A place for insight, analysis and action.
29 October 2019
Mental health: the elephant in the room?
by Alison Mitchell
Alison Mitchell explores how Quakers with mental health issues experience Quaker meetings, and asks whether we should be speaking out more about mental health in society.
25 October 2019
Tackling the climate emergency: what can councils do?
by Olivia Hanks
In less than a year more than half the UK's local authorities have declared a 'climate emergency'. Livvy Hanks outlines 7 things your council can do to make a difference.
15 October 2019
Does punishment work?
by Teresa Parker
Home Secretary Priti Patel says she wants criminals to 'literally feel terror at the thought of committing offences'. Quakers have a different approach.
8 October 2019
What to expect at a Quaker meeting for worship
by Suki Ferguson
Stillness, peace, and connection. Suki Ferguson explores meeting for worship.
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
Sharing Quaker values: how you can prepare for a general election
by Grace Da Costa
General elections are a key opportunity to influence future decision-makers. Grace Da Costa shares how to get involved.
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.
27 August 2019
6 ways Quakers can support the global climate strike
by Paul Parker
Quakers in Britain will stand in solidarity with climate strikers on 20 September. Paul Parker looks at different ways to get involved in the strike.
22 August 2019
A day in the life of a Quaker chaplain
by Marleen Schepers
Curious about what it's like to be a Quaker chaplain? From exploring worship with university students to dealing with difficult moments in a hospital, Marleen Schepers spoke to two Quaker chaplains to find out more.
13 August 2019
Poverty, austerity and choosing a different path
by Suzanne Ismail
Suzanne Ismail explores why the UN's state of poverty in the UK report reaffirms the work to challenge inequality in Britain.