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How to engage with COP23

On Tuesday 24 October we held a live Skype conversation Lindsey Fielder Cook, Representative on Climate Change at the Quaker United Nations Office.  Lindsey will be attending the COP 23 United Nations climate conference in November 2017. Lindsey provided us with an update on the issues that will be on the table; the role that […]

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Our Shared Environment: Join In!

Photo: Lickey Hills near Birmingham, by Pete Ashton CC2.0-BY-NC We’re pleased to announce our theme here at Peace Hub from now until the Christmas break: Our Shared Environment: let’s celebrate and protect the places we love. Our local environment is something we can all share and enjoy together. But the spaces we love are under […]

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Use your Power for Good

Photo: Sampop S. Anti-Bullying Week & the Birmingham Week of Kindness are here! The theme of the week is ‘Power for Good’, and the Anti-Bullying Alliance are encouraging everyone to use their Power for Good by: “understanding the ways in which they are powerful” and “encouraging individual and collective action to stop bullying and create […]

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Making Peace in Brum this Autumn

Photo: Elliot Brown. A round up of peace-making events happening autumn 2016 in Birmingham: all are free, so find one that interests you and get involved! Film: This is Exile Thursday 8th September 19:30-21:00 at Two Snowhill “Birmingham, Wythall and Bourneville Amnesty International groups are presenting a film screening of “This is Exile” about refugees, […]

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These Boots were Made for Walking…

Wednesday lunchtimes you can join Peace Hub’s family peace walks, and this Sunday take part in Footsteps’ summer faith walk. So you’ve got two opportunities to: get out and enjoy the sunshine, do some light excercise, learn about our local community and take action for peace and justice simply by joining our community walks! Family […]

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Interfaith Activity Weeks for Young People

Two free activity weeks coming up for young people: Small Footsteps for 8-14 year olds and What’s the Story? for 14-18 year olds. Small Footsteps 25th – 29th July A week long interfaith workshop for young people (8-14 years) exploring how all faiths can contribute towards protecting the environment. Each day will feature activities around […]

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Small Footsteps event for young people

Our friends at Footsteps are running a week long interfaith workshop for young people (8-14 years) exploring how all faiths can contribute towards protecting the environment. 25th-29th July 2016, 9:00-3:30pm Each day will feature activities around different aspects of the environment, including: Ecology, Trees, Climate Change, Recycling, Food, Cycle of Life, Energy, Bees & Nature. […]

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Footsteps latest event a success!

Many Faiths – One Planet – One Future People of faith from across Birmingham came together recently at Bull Street Quaker meeting house to discuss ‘Many Faiths – One Planet – One Future’. The multi-faith forum, hosted by Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future – of which Peace Hub is a partner organisation) featured […]

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Many Faiths – One Planet – One Future

8th May 2016, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham, B4 6AF A multi faith forum to explore what faith communities in Birmingham can do together to help create a low carbon future. Speakers Dr Fazlun Khalid – Founder-Director of the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Science (Eco […]

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