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Job Vacancy – Youth Coordinator

We are extremely proud to announce a new job vacancy for a  Youth Coordinator in Birmingham and the West Midlands. You will be developing our work with young people in and out of school to help develop skills and resiliency around conflict, violence and aggression.  The role requires a dynamic facilitator, and effective organiser, with training in...

2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual Report is now available to download now. Please contact us at the office if you would like to receive a printed copy and we will be happy to send you one....

Peace Platform Event

As part of our Minus Violence Plus Peace Project we worked with groups of young people to provoke discussions around peace as a counter to the violence experienced daily in music, on TV and in relationships. In these sessions the young people shared their thoughts about the idea of minus violence plus peace. Some...

Minus Violence Plus Peace Photography Programme

In 2018 Peacemakers was successful in getting a grant from the Home Office from its Anti-Knife Community fund for a new project we have called Minus Violence Plus Peace. This project is preventative in nature, aimed at young people at risk of becoming involved in life threatening behaviour including gangs, knives and serious youth...

Climate Justice for the next generation!

A few weeks ago school students around the UK went on strike, taking the streets to protest against climate change. With an estimated 15,000 young people taking part, we at Peacemakers and Peace Hub were inspired to host our next Junior Peacemakers workshop around this very subject. On the 8th and 11th February, Peacemakers...

New Job – Quaker Peace and Social Witness

Do you have a life commitment to working for peace? This could be an amazing opportunity. Britain Yearly Meeting, the organising body for Quakers in Britain, is looking for enthusiastic people who want to develop a place with an organisation we think will match your interests and skills. Recent peaceworkers have been placed with...

Peer Mediation Network Training Approval

Peer Mediation Network Training Approval We are delighted to announce that the Peer Mediation Network has received approval from The College of Mediators for its training! We have comprised a video of interviews from fellow members of The College of Mediators, along with Peer Mediators to celebrate this massive achievement.    ...

#peaceinthecity

Have you seen our Junior Peacemakers bus poster?  Here at Peacemakers we are all about building peaceful communities.   We also want to be part of spreading positivity and promoting peace in the city. To do this our Junior Peacemakers from Kings Norton Primary, Oasis Foundry, Paganel Primary and Greenfield School designed bus posters with their slogan: ...

Bus Campaign 2018

  ‘Love, Live and Forgive this Christmas’   This is the Junior Peacemakers message being shared on 70 buses over the city this Christmas for four weeks from the 10th December 2018. Four pupils from Kings Norton Primary, Oasis Foundry, Paganel Primary and Greenfield school took part in the ‘Peace in the City’ project...

We’ve been chosen by LoveBrum!

LoveBrum is a charity that engages with local people and businesses to build an even better Birmingham. LoveBrum supports one charity a month with a pot of funding. In September, three educational charities will be profiled included us! There will be an opportunity to vote for the cause you would like to see receive...