Dealing With Grief

2020 has been a difficult year for so many. The Dealing with Grief series explores the impact Covid-19 has had on faith communities across England.

We have today launched Part 1 of our series, which can be viewed here. We will continue to release informative videos in the coming weeks and months. Throughout the series, we will be speaking to different faith leaders and families on how the pandemic has impacted on the way they grieve. e will continue to release

If you are dealing with grief and would like to speak to someone, please click here, for more information on the counselling services available to you.

Thank you to our partners, St Paul’s Cathedral, Good Grief Trust and Cruse. Sponsors: CareTech Foundation #DealingWithGrief #NGAW2020

#BreaktheGlass: Speakers Announced

We are delighted to confirm that Naz Legacy and Rising Girl, will be joined by four exceptional role models over the next three weeks who have been breaking barriers through out their lives.

On Wednesday 22nd July at 11am we will be joined by writer, broadcaster, journalist and advocate, Charlie Webster. To Register please click here.

On Wednesday 29th July at 12pm, we will be joined by the first and only Sikh Council Leader in London, Cllr Jas Athwal. To Register please click here.

On Thursday 30th July at 4pm, we have a #BreaktheGlass special with International Trade lawyer and founder of Inspiring Girls International, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez. To Register please click here.

On Wednesday 5th August at 2pm, we will be joined by the first black woman to speak from the despatch box in the House of Commons in 2009, Dawn Butler MP. To Register please click here.

More series speakers will be announced soon.

Break the Glass with Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC

For the launch of our Break the Glass series, we will be joined by the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC.

As the only woman to have been appointed Secretary-General of Commonwealth she is placing special emphasis on mobilising the 54 nations of the Commonwealth to tackle climate change – including its disproportionate impact on women – and, through women’s enterprise, to build the resilience of smaller or more vulnerable countries. Eliminating domestic violence and violence against women and girls is another area of focus.

Register now to join us for this inspirational session

Record Breaking Virtual Iftars unites over 75,000 during Ramadan

Over 75,000 people took part in the Naz Legacy virtual iftars series during Ramadan via Zoom, Facebook and Muslim media channels in the UK.  The events organised by the Naz Legacy Foundation brought together for the first time all the UK’s major faith leaders including Archbishop of Canterbury, Cheif Rabbi, Cardinal Nichols and Bishop of London and Imam Mahmoud, the Hero Imam from the Mosque terror attack in Finsburys Park, all at one iftar as well HRH Prince of Wales and leading members of the Government and Opposition including Sadiq Khan Mayor of London, Dominic Raab Foreign Secretary, Keir Starmer Leader of the Opposition, Matt Hancock Heath Secretary, Liz Truss Secretary of State for International Trade, Oliver Dowden DCMS Secretary, Brandon Lewis Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Suella Braverman Attorney General, Amanda Millings Conservative Party Chairman and Andy Burnham Mayor of Greater Manchester.


The Naz Legacy Iftars is the largest virtual iftars in the UK and have had a number of the leading UK stakeholders and experts attending including over 50 MPs and Lordsmore than 72 panelists represented all faiths and none.The series of iftars were launched on the first day of Ramadan on Friday on 24th May with HRH Prince of Wales and Matt Hancock, Health Secretary in which just under 12,000 people took part.


Overall Iftar Highlights can be viewed here.

Government Cabinet Members Iftar Highlights can be viewed here

Opposition Leader and Mayor of London Iftar Highlights can be viewed here

#RamadanAtHome: History Has Been Made

A Record Breaking 19,000 plus watched our special #RamadanAtHome virtual iftar LIVE with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Chief Rabbi Mirvis, Cardinal Nichols, Bishop Sarah, Imam Mahmoud, Arzoo Ahmed, Tufail Hussain, Nizam Uddin, Sadiq Khan and Mishal Hussain. ‪

This #Ramadan We Made History!

#RamadanAtHome: Naz Legacy & Mosaic Virtual Iftar

On Friday 24th April 2020, Naz Legacy Foundation in partnership with the Mosaic Initiative hosted a special Virtual Iftar with contributions from His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, well as the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP and US Ambassador to the UK, Ambassador Woody Johnson. D

Diversity Day in Cambridge

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On Wednesday 3rd March 2020 , we had our first Diversity Day at a University. We were joined by over 50 young people from 4 London Boroughs at the University of Cambridge. The young people heard about the application process, engaged in a question and answer session with students from East London and took part in a critical thinking session.

Diversity Day at the Tower of London

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On Wednesday 29th January, we had our first Diversity Day of 2020. We were joined by over 50 young people from over 5 London Boroughs at the Tower of London, to learn about the rich heritage of diverse communities in British History. They had the opportunity to hear about the history of the Tower, visit the Crown Jewels and learn about career opportunities available to them at the Tower. We also had a workshop on spoken word, facilitated by renowned artists, Ms Yankey and Fusion. Our young people were given the opportunity to write their own spoken word that delves into the role diverse communities have had on British History. Examples of their spoken word can be watched here.

The Naz Legacy Foundation Diversity Programme is supported by the Cosaraf Charitable Foundation.

Diversity Day at The Telegraph

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Naz Legacy Foundation organised for fifteen young people to visit the Telegraph Newsrooms on Monday 11th November 2019. The visit to the Telegraph provided young people an insight into the world of media and journalism.

The young people were given a tour of the newsroom, spoke to journalists and engaged in a Q&A, exploring routes into journalism and what opportunities are available to them. It is important diverse young people have opportunities to succeed in all forms of our media and are given opportunities like this.

The Naz Legacy Foundation Diversity Programme is supported by the Cosaraf Charitable Foundation.

Trustee Launches Special Mentoring Programme

 

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Naz Legacy Foundation founder and trustee, Harris Bokhari OBE, spoke alongside the USA Ambassador, Woody Johnson, on behalf of Princes Trust to launch a special mentoring partnership that pairs young people from the  Mosaic Network with Alumni from the International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP)

 

Pictures from the event can be viewed here