Bernadette McAliskey guest speaker at The Mccluskey Civil Rights Summer School this saturday….

The theme of this years summer school is “50 Years On – The Civil Rights Challenges in Ireland Today – Tackling Poverty, Sectarianism, Racism and Inequality”.

Here is the agenda

10am Welcome by Chair Professor Paul Arthur

10.30am Tribute to Dr Conn and Patricia McCluskey by civil rights activist Michael McLoughlin
Reflections on civil rights and honouring the role of Con and Patricia McCluskey and the Campaign for Social justice

11am Keynote address by Les Allamby Chair of Human Rights Commission
Theme: “The Problem of Racism and Sectarianism on the Island”

11.40am Panel Discussion: Asylum Speaker, migrant worker testimonials

Denise Wright South Belfast Roundtable, Dympna McGlade, Stephen Smith Craigavon Intercultural Programme (tbc)


2.00pm Equality in Ireland Today
Rainbow John O’Doherty and Dr Grainne Healy Together for Marriage Equality, Amnesty International and Together for Yes Campaign (tbc)

3.00pm Political Panel – “How do we Tackle Poverty, Sectarianism, Racism and Inequality Today?
Dolores Kelly MLA, Cllr Chris McGimpsey, SF and WP

4.00pm Close

Organised by the 1968 Civil Rights Commemoration Committee. Media Partner: Slugger O’Toole.


Sat 18 August 2018, 09:30 – 16:00 BST


The Junction, 12 Beechvalley Way, Dungannon, BT70 1BS

Tickets are free and you can book here…

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