Friday, 09 November, 2018

IofC-UK is looking for a part-time Communications Officer which involves writing, editing, coordinating and publishing content across various channels, including the website, social media, and print and online marketing materials. They will also plan and implement communications and marketing campaigns to raise awareness or funds, while progressively improving organisational understanding of what works for different audiences. They will support in organising public events at Greencoat Place and in reporting during said events (pictures, videos, articles).

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.

Friday, 11 May, 2018

We are looking for friendly volunteers to help us create an unforgettable day for people who will come to celebrate Frank Buchman’s life at the London Premiere of 'The Man Who Built Peace' documentary film on 7 June. Your role will be varied, you may find yourself welcoming VIPs and showing them to their seats, perhaps helping our musicians to settle, or registering people at the front desk.

Friday, 27 April, 2018

The Third Transnational Meeting and Multiplier Event of the Project took place in Stockholm, Sweden 19-23 March 2018, hosted by the Swedish partner, Kista Folkhögskola, represented by Åke Larsson (Assistant Director), Rishab Khanna, Per Hörberg and Tatiana Sokolova (Researchers). The meeting was attended by Catalina Quiroz Nino (Project Manager & Partnership Coordinator), representing the United Kingdom, and Dr Emel Topcu (Hasan Kalyoncu Üniversitesi), representing Turkey.

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

A new competence self-assessment framework with various tools has been launched for adult educators to assess their effectiveness in enhancing the inclusion of migrants and refugees in communities across Europe.

Tuesday, 13 March, 2018
Genevieve Boast and Euan

Genevieve Boast, founder of Beyond Human Stories, launched her new book 'Tough Bliss: restorying life' in the London centre of Initiatives of Change on 7 March. Boast and Euan Smith, husband and wife team, delivered a thought provoking, interactive and entertaining presentation on some of the book’s nuggets of wisdom. The evening offered an enlightening snapshot of the book's core conundrum of learning from life’s tough tests.

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