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9 Jul 2019

Over the last few months, Birmingham has once again found itself in the spotlight as parents of pupils at Parkfield Community Schools have protested the teaching of the No Outsiders equality programme.

Parkfield recently announced it will teach a revised version of the...

10 Jul 2018

Over the last 18 months, we’ve been trialling new ways of having conversations that allow people to express – and hear – views that are a little outside the mainstream. The kind of thing that in the past we’ve labelled ‘xenophobic’ or ‘outdated’.

Why? Well, after the Br...

30 Oct 2017

Thanks to everyone who came to our Open Forum event on Friday. It was amazing to have such a diverse group - there were participants from Spain, Switzerland, the US, Nigeria, Vietnam...some people even came up from London!

The Open Forum was a facilitated by Ellen and M...

2 Oct 2017

Our emotions are never far from the surface when we're talking politics (and we're always talking politics). But what does this mean for democracy and how we build agreement? Joy Warmington, CEO of brap, talks about some of the issues...

My son was really upset at the B...

24 May 2017