing Times would like share information about an upcoming event called The Art of W/Rights:  a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park site:  further details of the dates and event 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

Carmichael is offering two FREE workshops on Recovery and Resilience Training Programme for Non-Profits:  Ready and Able to Rebuild after Covid-19 on 23 March and 29 March.

PPN Communications

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.

Please contact Ruth on or Beatriz on if you have any questions, comments, thoughts or suggestions.

Strength in using a common structure.

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