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2 April 2020
QPSW relief grants: making a difference in difficult circumstances
by Ann Pfieffer
Ann Pfeiffer shares how relief grants are making a difference to mothers in a DR Congo hospital, and how you can suggest a project that needs support.
20 February 2020
What next for Quaker conciliation work?
by Oliver Robertson
Quakers have been working to reconcile opposed groups in conflict-ridden areas for decades, but the confidential nature of the work means that it is rarely talked about. Oliver Robertson reflects on the work so far, and where it may be going next.
21 December 2019
Quaker faith in action in the 2010s: highlights from the decade
by Suki Ferguson
At the end of a tumultuous decade, Suki Ferguson looks back at just a few of the highlights.
20 December 2019
How to heal divided communities: 5 tips from East African peace campaigners
by Tobias Wellner
Tobias Wellner takes a look at what we can learn from the successes of community peacebuilders in Rwanda and beyond.
10 December 2019
Building understanding and tolerance in a divided society
by Oliver Robertson
Bridging divides isn't just about building unity but becoming more comfortable in our disunity, says Oliver Robertson.
6 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of peace and disarmament in party manifestos
by Daniel Jakopovich
Our fourth blog post looking at whether Quaker concerns are reflected in general election 2019 manifestos. Here, Daniel Jakopovich and Sahdya Darr review policies around peace and disarmament.
5 November 2019
Remembrance: why it matters
by Marigold Bentley
As Remembrance Day approaches, Marigold Bentley considers different stories of war and reflects on the reasons for remembrance.
3 October 2019
Local government: why it matters
by Mairi Campbell-Jack
Mairi Campbell-Jack outlines why working through local councils can enact real change in the community.
24 September 2019
Exploring peace with local young people
by Mel Cook
Mel Cook explains how a Quaker group reached out to children in the local community to share a message of peace.
28 June 2019
Is peace too controversial for the classroom?
by Isabel Cartwright
Isabel Cartwright explores why teachers shouldn't shy away from 'controversial' issues in the classroom.