As Quakers we believe that faith is expressed through action. Quakers and Quaker meetings live out this belief in their communities. We share these stories here.
Search for stories from Quakers (also known as Friends) across the country below. To submit your own story please use the form on the story pages below.
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Not in our name: Pilgrimage for the welfare system
The story of a pilgrimage organised by Kendal and Sedbergh Area Meeting to bear witness against the dismantling of the welfare system.
Speaking out against discrimination and injustice
Quakers oppose government actions which discriminate against people because of who they are or where they were born. Sue Hepworth explains where this conviction began for her.
Water injustice in Nairobi
Turning the Tide groups in Nairobi are working together to address the injustices that limit their access to a clean water supply.
Three Acres and a Cow
Three Acres and a Cow is a show about the history of land rights and protest in the UK, told through folk song, storytelling and poetry.
A positive message on immigration
A Quaker shares her story of promoting a more positive message on immigration.
Tottenham, London, UK
Martha House, which provides accommodation for destitute forced migrants in Tottenham, was supported by a QPSW Sustainability and New Economy grant.
Engaging young people in the general election
Bootham School – a Quaker school in York – engaged their students in the general election by hosting a hustings event and holding a mock election.
Raising concerns around TTIP
Tom Leimdorfer of North Somerset Area Meeting tells how he raised concerns around the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) through a local council motion.
Engaging with the 2015 general election
In the lead up to the 2015 election, Quakers in Gloucestershire came together to explore key issues and engage with parliamentary candidates.
Quaker questions to candidates
In the lead up to the general election in 2015, Manchester and Warrington's Social Justice Group sent questions to parliamentary candidates.