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Peace & Justice Themes

Update on Recent Themes

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 […]

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Let’s make our economy work for everyone!

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 […]

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Take Action for Our Shared Environment

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 […]

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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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Love, Live and Forgive this Christmas

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 […]

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Take a Stand: Support Loujain

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 […]

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Join us in Taking a Stand!

We’re plead to announce that our theme for November & December 2018 is ‘Taking a Stand‘. 100 years on from WWI, let’s say: Never Again and instead build peace & justice. During WWI, pacifists refused to kill, and helped to establish the right to conscientious objection in British law.  Other people felt the only option […]

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