news 2008: Tony Blair Faith Foundation

Tony Blair Faith Foundation

I attended a meeting at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation offices in London last week. Representatives from Christian, Jewish and Moslem communities were present. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Faiths Act Fellowships programme that the foundation are setting up and to see how those present could communicate this to their relevant faith groups.

Some 30 fellowships are being offered to young people for one year, 10 from the US, 10 from Canada and 10 from the UK. The appointed fellows will be from a range of faiths and will work together on a project to end Malaria.

The process to identify suitable young people starts now and applications are invited from all faith groups. This looks like an excellent opportunity to gain experience of working together on a worthwhile international

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Report filed by Activities Committee member Chris Ward 7th October 2008