In this Peace & Justice News there’s lots of Centre News. From Embroidery workshops for community engagement on the Opposing War Memorial project, to publication of The Legacies of Resistance to the First World War booklet and from an exciting new component called Collaborative Classrooms in the Peacebuilders programme for primary schools, to the origami cranes project nearly at its goal. Find out how you can be involved in the next phase of this project.
Plus there’s news of our involvement in XR Peace, and how to get involved in a P&J Affinity Group. Check out all the great volunteer opportunities too, from blogging to editing, to counting cranes and putting up posters. Peace & Justice depends on its people and there are lots of ways for you to be part of it.
Former P&J volunteer Federico Marchiolli, now a Programme Manager with an NGO in Nepal writes about the shocking extent to which gender disparity prevails in Nepal and, as in many countries, is rooted in local customs, and traditions.
Two of our newest volunteers Elena Deamant and Anna Karisto cover two diverse existential struggles. Lane gives an update on the Hong Kong protesters herculean efforts to hold on to their freedom while Anna surveys the global effort to eliminate nuclear weapons once and for all.
Lastly, Peace & Justice Coordinator Brian Larkin reflects on the tree that led him to arrest with Extinction Rebellion.