News


"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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In response to Orlando - We are One

Encompass would like to extend its deepest condolences to all the families of the victims of the devastating attack at Pulse Nightclub, a gay club in Orlando on Sunday morning. This was not just an attack on the lives of the 50 lost and the countless left critically ill, but more pertinently, it was an abhorrent

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Equality, Diversity and Solidarity

Encompass Indonesia have continued their amazing work towards peace and understanding! Their fourth Bhineka (peace) Camp took place at Petungsewu Wildllife Education Center in Malang, between 8th and 15th May 2016. The programme saw 15 males and 9 females coming together to

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God grew tired of us - a refugee's story

As the US participants from the Journey of Understanding Feb’15, we wanted to use our Encompass experience to engage the people of Syracuse. In doing our research we realized that Syracuse resettles around 1200 refugees each year. We had no idea that refugees make up such a large part of our community, so we

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The best of times... Jourdann's blog

When given the opportunity to go to Snowdonia, Wales for a week I was a bit apprehensive to apply at first. I knew I would be missing the school trip to Edinburgh and to Paris and was worried I may not get as much value from my time stuck in the mountains with no cellular reception

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A different cup - a special brew!

‘Diversitea’ is a monthly social event in which young people meet new people and engage in dialogue on topical and pertinent contemporary issues over a cup of tea. Last month we held our first ‘Diversitea’ in partnership with Aik Saath’s Empowered. It was phenomenal event with over forty young

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