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Pledge to Share the Love and stand up to bullying

Photo: Caelie Frampton. “Bullying is the repetitive, intentional hurting of one person (or group) by another person (or group), where the relationship involves an imbalance of power.” Anti-Bullying Alliance Bullying can happen in schools, workplaces, online or in the community: anywhere where there is a group of people, and some have more power than others.  […]

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Do Something Good: at the touch of a button!

If you’ve been along Bull St today (23rd Nov) you may have noticed one of these funny little boxes on the doorstep of the Hub.  Or perhaps you spotted one in 200° cafe or at Cycle Republic on Colmore Row?  They’re testing out a project that you can join in with all next week: Something […]

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Use your Power for Good

Photo: Sampop S. Anti-Bullying Week & the Birmingham Week of Kindness are here! The theme of the week is ‘Power for Good’, and the Anti-Bullying Alliance are encouraging everyone to use their Power for Good by: “understanding the ways in which they are powerful” and “encouraging individual and collective action to stop bullying and create […]

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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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Coming Soon: We are Powerful

Images: Anti-Bullying Alliance & Love Your Neighbour. Next week (14th-18th November 2016) is national Anti-Bullying Week! This will kick-start our new theme: We are Powerful – let’s use our Power for Good to tackle bullying. Anti-bullying week is an annual event, to help schools and other organisations focus on tackling bullying, and building positive, peaceful […]

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Peace Day Celebrations a Success!

Peace Hub joined up with our sister organisation Peacemakers to celebrate International Peace Day in style! Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) invited local schools to join in workshops exploring the Sustainable Development Goals.  These 17 goals, set by the UN, were the focus of this years’ Peace Day as ‘the building blocks for […]

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Even more Brum Peace & Justice Events this Autumn!

Some additions to the growing list of Peace & Justice events happing in Birmingham, autumn 2016! UpRising Leadership Courses for 19-25s 9 months, starting October & November 2016, Birmingham “UpRising Birmingham has TWO leadership development programmes for 19-25s this Autumn and we’d love your help to spread the word!  Applications are now open for both programmes: to apply visit www.uprising.org.uk/apply. Our […]

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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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Act Local: Birmingham Pound

Image: Mock up of a Birmingham Pound. Brixton, Bristol and Totness already have their own local currencies – and Birmingham could be next! You’d initially get your ‘Birmingham Pounds’ by buying them for £1 Sterling each – as notes, or on a debit card.  Then you’d be able to spend your Birmingham Pounds in local […]

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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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