Programmes

COHESION, SHARING AND INTEGRATION

This programme of work promotes the ethos of a “Shared Future” within and between rural communities across Northern Ireland. All projects and activities carried out under this programme focus specifically on the issues related to rural sectarianism and rural racism. There is also scope for work on gender issues, minority ethnic work, cultural diversity, social exclusion and poverty, culture, equality and championing sustainability.  The CSI programme itself develops rural community initiatives, feeds into the NI policy context, assists the RCN Rural Enablers programme and promotes Cohesion, Sharing and Integration at both a local and regional level.

Communities and Policing project

Rural Community Network staff, Charmain Jones, Cohesion, Sharing and Integration Officer, Ann Ward, Rural Enabler for Co. Tyrone and Sharon OToole, Rural Enabler for Co. Louth took part in a Communities and Policing project through Intercomm, Belfast. As part ...

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International Day of Elimination of Racism

21st March 2012 Charmain Jones and Maire from Foyle Multicultural Forum attending this day at St Augustine's Hall, Derry/Londonderry which included workshops, interactive sessions on diversity and international food. Zhenia Mahdi's link for her new film on young people from ...

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Major surgery required for CSI Strategy

Stormont is revisiting a 2005 community relations strategy for its Programme for Government. What a waste of six years says Robin Wilson, writer for the Belfast Telegraph. A year ago, the Belfast Telegraph ran a round-robin letter highly critical ...

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Charmain Jones - CSI Officer - Belfast Telegraph Interview

Charmain Jones is Cohesion, Sharing and Integration Officer (CSI) with the Rural Community Network, Cookstown. What does your role involve?As CSI officer, a post funded by the Community Relations Council my role is to promote the ethos of a ...

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CRC Policy Conference - highlights

Some short highlights of CRC Policy Conference, more materials on our website and facebook page, please feel free to forward link to any others ...

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