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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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Fairtrade Fortnight: Get Involved!

27th February – 12th March 2017 is Fairtrade Fortnight! According to the Fairtrade Foundation: “Fairtrade Fortnight is a fun-filled highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.”  And Peace Hub is looking forward to joining in! […]

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Take Action for Fairtrade

Britain’s exit from the European Union is likely to cause big changes in international trade – and for millions of people who trade with us from poor countries, it could be make or break.  They could find themselves squeezed even harder by powerful international competition. Or it could be the moment when the UK starts […]

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It’s our Birthday!

Many of us are feeling a bit down about the state of the world right now, but we have something small to celebrate: Peace Hub is 2 years old today: thanks to everyone who’s supported us to get this far! Our second year has been a busy one, spreading the word about peace & justice […]

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Get Equal: Ways to Take Action

Look out for the Living Wage and Fair Tax marks. More equal societies do better at the things we all care about: health, education, quality of life.  By thinking global and acting local, we can help make our economy work better for everyone.  And there’s lots of ways that you can take action! Tax Justice […]

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Think Global: Sustainable Development

21st September is International Peace Day! The theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.” The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed by the UN in 2015, and set targets for the world to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all” by 2030.  These goals are seen […]

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Free Family Activities throughout School Holidays

The school holidays are just round the corner, and as part of our Peaceful Brum theme, we’re providing some free, simple activities for all the family. Get Creative for Peace Join in with our creative activity: making a peace crane. Pop into Peace Hub throughout the holidays to take part.  Open to adults & children: […]

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Small Footsteps event for young people

Our friends at Footsteps are running a week long interfaith workshop for young people (8-14 years) exploring how all faiths can contribute towards protecting the environment. 25th-29th July 2016, 9:00-3:30pm Each day will feature activities around different aspects of the environment, including: Ecology, Trees, Climate Change, Recycling, Food, Cycle of Life, Energy, Bees & Nature. […]

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New Books in our Library

We’ve made some additions to the Peace Hub Library recently: pop in to check them out! Our growing library has books on a whole range of peace & justice topics: from the history of violence and injustice, and the movements that have opposed them, to practical guides for campiagning today, to inspirational real-life accountsof peace-makers […]

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Coming Soon: Taking a Stand

Next week, our new theme – Taking a Stand: Let’s support freedom of conscience – starts at Peace Hub.  Get a sneak peek here! In 1916, the British government introduced conscription.  Many pacifists refused to fight: to kill, in any circumstances, went against their conscience. Facing prison, or even sentenced to death, they remained strong, […]

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