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20 March 2009


Quakers develop peace links - preview
Quaker-funded peaceworkers are creating links between different organisations working for peace

  • The linked work of two of this year’s Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) peaceworkers in the UK have helped their organisations develop connections, while a new project in Burundi has seen British and American Quaker service agencies work together

  • Saint Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, which focuses on the relationship between faith and conflict, and Peace Child International, which helps empower young people, both have a one-year QPSW peaceworker working for them
  • In January the two peaceworkers, Sarah Hulme and Candia Crosfield, came together to run a ‘creative meeting’ with people involved in faith and the arts and will reunite at the end of the month at the QPSW spring conference where they will host a workshop exploring issues around their placements

  • Oliver Robertson

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