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Right to Peaceful Protest

We are deeply troubled to see Quakers seeking advice about whether they can meet for worship in public places without fear of arrest. Extraordinary Our concern comes from what many are deeming as the extraordinary decision from the Metropolitan Police to ban all peaceful and nonviolent protest related to Extinction Rebellion anywhere in London. Late … Continued

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Inspiring Nonviolence – new online course!

Fancy finding out more about making positive change through nonviolent people power? Interested in developing, deepening or replenishing your understanding and ideas about nonviolence? If so, you’re very welcome to participate in our new online course which runs from 3 June to 14 July 2019, facilitated by Turning the Tide UK in partnership with Turning … Continued

Finding the courage to hope

Is there a place for hope in these troubled times? Is hope more than just escapism or wishful thinking? Clare Bonetree explains why she thinks so. In 1996 three women broke into an airbase in Yorkshire and smashed a fighter jet that was bound for Indonesia to be used against the East Timorese people. The … Continued

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Job at Turning the Tide!

Programme Coordinator, Turning the Tide Hours: 28 per week Salary: £27,042 per annum (£33,802 pro rata) – London scale Contract: Fixed term for two years Location: Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1 Are you passionate about nonviolence? Do you share the Quaker vision of a just, peaceful and sustainable world? Turning the Tide is a … Continued

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End of year reflections

2018 has been a tumultuous year for the UK and for Turning the Tide too. We’ve had staff changes, an unexpected and incredible learning visit to Rwanda and a BIG strategic review. Alongside all of that, TTT facilitators and staff have managed to facilitate some really valuable spaces, Spaces that have explored issues such as … Continued

Gift of courage

4 ways to hold courageous conversations

As the holidays approach and families prepare to spend time together, Turning the Tide staff member Lisa Cumming offers four tips on how to disagree well.