Meet Garda Annie Holland, Community Policing Unit Portlaoise and Bolaji Adeyanju, Laois African Support Group.
Laois Africa Support Group is an Irish non-governmental and voluntary organisation in Laois.
The groups aim to involve Africans and other minority groups to become active participant in the local community through various programmes and events.
- To facilitate programmes that link the Irish culture with the African culture, heritage and diversity in Ireland.
- To work with government, non-government bodies, and other minority groups to help access programmes that promotes equal opportunities for the African and migrant communities in Laois.
- Create and involve the African and migrant communities in various programmes that promotes integration into the wider community.
- Facilitate community dialogues and participation with other groups.
Laois Africa Day 2021 is brought to you by Laois County Council in partnership with Laois African Support Group, Respond and supported by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs.