Please save these dates:
28 April: Last Thursday of the Month Members Meet Up –
Please come along on to a zoom on Thursday 28 April if you are a new member of the PPN, or if you would like to hear more. Come along to hear about the PPN, to tell us a little about your organisation and to meet other people from the network.
26 May: PPN Plenary 7.00pm – 8.30pm in St Patrick’s Cathedral
Please save the date of Thursday 26th May for the PPN Plenary in St Patrick’s Cathedral. The event will take place from 7.00pm – 8.30pm and refreshments will be provided. We will be launching our first ever PPN Five-Year Strategic Plan and we hope as many people come as possible.
30 May – 03 June: PPN/DCU Summer School (further details to come).
30 June: Last Thursday: keeping it environmental (details to be confirmed)
26 – 29 Sept: The PPN #FestivalofFundraising
Following on from the success of last year, the PPN will have another Festival of Fundraising week in September, with Kevin Delaney of Academy Street Workshop. Further details to follow, but please do keep the dates.
Dublin City Council would like to share their Climate News newsletter with the PPN. The newsletter is filled with information, tips, advice and a link to the Dublin City Council tree strategy! You can read the newsletter here.
Dublin City Council would also like to share a link to their Community Grants and Funding webpage here.
The Department of Rural and Community Development has asked PPNs to share information, with groups who are working in response to the Ukrainian crisis. You can read Ireland’s response to the situation in Ukraine here.
And finally, the Irish Hospice Foundation are offering commissions for artists to develop new creative work in support of the health and wellbeing of health care staff in the HSE. Further details about this grant (including application details and deadline) 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.
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.