Shared housing and integrated education: Building good community relations

Shared housing and integrated education: Building good community relations by Allan LEONARD 7 August 2019 A panel discussion on how shared housing projects and the integrated education movement are contributing towards good community relations was held at St Mary’s College, Belfast, as part of the Feile Festival. The panellists were Deborah Howe (Equality Commission), Christine … Continue reading Shared housing and integrated education: Building good community relations

Education: We all have a role to play

Education: We all have a role to play by Allan LEONARD 7 February 2019 The Integrated Education Fund hosted a day conference on some aspects of education in Northern Ireland, with a discussion on what role individuals, local communities, and organisations can play in realising a better vision. Contributors included: Baroness May Blood (Integrated Education … Continue reading Education: We all have a role to play

Peace by piece: Launch of interface exhibition @DoJ_Interfaces

Peace by piece: Launch of interface exhibition @DoJ_Interfaces by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 20 November 2017 Ulster University’s York Street campus, home to the schools of art and architecture, served as a fitting venue for the launch of an interface exhibition sponsored by the Department of Justice and featured ongoing community-based projects as … Continue reading Peace by piece: Launch of interface exhibition @DoJ_Interfaces

Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture

Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 9 February 2015 Appropriately for his role as Chair of the OFMdFM Committee at the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mike Nesbitt MLA welcomed those in the Long Gallery attending the Landscape Institute lecture on “Building a United Community: Design … Continue reading Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture

Your space or mine?

Your space or mine? @PLACENI by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 5 February 2009 Last night I attended an exhibition launch for a project called "your space or mine?", in which the organisers ask: Do current urban renewal and development models offer hope of shared and integrated futures for interface communities? What role can … Continue reading Your space or mine?