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Dublin City PPN invite you to the Plenary on 24 November at the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun, from 7.00pm – 8.30pm

The draft programme

7.00pm – 7.45pm

Welcome from the Rediscovery Centre

Introduction from Mick Keegan, who is a member of the PPN Secretariat and the Disability Thematic Group.

Updates on the PPN’s new Constitution, the 2023 Workplan and budget, and an update on the Vision for Community Wellbeing statement.

An update from Rebecca Tighe, of Altogether in Dignity, about the ongoing #addthe10thcampaign

7.45pm onwards*:  Delicious Refreshments, a chance to network with other Member Organisations, and a FREE 2023 PPN Diary.

Please email Ruth on if you would like to come along, so that we can order the correct number of refreshments, and we look forward to seeing you there.

If you would like to read the documents ahead of the plenary, you can do so here:  2023 Draft Workplan and Draft Budget

Draft PPN Reviewed/Edited Constitution and supporting documents 02 – 07, to accompany the new constitution 

#PPNPlenary22 

The PPN also welcomes Rachel Merriman to the PPN team.  Rachel replaces Beatriz as the PPN Support Worker and joins Ruth in administering the work of the PPN.  Rachel has a great deal of experience within the volunteering and community sector, has a musical background, and a Masters in Public Policy. We are very lucky to have Rachel join us, and we hope she finds her work here interesting and rewarding.

The PPN has an open tender on Activelink until 21 November for a consultant to facilitate PPN meetings throughout 2023.  The full advert is here.

News from/about the PPN Representatives and Secretariat

The Secretariat met on Tuesday 15 November and agreed the October minutes, and you can read these minutes here

The Disability Thematic Group met on 14 November, and minutes from 2022 will be posted on the DTG area of the website soon.  You can visit this area of the website here.

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