11th – 15th September
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Tackling food insecurity in Inter Faith Week
by Jenny Hadgraft
This week is Inter Faith Week! Inter Faith Week is a time each year to strengthen inter faith relations at all levels, celebrate the contribution that faith groups make to their neighbourhoods and to wider society, and to increase understanding between people of religious and […]
Be the Change: How to tackle racial inequalities in health and care charities
National Voices is committed to tackling racial inequalities in healthcare, health status, within organisations and across the charity sector. They have conducted a recent study that shows African/Caribbean women are four times more likely to die around pregnancy than other ethnicities and that African/Caribbean babies […]
Locality Launch Community Manifesto
Locality have recently launched a manifesto at their annual Convention in Bristol. It sets a ten-year vision that calls for a “community power revolution”, predicated on knowledge that local communities are best placed to transform lives and create a fairer society. It calls on the […]
Calling Link Workers! Survey on Activities Run or Supported by Faith Groups in Social Prescribing
Theos, Good Faith Partnership and ChurchWorks want to find out about and evidence the scale and scope of faith engagement in social prescribing across England in order to inform and promote future collaborations between faith groups and those working in social prescribing. FaithAction is supporting […]
The Power of Music Fund: People living with dementia
The National Academy for Social Prescribing has launched The Power of Music Fund, supported by Music for All, Arts Council England and other donors, including members of the public, and has been kickstarted by a £1 million donation from The Utley Foundation. Music can be […]
Sands & Tommys: Improving the research environment to prevent pregnancy loss & baby deaths
Sands & Tommy’s Joint Policy Unit have started to consider how well the UK research environment is functioning for research related to pregnancy loss and baby deaths. Over the past months they have surveyed researchers and carried out a review of the available evidence. They […]
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