LCP CORK NEWS
Diversity Career, Job & Education Fair 2022 is a LCP's initiate funded by European Union through Léargas under the European Year of the Youth 2022 and supported by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.
Diversity Career, Job & Education Fair 2022 held at the Hibernian Hotel, Mallow co. Cork on 30/12/2022 and 81 locals attended this program. In this a one-day-only open event where Cork-based employers, companies, recruiters, colleges, and organizations came together connect with young people of fewer opportunities including those of diverse and multilingual backgrounds who were job seekers and or a seeking career path guidance and those who are eager to give back and contribute to the Irish economy. As results 4 youths were hire: 1 at Costa Coffee Shop, 2 at Local Farmer Shop on Mallow main road, 1 with LCP. 11 are now volunteering with LCP part time.
This event brought together a cross-section of migrants and young people from diverse backgrounds with employers, companies, colleges, recruiters, and other organizations in other to gain employment, start a business and/or gain access education and training so as to reach their economic independence and promote their integration in Irish society. We had speakers across several disciplines: Doctors, YouTuber, Facebook analytic, LinkedIn Manager, College Lecturers, Educationists, Physiotherapeutic, NGO staff & Local Business owners etc...
Senthil RamasamyImmigration Officer
Completed higher certificate and B.A., Law degree in Waterford Institute of Technology, (SETU), Profecient in IT , Former joint police Committee member in Waterford, and helping Asylum & Refugees and Immigrants in Waterford.
She has supported over 500 young people of migrant heritage in Ireland, encouraging them to stay in school, further their education, and keep out of street/gang violence.
Giovanni ParisYouth Worker
Giorgia MazzaraYouth Worker
Queen OgumefuYouth Worker
Jerome OkeyaMarketing ESC Intern
Elvire BognambeVideo/Communication Intern
– Giorgia Mazzara