A place for insight, analysis and action.
29 April 2020
A Quaker climate striker talks campaigning through lockdown
by Lyndsay Burtonshaw
Self-care and Zoom calls: 18-year-old Quaker Anya Nanning Ramamurthy speaks to Lyndsay Burtonshaw about the practicalities of continuing climate strikes online.
24 February 2020
It’s time for schools to teach the climate and ecological crisis
by Olivia Hanks
The Youth 4 Climate school strikers are calling for a better education. Olivia Hanks looks at their important new campaign Teach the Future.
27 January 2020
7 ways to welcome children and families to your Quaker meeting
by Mel Cook
Families and children are a vital part of the Quaker community. Mel Cook shares how meetings can extend them an even warmer welcome.
24 September 2019
Exploring peace with local young people
by Mel Cook
Mel Cook explains how a Quaker group reached out to children in the local community to share a message of peace.
27 August 2019
6 ways Quakers can support the global climate strike
by Paul Parker
Quakers in Britain will stand in solidarity with climate strikers on 20 September. Paul Parker looks at different ways to get involved in the strike.
28 June 2019
Is peace too controversial for the classroom?
by Isabel Cartwright
Isabel Cartwright explores why teachers shouldn't shy away from 'controversial' issues in the classroom.
1 April 2019
Sharing the costs: Opening access to Yearly Meeting 2019
by Ann Pfeiffer
Ann Pfeiffer shares how the support of Friends will help more Quakers in Britain take part in our annual gathering.
22 February 2019
Welcoming young people: 5 insights from visiting Quakers in the USA
by Lucy Sam
Lucy Sam explores the similarities and differences in how British and American Quaker meetings are working to ensure young people are more included.
15 February 2019
Climate strike: young people demand action
by Ellis Brooks
Ellis Brooks and Isabel Cartwright from the Peace Education team heard about the UK Climate Strike, so they went to Westminster to see what was happening. Ellis writes about what they found.
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.