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2 July 2018
‘Let them hear our silence’: experiencing the Silent Walk for Grenfell
by Lisa Cumming
Lisa Cumming reflects on the power of collective silence as an act of witness.
27 June 2018
by Abigail Darton
Peaceworker Abigail Darton reports back about her work to make prisons safer places for rehabilitation.
21 June 2018
Prisoner voting rights: why they're important
by Mairi Campbell-Jack
With the recent Quaker submission to the Scottish Parliament on prisoner voting, Teresa Parker and Mairi Campbell-Jack explore some of the questions around prisoner voting rights.
19 June 2018
Why peace workshops are still worth it
by Marigold Bentley
Marigold Bentley reflects on 30 years of grassroots peace work and how we can make effective workshops for peace today.
14 June 2018
From war to peace and beyond
by Wayne Sharrocks
Peaceworker Wayne Sharrocks discusses the challenges he faced campaigning against militarism as a former soldier and how he's using his skills to tell new stories.
13 June 2018
Providing housing, making homes: Quaker Housing Trust celebrates 50 years of service
by Paula Harvey
Paula Harvey of Quaker Housing Trust writes about the Quaker spiritual concern for housing in Britain.
6 June 2018
Making peace work possible
by Sam Walton
Each year we place dedicated people in radical peace organisations to equip them for a life working for peace. This year we're looking to fund a third peaceworker and we need your help, says Sam Walton.
4 June 2018
Speaking truth to power: Quakers and the Lobbying Act
by Paul Parker
Paul Parker outlines why it's time to talk about the effect the Lobbying Act is having on charities' ability to campaign.
30 May 2018
Climate justice: a cause for cautious optimism?
by Maya Williams
A recent government announcement could signal a welcome shift in how Britain takes responsibility for its carbon emissions but that doesn't mean campaigners should ease the pressure, says Maya Williams.
21 May 2018
Stand with Quakers in France to stop the biggest arms fair of 2018
by Sam Walton
Sam Walton reflects on recent Quaker nonviolent resistance to the arms trade, as plans to disrupt the Eurosatory arms fair in Paris this June take shape.