A member of Cardiff Meeting has set up a five-a-side football team for blind children in Malawi.
Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has joined with humanitarian, development and faith organisations to oppose Israeli government plans from 1 July to ‘annex more Palestinian land’.
Birmingham youth strikers do not feel they are being heard in climate emergency decision-making, a workshop with young activists has found.
As the World Health Organisation highlighted refugees as ‘some of the world’s most vulnerable people’ in the face of a globally accelerating Covid-19 pandemic, Friends marked Refugee Week despite the restrictions. Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network (QARN) members took part in a busy programme of activities in Oxford from 1...
A Quaker who has a long history of working in criminal justice spoke out at a Black Lives Matter (BLM) rally in Malvern this month. Melanie Jameson, co-clerk of Quakers in Criminal Justice, told the Friend that around 370 people came to the protest on 7 June where she felt moved to...
A Quaker Social Action (QSA) shared housing project has been recognised for the crucial support it provides to young adult carers, in an independent evaluation published this month.
A report by the Christian think tank Theos has said that UK churches can make a unique contribution to combating economic inequality, and their contribution is needed more than ever.
Clun Valley Quakers held a short demonstration at the centuries-old ‘African’s Grave’ in Bishops Castle churchyard last week in support of Black Lives Matter. In their statement on 11 June, Friends said they condemned ‘the systemic racism that has led to the deaths of George Floyd and so many black...
The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) has launched a #NoToAnnexation campaign against plans by the Israeli government to start ‘legislation to formally annex significant parts of Palestine, which has been under military occupation since 10 June 1967’.
Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has joined with other groups and organisations to support the Build Back Better movement in a push to create a green and just recovery following the Covid-19 crisis.