The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Quaker United Nations Committee (New York) have announced that Sarah Clarke will be the new director of Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) New York.
The Quaker-founded Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has criticised the government for going ahead with its £20 a week cut to Universal Credit.
Friends in the north are getting ready to resist the Liverpool Electronic Arms Fair (AOC Europe 2021), which is due to take place in the city next week.
Chichester Quakers held an interfaith event exploring the Sikh commitment to Seva, the compassionate service to others.
Quakers are getting ready to take part in a week of action highlighting an increase in legislation undermining human rights.
A Quaker midwife who took part in the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests in London last month has said that she was partly motivated by the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Friends in the north are celebrating the Quakers in Britain Yorkshire Centre, which will pilot new ways of working.
George Fox has been nominated for a green plaque award run by a local council. John Catt of Loughborough and John Spencer of Gravesend, Kent, independently put forward the Quaker founder’s name to be awarded one of six green plaques from Leicestershire City Council.
Quakers joined other organisations in launching a new Make Polluters Pay campaign, as part of the first ever international Loss and Damage Awareness Day.
Winchester Friends hosted a retrospective of the artwork of Quaker artist Andrew Rutter as part of its Heritage Day activities. Maggie Allder, clerk of Winchester Meeting, told the Friend: ‘Over two days [18 and 19 September] we saw over 240 visitors, served refreshments, showed off the architecture of our building, and enjoyed many...