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We’ve Relaunched!

Thanks to everyone who braved the snowy weather on Sunday to join our Relaunch Celebration. People from across the West Midlands took part in creative activities for peace, learned about Peace Hub’s current theme Peaceful Brum, caught up on our recent themes, and of course shared some celebratory tea and cake! Following a viewing of […]

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Peace Begins with All of Us!

Photo: Birmingham’s Peace Garden, by Elliot Brown CC 2.0 BY. We’re pleased to announce our theme for March & April 2018 is: Peaceful Brum: peace begins with all of us! There’s lots of great work for peace & justice happening across our city.  Sometimes it’s obvious, other times we may be walking past a peaceful […]

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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: If you haven’t had the chance to sign one of our letters asking Cadbury to stop using tax-avoidance schemes, you can download the template letter and send it directly. And you can […]

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Fairtrade Fortnight: Come On In!

26th February – 11th March 2018 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 as always Peace Hub is joining in!  The […]

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HSBC: Give up the Arms Trade for Lent

A series of vigils organised by Midlands Christian Action (MiChA) of which Peace Hub is a partner organisation. Join us outside HSBC on New St, Birmingham, this Lent for an hour-long peaceful vigil calling on HSBC to divest from the arms trade. We will open and close with some short prayers reminding us that as […]

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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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