Author: Harriet Vickers

Women for Peace, Liverpool – Case Studies

Women for Peace is an education project which trains and supports women to become more democratically engaged, active citizens, leading the way in preventing and resolving conflict. The project, which runs for 10 weeks, aims to empower women to confidently tackle extremism and build peace in their communities, showing women the voice they have can…Read more »

UNIQUE ACHIEVEMENT CAMPAIGN 2018

The Peace Foundation is launching its UNIQUE ACHIEVEMENT Campaign to mark the 25th Anniversary of the IRA bombing in Warrington, which tragically claimed the lives of 12-year-old Tim Parry and 3-year-old Johnathan Ball. Speaking at Tim’s funeral, Colin said ‘If my son becomes a symbol for peace and gives everyone a new sense of hope…Read more »

Small Steps for Peace Graduation – 24th November 2017

Friday 24th November 2017 is Graduation Day for some of our Small Steps for Peace participants. The ceremonies will take place in the games room here at the Peace Centre, with three schools from Burnley at 10:00am and four schools from Liverpool at 12:30pm. Well done to all participants! Small Steps for Peace has been…Read more »

Colours for Peace

Communities, companies, schools, colleges and universities, please show your support by wearing the Colours for Peace on Tuesday 20th March 2018 to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Warrington bombing. We hope that everyone will take part by wearing our charity’s colours: green, white or blue (or all three!) and make a donation of £1…Read more »

Women for Peace – we are recruiting!

Are you a woman living in Sheffield or Leeds? Are you interested in joining our Women for Peace projects starting January 2018? What will you gain? A FREE course A new group of female friends Level 2 Open Awards Accreditation Enhanced skills in conflict resolution and problem-solving Increased understanding to respond to local issues and…Read more »

Lakes in a Day

Lakes in a Day Challenge Well done and a huge THANK YOU to our friend and trustee Jonathan Ford who has completed the daunting Lakes in a Day challenge to raise money for us. It’s not too late to Sponsor Jonathan. You can read about his grueling adventure in his own words:. The View From…Read more »

Government Backs #WeStandTogether

Manchester Evening News reports that Education Secretary Justine Greening has thrown her weight behind the ‘fantastic’ #WeStandTogether initiative. “The government has officially backed the #WeStandTogether campaign in a bid to get peace studies taught in all schools across the region. Education secretary Justine Greening has thrown her weight behind the ‘fantastic’ campaign less than a…Read more »

The Morning After the Arena Attack

Manchester Evening News: It was the morning after the Manchester Arena attack when mum Abir Albasir was walking her two children to school, still oblivious to the atrocity that had unfolded the night before. So when she was confronted by a man yelling and swearing at her to ‘go back to your country’ she had…Read more »