Just as Oscar Romero used the radio to raise awareness on injustices, we would like young people across Ireland to examine effective forms of communication to raise awareness on a global justice issue linked to Trócaire’s work. You can find lots of information about Trócaire’s work.
Register online or contact [email protected] to receive a Teacher Pack with application form.
You can use many methods to share your campaign:
Remember we are looking for innovative methods of communication with a variety of audiences. A good campaign will target different audiences through different methods of communication.
We are looking for entries from Early Years Groups, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Youth Groups.
Early years pupils at St. John The Baptist, Portadown receiving a certificate for their school project last year.
Return the application form and your entry before April 27th 2018 to be in with a chance of winning a prize and being invited to attend a national event in Maynooth on May 15th 2018.
Check out our Palestinian Campaign as an example of getting one message across in a number of different ways. We do not expect you to do all of this just one really effective and original idea.
Video messaging on social media
A public exhibition – perhaps in your school or community
A Photo Exhibition – in a community space or your school
John McColgan and Trócaire Executive Director Eamonn Meehan at the launch of This is Palestine)
Media Coverage – newspaper, radio, TV.
2FM's Bernard O'Shea and Keith Walsh with Daoud Eid Bsesat Jahalin, a farmer on the outskirts of Jerusalem whose community is under threat of house demolition to facilitate further illegal settlement expansion.