A place for insight, analysis and action.
25 October 2018
Could you be a prison chaplain?
by Marleen Schepers
Quaker prison chaplains provide spiritual support and friendship to prisoners and staff – and we need more of them in British prisons says Marleen Schepers.
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.
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.
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.
18 April 2018
Why the Windrush scandal is symptomatic of Britain's 'hostile environment'
by Juliet Prager
Deportation threats made to the Windrush generation are the latest example of the government's immigration policy negatively impacting ordinary people's lives, says Juliet Prager.
13 March 2018
Support the right to family life
by Jessica Metheringham
The Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill will be debated by MPs this week. Jessica Metheringham outlines the importance of the bill and how people can take action today.
7 March 2018
5 ways to support women in immigration detention this International Women’s Day
by Tatiana Garavito
UK immigration detention centres fly in the face of basic human rights. Quakers in Britain are working to bring them to an end.