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Being a 'Hub'

There are lots of organisations in the West Midlands, the UK and globally, who are doing great work for peace & justice.  At Peace Hub our aim is to seek out and highlight this work (rather than reinventing the wheel by creating our own campaigns). 

Although our building is currently closed, we’re still committed to connecting people online: check out our blog, twitter and Facebook for info and ideas.

So if you’re part of a group that’s working for peace and justice, please get in touch!

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Partnership Working

As well as promoting the work of other peaceful and just organisations, we’re keen to work in partnership with groups in the West Midlands who are working for a better world.

Currently we are part of Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future) a group bringing together faiths in Birmingham to respond to the challenge of moving to a Low Carbon Future.  We have also been working with a diverse range of people to resist the arms trade.  And we work with our fellow Quaker organisations.

If your organisation would be interested in working in partnership with Peace Hub, please get in touch.

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Peace & Justice Themes

We focus on a broad range of peace & justice themes, and are keen to work together with other groups who are already taking action on those themes.  You can also submit ideas for themes that we could w ork on.

Read through our procedure and criteria for choosing themes, then get in touch for a chat about how your idea could work.

We recognise that there are many peace and justice issues that individuals and groups, both within Quakers and the wider peace-movement, feel passionately about, and would like Peace Hub to take up. We aim to select a wide range of themes, but must work with finite resources and in accordance with our Quaker principles.


See criteria for chosing themes

Community News

Make a Veg-Pledge

It can be difficult to know how to make a difference to the climate emergency in our own lives. One of the simplest and most effective things we can do is switch to a more plant-based diet.  Coul…

11th March 2020

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Say Thank You for Small Acts of Kindness

Sometimes the smallest acts can add up to make a big difference. Pop into Peace Hub to share a small act of kindness that someone has done for you recently, by adding it to our kindness board.  It…

24th September 2019

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Arms Trade: lots of ways to take action

There’s a week to go before protests against the DSEI arms fair in London. One of the largest arms fairs in the world, ‘Defence & Security Equipment International’ will feature e…

27th August 2019

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Friends & Partners

Some of the organisations we’re currently working with, or have worked with in the past.

Peacemakers

The West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project (Peacemakers) are based at Peace Hub, on the 1st Floor. They work in partnerships with schools to help them build more peaceful communities by delivering training to adults and children.

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Northfield Ecocentre

Set in the urban heart of Northfield, the Ecocentre offers practical and inspiring ideas and advice on how to green up your lifestyle, home or business, whatever the size and budget.

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Footsteps

Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future) brings together faith groups in Birmingham to respond to the challenge of moving to a low carbon future.

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The Priory Rooms

A conference centre set in the heart of Birmingham, The Priory Rooms offers versatile meeting space from small meeting to up to 200 delegates.  Their profits support Peace Hub and other Quaker projects.

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Politics of Networks

Politics of Networks is a way of doing progressive politics, differently. It is a network of individuals who come together on the basis of shared values and concerns and engage in ideas, Big Politics and campaigning.

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