On Tuesday 24 October we held a live Skype conversation Lindsey Fielder Cook, Representative on Climate Change at the Quaker United Nations Office. Lindsey will be attending the COP 23 United Nations climate conference in November 2017. Lindsey provided us with an update on the issues that will be on the table; the role that […]
Check out our video celebrating Small Footsteps. Small Footsteps is a unique environmental programme run by Footsteps aimed at young people from different faith backgrounds. The aim of the programme was to create young leaders and campaigners of change and also to highlight to them that all faiths had the same teachings about the environment […]
Last Sunday people from a range of faiths joined our foraging walk along the River Cole. Rob, a local pagan and member Footsteps, led the group in searching for edible plants currently in season. He explained how to enjoy the food that nature provides safely, and introduced the group to the significance of foraging for […]
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 […]
Our summer faith walk took place on 14th August, around Moseley & Balsall Heath. The aim was to connect with our local environment and learn about what faith groups are doing to move to a low-carbon future. Check the video to see how we got on. Thanks to Kevin Snyman for producing the video.
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 […]
People of faith from across Birmingham came together recently at Bull Street Quaker meeting house to discuss ‘Many Faiths – One Planet – One Future’. The multi-faith forum, hosted by Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future) featured speakers and lively discussion with participants, considering the question ‘What can faith communities in Birmingham do together […]
Photo credit: Owen de Visser. The Paris Climate Conference came to a conclusion in December 2015, with a deal being struck by 196 countries to try to limit greenhouse gas emmissions and curb climate change. Thank you to everyone who took part in actions leading up to (and during) the conference, to push for a […]