Before the Emerging Peacemakers Forum, I was volunteering at an interfaith youth charity in Birmingham. I was mostly involved with guiding and supporting. Since then I used what I learned at the forum to be more involved in planning, and took charge of writing questions for events we ran.
Before the forum I had quite a grassroots, small-scale view of interfaith. I worked mostly in my little community in my little corner of Birmingham and didn’t see the bigger picture outside of my own small community of friends and people that we worked with. But the forum helped me see the bigger picture of interfaith, some of the great successes and big impacts it can have, and how that connects with work in smaller communities.