Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre hosted the 1st Roma Network Forum meeting this week.

Sixteen organisations, from all over the country, attended the meeting. Organisations will be involved in information sharing and strategic planning.

“We’re really delighted there is such motivation and enthusiasm for this Network and we are determined to work together to achieve real outcomes for Roma in Ireland,” said one Network member.

The following organisations were present:

Cairde; Capuchin Centre; Central Dublin Education and Training Board (CDETB); Clare Local Development Company (CLDC); County Kildare LEADER Partnership;Crosscare; Daughters of Charity; Donegal Travellers Project (DTP); Dublin City Community Co-op; Fern Diocese Youth Service (FDYS); Focus Ireland; Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC); Mendicity; Musicantia; New Communities Partnership (NCP); Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre; South Dublin County Partnership; U Casadh; Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service (WSTCYS)

It was agreed that the Roma Network Forum will meet on a regular basis. Attendees agreed that organisations could take turns to host the forum. The next meeting will be on the 9th July.  For further information contact info@pavee.ie.