30th October 2020
As a globally recognized event, World Mental Health Day was the perfect opportunity to continue to raise awareness on what is an ongoing challenge in the UK. Key statistics point towards an increase in mental health struggles, especially among the youth, due to the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. With…
29th September 2020
The trustees of IofC UK today have announced that Paul Gutteridge, National Director, has resigned from his post for health reasons. Krish Raval OBE will take over as acting National Director for the time being. Working with the Executive team that Paul established they will continue to deliver the ‘new…
22nd September 2020
Roddy Evans, a significant figure in Irish MRA (Initiatives of Change's former name) history, died recently at the age of 97. While studying medicine at university, Roddy encountered MRA/IofC and was moved to volunteer his time and talents in helping to rebuild peace on the Indian subcontinent. He continued to apply the values and lessons of peacebuilding throughout his his 50 years in Northern Ireland. Alec McRitchie, one of his closest colleagues, writes of his contributions to establishing peace through dialogue.
17th September 2020
Five diverse speakers from across the public, voluntary and private sector were invited to share their powerful stories of change, offered practical advice, steps to take and coaching on how to adapt to the 'new norm' that the community at large is facing.
26th August 2020
26th August 2020
In June, Initiatives of Change’s Sustainable Communities Programme in partnership with the International Centre for Eritrean Refugees and Asylum Seekers (ICERAS), hosted their fourth annual event in celebration of World Refugee Day. The theme of the event and in keeping with the theme of Refugee Week 2020, was imagine. Imaging…