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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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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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Join us to Think Global, Act Local & Get Equal!

Photo: LinkedIn CC2.0 BY. Welcome back to Peace Hub for 2018.  We’re excited to announce that our first theme for the year is: Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal Equality is better for us all, but large corporations get out of paying their fair share, by hiding their money in tax havens.  Let’s support local […]

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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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How to engage with COP23

On Tuesday 24 October we held a live Skype conversation Lindsey Fielder Cook, Representative on Climate Change at the Quaker United Nations Office.  Lindsey will be attending the COP 23 United Nations climate conference in November 2017. Lindsey provided us with an update on the issues that will be on the table; the role that […]

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Take Action on Air Pollution

Photo: sunset in Aston by Martin Hartland CC2.0 BY-NC-SA As part of ‘Our Shared Environment’, we’re inviting you to tell us about the spaces within our local environment that you love.  We’re also getting together to protect these spaces so that we and future generations can continue to share and enjoy them. One of the […]

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