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Birmingham Faiths team up to inspire the next generation

Birmingham’s faith groups have come together to kick off Small Footsteps 2017 – a week of indoor and outdoor hands-on eco workshops for the City’s youngsters. Featured on BBC Radio, the unique Small Footsteps initiative for kids from 10 to 15 years starts Monday 31st July at Fircroft College, Selly Oak. Due to generous donations, […]

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Divest our Pensions!

On Tuesday, a motion to divest the West Midlands Pension Funds of fossil fuels was debated by Birmingham City Council: and passed with cross-party support! Several local councils, including Birmingham City Council (BCC), put their employees pension investments into a large scheme called the West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF).  Anyone who works for the council […]

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Booking Now Open for Small Footsteps

31/07/2017 – 05/08/2017, 8:30 am – 3:45 pm at Fircroft College, Selly Oak Small Footsteps is a free, week long interactive set of indoor and outdoor workshops for young people (11-14 years old) exploring the different themes of environment and the shared values of all faiths. Topics covered include: Water Food Waste Recycling Energy Nature […]

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Volunteer with Small Footsteps!

Small Footsteps is a week long interactive set of indoor and outdoor workshops for young people (11-14 years old) exploring the different themes of environment and the shared values of all faiths.  It will take place at Fircroft College in Selly Oak, daily from Monday 31st July – Saturday 5th August. We are looking for […]

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Small Footsteps: a young person’s perspective

Thirty children from across the main faith communities in the City have together successfully completed a week-long programme of environmentally themed interactive workshops: Small Footsteps. Ifsah, one of the young people who took part, gives her thoughts on Small Footsteps in the video above.  Apologies for the sound quality, if you turn the volume up […]

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Small Footsteps a Success!

PRESS RELEASE 05/10/2016 FOR IMMEDIATE USE Birmingham Faiths come together to inspire the next generation to meet our Climate Change challenge   – The “Small Footsteps” programme Thirty children from across the main faith communities in the City have together successfully completed a week-long programme of environmentally themed interactive workshops. Hosted each day by a different […]

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Tread Lightly: Registration Now Open!

Photo: Owen de Visser. This National Interfaith Week, you are warmly invited to: Tread Lightly on this Earth 20/11/2016, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Central Mosque, Birmingham Practical steps faiths can take together for a low carbon future One year on from the Paris Climate Change agreement, this is a chance to hear about […]

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Date for your diary: 20th Nov Tread Lightly

Photo: Owen de Visser You are warmly invited to join our autumn event: Tread Lightly on this Earth Practical steps faiths can take together for a low carbon future 20/11/2016, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Central Mosque, Birmingham One year on from the Paris Climate Change agreement, this is a chance to hear about […]

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Small Footsteps: Get Booking!

Birmingham’s young people standing up for the environment at the original Footsteps event.  Photo: Owen de Visser. Booking deadline: Midday Sat 23rd July Our Small Footsteps week of activities for young people is less than two weeks away – so get your booking in now to avoid dissapointment! The event runs 9am-3:30pm each day from […]

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