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CESCA Culture Night 2022

2022-09-13T21:25:24+01:00September 13th, 2022|

Join Cork’s Social Justice Alliance CESCA in the historical surroundings of the Sexual Violence Centre Cork, 5 Camden Place, for an evening of music, art and film. Through our participation in Culture Night and as part of the ‘We Act’ campaign, we aim to bring you the stories of the communities we support and share

CESCA Pre Budget 2023 Submission

2022-09-13T22:56:59+01:00September 13th, 2022|

CESCA’s mission as an alliance is to achieve social justice and equity for the communities we support and to champion the vital role of community and voluntary organisations in the city of Cork and where relevant regionally and nationally. This submission is based on our experience supporting communities on the margins of society and is

CESCA Equality and Social Inclusion Small Grants Scheme 2022/2023

2022-10-24T16:45:23+01:00September 12th, 2022|

CESCA EQUALITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION SMALL GRANTS SCHEME 2022/2023 After an absence of over 3 years, CESCA is delighted to re launch their grassroots grants scheme, with huge thanks to the HSE Social Inclusion Services in Cork for supporting us with this initiative. CESCA is keenly aware as an Alliance, of the importance of collaboration

Proud to be…working together

2022-08-22T15:39:31+01:00August 22nd, 2022|

CESCA are currently preparing for a busy autumn and winter period ahead with equality training, a grassroots grants scheme and an equality day all happening in the next few months. We are also currently working together to create a short film about CESCA, our origins, our role and our vision for the future with the

Cork Traveller Pride 2022

2022-08-22T14:44:03+01:00July 27th, 2022|

  Traveller Pride is an annual celebration that takes place locally and nationally with Traveller organisations, partners and stakeholders coming together to celebrate Traveller ethnicity, identity and culture. Cork Traveller Pride recently ran from the 18th -25th July with events and activities  across the city. This year’s theme was “Embracing a modern Traveller culture, with

CESCA launch CARL & UCC research as part of the Lifelong Learning Festival April 2022

2022-04-04T17:29:01+01:00April 4th, 2022|

As part of Cork City's Lifelong Learning Festival 2022 , CESCA hosted a webinar to officially launch research undertaken by Claire Kenealy as part of the Community Academic Research Links (CARL) programme in University College Cork. While this research has been complete since 2019, our opportunity to launch it at the 2020 Lifelong Learning Festival

CESCA Equality Day 2021- Communities Together for Change

2022-04-06T21:47:10+01:00January 18th, 2022|

On Monday December 6th 2021 the Cork Equal and Sustainable Communities Alliance (CESCA) hosted their annual equality day, as part of our commitments to progressing equality within the city under the Cork City Local Economic and Community Plan- Pure Cork. This annual event always takes place on or near World Human Rights Day on December

Steps of Hope

2021-10-20T11:25:14+01:00October 19th, 2021|

                     Illustration by derekalawlor                                 Ireland has one of the highest rates of mental illness in Europe (ranked 3 out of 36 countries) (1) with at least 1 in 4

Traveller Pride Week 2021

2021-10-05T12:25:45+01:00October 5th, 2021|

From Monday 20th September to Friday October 1st a number of events took place in Cork City to mark the national celebrations for Traveller Pride Week 2021. CESCA members the Cork Traveller Visibility Group (TVG) along with other Traveller Advocacy groups in the City were involved in organising, facilitating and supporting a number of events