Jubilee Debt Campaign Birmingham

Archive for February 2011

Here are a few more onthe names and faces of those who will be adding their voices to the conversation about Global Poverty at 6.00pm  on  Thursday March 10th 2011.

Chairing the event will be Very Rev Catherine Ogle who has  invited everyone  to come and join a world changing conversation in Birmingham.

Amongst those who have accepted is Kumlashi Kumari of the Divine Onkar Mission which works in India.

Pritpal Kaur who is a student of Sikh studies and  last year was  active with the Multifaith Faith Acts Fellow in the Uk and aboard.

Elsbeth Mendes Da Costa attends the Birmingham Progressive Synagogue and a very active member of the Jubilee Debt Campaign Multifaith project.

The keynote speaker is Shabana Mahmood MP a member of the local Muslim community who will share how her faith motivates her concern for Global justice.

Along side this impressive list of those telling their story poetry drama and music from  Jackie Roxborough and Sonja Froebel  the Shimmering tree will also feature during the evening. Do  please make your reservation for a place with out delay.

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More and more women are coming on board to add their voice to the multifaith gathering on March 10th.

Our keynote  Muslim speaker Shabana Mahmood MP is now joined by our musical leaders  Jackie Roxborough and Sonja Froebel

They form the – Shimmering Tree a recently formed multi-cultural organisation which brings together musicians of all abilities from different communities and cultures, in order to share their musical traditions. It aims to create a melting pot of musical experience. they have already had their work on the  BBC TODAY programme and featured in lots of multifaith projects in Birmingham

At our JDC  event we shall be making use of everyone’s language and form of  song, might even try out some drumming but no musical instruments just our well-tried voices.

It will be a really enjoyable evening creating some fun music together  and hearing stories from women of all the major faith groups. More details of the story tellers to follow but do get your friends to book their place. We have 30 places already taken, do spread the word, we need to have at least 50 women joining this  celebration of International Women’s Day.