Engage and Educate

8th February 2023

Posted In: Be In The Frame

211 young people and adults from marginalised communities access education in the first year of €1.2m ‘Engage & Educate’ Fund.

Pictured at an event to mark the transformational impact of the Engage and Educate Fund, a partnership with Rethink Ireland and Mason Hayes & Curran, are (l-r): Adesiyan Onitiri Apesin, Learner, Cultúr Migrant Centre; Will Carmody, Managing Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP; Tinu Achioya, Programme Manager, Cultúr Migrant Centre and Deirdre Mortell, CEO, Rethink Ireland.

Four non-profit organisations have delivered transformative educational programmes under the Engage & Educate Fund in 2022, enabling 211 young people and adults to progress their education. The €1.2 million three-year Engage & Educate Fund was created by Rethink Ireland in partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran LLP and the Department of Rural and Community Development via the Dormant Accounts Fund, specifically to empower people from marginalised communities through education. Picture Jason Clarke