Gort na Móna CLG & Glór na Móna present Community Lecture Series 2010
De hAoine 15 Deireadh Fomhair – 7.30i.n
Friday 15th October – 7.30pm
Deena Haydon “We’re social, not anti-social”: Challenging the
criminalisation of children and young people
Deena Haydon is a postgraduate researcher within the childhood, transition,
and social justice initiative at Queens University Belfast. Initially a
primary school teacher, she became Senior lecturer in Education and Early
Childhood studies and head of research in the school of education at Edge
Hill University. She was also Principal officer for research and development
for Barnardo’s and then an independent research consultant in NI. She was
published widely on the issue of excluded Young people and Children’s
rights. She is currently completing her doctorate on the potential of a
rights-based agenda in addressing the issues faced by children identified as
‘at risk of offending’. She currently lives and works in Belfast.
The talk will take place in Gort na Móna CLG, Springfield Road, Belfast.