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The impact of Encompass...

Encompass has had a real impact on the lives of the hundreds of young people who have taken part in its programmes.  This is how one of them, Zahra, described that impact in a letter to Alex Braden on the 15th anniversary:   Dear Alex, I joined this program in February 2016 and it had a HUGE impact on my life. I remember how strongly I [...]

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Join our Belonging in Britain project

Encompass was set up in 2003 by the parents of Daniel Braden who, alongside 201 other tourists, was tragically killed in a terrorist attack at a bar in Bali in 2002. They believe that Daniel was targeted not as an individual, but as one of many who embody a set of values that the bombers despised and did not understand. The trust was fou [...]

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Encompass hits the heights (of Snowdon)!

Encompass’s role is to challenge those who come on our programmes.  Last week, however, it was our supporters and alumni that we challenged – to climb Snowdon to raise money for the charity.   They rose to the challenge (and to the top of the mountain). At 1,085 metres, Snowdon is the highest

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Calling 12-14 year olds from Brent and Harrow...

Thanks to funding from John Lyon's Charity, Encompass is running a new programme called WHIRLWIND - a summer residential to inspire, challenge and connect 12-14 year olds from Harrow and Brent. This 4 day programme combines adventure activities, sports, arts and crafts and team games

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Climb Mount Snowdon for Encompass!

17th-18th September 2016 Conquer Mount Snowdon and raise money to help Encompass promote dialogue and understanding between divided communities. Travel with us to the heart of Snowdonia, North Wales, where you will be rewarded for your efforts with stunning, rugged scenery and

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"Hate doesn't have a creed, race or religion"

Like the rest of the UK, we are in shock and devastated by the horrific murder of MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed to death while serving her constituency.  Jo stood for the values we hold dear – equality, unity, diversity and cohesion. In her maiden speech at Parliament, she said, “Our communities

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