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New Job – Peace Education Coordinator (Young People)

We are extremely proud to announce a new job vacancy for a  Peace Education 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 associated with peace, such as conflict resolution, emotional literacy, critical thinking and making change happen. The role requires...

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...

Minus Violence Plus Peace

Home Office Funding In partnership with Anti-Youth Violence, Peacemakers has been awarded Home Office funding to facilitate a pilot project in up to four schools in Birmingham. We hope to work across Primary and Secondary for this unique project designed to reduce violence and equip young people to deal peacefully and creatively with the...

2017 Annual Report

The 2017 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....

Home Office Funding

We’ve just found out we’ve been awarded funding from the Home Office’s Anti-knife crime Community Fund. We’ll be partnering up with Ray Douglas from Anti Youth Violence to create a special project called +Peace – Violence. We’ll be approaching Birmingham secondary and primary schools soon to talk through ideas and ways of working....

Bus Campaign 2017

Children and staff from 9 schools came together for a series of workshops held at the Peace Hub during 2017.  They explored their understanding of peace and how they could make a difference in their schools and communities.  Four children from each school were involved and they became our 2017 Junior Peacemakers. The workshops culminated...