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Sonia Douek

The FaithAction team has been saddened to learn that our good friend, Sonia Douek, has passed away. Sonia was a great champion of volunteering, notably through her role for many years as Head of Volunteering and Community Development at Jewish Care. She had a great […]

FUNDING: Postcode Community Trust Grants

The Trust’s 2017 programme will focus on projects that benefit communities through grass-roots sports, arts and recreation programmes and healthy living initiatives that improve a community’s physical and mental health. Applicants can apply for funding between £500 – £20,000 (£10,000 in Wales). Only registered charities may […]

Immigration and Integration: The Importance of English

Today, the APPG on Social Integration is launching its first report into how the immigration system could more effectively promote integration. The cross-party groups of MPs and peers calls for: The Government to look at introducing a regionally-led immigration system with region-specific visas based on […]

Fighting feelings of paralysis one cup of tea at a time. A response to Louise Casey’s review

Speaking of her visits to the Calais Jungle, Sharon Kanolik from The Old Vic/The Young Vic said, “I felt more welcomed than I have anywhere else. People invited me into their tents and offered me food. There were lots of moments of hope and humour, meeting bright resilient people.”

New volunteer service for London launching soon

Recently, our National Executive Director Daniel Singleton met with John Coleby, Director of Caritas Westminster, and amongst the topics discussed was this exciting new volunteer initiative. In the Autumn, Caritas Westminster, the social action agency of the Diocese of Westminster, will be launching a new service to […]