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Our current theme Speak – Listen – Change is all about supporting each other’s mental wellbeing.  A lot of the time, that’s simply about helping each other to feel we can be open about our mental health, and do simple things to maintain our mental wellbeing. Sometimes, people with mental health problems also need some […]

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Coming soon: Speak, Listen, Change

Starting Tuesday 1st May, our new theme will be ‘Speak, Listen, Change: let’s support each other’s mental wellbeing’.  Here’s a sneak preview: 1 in 4 people experience a mental health problem each year, and our attitude can affect their life. By speaking openly about mental health we can challenge stigma; By listening deeply to other’s […]

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We’ve Relaunched!

Thanks to everyone who braved the snowy weather on Sunday to join our Relaunch Celebration. People from across the West Midlands took part in creative activities for peace, learned about Peace Hub’s current theme Peaceful Brum, caught up on our recent themes, and of course shared some celebratory tea and cake! Following a viewing of […]

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Peace Begins with All of Us!

Photo: Birmingham’s Peace Garden, by Elliot Brown CC 2.0 BY. We’re pleased to announce our theme for March & April 2018 is: Peaceful Brum: peace begins with all of us! There’s lots of great work for peace & justice happening across our city.  Sometimes it’s obvious, other times we may be walking past a peaceful […]

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A Stark Reminder of Inequality in Birmingham

Image: End Child Poverty‘s map of child poverty levels in the UK. Our current theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is all about challenging inequality, and making our economy work for everyone. This week has given us a stark reminder of how pervasive inequality is: even in a prosperous city like Birmingham. On Thursday, […]

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What Parts of our Local Environment do you Love?

There are many parts of our local environment that we share and enjoy together, but sometimes take for granted. These spaces that we love are under threat from issues such as air pollution, poor waste management and loss of green spaces: our local environment needs us to stand up for it!  It starts by sharing and […]

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Coming soon: Our Shared Future

Photo: Elliot Brown CC-BY-2.0. Refugees are fleeing from danger in their home country and come to Britain to ask for safety.  Sadly, they face a ‘hostile environment’ from those in power.  Whatever the outcome of today’s election, it’s important that we show love, compassion and reconcilliation in our communities. Let’s show that Brum is a […]

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Love & Pride: let’s celebrate our diversity!

Photo: Robert Couse Baker CC-BY. Our theme for April and May is Love & Pride: let’s celebrate our diversity & stand together for equality. ‘Love & Pride’ is all about LGBT Equality: but what does that mean? ‘LGBT’ is a shorthand for a range of sexual orientations and gender identities.  The letters stand for: Lesbian […]

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