Tag Archives: Equality

The Future Perspective of the Community Platform

The Community Platform is a network of 28 national networks and organisations working to address poverty, social exclusion, and inequality. Our objectives are to facilitate solidarity amongst the organisations involved, organise community sector participation in partnership arrangements with the State,
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We have over ten years’ experience of using community work to empower migrants and build collective action. Here are some of the resources we’ve developed over the years – please help yourself! Click the red title to view each document.
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Young migrants anxiously await Leaving Cert results…and citizenship

MEDIA RELEASE 14.08.2013 As students receive their Leaving Cert results, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) highlights the extra difficulties faced by young migrants progressing to third level. For thousands of young people, today is the end of a long and
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Minding the Gap: Equality for Children of Non-EU Migrants Accessing Third Level in Ireland

2013 research & policy paper produced by MRCI. Over the past decade of inwards migration to Ireland, significant gaps in our immigration policies and procedures have made it difficult for children of non-EU migrants to secure citizenship. This continues to
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Minister for Education takes significant step to address inequalities facing migrant children

MEDIA RELEASE 25.07.2013 The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) today welcomed a policy change to allow students who have secured Irish citizenship to reverse their fee status at third level. The change means migrant students who become Irish citizens during
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