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27 November 2015
Quakers want justice for those affected by climate change. The poorest are often the hardest hit by shifts in the climate. Globally they have less access to energy.
Led by their belief in equality, Quakers in Britain campaign for everyone to have access to affordable energy that does not harm the planet.
This weekend, ahead of the Paris climate summit, Quakers will join thousands across the world on the People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs, They will call for climate justice.
24 November 2015
As Parliament prepares to debate next steps in Syria, Quakers in Britain have made this statement.
17 November 2015
Housing is a global issue and some of the solutions are on a scale where only governments can act. New legislation could be an opportunity to work on some of the complex problems at the heart of housing inequality.
4 November 2015
Benefit cuts to change behaviour are unpopular, ineffective and immoral, say Churches. Quakers in Britain, along with Church Action on Poverty, the Church of Scotland, the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the Scottish Episcopal Church, and the United Reformed Church are warning that the Welfare Reform and Work Bill marks a dangerous shift away from a core principle of the welfare state and will make poor people even poorer.
2 November 2015
New resources from Quakers in Britain draw parallels between Quaker work for peace in 1915 and today.
The Testimony, is a fictional newspaper inspired by Quaker activities in World War I, while Remembering for Peace is a new assembly outline to encourage children to think about the impact of war and ways of remembering for peace.
26 October 2015
The white feather diaries goes live on Monday 26 October. Published by Quakers in Britain, daily posts on www.whitefeatherdiaries.org.uk feature five Quakers who bring alive their courage and the cost of following their conscience as the horror of World War I envelops their lives.
Diarists tell the stories of conscientious objectors who said No to war.