Joel joined CDHN as Project Officer for the Elevate Programme in June 2019. As part of his role, he will be supporting community organisations in the Southern and South Eastern Trust areas. Joel has a background in youth and community work and believes in the power of people to be effective agents of social change. He previously worked as a campaigner for the Migrant Rights Centre in Dublin where he co-ordinated a group of migrant carers to tell their lived experience of work in Ireland. He holds an MA in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice from Queen's University Belfast. You will always be able to find Joel on a tennis court, rain, hail or shine!