As part of our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal we’ve highlighted the ways that large banks and multi-national companies help to maintain a system that concentrates money in the hands of the rich, including by using tax-havens. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, […]
Our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is all about economic equality. One aspect of this topic that affects us all is banking: banks invest your money—mostly in big business and other banks & financial institutions. Who is looking after your money, and how much do you know about what they do with it? […]
Photo by Caroline Bennett, Amazon Watch. Our current theme Safe & Sound is all about rethinking security. Patricia Gualinga and the Mujeres Amazonicas are standing up for a peaceful and just idea of security – read their story and find out how you can take action: Patricia Gualinga is an indigenous leader of the Kichwa […]
Sometimes the smallest acts can add up to make a big difference. Pop into Peace Hub to share a small act of kindness that someone has done for you recently, by adding it to our kindness board. It’s an opportunity to say thank you, and inspire others to each play our part in making our […]
Join us to take action against unfair fees! People who have their asylum claim accepted are recognised as refugees, and have the right to live and work in the UK. After living here for 10 years they can apply for full citizenship, but this comes at a high cost – over £1000 per person. Some […]
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 action cards on ‘make your money work for good‘, you can still pop into Peace Hub and find out more until […]
5th – 24th February is the time to #ShowtheLove! Pop into the Hub to join in with Climate Coalition’s annual campaign.
Help local communities stay Frack-free! Our current theme here at the Hub Our Shared Environment is all about celebrating the parts of our local and global environment that we love, and standing up for them. One threat to our shared environment that particularly affects local communities here in the UK is fracking. ‘Hydraulic fracturing’, better […]
Our theme Taking a Stand is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of ways you can support people who are standing up for what they believe in.
Loujain al-Hathloul is a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defender. In 2014, she defied Saudi’s driving ban for women by attempting to drive into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates. She was detained for 73 days by the security forces. Thanks to the work of Loujain and her fellow campaigners, the ban on women […]