We need to cultivate better financial understanding in girls from a younger age. That’s according to Sonya Lennon, designer, entrepreneur and founder of charity Dress for Success Dublin. She was speaking as Empower, was announced as the first partners providing a new financial education programme, ‘Sense about Cents’. The ‘Sense about Cents’ programme was developed…

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We are delighted to announce that an independent report by Indecon, an independent economic research organisation, has revealed high levels of placement rates through our employment programmes. The report was commissioned by the Department of Employment and Social Protection and found that the community based Local Employment Services Network (LESN) in Blanchardstown, delivered by Empower,…

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Empower Roma Day

On 8th March we celebrated International Roma Day at the Bracken Court Hotel, Ballbriggan. The event was a celebration of culture and friendship. The day was a joint initiative between Empower and Musicantia, a Roma community led group of professional musicians who work with Irish and other migrant communities. The event was well attended and…

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We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Community Employment Project for people in the Roma community! The project will see us working hand in hand with Musicantia Irish Roma Centre supported by the Department of Employment and Social Protection. This is the first new Community Employment project in over a decade and…

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