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13 August 2020
How are Quakers meeting? A summer snapshot from around Britain
by Carrie Comfort
As lockdown restrictions ease, Carrie Comfort gives a snapshot of how Quakers around Britain are meeting for worship.
16 July 2020
Breaking down barriers through online youth work
by Lee Lester
Lee Lester examines the different ways online youth work has broken down barriers to participation, and how new ones can be mitigated.
15 July 2020
Upholding peace in Burundi through crises
by Christine Kanehure
Navigating tense elections and the Covid-19 pandemic, Christine Kanehure outlines how Quaker-supported Turning the Tide Burundi are actively involved in upholding peace.
9 July 2020
Marking 25 years since Srebrenica
by Marigold Bentley
The Srebrenica Genocide was the worst mass murder in Europe since World War II. Marigold Bentley reflects on the failures and the work for peace that ensued.
9 July 2020
Lobbying for Build Back Better
by Grace Da Costa
Grace Da Costa explores the key elements of the Quaker vision for building back better from the pandemic and outlines how Quakers can get involved.
7 July 2020
Sending a message to the future: legacy giving
by Beth Follini
Leaving a gift in one's will to future generations of Quakers is a very personal decision, but one that can have a huge impact. In this personal blog Beth Follini reflects on family, spirituality and sharing a passion with those who come after us.
23 June 2020
Building peace during a pandemic: nonviolent activism in Kenya
by Monicah Jepkosgei
Monicah Jepkosgei explains how her Quaker-supported group helped forge a better relationship between police and citizens in a town under strain from Covid-19 restrictions.
18 June 2020
A response to Black Lives Matter by a BGM* Quaker
by Sophie Bevan
Sophie Bevan shares her personal response.
18 June 2020
Nonviolent campaigning in locked-down Rwanda
by Martha Uwizeyimana
Martha Uwizeyimana explains how a Rwandan Quaker peace programme has found new ways to support nonviolent activism during the current pandemic.
12 June 2020
How a fair tax system could help us Build Back Better
by Olivia Hanks
Olivia Hanks shares how a fairer tax system could lead to a more just, peaceful and sustainable world, and why churches have a key role to play in speaking about tax as a moral issue.