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7th September 2022

Be seeing you at Bray Literary Festival 2022

Join writers Maria McManus and Rosemary Hennigan with Tony Daly from 80:20 as they discusses how writers can respond to crises in an ever-changing political landscape.
3rd June 2022

Where There is No Engineer – Designing for community resilience

The National Finals of the “Where There Is No Engineer” Design Competition will take place in the Museum Building in Trinity College Dublin on Saturday the 4th of June 2022. Interested individuals can register to attend the event via Eventbrite. “Where There Is No Engineer” (WTINE) is coordinated by Engineers without Borders Ireland and the … More Where There is No Engineer – Designing for community resilience
28th September 2021

Press release: Supporting adults to think critically, check facts and tackle misinformation

The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) and 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World launch Facts Matter: A Guide to Building Critical Media Literacy in Today’s World, Ireland’s first guide for adult literacy tutors on building critical media literacy for adults. Irish Aid supported the development of this guide.
24th September 2021

Launch event 28 Sept: Facts Matter – New tutor guide

On Tuesday 28 September at 1pm, 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World is delighted to launch a new tutor guide, Facts Matter: A Guide to Building Critical Media Literacy in Today’s World at this webinar, with our partners The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA).
10th August 2021

Call for participants: Perinatal Mental Health Care for Migrant Women

Call for expressions of interest to participate in an online World Café event as part of a research project to collectively support migrant women experiencing perinatal mental health issues before, during and after pregnancy
6th August 2021

80:20 joins The People’s Vaccine Alliance Ireland

As a member of the Alliance 80:20 will continue to challenge the fault lines of inequalities amplified under a global pandemic through our education and action work.
13th July 2021

Join us! Graphic Design and Web Development Officer role

A new opportunity has opened in July to join 80:20. Roles available: Graphic Design and Web Development Officer (part-time) (closing date: Friday 30th July 2021). Join us, today. [GIF credit: GIPHY]
10th May 2021

Join us! Trustees, Treasurer, Finance Administrator roles

A number of new opportunities have opened in May, including trustees, treasurer and finance administration roles in 80:20.
30th September 2020

Want to end the gender pay gap? Become a Procurement Officer! – posters

What can one person working in procurement really do to change ‘buying culture’ in a vastly unequal world? Quite a lot, actually. What’s going on in your supply chain, and what can you do about it? You may have heard about fairtrade, but what about unfair trade? Good value and value for procurement investments isn’t … More Want to end the gender pay gap? Become a Procurement Officer! – posters
27th September 2020

Webinar 29 Sept: The Economics of Care work in a Capitalist Economy

Why is the very labour that is at the heart of our economy underpaid and what are the solutions? Join us for an open discussion led by Ursula Barry (UCD) and Aoife Smith (The Great Care Co-op)