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 Davis (Housing Executive), Grainne Mullin (Radius Housing), and Jill Caskey (Integrated Education Fund). The event was chaired by Gerry McConville.
After a welcome by Jessica Blomkvist (Community Outreach Officer, Integrated Education Fund (IEF)), Gerry McConville introduced the panellists and made a general remark that planning for social housing must be based on the needs of the applicants and not on the personal greed of any politician or property developer.
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