Tag Archive for integration

Video: Bradford youth rap remembrance of shared history

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Muslim and non-Muslim youth in Bradford explore, in a new video, how remembering our shared history can help integration today.

Descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers and white officers uncover shared history: video

On 31 October 1914, Sepoy Khudadad Khan became the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross, the nation’s highest award for bravery. To mark this anniversary, this new film from British Future explores what happened when descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers came together with descendants of white WW1 Indian Army officers to learn more about their shared history at the National Archives

“I owe my existence to Indian army Muslim soldiers” – Paddy Ashdown

The former Lib Dem leader joined British Future at an event with descendants of Muslim soldiers and white officers who fought side-by-side in the WW1

A tale of two core votes – Labour immigration fringe

Labour's approach to immigration will need to bridge and reflect the concerns of both its Guardian and Mirror-reading supporters, Stoke MP Ruth Smeeth said.

Integration: Getting it right on the home front

Integration in the UK is just as important as what happens at our borders if we are to build consensus on immigration, writes Jill Rutter

Housing pressures: National Conversation reports from Cambridgeshire

The impact of immigration on housing supply was raised by National Conversation on Immigration groups in two very different parts of Cambridgeshire

Seeking balance: Ipswich National Conversation on immigration

What do people in Ipswich think about immigration? The first detailed report from the National Conversation on Immigration, visiting 60 towns by Spring 2018

‘Love Actually’ videos show Muslim and Jewish communities are Great Together

Across the country, young Muslims and Jews have been getting together and finding out all they have in common in the lead-up to The Great Get Together

Immigration: The manifesto challenge

British Future's 'Common ground manifesto for immigration' sets out ten proposals to help rebuild public trust on immigration and integration

New ‘City-region’ mayors can fill integration ‘policy vacuum’ at top of politics

All candidates in the mayoral elections for England's new 'city-regions' should support the appointment of a 'deputy mayor for integration,' says a report.

‘West Midlands mayor can lead the way on integration’ say local voices

Politicians and civil society leaders in the West Midlands urge candidates in next week's mayoral election to support a new proposal to promote integration.

Bringing Britain Together: the next five years

British Future celebrates its fifth birthday this year. To mark the occasion a new publication, Bringing Britain Together, sets out our future strategy and programme for the years to come, as well as celebrating some of the highlights of our first five years. Here, Director Sunder Katwala explains the vision that will guide our work.

How can culture help bring Britain together?

What role can the cultural sector play in healing Britain's divisions? asks Avaes Mohammad

Integration: Back to Black(burn)

Avaes Mohammad on growing up in Blackburn, one of the pockets of segregation highlighted in the Casey Review, and how those promoting change from within will require more support from an integration strategy

The Casey Review and the need for an integration strategy

Integration matters because it’s about how we can all live well together - yet we have never had a sustained integration strategy in this country. The Casey Review is an opportunity we should seize to put that right.

Integration – finding shared ground

In this extract from 'What next after Brexit? Immigration and integration in post-referendum Britain,' Jill Rutter explores the challenges and importance of increasing integration in the UK.

What unites Englishness and Islam?

Dr Timothy Winter of Cambridge University examines the shared traditions between Englishness and Islam

Finding an English Islam

'Can we make a national identity that works for all of us?' ask the speakers at British Future's "A Very English Islam" garden party

‘A Very English Islam’ Garden Party

What does an 'English Islam' look like? - a debate and discussion (over tea and cake) at the Woking Peace Garden

#WeAreAllEngland: football could bring England together for Euro 2016

A new poll finds that the England football team unites people in England more than any other symbol of English identity, as the #WeAreAllEngland campaign launches to promote England support across all races and faiths at Euro 2016