Britain’s Forgotten Men on BBC 3

United Estate of Wythenshawe

A new series on BBC 3, Britain’s Forgotten Men, is showing a series by filmmaker Dan Murdoch spending a year in some of Britain's most deprived estates. Episode two features the founder and director of United Estate of Wythenshawe (UEW) in Manchester, Greg Davis, who is also a member of Initiatives of Change UK’s Sustainable Communities Network Action Team.

Volunteer opportunity with IofC's Sustainable Communities Programme

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.

Refugee Crisis: Stories from the Frontline

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.

Peace Begins at Home Somali Community Leadership Training, London

Peace begins at home image

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?

Initiatives of Change participates in a new EU-funded SPUR programme

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.

The Refugee Crisis

Come hear stories from remarkable people who have travelled across oceans and others whom have dedicated their lives to support refugees.

Refugees as Rebuilders

UK resident Hassan Hassan giving leadership training in Mogadishu

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

Refugees as Re-Builders

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.

The Corbyn challenge: Spend time with your family

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.

World first for Cornwall as it signs compassion charter

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.

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