Category Archives: Leadership

Why Community Organisations Should Tell Their Story

Everyone knows what great work community organisations do, but have you really sat down to think about what makes your organisation special? You’re so caught up in the day to day that it can be hard to see the whole … Continue reading

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Where does your activism come from?

  I (Glynis Currie)  have had the privilege of working for Framework for 20 years in various different roles. This work has brought me into contact with many unsung heroes; ordinary people who do extraordinary things to bring about positive … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 1986, myself (Catherine Drea) and Glynis Currie organised the first celebration of International Women’s Day in Waterford. My 8 week old baby, now 29, slept for most of it, but was there to be fed if necessary! Over 150 women … Continue reading

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Best practice in the middle of a storm

Many of us in the voluntary sector have found ourselves in the middle of a storm for the last few years. For the first time since community projects began to develop and grow there has been a steady series of cutbacks and … Continue reading

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