Projects

Inter-generational Gardening

Inter-generational Gardening

Faiths Forum for London with Team London, part of the Mayor of London’s office are working with young people aged 16-18, from faith communities in six target London Boroughs  to help improve at least 8 small pieces of derelict ground and transform them into pleasant community spaces. Each youth volunteer is matched with retired people of a different...

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Mayor’s Countering Violent Extremism Programme (CVE)

Mayor’s Countering Violent Extremism Programme (CVE)

In December 2017 the Mayor of London introduced a City Hall-wide Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programme which will run throughout 2018. The programme aims to empower Londoners to speak out against extremism to help keep London safe. The Mayor’s CVE programme has three core objectives: working to strengthen London’s minority and marginalised communities, to safeguard the vulnerable to stop the spread of extremist ideologies Faiths...

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Trees of London 2018

Trees of London 2018

Following our successful interfaith tree planting project from last year, a total of 34 trees were planted across 11 Boroughs in partnership with 20 bodies including interfaith groups and places of worship. Faiths Forum for London would like to announce our second annual tree planting initiative, in partnership with the Mayor of London. We seek to empower...

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Cenotaph Project

Cenotaph Project

As we mark the centenary of the end of World War I, the Government is seeking to make faith and belief better represented at the National Remembrance Service and more reflective of modern Britain both for this year and going forward. Faiths Forum for London in partnership with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is...

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Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme

National Democracy Week Blog Faiths Forum launched its first ever Democracy Week campaign, the Civic and Democracy Leadership Programme, encompassing various workshops to enhance and expand young people’s arsenal of skills whilst also addressing issues critical to society. 25 university students and graduates developed their leadership skills from experts in their field and expressed their...

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My Voice Project

My Voice Project

On a daily basis young Muslims fall victims to the propaganda and ideologies of hate propagated by Daesh sympathisers and far-right extremists. The voices of young Muslims are not heard and drowned by polarising groups whose extreme ideas are trying to divide our communities. We will not allow prejudice, hate and discrimination to break our communities! The Faiths...

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The Big Iftar

The Big Iftar

The Big Iftar initiative started in 2012 inspired by the London Olympics, which fell on Ramadan. It was a way of encouraging Muslims to open up and introduce Ramadan and Iftar to people of all faiths and backgrounds. The Big Iftar is open to anyone, whether you are a Muslim, someone from another faith or of...

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Interfaith Tree Planting 2017

Interfaith Tree Planting 2017

Faiths Forum for London and the Strengthening Faith Institutions are facilitating an interfaith tree planting project, which aims to plant 32 trees across 10 London Boroughs. The project aims to promote community spirit, develop interfaith relations and make London greener funded by the Mayor of London. Naka Alkhzraji, project manager has said: “We feel that this is...

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The Grand Trunk Project

The Grand Trunk Project

The Grand Trunk Project was launched in July 2017 and embodies the spirit of the ancient and historic Grand Trunk rad, which linked peoples and countries, creating relationships and friendships despite the differences. Working in collaboration with City Sikhs, Hindu Forum Britain, Hindu Council UK, AMAL and The British Pakistan Foundation  we aim to celebrate...

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Aspire to Change

Aspire to Change

Since January, the capital has seen twice as many fatal stabbings as in the same period last year. Across the UK, the number of reported knife crimes has been steadily rising since 2015, as have hospital admissions for people assaulted with a sharp object. Faiths Forum for London has launched Aspire to Change, a project...

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Strengthening Faith Institutions

Strengthening Faith Institutions

 What we do? Strengthening Faith Institutions (SFI) professionalises places of worship. And a professional, well-governed faith centre can achieve its vision and access more funding. How we do it? Once your organisation has joined the SFI network, our regional consultant will set-up a meeting with your  senior management team to create a bespoke health-check and action plan....

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Women’s Leadership Programme

Women’s Leadership Programme

  The Muslim Women’s Leadership Programme seeks to provide support and development for Muslim women from diverse backgrounds  to empower them to work both in their community and into wider civic society. Final session in Birmingham, February 2017  To conclude The Women’s leadership programme, the last session which took place in Birmingham covered the different ways...

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Interfaith Girls Coding at Twitter

Interfaith Girls Coding at Twitter

Faiths Forum for London have partnered with social media giant Twitter to provide invaluable coding workshops for girls from faith schools, aged between 11 to 13 years old. The partnership between business and faith sectors is a refreshing model of true collaboration. While the students learn about the tech, they are also learning about each other’s...

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We Remember Too

We Remember Too

We Remember Too remembers the Commonwealth contribution to the First and Second World Wars and aims to bring to light the unknown and untold stories of soldiers of different faiths and ethnicities who fought in WW1 and WW2. For example, 1.5 million Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims fought side by side for Britain in WW1. Remembrance is held during...

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The London Resilience Forum

The London Resilience Forum

The Faiths Forum for London is a member of the London Resilience Forum and leads on faith sector engagement. The London Resilience Forum ensures that if a major emergency does affect the capital, we are ready to respond and work together to help minimise any impacts. It brings together a range of partners including Local authorities, transport...

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