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Coming soon: Our Shared Future

Photo: Elliot Brown CC-BY-2.0. Refugees are fleeing from danger in their home country and come to Britain to ask for safety.  Sadly, they face a ‘hostile environment’ from those in power.  Whatever the outcome of today’s election, it’s important that we show love, compassion and reconcilliation in our communities. Let’s show that Brum is a […]

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Keep Taking Action for Fairtrade

Photo: Fairtrade Foundation. We’ve come to the end of our Fairtrade theme, but there are plenty of ways to keep active for Fairtrade. We’ll contiunue to stock Fairtrade snacks from Carrs Lane Fairtrade Shop, and of course whenever you pop into Peace Hub for a  cuppa, you can be sure it’s Fairtrade. You can also […]

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Coming soon: Love & Pride

Photo: casmaron CC-BY-SA-NC. Starting next week, our theme will be Love & Pride: let’s celebrate our diversity and stand together for equality! Here’s a sneak peek: ‘Love & Pride’ is all about LGBT equality: ‘LGBT’ is shorthand for a range of sexual orientations and gender identities, including: lesbian, gay, bi and trans. People of diverse […]

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Why Support Fairtrade?

Photo: Fairtrade Foundation. Ever wondered what this Fairtrade business is all about?  Richard, one of our Peace Hub volunteers, finds out: Martin Luther King once said: “before you’ve finished your breakfast this morning, you’ll have relied on half the world”. In the modern world, with its interconnected series of trade relationships spanning the globe, that […]

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Sneak Peek at 2017

We’re nearly at the end of 2016, and what a year it’s been! Now we look ahead to exciting plans for the year ahead.  We’ve mapped out our focus themes for 2017 and are looking forward to sharing ideas with you about them, and standing together to take action. If any of these topic catch […]

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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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Coming Soon: Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal

Photo: LinkedIn Throughout September & October 2016 our theme will be Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal: let’s make our economy work for everyone!  Here’s a sneak preview: More equal societies mean better lives for everyone – but how can we make sure the benefits of the economy get shared out fairly, when globalisation puts […]

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Coming Soon: Peaceful Brum

Photo: Birmingham’s Peace Garden, by Elliot Brown. Our theme for July & August 2016 will be ‘Peaceful Brum: What can we do to create peace in our city?’  Here’s your chance to get a sneak preview of what’s coming up! Peace begins with all of us: we don’t have to wait for someone to give […]

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Coming Soon: Taking a Stand

Next week, our new theme – Taking a Stand: Let’s support freedom of conscience – starts at Peace Hub.  Get a sneak peek here! In 1916, the British government introduced conscription.  Many pacifists refused to fight: to kill, in any circumstances, went against their conscience. Facing prison, or even sentenced to death, they remained strong, […]

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