Lessons from Northern Ireland: Taking a Social Justice Approach to Community Development

This short publication, launched in September 2011, highlights the lessons learned through the Bill of Rights Programmes the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland with funding from the Atlantic Philanthropies . The programme helped to build awareness and generated much discussion about the Bill of Rights process, content and how a rights-based approach might be used to deliver on community development objectives.

This report summarises the projects supported under the programme and traces the Community Foundation’s thinking in developing a new model for a rights/social justice-based approach to community development.

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