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Economic Equality

Keep Taking Action for Economic Equality

Our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is coming to an end, but there are still plenty of ways to take action: On 6th October, millions of families will lose the £20 Universal Credit lifeline – you can join Joseph Rowntree Foundation in calling to Keep the Lifeline. Keeping this £20 uplift is important, […]

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Take Action for Climate & Economic Justice

It’s been great to support the Relay to COP26 as it passes through Birmingham this week. This November, world leaders are meeting in Glasgow for important climate negotiations called COP26. On Friday 11th June, a group led by Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) began walking from the G7 summit of wealthy nations hosted in Cornwall, […]

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Keep taking action to support our Mental Wellbeing

Our theme Speak, Listen, Change is coming to an end at the Hub, but there are still plenty of ways to keep taking action to support our collective Mental Wellbeing, and demand equality for people experiencing Mental Health problems. The charity Mind have regular campaigns – you can support their current campaign Fund the Hubs, […]

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Can Fairtrade help tackle Modern Slavery?

In the run up to Christmas, we can easily get caught up in the season of consumption. As part of a more simple and mindful approach, buying Fairtrade gifts and treats can support growers and producers around the world to get a fair deal for their labour. Sadly, our friends at Carrs Lane Fairtrade Shop […]

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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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Act Local: Support Independent Businesses

As part of our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal we’ve highlighted the ways that large banks and multi-national companies help to maintain a system that concentrates money in the hands of the rich, including by using tax-havens. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, […]

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Make your Money Work for Good

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? […]

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