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29 November 2019
Quakers in Britain have co-authored a letter published in The Times today, calling for finance and debt relief for global south countries hit by climate-related disasters.
29 October 2019
As the scramble towards a general election begins, Quakers across Britain are set to question parliamentary candidates on key topics.
20 September 2019
To mark the International Day of Peace on 21 September, Quakers have joined a myriad of peacebuilding organisations from around the world to issue a statement to call on governments to move from commitment to action on peace.
16 September 2019
Quakers will join local #GlobalClimateStrike demonstrations across Britain on Friday 20 September in solidarity with Greta Thunberg and other youth climate protestors.
26 June 2019
More than 100 Quakers from England, Scotland and Wales came to Westminster today to take part in The Time is Now, a mass lobby of parliament urging MPs to take action on climate crisis and environmental breakdown. Faith representatives ─ including a former archbishop and a young Quaker ─ addressed the gathering.
29 May 2019
An exploration of how privilege and power may get in the way of effective work for justice sparked intensely moving and reflective ministry, as 1,200 Quakers gathered for Yearly Meeting (YM) this week.