Author: Kirsty Tobin

About The Author

Kirsty is the digital editor, sub-editor and social media editor for Changing Ireland, and very occasionally writes articles herself instead of just correcting everyone else's. She's a trained journalist throwing herself head-first into the community development sector and, in her free time, she dabbles in playing music, singing and watching far more TV than is healthy for any one person.

Voting for inclusion – What community groups want from #GE2020

Here’s what community-based groups working to fight poverty and exclusion want from the next government. They want housing prioritised. They want childcare workers paid a just wage, rights for people with disabilities, action to end violence against women, priority given to independent community development work and the appointment of a minister for older people. The new government will be called on to restrict the ‘fast fashion’ industry and there is much more.

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