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Give your views on clean air & health in Brum

Take part in our survey on clean air and health. Dylan Mustafa, a sixth form medical sciences student, is carrying out a survey of local experiences of air quality and health issues during the recent lock-down for Footsteps as a volunteering project over the summer. To complete the survey, just click on the link below […]

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Catch up with our Summer Walk

Fruit and Nut tree planting in the Rea Valley – a community interfaith walk On Sunday August 16th a group of about 25 people gathered (at a distance!) in Stirchley Park to hear about the ‘Fruit and Nut Village’ that has been created in the River Rea Valley. It is the work of a group […]

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Footsteps on Unity FM

Footsteps’ chair Ruth Tetlow recently took part in a discussion on Faith, Community and Climate Change on Birmingham local radio. Ruth spoke alongside Kamran Fazil (Bahu Trust, and Footsteps member) and Cllr Waseem Zaffar (Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment at Birmingham City Council) on the Connecting Community show, presented by Mahmooda Qureshi and Dr […]

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Learning from Covid-19

Learning from Covid-19: repairing the damage, embedding the positives Following Footsteps’ 2020 Earth Day gathering, this workshop provided an opportunity to listen to stories about the damage that Covid virus is causing, hearing about faith community responses and identify how to embed positive changes.  The workshop was also to provide the Birmingham City Council Taskforce […]

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Climate – Perspectives of Young People

Following Footsteps’ 2020 Earth Day gathering, this workshop provided an opportunity to listen to the stories of young people who have been leading the call for meaningful change.  The workshop was also to provide the Birmingham City Council Taskforce with a view from the grassroots of what is needed from young people’s perspectives. Some 10 […]

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Just Transition – Communities

David Cox being interviewed by Mahmooda Qureshi

Following Footsteps’ 2020 Earth Day gathering, this workshop explored ‘just transition’ from a community perspective.  ‘Just transition’ lies at the heart of Birmingham’s June 2019 climate emergency declaration for the City to become “net zero carbon by 2030 or as soon after as a just transition permits – making sure we take communities with us, […]

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Earth, Climate & Birmingham online workshops

Following a successful online gathering Our Cities & Climate, Footsteps held four online workshops to obtain local community and neighbourhood insights into the gathering’s main themes. Summaries of the workshops with conclusions are available below: Just Transition – Communities Climate – Perspectives of Young People Learning from Covid-19 Just Transition – Funding the Solutions Each […]

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