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7 February 2019
Turning the Tide: a year of nonviolent campaigning in East Africa
by Tobias Wellner
From campaigning against domestic violence to helping a village get connected with electricity, the Quaker-supported work of Turning the Tide has been making a big difference in East Africa. Tobias Wellner shares some highlights from the past year.
21 December 2018
Quaker solidarity with the Stansted 15 human rights activists
by Tatiana Garavito
What does Quaker solidarity look like? For those on trial for preventing a deportation flight, it involved food, accommodation, and moral support
17 December 2018
How Quakers can push for a just UK immigration system in 2019
by Jessica Metheringham
Our immigration system is broken. Now may be an opportunity to transform the dominant culture that dehumanises people and ignores the root causes of the so-called 'migrant crisis.'
25 October 2018
Could you be a prison chaplain?
by Marleen Schepers
Quaker prison chaplains provide spiritual support and friendship to prisoners and staff – and we need more of them in British prisons says Marleen Schepers.
2 July 2018
‘Let them hear our silence’: experiencing the Silent Walk for Grenfell
by Lisa Cumming
Lisa Cumming reflects on the power of collective silence as an act of witness.
27 June 2018
by Abigail Darton
Peaceworker Abigail Darton reports back about her work to make prisons safer places for rehabilitation.
21 June 2018
Prisoner voting rights: why they're important
by Mairi Campbell-Jack
With the recent Quaker submission to the Scottish Parliament on prisoner voting, Teresa Parker and Mairi Campbell-Jack explore some of the questions around prisoner voting rights.
14 June 2018
From war to peace and beyond
by Wayne Sharrocks
Peaceworker Wayne Sharrocks discusses the challenges he faced campaigning against militarism as a former soldier and how he's using his skills to tell new stories.
13 June 2018
Providing housing, making homes: Quaker Housing Trust celebrates 50 years of service
by Paula Harvey
Paula Harvey of Quaker Housing Trust writes about the Quaker spiritual concern for housing in Britain.
4 June 2018
Speaking truth to power: Quakers and the Lobbying Act
by Paul Parker
Paul Parker outlines why it's time to talk about the effect the Lobbying Act is having on charities' ability to campaign.