In the last two decades, Ireland has seen a considerable change in population, and it has become an intercultural and diverse nation. RIAINetwork aims to support young people and their families of African descent and their families. RIAINetwork will facilitate connections, strengthen resilience, and provide a knowledge of African heritage within communities rooted in Africa & Ireland by establishing:
is an anti-racism activist, a mother and an important voice against inequality, injustice and racism in Ireland. Diane speaks proudly and unapologetically against marginalisation, discrimination and prejudice within the Irish society. Diane also co-founded Young Mothers Network- a support group for mothers living in Direct Provision Centres.
is a lifelong learning advocate, activist, interpreter, and aspiring lawyer with a passion for equality for women, girls, and ethnic minorities.Her deep commitment to social justice has grounded her educational and career path. In addition, Joy-Tendai is a Board Member of AONTAS and has represented AONTAS at several events.