Monday, 11 February, 2019

There's always a warm welcome at IofC

See what Paul's been up to only a month into the job.

Friday, 11 January, 2019

The new National Director of IofC UK greets his new colleagues and friends after his first week at work

Thursday, 10 January, 2019

Initiatives of Change UK is recruiting aspiring young writers, content creators keen to develop their skills and become next generation storytellers. IofC aims to support and inspire young people to maximise their potential, creativity and talent.

Thursday, 29 November, 2018
Yemen, Hudaydah, October 2018 - Local women (picture by partner organisation Helping Group)

Yemen's humanitarian crisis is the 'worst nightmare than you can imagine' and getting worse by the day, says Families Relief founder, Abdool Kadir.

Wednesday, 28 November, 2018
IofC Erasmus+ associates with Edventure peers visiting SHARE, a Library of Things in Frome (Photo Owen Evans)

In November adult educators from Somalia, Eritrea and Peru-Spain, linked to the Erasmus+ project Migrants and Refugees as ReBuilders, organised a field trip to Frome, Somerset, to study community enterprises set up by a local organisation, Edventure.

Friday, 24 August, 2018
Young European Muslims learn to be peacemakers

Young Muslims and non-Muslims from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK took part in the Learning to be a Peacemaker course at the Caux Palace in July. London-based Imam Ajmal Masroor had been invited to deliver the course.

Monday, 25 June, 2018
Imad Karam addressing the audience

A documentary film about Frank Buchman, initiator of the movement now known as Initiatives of Change, was launched in the British Parliament on 5 June, and then to a large public audience in central London. Produced by film-makers Imad Karam and Kelly Burks, The Man Who Built Peace has already won five awards internationally.

Monday, 25 June, 2018
World Refugee Day in Parliament

In an event to mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, refugees’ contribution to the recovery of their countries of origin was acknowledged in a parliamentary committee room.

Sunday, 27 May, 2018
David and Barbara Down

In a splendid ceremony in Newcastle upon Tyne’s Civic Centre on 23 May, Cllr David Down, a former full-time volunteer with Initiatives of Change, was elected as the Lord Mayor of the city for 2018-19. His fellow councillors added good-humoured banter during formal speeches in support of him. His wife, Barbara, who is IofC UK's head of personnel and IofC's webmaster, becomes the Lady Mayoress.

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018

Join us for our tastiest fundraising challenge yet! During June, we are asking you to join us in our bake-athon, to raise money, meet people, and make connections.