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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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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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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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Making Peace in Brum this Autumn

Photo: Elliot Brown. A round up of peace-making events happening autumn 2016 in Birmingham: all are free, so find one that interests you and get involved! Film: This is Exile Thursday 8th September 19:30-21:00 at Two Snowhill “Birmingham, Wythall and Bourneville Amnesty International groups are presenting a film screening of “This is Exile” about refugees, […]

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Building a Progressive Future

5 (draft) Principles An initiative in the West Midlands, called #ProWhat!, has involved an informal network of people from a wide range of groups and with very different starting points – community action, faith-based, political, single issue campaigns and many others – coming together to set out shared Progressive Principles. The outcome is these 5 […]

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Interfaith Activity Weeks for Young People

Two free activity weeks coming up for young people: Small Footsteps for 8-14 year olds and What’s the Story? for 14-18 year olds. Small Footsteps 25th – 29th July A week long interfaith workshop for young people (8-14 years) exploring how all faiths can contribute towards protecting the environment. Each day will feature activities around […]

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Refugee Week 2016

Refugee Week kicks off in Birmingham tomorrow (Sat 18th June) and runs right through to 2nd July. It aims to welcome refugees and asylum seekers into our community, and celebrate the wonderful contribution they make. Celebrating Sanctuary have organised a programme of events: Saturday 18th June – The festival kicks off for Refugee Week with the […]

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Many Faiths – One Planet – One Future

8th May 2016, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham, B4 6AF A multi faith forum to explore what faith communities in Birmingham can do together to help create a low carbon future. Speakers Dr Fazlun Khalid – Founder-Director of the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Science (Eco […]

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New Resource: Learning for Peace

Peacemakers (our sister organisation) have published a book: Learning for Peace – a guide to developing outstanding SMSC in your Primary school. You’re warmly invited to the official launch of Learning for Peace 6-7pm on Weds 20th April 2016, at The Priory Rooms, Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF.  Light refreshments will be served.  Space will be limited […]

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