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25 February 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined education charities, unions and environmental NGOs in signing up to Teach the Future, a youth-led campaign to put the climate crisis at the heart of the education system.
They will be taking their message to parliamentarians this week (26 February).
4 September 2019
Many hundreds of Quakers were among people of faith who for nine hours brought to a halt the set-up in London of one of the world's largest arms fairs.
30 August 2019
Quakers in Britain are challenging government plans which could emphasise punishments in Britain's classrooms. Instead, Quakers urge a restorative approach, saying that head teachers cannot simply force peace on schools; they need to equip children and young people to be peacemakers.
29 May 2019
An exploration of how privilege and power may get in the way of effective work for justice sparked intensely moving and reflective ministry, as 1,200 Quakers gathered for Yearly Meeting (YM) this week.
27 May 2019
A 1,200 strong gathering of Quakers in London has shared their hopes and fears about the plight of the planet and how power and privilege prevent effective work for justice.
22 April 2019
Swedish climate activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg today urged everyone to listen to scientists and face the crisis of climate change. She was welcomed to Friends House by young Quakers.