social action

MULTIFAITH NETWORKING ON SOCIAL ISSUES - TACKLING POVERTY

Sat 12th Jul
Hayes, Middlesex
The event will invite people of different faiths to give insight on what approaches they take in tackling poverty followed by  a discussion at the end will focus on what can be done together, what can be networked and what can be learnt from each other. 

How are faith communities responding to changing local needs?

Mon 30th Jun
Birmingham
Third Sector Research Centre and the Faith Based Regeneration Network UK are holding a workshop at the University of Birmingham on 30 June 2014.

Tackling Domestic Violence & Abuse In Faith Communities

Tue 24th Jun
Derby
This event is creatively geared to empower faith communities to respond effectively and efficiently to  cases that occur in their environments. 

'Writing Funding Bids – getting started in fundraising' workshop

Wed 11th Jun
Handsworth/Lozells, Birmingham
An FbRN workshop for anyone new to fundraising, with Mohammed Mamdani, founder and director of Al-Mizan Charitable Trust.

CPAG Welfare Rights Conference 2014 - North (4th September) & South (11th September)

Thu 4th Sep - Thu 11th Sep
Manchester / London
This year's conference takes place in two locations and the theme is 'Social insecurity: debt and destitution' 

London Borough Faith Network's Social Labs

London Boroughs Faiths Network includes community organisations which are involved in many different areas of interest and are developing new ways to encourage problem solving.

Internships

The Contextual Theology Centre

Nearly 100 young Christian leaders have taken part in the Centre’s internship programmes. In 2014, these programmes are drawn together into the Urban Leadership School (ULS) - which will include summer and year-long internships, full and part-time opportunities, an International Leadership School as well as day conferences and seminars.

Video: 'Young, British, Pakistani and Muslim'

Pakistani Youth Forum (Huddersfield) has put together where Young British, Pakistani Muslims talk about their identity, challenges and concerns. They feel caught between two identities, misunderstood and misplaced. The video captures their feelings and thoughts of others about themselves and their community.

Our Big Gig - Funding news

Fuding available for 'Our Big Gig', an annual event that brings communities together to improve community cohesion and inspire people to take part in music making opportunities in their local area. The deadline for applications is 4th April, with a maximum grant of £400.

Turning the Tide Against Tuberculosis - A Community Initiative

Mon 24th Mar
London
The Muslim Council of Britain, Islamic centres in London and NHS clinicians will explore how local religious communities could take a lead in helping combat TB in London.
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