G16 Social Action – Buddhism & Interfaith

BUDDHISM, OTHER FAITHS AND SOCIAL ACTION

The following websites are useful for supporting students’ investigations into Buddhist (and other) approaches to social issues:

Buddhist Action Month takes place in June each year. Here is the link to the Network of Buddhist Organisations Action Month Handbook:

www.nbo.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-BAM-Handbook.pdf

The Network of Buddhist Organisations promotes fellowship and dialogue between UK Buddhists, in order to facilitate co-operation in matters of common interest and to work in harmony with Buddhist and like-minded organisations, such as the European Buddhist Union and Inter Faith Network for the UK. See here: for further information: www.nbo.org.uk

Faith for the Climate exists to encourage, inspire and equip faith communities in their work on climate change. See here for more details:

https://faithfortheclimate.org.uk

Religions for Peace is committed to leading effective multi-religious responses to the world’s pressing issues. “We believe ambitious goals and complex problems can best be tackled when different faith communities work together.”

See here for campaign information: www.rfp.org