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.
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.
Do you want to: Build understandings of the challenges faced across generations? Learn new skills for dialogue and responding to conflict in your family and community? Inspire your community? Be a role model and trainer in dialogue and conflict transformation skills? Are you interested in building relationships across ages and backgrounds in the Islington community?
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.
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.
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.