Join us to Think Global, Act Local & Get Equal!
- By thinking global we can take on international tax-avoiders and support a more ethical approach to banking around the world
- By acting local we can make sure the benefits of the economy are shared amongst everyone, and support things that are actually useful to people.
- By getting equal we can improve the things we really care about: health, education, quality of life.
Let’s make our economy work for everyone! Drop in for a friendly chat about how closing the gap between rich & poor will benefit us all. Or join our workshop with Ethical Money Churches to explore the topic in more depth.
Pop into Peace Hub throughout March & April 2019 to:
- Find out more & have your say
- Pledge to make your money work for good
- Join our ethical money workshop
Latest Posts on Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal
Make your Money Work for Good- 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? […] Let’s make our economy work for everyone!- We’re pleased to announce a return to one of our enduring themes, for March & April 2019 at Peace Hub: Think Global, Act Local & Get Equal! By thinking global we can take on international tax-avoiders and support a more ethical approach to banking around the world. By acting local we can make sure the […] Take Action for Homes Fit to Live In- Our theme A Place to Call Home explores the links between housing, insecure renting and homelessness. As house prices keep going up, more and more people are privately renting. But these tenants are in a vulnerable position: more than 3 million households in the UK are thought to be just one missed pay-cheque away from […] Coming Soon: A Place to Call Home- Our theme at Peace Hub for July & August 2018 is: A Place to Call Home – let’s make sure everyone has somewhere fit to live. Homelessness affects around 400,000 people in the UK. Many of us are worried about the increasing number of people sleeping rough, but this is just the tip of the […] Keep Taking Action for Economic Equality- 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 letters asking Cadbury to stop using tax-avoidance schemes, you can download the template letter and send it directly. And you can […] 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 […] 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, […] Act Local: Support Independent Businesses- As part of our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal we’ve highlighted the ways that large multi-national companies (like Mondelez, who own Cadbury) hide their money in tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, including shops, cafes, […] Take Action for Tax Justice- Image: Methodist Tax Justice Network. Paying tax doesn’t sound very exciting. But taxes pay for schools and hospitals and roads and lots of other things we all use and value. In a fair tax system, the richest (who can afford the most) should contribute the most: that would be ‘Tax Justice’. But super-rich individuals and […] 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 […]