F&BF have started an exciting 22 month interfaith project Barking and Dagenham. Funded by the LBBD council, we will be delivering a range of workshops, residential trainings and events which will build good relations between residents of different faiths and beliefs.
Calling all Young Leaders in Barking and Dagenham!
We are looking for passionate, young people aged 18-30 in Barking and Dagenham who want to develop their leadership skills and meet others working in the community, charity, and faith sector to join our new young community leaders training programme.
By taking part in this expert-led training you will join a network of likeminded community changemakers who are passionate about local issues and have the power to influence and benefit their communities.
You will also get the opportunity to influence the work of Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum.
We are looking for young people who:
For more details on the programme and the application process, read the programme details. For any questions not answered on the programme details page, please email us.
Applications close on 16th December 2019
However, the shortlisting process will begin before this so we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application.
What to expect from the training:
This will be an opportunity to consider how our identities and communities impact our everyday interactions as well as its role and impact on leadership.
Communication is key to good leadership. In this session we will explore how we can most effectively develop our dialogue skills with a view to working better together.
We will also spend some time on the first day looking at the history of LBBD in terms of community cohesion.
Sharing best practice and upskilling
This will be an opportunity for the group to share their experiences and skills. We will also spend time reflecting on our own leadership experience, the journey you want to go on and how you can achieve your goals.
Hearing from local experts – panel discussion and Q&A
We will be joined by local faith, community and political leaders who will share their experience and expertise with you and answer your questions.
Looking towards the future & celebration
This day will focus on group aspirations for Barking & Dagenham, community organising models, and how to best make change together.
The day will end with a group activity to celebrate our achievements.
Dates: Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th and Saturday 11th January 2020
Location tbc but will be within the borough of Barking and Dagenham
If you are interested in this programme but unable to do the dates please email Jessica: email@example.com.
As the UK’s leading interfaith organisation, we have over 20 years’ experience building good relations between people of different faiths and beliefs in schools, universities, workplaces and community groups. We are committed to making Barking and Dagenham a welcoming place for all of its residents.
We will be delivering:
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