Campaigns

In the April Flower Model meeting of this year, you decided that you wanted Soundcheck 2014 to have the theme 'Turning the Tables'... But what does this mean?
A powerfulpiece by Solène Souplet-Wilson on the Bangladesh factory collapse...
The underlying principle of SPEAK’s Seeding Change campaign is that ‘all food should be grown and shared as though people and planet mattered.’
While the New Alliance completely transforms African agriculture into a multinational free for all - it goes largely under the public radar... SPREAD THE NEWS and LOBBY DFID at the same time with Speaks PHOTO PETITION - PROFILE PICTURE LAUNCH!!
In an interview with the Guardian Rowan Williams speaks honestly and movingly about his support for arms trade activists. Read his quotes below...
I encourage anyone who is passionate about something in the world to have a chat with their local MP, as they may surprise you.
The Harvest period is a great time to get people thinking about where their food comes from. Many churches have a 'thanksgiving' service around this time of year, which often involves getting people to donate food, which is then redistributed to needy people. But the SPEAK network is all about getting to the root causes of poverty and injustice - we think that Harvest is the perfect time to get the church to take a deeper look at where our food comes from.
Five Christians were arrested for gluing themselves together to block one of the entrances to the DSEi arms fair last week. In so doing, they have drawn a lot of attention to the role of the UK in the global arms trade, the state that facilitates the proliferation of weapons for private profit, and what it means to be a peacemaker.
Want to get active about agribusiness? Here’s some resources to get you going!
Michael studied Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, where he went on to complete doctoral research on postcolonial and liberationist approaches to the gospels, focusing on Jesus’ sayings on poverty and wealth.