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10 June 2020
Quakers in Britain announce that their Yearly Meeting for this year will – for the first time − be held online, on Sunday 15 November.
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.
8 June 2020
During the Coronavirus pandemic meeting houses have been closed and Quakers have been meeting online and from their own home. Now the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that from Monday 15 June places of worship in England will be permitted to open for individual prayer in line with social distancing guidelines.
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.
28 May 2020
In East Africa, British Quakers are supporting Kenyan peace campaigners to change the core conditions that lead to violent conflict. Kenyans are teaching others different ways of life-changing nonviolence.
27 May 2020
A survey of UK pension funds and banks released today reveals that billions of pounds are invested in companies that are producing nuclear weapons. The report 'Banks, Pensions and Nuclear Weapons: Investing in Change' is launched by the UK Nuclear Weapons Financing Research Group, comprising researchers from UK faith groups including Quakers in Britain.