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26 August 2020
Quakers in Britain are supporting a strong coalition committed to preventing young people being pulled into a cycle of crime and crisis. Led by Revolving Doors Agency, the coalition says a smarter criminal justice system would intervene earlier giving young adults hope of a good life.
1 July 2020
Discrimination and prejudice within religious organisations are to be addressed by a new panel of religious figures and academics. The panel includes Quaker Hannah Brock Womack.
30 June 2020
Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, is among 350 influential figures calling for the UK to 'Build Back Better' from the COVID-19 crisis, to be a stronger, fairer, greener country.
18 June 2020
Unusually - and appropriately - the reading in our opening worship at Britain Yearly Meeting trustees' meeting recently was not from Quaker faith & practice but from a 2014 blog by Scott Woods:
8 June 2020
Quakers in Britain are pleased to be co-launching Build Back Better, a new campaign for a green and just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The campaign says let's not go back to normal.
1 June 2020
The Coronavirus Act gives police powers to detain anyone they think might be infectious. A group of human rights, racial equality, community, faith and health organisations – including Quakers – say the police powers granted to enforce lockdown are disproportionately impacting people of colour.