An idea

Sidney White, prime mover and inspirer of the West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project’s (WMQPEP) work, had a basic premise that since time immemorial we had taught war, now was the time to teach peace, to adults, to children, to ourselves. Sidney believed in looking to the future; for years he campaigned with the assiduity of John Woolman to persuade Friends individually and collectively that the time was ripe to set up an organisation, which could actually deliver education for peace within the school curriculum.

The project began, in rooms made available by Woodbrooke College, in 1987. It was established as a joint project of Warwickshire and Staffordshire Monthly Meetings