CWC Updates

The new LEADER programme provides for significantly enhanced potential to support social inclusion and anti-poverty work. The Local Area Groups (LAGS) will be chosen by mid-July. The CWC has been working to ensure that this is made explicit in guidelines to be issued by the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government. The CWC met with Minister Ann Phelan recently. Among the suggestions to the Department and the Minister were: Local Action Groups be required... | Read on »

The CWC AGM will be held at lunch time on Monday 3rd of December from 12.30-2pm in the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) offices 4th floor, 2/3 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1.  The AGM is open to all CWC members. In order to ensure your membership is up to date please contact To join the CWC or renew your membership on line please click here    If you are interested in becoming a member... | Read on »

The Community Workers’ Co-operative publishes regular e-bulletins to keep members informed between newsletters. Please contact if you would like to see a topic covered. The April 2012 issue is now available.  To download a copy please click here Inside this issue Plan to change the funding relationship between state and community and voluntary sector Downsizing the Community and Voluntary Sector –ICTU Report Reforming grant-giving in public administration. Speak out against Racism Interview with Angela Holohan – CWC’s longest... | Read on »

Community Work Updates Feb 2012 now available