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Take Action to Stop the Arms Fair

This September, the international weapons industry is coming to the Excel Centre in London for one of the world’s biggest arms fairs: DSEI.  We’ll be there to say No to arms and Yes to human rights – and you can take part. DSEI (Defence & Security Equipment International) last took place in September 2015, and […]

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Our Shared Future: lots of events in Brum

Photo: Joris Louwes

Photo: Joris Louwes CC 2.0 BY 16th – 18th June 2017 is the Great Get Together, followed by Refugee Week 19th-25th June. The Great Get Together has been started in memory of Jo Cox, in the spirit of her quote “we have more in common than that which divides us.”  Refugee Week has ben runing […]

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Birmingham Pride: get involved

Photo zizzybaloobah CC-BY-NC. It’s just over 2 weeks until Birmingham Pride, a public celebration of LGBT culture in our city. It’s a chance to celebrate all the great things people with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities bring to our community, and to to stand up for equality.  The theme for 2017 is Love & […]

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Looking forward to May

There are 2 great opportunities to celebrate LGBT culture and stand up for equality this May: 17th May: International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT) It’s a day to celebrate the ways that LGBT people contribute to our community, and stand up for LGBT equality. The theme for 2017 is Love Makes a Family: Celebrating […]

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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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Trident: Hop on the Coach to stand up & be counted

Parliament will be making a key decision on whether to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system in 2016, so this is a key time to show that ordinary people want to see it scrapped, Costing over £100 billion across 40 years, this will be the biggest spending decision this parliament makes: so it’s important they […]

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Birmingham Faiths Walk in Solidarity with Paris Climate Pilgrims (Press Release)

PRESS Release 24/11/2015 FOR IMMEDIATE USE BIRMINGHAM FAITHS WALK IN SOLIDARITY WITH PARIS CLIMATE PILGRIMS This Saturday evening, members of faith communities from across Birmingham will walk and gather together in support of a low carbon future. The walk, leaving the church of St Martin in the Bullring at 7pm on Saturday 28th November, will […]

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All Roads Lead to Paris

Like the sound of a low-carbon future? Now is the time to act! This winter, scientists and world leaders are meeting in Paris for a climate summit. They could take important steps on the journey to the future we all want. Each country has submitted an Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). In plain English, that […]

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Coach to Climate Justice March (London)

To change everything, we need everyone! On 29th November, thousands of people will be travelling to London for the People’s March for Climate, Justice & Jobs. This coach will be travelling from Birmingham, to allow people from the Midlands to join in this important demonstration of support for a low-carbon economy. Tickets for the coach […]

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Footsteps: Faiths for a Low-Carbon Future

Faith groups from Birmingham warmly invite you to: Footsteps: Faiths for a Low-Carbon Future A multifaith vigil to uphold those working for a low-carbon future at the Paris Climate Summit. 7pm Saturday 28th November 2015, Birmingham Send off at 7pm from St Martin in the Bull Ring, B5 5BB Walk of witness through Birmingham City […]

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