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in News October 19, 2018

How can we overcome the rise of hate and extremism?

Faiths Forum for London are working in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to deliver workshops with young people aged 13-25 to have their voices heard on how our city remains resilient, undivided, and robustly responds to hate and extremism. The programme has three core objectives: To strengthen London’s minority and marginalised communities To safeguard… Read more

in News October 12, 2018

Grenfell Community Recipe Book Celebrates the Unity

For her first solo project as The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is championing a charity cookbook inspired by women affected by the Grenfell fire. Together: Our Community Cookbook features over 50 recipes from across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and beyond, and celebrates the power of cooking to connect us to one another. In… Read more

in News October 11, 2018

Citizen UK Awards Honour Faith Groups Helping to Resettle Refugees

Last week, the first everCommunity Sponsorship Award winners were announced in a packed ceremony at the Royal Society in London. The awards recognised the volunteers, faith and community organisations who have been working tirelessly to support Sponsor Refugees; a scheme which gives community groups the opportunity to play the lead role in resettling a refugee… Read more

in News October 8, 2018

Exploring The Beauty Of Britain’s Oldest Mosque

In 1889, Dr Gottleib Wilhelm Leitner constructed the first purpose-built mosque in Britain. The Shah Jahan Mosque, located in Woking, Surrey, is replete with intricate design, grand minarets, and bold flourishes across the place of worship. It is currently the only Grade 1 listed mosque in the UK. While it is aesthetically beautiful, the story… Read more