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Active Change Foundation

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The Active Change Foundation is a community project based in Walthamstow in east London with a stated aim to "prevent the spread of violent street crime, gang related issues, community tensions & violent extremism in all its forms.[1] The group are known for starting the #notinmyname campaign (from September 2014) that voiced protest at the actions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and the group's misrepresentation of Islam.[2][3]

Awards and nominations

In January 2015, Active Change Foundation was nominated for the Spirit of Britain award at the British Muslim Awards.[4]

References

  1. ^ "About us". activechangefoundation.org. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2014-10-01.
  2. ^ "#notinmyname". activechangefoundation.org. Archived from the original on 2014-09-27. Retrieved 2014-10-01.
  3. ^ "Its a shame we must have #notinmyname". www.telegraph.co.uk/.
  4. ^ "British Muslim Awards 2015 finalists unveiled". Asian Image. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
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