If you came to the conference last weekend, please fill in our feedback form. And remember that you can claim funding for travel and hostel accomodation by filling in a Funding request form 2012.
If you asked for funding, but weren’t able to fill in a form, you can do so now. Please email your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of August. The form is here: Funding request form 2012
Thank you to everyone who joined us over the weekend! It was fantastic. You might ask: “what happens now?” – and it’s a fair question. Firstly, I’m going to collect all the things we wrote down over the weekend into a short document setting out what we discussed, what we thought, what we have concerns … Continue reading
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Here’s a list of all our speakers for this weekend: Catherine West: Local government, fairness and community Catherine is a Labour politician, and the Leader of Islington Council. This session looks at equality and how local councils can make a difference. Helen Close: The Arab Spring, the Arms Trade and Activism Helen is an arms … Continue reading
If you’d like to book for our 2012 conference, please fill out a booking form. We’ll ask for a donation of between £10 and £30 at the weekend. More details about bursaries for travel and accommodation are available on the costs and funding page.
Today the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust said that they would provide funding towards running a weekend event on politics for young Quakers. Around half of their donnation will be to hire the venue (Westminster Friends Meeting House) and provide food. The other half will be used to subsidise accommodation for participants who don’t live in London. … Continue reading
I’ve made arrangements for the Political Young Quakers conference this summer. It will be held in Westminster Friends Meeting House on the weekend of 11 August 2012. Westminster FMH is on St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4EA. We won’t be able to sleep in the meeting house, but if you do need accommodation, let me know … Continue reading
Michael Bartlet,who is Parliamentary Liaison at Friends House, has organised an afternoon of political discussion and networking for Quakers interested in and involved in politics. The date is Monday 27 February. The format of the afternoon is likely to be a simple sandwich lunch at 1 pm, followed by three 45 minute session with breaks … Continue reading
This summer, we’re planning on running a Political Young Quaker event. We’re planning on a weekend event involving a number of different subjects. I’ll put some polls for a) the date, b) the location, and c) the subjects up on this site in the next few days.
Tim Gee is speaking at a number of Quaker Meeting Houses, independent and radical bookshops, Universities, and other venues about his recent book, “Counterpower”. New Internationalist has a list of dates and more about the book. An interview with Tim Gee will appear in the next Nayler podcast.
Power Shift is holding a conference on the second weekend of October 2011 in Manchester. Date: 7-9 October 2011 Location: Salford Crescent, Manchester Cost: £15 standard, £10 unwaged Buy a ticket here: tickets They say: “This October, join hundreds of young people in Manchester to take part in Power Shift – the UK’s largest youth event on climate change. Gain … Continue reading