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Communities Inc wins award for faith and hate crime resource

Communities Inc  has won a national award for its work around hate crime and multi faith communities. The ‘Together in Service’ award was presented by Faith Action at their national conference ‘Faith Too Significant to Ignore’ held in Westminster on Wednesday 19th November.

Four of Communities Inc staff were Faith Action’s guests at the conference including Shamsher Chohan who went up to collect the award on behalf of the organisation, presented by Stephen Williams MP.

Communities Inc were 1 of 8 organisations nominated to receive the award for their work with multi faith communities, offering practical solutions to social problems. You can see FaithAction’s full press release for other award winners here and read more information on the conference by following this link .

Shamsher said “it’s great to know that our hard work is valued and recognised by FaithAction I’d like to thank all the contributors including Nottingham City Homes that made it all possible”

Communities Inc chose the day to launch their national ‘Faith and Hate Crime Training Programme’ targeting faith groups and those that work with them, who want to know more about hate crime and what they can do to help. The training leaflet can be downloaded here.

To download the resource produced by Communities Inc go to www.communitiesinc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/faith-and-hate-crime-resourse.pdf