Recommended Buddhist-related educational audio-visual resources for young people and schools, and for anyone who has ever wanted to ask a Buddhist a provocative question about life, death, beliefs and practice.
Hosted by the Fayre Share Foundation and Faiths Forum for London, this event will look back to last summer's riots and consider prospects for London's young people. Participants include the Mayor of London, the Bishop of Southwark, and Kids Company founder, Camila Batmanghelidjh.
For one week surrounding United Nations Day every October, people of different faiths and backgrounds come together to celebrate each other's cultures to challenge global injustice. People are united by the shared belief that when we understand each other's perspectives, our lives can be transformed and enriched.
One World Week Online is a rich resource of information including faith-based social action material. See www.oneworldweek.org
CSV Make a Difference Day aims to to do just what it says. It's an opportunity for people to try out volunteering and for charities, community groups, companies, schools, universities and faith communities, to organise events, get creative, or sign up to things happening locally. Activities can be anything from creating a community community garden to teaching IT skills, renovating a homeless shelter or knitting outfits for premature babies.
CSV has free resources available, including an Action Pack, campaign resources, how-to-guides and lesson plans. Get these by registering your event email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Freephone 0800 284 533.