A place for insight, analysis and action.
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.
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
Diversity: where are we now?
by Edwina Peart
Quakers in Britain are taking part in a survey that aims to map the diversity of the faith. Edwina Peart explains the thinking behind it, and how you can take part.
10 December 2018
Migrant rights are human rights
by Cassidy McKenna
Cassidy McKenna explains how Quakers can use a new UN agreement to push for a more welcoming and humane environment for migrants to Britain.
23 November 2018
How Quakers can challenge Islamophobia
by Sahdya Darr
Sahdya Darr reflects on how Quakers can act in solidarity with Muslims.
5 November 2018
Supporting young people
by CYP worker
A personal reflection on why this year's Quaker youth work conference focuses on supporting young people exploring their gender.