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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.
18 June 2020
A response to Black Lives Matter by a BGM* Quaker
by Sophie Bevan
Sophie Bevan shares her personal response.
12 June 2020
The system isn't broken – it was built this way
by Sophie Bevan & Elliott Burcham
Quakers need to challenge themselves to dismantle their own prejudices and become anti-racist in word and deed, say Quakers Sophie Bevan and Elliott Burcham.
9 June 2020
Examining Quaker privilege and commitment to an equal world
by Juliet Prager
Juliet Prager reflects on how Quakers have been exploring privilege and the work Quakers still need to do to understand and demonstrate that Black Lives Matter.
9 April 2020
Navigating uncertain waters: Covid-19 and inequality
by Quaker Council for European Affairs
Isolation, disruption and confusion have interrupted many of our lives. Kékéli Kpognon and Andrew Lane chart a way through by focusing on those who have been surviving these conditions for years.
21 January 2020
What’s wrong with Prevent?
by Ellis Brooks
Prevent fostered racism before police labelled Extinction Rebellion as extremists. Quakers are joining voices raised in opposition to the government's counter-terrorism strategy.
21 December 2019
Quaker faith in action in the 2010s: highlights from the decade
by Suki Ferguson
At the end of a tumultuous decade, Suki Ferguson looks back at just a few of the highlights.
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.
24 May 2019
by Edwina Peart
Edwina Peart poses some further questions to explore following some of the results of a Quaker survey on diversity.
5 March 2019
4 things Quakers are learning about inclusion and diversity
by Chloe Scaling
Chloe Scaling reflects on conversations around class, race, and gender from a recent gathering.