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Join us to explore a Burning Issue

For the first part of this new year, Peace Hub will be returning to our theme a Burning Issue exploring: How can we respond to the Climate Emergency? Communities, governments and international bodies around the world are declaring a ‘climate emergency’. Here in Birmingham, our city council made a declaration in June 2019, with unanimous […]

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Peace Hub Temporarily Closed (Update)

Peace Hub is temporarily closed, to help reduce the spread of Covid-19. At the beginning of 2021 Peace Hub remains temporarily closed – this closure will continue as long as Birmingham is under tier 3 restrictions or higher. You can continue to join in with our peace & social justice themes online. We’re sorry to […]

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Tyseley: Refuse, Rethink, Recycle

Let’s challenge Birmingham City Council to stop burning 75% of the waste that they collect from households and businesses. Tyseley Incinerator is where Birmingham’s general waste is currently burned – the plant is the biggest single source of carbon dioxide emissions in the city.  The contract for this rubbish burning will soon be running out, […]

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Catch up with Fair Tax Councils

Over 30 people participated in an online event on Fair Tax Councils on 27th June 2020, organised by Central England Quakers Peace Committee and Peace Hub. John Sheldon chaired the event and introduced our speakers. David Haslam (Church Action for Tax Justice) set the context on tax justice and inequality in the UK and worldwide. […]

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Peace Hub back open for 2020!

We’re pleased to be back open for 2020, after our extended seasonal break. Peace Hub has an exciting programme of themes for the coming year, all exploring how we can start building a more peaceful community here in Birmingham – and how we can contribute to building justice around the world. To start the year, […]

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Take action: Patricia’s Story

Photo by Caroline Bennett, Amazon Watch. Our current theme Safe & Sound is all about rethinking security. Patricia Gualinga and the Mujeres Amazonicas are standing up for a peaceful and just idea of security – read their story and find out how you can take action: Patricia Gualinga is an indigenous leader of the Kichwa […]

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Catch up: Safety in Numbers?

On Saturday 2nd November 2019, around 20 people came together in Birmingham to explore the question: ‘how can we rethink security for a more just & peaceful world?’ It seemed fitting for Peace Hub’s 5th anniversary to look at a topic bringing together many of themes that we’ve looked at over the years, including the […]

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How Can I Stand in Solidarity?

A card reading 'Love doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to be true.'

Our current theme Change Starts with Us is all about making peace in our community and tackling bullying. When we see someone being bullied, we all want to help, but it can be hard in the moment. Practicing showing kindness in our everyday lives can help break down the hesitation and embarrassment that stops us […]

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