Third Global Irish Civic Forum, April 20-21, 2023, in Dublin Castle
The Forum brought together representatives of many organisations working with the Irish diaspora globally. CJAC's Executive Director, Natalie Nugent O'Shea, attended as a panelist.
Issues addressed were:
- how to proceed on addressing membership losses in Irish communities
- what are the options for a united Ireland
- what will be the likely status of emigrant voting
Panel discussions took place over the two days covering topics including challenges facing new Irish emigrants, connecting with members of the diaspora, supporting the mental well-being of the diaspora, and assisting Irish emigrants wishing to return to Ireland.
Workshops on fundraising, governance, and communications were also held.
Global Irish Civic Forum
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SIGN UP GENIUS for the LANDMARK Center on 3/17 & 3/19
Join us in planting a tree in Celtic Junction Arts Center’s grove in West Cork. Celebrate your family and help reforest Ireland! Place your dedication on the gorgeous reclaimed wood plaque at CJAC.
Irish Music Session
Sunday Irish music session at the Celtic Junction Arts Center. Join us most Sundays at 4 pm for the Learner’s Session and at 6 pm for the Regular Session. Write firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Cafe open with a limited selection of beverages and snacks.
Irish Resident Partners
Since its founding, CJAC has collaborated with three independent organizations who reside within The Celtic Junction building: O'Shea Irish Dance, Center for Irish Music, and Irish Fair of Minnesota. CJAC would not be the same without their partnership and collaboration!
CJAC is supported by grants, corporations, and community donors.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
CJAC is supported, in part, by Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Emigrant Support Programme.
Community Giving: CJAC received 34% of its operating budget from community donors in 2020.