Our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is all about economic equality. One aspect of this topic that affects us all is banking: banks invest your money—mostly in big business and other banks & financial institutions. Who is looking after your money, and how much do you know about what they do with it? […]
A quick update on three of our recent themes: Our Shared Environment, Grub’s Up and Taking a Stand. Resisting Fracking In January & February this year, you took action against fracking, supporting Friends of the Earth’s petition to let local communities have a say over possible fracking in their area. At the same time, an […]
We’re pleased to announce a return to one of our enduring themes, for March & April 2019 at Peace Hub: Think Global, Act Local & Get Equal! By thinking global we can take on international tax-avoiders and support a more ethical approach to banking around the world. By acting local we can make sure the […]
5th – 24th February is the time to #ShowtheLove! Pop into the Hub to join in with Climate Coalition’s annual campaign.
Help local communities stay Frack-free! Our current theme here at the Hub Our Shared Environment is all about celebrating the parts of our local and global environment that we love, and standing up for them. One threat to our shared environment that particularly affects local communities here in the UK is fracking. ‘Hydraulic fracturing’, better […]
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 […]
We’re pleased to announce that our first theme of 2019 will be: Our Shared Environment: let’s celebrate & protect the places we love. Photo: Takver CC BY SA 2.0
Our theme Taking a Stand is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of ways you can support people who are standing up for what they believe in.
This is the Junior Peacemakers message being shared on 70 buses across Birmingham this Christmas for four weeks from the 10th December 2018. We were delighted to work with our sister organisation Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) on a new bus poster campaign for 2018, led by children from King Norton Primary, Oasis […]
Loujain al-Hathloul is a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defender. In 2014, she defied Saudi’s driving ban for women by attempting to drive into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates. She was detained for 73 days by the security forces. Thanks to the work of Loujain and her fellow campaigners, the ban on women […]