Events and Training for Women
LGB&T Awareness Session21st March 2017, WRDA OfficesIn partnership with Here NI and The Rainbow Project we are inviting our members along to an informative LGB&T awareness session. Lunch provided. Book here.Crowdfunding training 21st March 2017, Cookstown NICVA is delighted to offer this one-day introductory training course on Crowdfunding in partnership with Crowdfund UK, Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) and Rural Community Network (RCN). To book click here.
Sharing the Learning - Engaging Adult Learners 22nd March 2017, The MAC EPALE (ePlatform for Adult Learning in Europe) is running a half-day workshop as part of the Belfast Festival of Learning. Come along and hear what the website has to offer and also join in a discussion about how best to engage adult learners. To book click here.
Free Inspiring Impact Masterclass 23rd March 2017, NICVAA masterclass in how to embed impact practice into your organisation. An opportunity to learn about the resources available through the Inspiring Impact Programme and a chance to learn from others through group discussion. For more info click here.
Data Protection Reform: Practically speaking about GDPR (#DataFridays) 24th March 2017, NICVA Have you heard about the reform to data protection law taking place next year? Are you wondering what this means and how it might impact upon your organisation? To book your place click here.
Mums (& Dads) & Wee Ones Wellbeing Get Together Session 24th March 2017, Belfast Hosted by Inspire's Ambassador for Maternal Wellbeing Lindsay Robinson, to include a short presentation on Lindsay’s own experience of post-natal depression. A chance to come together and share experiences in a relaxed environment. To book a place click here. Seminar: Impact of Brexit on Citizens Rights 28th March 2017, Riddel Hall This seminar focuses on the Impact of Brexit on Citizens Rights. It aims to provide evidence-based information and to encourage discussion on how the final deal reached between the EU and the UK might impact on citizens rights. To book a place click here.*FREE* Workshops on using Digital Tech to bring generations together in your area 28th March 2017, Lisburn The Digital Age Project are currently running informal workshops on how to use digital tech to link generations in your local community using a free online resource The Digital Age Toolkit. To book a place click here.Leave No One Behind - Towards a Community Perspective on the Belfast City Council Local Development Plan 29th March 2017, Elmwood Hall Belfast The Local Development Plan for Belfast is the greatest opportunity yet to have a meaningful conversation about the future planning framework for our city. It also offers an opportunity for our communities and neighbourhoods to influence the relationship between housing, businesses and office space in our neighbourhoods, and their connectivity to the city core. For more information click here.White Helmets - film screening and panel discussion on Syria 4th April 2017, The MAC As airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble. They search for survivors among the wreckage as bombs continue to fall. Known as the White Helmets, these volunteer rescue workers operate in the most dangerous places in Syria to help others. To book click here.
Knowledge Exchange Seminar Women in the Workplace 5th April 2017, Stormont Buildings Prof Joan Ballantine, Dr Graeme Banks, Prof Kathryn Haynes, Dr Melina Manochin and Mr. Tony Wall (Ulster) - Gender Equality in the Northern Ireland Public Sector - a View from the Top. To book click here. BBC Children in Need Grants Information Session 10th April 2017, Ballymena BBC Children in Need funds almost 200 projects in cities, towns and villages all over Northern Ireland with grants of over £9m. These are projects working with children and young people who need support in order to get the best out of life. They may be sick or living in poverty. They may have been abused or neglected, or have a disability, or be dealing with other challenges that the groups we fund can help them to overcome. BBC Children in Need is holding information sessions on our grants programmes in Strabane, Cookstown and Ballymena in April 2017. For more info click here.
How the Assembly Works
This is a free education programme that will provide you with a brief overview of the Assembly, how it works and how you can engage more effectively with it. The training is focused on improving your ability to engage with the Assembly. Sessions start at 9.30am and finish at approximately 1215pm, followed by an optional tour of Parliament Buildings. To find out when the next event or training session will be held, please click here.