Friday, 17 February, 2017

Initiatives of Change UK is looking for a volunteer to support the coordination and management of our Sustainable Communities programme. The successful candidate would assist in building successful relationships with the network members as well as providing assistance with the overall administration and organisation of national network events.

Wednesday, 16 November, 2016
Sakira Suzia

The unprecedented levels of migration across the Mediterranean since 2015 with the catastrophic death toll was one of key talking points at the Refugee Crisis forum in London. Stories from the Frontline held at Initiatives of Change headquarters on 31 October brought together senior political leaders, activists, volunteers and many other concerned parties who listened to the stories of how ordinary people have taken action to do the most extraordinary acts of bravery, courage and kindness in tackling this global crisis.

Friday, 21 October, 2016
Amina Khalid at SPUR

Amina Khalid, Initiatives of Change’s Sustainable Communities Consultant, took part in a new programme aimed at looking at ways of building bridges and integration within the European Union. The SPUR programme took place in Athens, Greece in June.

Monday, 07 March, 2016
UK resident Hassan Hassan giving leadership training in Mogadishu

You are warmly invited to this foundation stage of Refugees as Re-Builders. Enroll now to take part in the Foundation Course for refugee communities and diaspora originating from the Horn of Africa.

Wednesday, 10 February, 2016
Speakers at the Peace Begins at Home intergenerational dialogue workshop

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Opposition and leader of the Labour Party, was a guest speaker at a Somali Intergenerational Dialogue workshop in Islington, north London.

Friday, 21 November, 2014
Members of the Compassionate Cornwall Team and speakers Amina Khalid and Shaun Danquah, with the signed charter.

West Briton, Cornwall's best-read local newspaper, reports a 'World first for Cornwall as it signs compassion charter'. The impressive list of speakers included Amina Khalid, a former Somali refugee, now working for Initiatives of Change.

Thursday, 20 November, 2014
Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective

Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective, written by Dr. Qadir Bakhsh MBE and Maqsood Ahmed OBE, focuses on the interaction between different communities and people from all walks of life gathering together, sharing thoughts and views in an understanding and respectful manner.

Tuesday, 04 November, 2014
The Hope in the Heart team

Hope in the Heart CIC is the latest initiative to join the Initiatives of Change UK Sustainable Communities programme. Founded in Penzance in February 2013 by Tam Martin Fowles, Hope in the Heart aims to inspire people to overcome adversity, live with compassion, and understand their place in the global community.

Tuesday, 05 August, 2014
Working together

On the evening of 18 July 2014, something unusual happened at Caux, the international conference centre of Initiatives of Change in Switzerland. A young, up and coming band of musicians, from inner city Manchester took centre stage to perform to an international audience.

Friday, 06 June, 2014
Listening to each other

As part of Women’s History Month, a dynamic, experiential, leadership training programme took place at Initiatives of Change UK, from 25 March to 6 May, where sessions were held over six consecutive Tuesdays. Mainly based in London, 20 women from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities participated, representing a rich ethnic mix of Somali, Eritrean, Pakistani, Afghani, Bengali, African Caribbean, Egyptian, Filipino and Ethiopian women.

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