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Register for our Relaunch!

We’ve refreshed our public space at Peace Hub to make it even more welcoming. The new café-style layout is already bringing in new people interested in finding out about peace & justice and how they can get involved. We warmly invite you to join in: Three years on from our Official Launch, join us for […]

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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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Act Local: Support Independent Businesses

As part of our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal we’ve highlighted the ways that large multi-national companies (like Mondelez, who own Cadbury) hide their money in tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, including shops, cafes, […]

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Look out for Junior Peacemakers’ message on the buses

Show Someone you Care: Share a Smile 😀 Throughout 2017 we have collaborated with Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) to run a series of Junior Peacemakers workshops for schools. How can we build peace in Birmingham? …was the question we put to our team of Junior Peacemakers. They have created a poster to share […]

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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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Take your #NewUnionFlag selfie!

Our current theme at Peace Hub is all about celebrating Our Shared Future and welcoming refugees into our community. As part of the theme, we’re delighted to be displaying the New Union Flag in our window.  It’s been designed by artist Gil Mualem Doron as a celebration of our diversity. The flag is made up […]

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What does Our Shared Future mean to you?

As we near the end of Refugee Week 2017, it’s time to start looking forward to the future, and how we can build welcoming communities. Refugee Week have produced this short video featuring a whole range of ideas about what ‘Our Shared Future’ means. Why not check out the video, and then add your thoughts: […]

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Our Shared Future: lots of events in Brum

Photo: Joris Louwes

Photo: Joris Louwes CC 2.0 BY 16th – 18th June 2017 is the Great Get Together, followed by Refugee Week 19th-25th June. The Great Get Together has been started in memory of Jo Cox, in the spirit of her quote “we have more in common than that which divides us.”  Refugee Week has ben runing […]

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Looking forward to welcoming Junior Peacemakers!

…sorry that means we’ll be closed to the public this Friday. We’re looking forward to welcoming our new teams of Junior Peacemakers from schools across Birmingham this month. We’ve teamed up with our sister organisation Peacemakers to provide workshops to help young people learn about peace & justice, and then apply it in their own […]

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Peacemaker Workshops 2017

Build a team of Junior Peacemakers throughout 2017 We are delighted to be working with Peacemakers to provide workshops for schools again in 2017. The workshops will help to build a team of Junior Peacemakers in your school.  We will be learning how to make a difference in our school community, and developing the skills […]

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