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Peace Hub Coordinator

I am the coordinator for Peace Hub - basically that means I look after the day to day running of the Hub. If you pop-in during our opening hours (11:00-14:30) I'll most likely be there - so say hello!

Keep taking action to Share our Common Wealth

After 12 days celebrating sport and our city, hosting athletes and teams from across the world, the Commonwealth Games closed last night. Our theme Sharing Common Wealth? continues until the end of August, so feel free to pop into town (now that it’s a bit less busy!) and say hello to us on Bull St. […]

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Refugee Week: a time for Healing

It’s Refugee Week, and this year the theme is Healing: “Through creativity and conversations, Refugee Week 2022 will be a celebration of community, mutual care, and the human ability to start again.” Counterpoint Arts, organisers of UK Refugee Week In Birmingham, events to mark this week include: 11:30am Thursday 23rd June: a visit to Victoria […]

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Peace Hub Annual Report 2021

Peace Hub are pleased to share our Annual Report for 2021. “In 2021 Peace Hub continued to respond to challenging times, supporting the existing movements for peace and social justice during the lockdown, then reaching out to help build the movement as restrictions eased.  COP26, the Together With Refugees campaign, and responding to economic inequality […]

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LGBTI+ Rights in the Commonwealth

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia , May 17: a worldwide celebration of gender and sexual diversities

Today (17th May) is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). As part of our current theme Sharing Common Wealth? we’re taking a look at the history of LGBTI+ rights in the Commonwealth, and sharing solidarity with people standing up for Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights today. 35 of the 54 Commonwealth countries […]

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How can schools build peace?

Our current theme Live, Love, Learn is all about peaceful & sustainable education. Questions of peace are at the forefront of our minds right now, but what does ‘peaceful education’ mean in practice? Our sister organisation Peacemakers works in schools to help children and staff develop the skills to understand and resolve conflict. For primary-age […]

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Equal Education for Girls

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This International Women’s Day we look at how our current theme Live, Love, Learn connects to struggles for equal education for girls and women. Across the world, more than 130 million girls are out of school today. There are many reasons girls do not continue their education, and we might stereotypically think of traditions that […]

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