Quakers acted on their commitment to anti-racism this year with a historic decision to make reparations for the transatlantic slave trade. The agreement, made at Yearly Meeting in May, followed an earlier announcement to rename the William Penn room at Friends House after abolitionist Benjamin Lay. The new name was...
Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) was invited to address negotiators representing over sixty-eight countries, and all civil society constituencies, at COP27 in Egypt last month.
School mediators trained by a Quaker-rooted charity were recognised for their work in resolving conflicts at the National Mediation Awards in Parliament this month.
Friends discussed how they could support human rights defenders in Russia this month.
Quakers marked Human Rights Day this month by calling on the UK government to protect the Human Rights Act.
Quakers are seeking listed building consent to repair and rebuild a workshop linked to the historic Blue Idol Meeting in West Sussex.
Friends marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of Luke Howard this month, with activities across his suburb of Tottenham.
Quakers in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset have been working together on a number of climate initiatives.
Manchester Friends hosted the Quaker-run Loving Earth Project last month, as outreach and to raise awareness of the climate crisis.
Quaker Mark Russ led the BBC Radio 4 Daily Service last week, exploring grace and Christian unity.