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Faith in Barking & 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.

Programme Overview

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. 

Our project has included writing a policy in collaboration with Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum and London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.  You can view a summary of the policy here: Working Together PDF

 

Current Events 

Panel Discussion on Authentic Leadership

What does it mean to be an authentic leader in 2020? How do our personal identities affect out leadership style and how we support others to lead?

The Faith & Belief Forum invite you to join our expert panel of local leaders to explore questions of power, influence, and change making. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, and for networking.

Speakers include:

  • Liza Vallance, Studio 3 Arts
  • Cllr Saima Ashraf, LBBD
  • Pastor Ade Adesina, Powerhouse Ministries
  • Zahra Ibrahim, Excel Women’s Centre
  • Himanshu Jain, Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum

This event is part of a series of leadership events run by the Faith & Belief Forum in Barking and Dagenham funded by the Connected Communities programme.

Please note the primary audience of this event is 18-35 year olds and priority will be given to people in this age range. 

Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

To register please go to: our Eventbrite page

 

Why are we running this programme? 

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:  

  • Arts based workshops exploring themes of belief and identity, and giving you skills and confident to share your beliefs. 
  • A leadership training programme for emerging leaders in Barking and Dagenham. 
  • Events for Barking and Dagenham residents in partnership with the B&D Faith Forum.  
  • Faith Inclusion training with local businesses. 
  • Schools workshops.

This page will be updated with events listings but if you want to join the LBBD mailing list please email lbbd@faithbeliefforum.org   

 


Main contact

Jessica Hazrati

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