Posts by: Faiths Forum

Mayor of London’s strategies to tackle serious youth violence

Whilst Westminster appears to be everlastingly consumed with all things ‘Brexit’, the arguably more concerning and urgent issue of serious youth violence continues to act as a scourge on the streets of our capital. Over the last couple of years, newsreels have unfortunately, yet unsurprisingly, been dominated by the lives, families and communities damaged by… Read more

Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme 2019

What would you expect from an ordinary Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme? Talks, one after another, struggling to consume any information bar the occupation of the speaker; making brief pleasantries with the few people either side of your comfort zone; never leaving the same non-air conditioned room; facilitators introducing the odd exercise to ensure participants… Read more

Day 5, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Today we had two great speakers. The first speaker was Warwick Hawkins who was an ex-Civil Servant. As a Civil Servant myself, it was very exciting to meet an individual who has been in my career path for 28 years. He really showed to be someone with great experience, knowledge, and ambition in life and… Read more

Day 4, Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Today we had the pleasure of visiting London’s city hall. After speaking with one of the employees, I was intrigued to learn that the city hall itself was designed by the same man who designed the gherkin building across the Thames. Inside with its sweeping hallways we joined in on an assembly between the OPDC… Read more

Interfaith Tree Planting with The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe

On Tuesday 18th June, an interfaith tree planting ceremony was held in Roxbourne Park, Rayners Lane with the Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Nitin Parekh and Chair of Harrow Interfaith Sonoo Malkani., in partnership with The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe. The tree saplings were planted near the Harmony Nursery playground, near the Cannon Lane entrance to… Read more

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