Women of Oliver Bond House: Everyday Community Warriors ❤️ (From the left: Elizabeth O’Connor, Jannette Cullen, Chris Lynch and Dallal Bounekdja).
Thank you Oliver Bond residents group and Robert Emmet CDP for enabling this project. CITY-OF-CARE looks at the lived experiences
of solidarity and support developed by the people and for the people of
Oliver Bond, and by women particularly. And thanks to the powerful
Gayle Cullen Doyle
in the photo at a flats gate.
the mechanism of women life practices of networked solidarity and
community empowerment in Oliver Bond House is crucial to approach the
issue of care beyond its dominant notion of simply labor or simply love.
posing at a flats gate almost like her daughter Gayle!
strives to explore the role of women not only as a social group but
rather as powerful contributors of change, who possess specific
knowledge and skills to effectively making disadvantaged urban
communities more resilient in their struggle to combat housing
affordability crisis, insecurity and exclusion. Many thanks to
Elizabeth, Liz, O’Connor
is a strong based community, really strong and hopefully the
regeneration will give everybody the lift that Oliver Bond deserves. Meet
Lynnette Lyons, sitting on the couch outside her flat.
Bond Residents Group publicly launched a media campaign on June 30, 2021 to highlight the substandard housing conditions in their
flats following a complete lack of appropriate communication from Dublin City Council on the
issue of improvement and regeneration of the complex.
Here some photographs taken by Lidia K.C. Manzo during the event organized by Oliver Bond residents group with the support of Robert Emmet CDP at the football pitch!
This project has received funding from the European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie
Individual Fellowship (G.A.890603).
Please cite as: Manzo, L.K.C. (2019) CITY-OF-CARE, the University of Milan, Italy.
©2021 Lidia K.C. Manzo - Pierluigi Cattani Faggion - Alison Fernandes