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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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A Moral Economy?

An event from our friends at Jubilee Debt Campaign and Methodist Tax Justice Network, relating to our previous theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal: Ann Pettifor: “A Moral Economy” Wednesday May 10th 6.30 for 7pm at Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham, B4 7SX “Many people in Birmingham will remember Ann Pettifor. She was a […]

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Update on Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal

Last autumn we were encouraging everyone to Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal.  There are two events this March that will give you a chance to do just that! Uniting for a Progressive UK: Launch – Tuesday 14th March 2017 7:00-9:00pm at BVSC, Digbeth High St On our feedback board, you provided your thoughts on […]

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Even more Brum Peace & Justice Events this Autumn!

Some additions to the growing list of Peace & Justice events happing in Birmingham, autumn 2016! UpRising Leadership Courses for 19-25s 9 months, starting October & November 2016, Birmingham “UpRising Birmingham has TWO leadership development programmes for 19-25s this Autumn and we’d love your help to spread the word!  Applications are now open for both programmes: to apply visit www.uprising.org.uk/apply. Our […]

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Reminder: Building a Progressive Future event 22nd Sept

A reminder that you are invited to Building a Progressive Future! 5 (draft) Principles. This free event takes place on 22nd September, 7-9pm at Impact Hub, Digbeth.  All are welcome: simply sign up for free to book your place. A group of people from across the West Midlands have developed 5 (draft) Principles for a Progressive […]

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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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Building a Progressive Future

5 (draft) Principles An initiative in the West Midlands, called #ProWhat!, has involved an informal network of people from a wide range of groups and with very different starting points – community action, faith-based, political, single issue campaigns and many others – coming together to set out shared Progressive Principles. The outcome is these 5 […]

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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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New Resource: Learning for Peace

Peacemakers (our sister organisation) have published a book: Learning for Peace – a guide to developing outstanding SMSC in your Primary school. You’re warmly invited to the official launch of Learning for Peace 6-7pm on Weds 20th April 2016, at The Priory Rooms, Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF.  Light refreshments will be served.  Space will be limited […]

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