Challenge of Change

 

Challenge of change logo

Delivery Agent: Newry and Mourne District Council

 

 Aims: 

 

  • To facilitate greater involvement of people from BME communities in civic, community and political life and increase community cohesion

Objectives:

  • To build on the achievements of Challenge of Change (Phase 1)
  • To address issues around overt and covert racism
  • To promote understanding and respect for cultural diversity
  • To create opportunities for BME communities to become further involved in civic, community and political life
  • To increase sustained and meaningful contact between BME and indigenous communities

 Key actions: 

 

  • Cultural awareness and diversity training
  • Capacity building training and mentoring
  • Specialist advice and support
  • BME networking opportunities
  • Supporting BME involvement  in local community groups
  • Integration projects
  • Projects which address racism
  • Expansion of racist incidents reporting scheme
  • Anti racism campaign

 Contact information:

 

PEACE III Challenge of Change Team

 Unit 9 Monaghan Court,
Monaghan Street
Newry
BT35 6BH

 

Priority Co-ordinator – Justyna McCabe

Tel: 028 3031 3189

Mob: 0786685 2951

justyna.mccabe@newryandmourne.gov.uk

 

Administration Officer – Lorraine Johnson

Tel: 028 3031 3129

Mob: 078 6685 2951

lorraine.johnson@newryandmourne.gov.uk

 Area Officers:

 Armagh and Monaghan

Taucher McDonald

Tel: 028 3031 3166

Mob: 078 0095 9521

taucher.mcdonald@newryandmourne.gov.uk

 

Banbridge

Kate Bingham

Tel: 028 3031 3167

Mob: 07791444986

kate.bingham@newryandmourne.gov.uk

  Craigavon

Patrick Kelly

Tel: 028 3031 3172

Mob: 07817640099

patrick.kelly@newryandmourne.gov.uk

 Louth and South Armagh

Katerina Skrebska

Tel: 028 3031 3165

Mob: 07851752263

katerina.skrebska@newryandmourne.gov.uk

 

Shirley Keenan

Mob: 078 3753 2924

shirley.keenan@newryandmourne.gov.uk