Ekklesia ( Ekklesia )


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About Ekklesia

Ekklesia is an independent, not-for-profit thinktank which examines the role of beliefs, values and faith in public life. It advocates transformative ideas and solutions rooted in a strong commitment to social justice, Christian nonconformism, nonviolence, and creative conversations among those of different convictions (religious and otherwise).

We look at power and cultural change in society broadly, promoting new models of mutual economy, conflict transformation, restorative justice, community empowerment and political participation -- as well as theological engagement 'beyond the church of power', which is one of our defining concerns.

Ekklesia is also working to develop alternative angles on humanitarian challenges in a globalised world, not least a positive approach to migration.

Ekklesia press release, blog etc

10/15/2018 - 11:58 Leader of DWP workers union says Universal Credit is 'unmitigitated failure'
10/15/2018 - 11:44 Prisoners 'dying preventable deaths', says Prisons Ombudsman
10/15/2018 - 11:19 JRF analysis supports call for government to put 2bn back into Universal Credit
10/14/2018 - 06:18 Public service costs 'have been shifted onto citizens'
10/14/2018 - 04:52 Austerity continues for low income familes, says Resolution Foundation
10/12/2018 - 21:21 Chelmsford Prison and Young Offenders Institution 'violent and unsafe'
10/12/2018 - 20:49 Pro-democracy activists launch legal action against British spyware companies
10/12/2018 - 19:46 Almost 1 billion of European Social Fund 'at risk of being sent back to Brussels'
10/11/2018 - 19:32 New survey shows children's mental heath and wellbeing should be at heart of school experience
10/11/2018 - 01:57 Inspectorate finds HMP Exeter to be 'very violent'
10/11/2018 - 01:08 Coalition of academics calls for end to collective worship in state schools
10/11/2018 - 00:38 Charity gives cautious welcome and an invitation to new Suicide Prevention Minister
10/10/2018 - 02:17 Wales set to start legislating for votes at 16 and 17
10/10/2018 - 02:15 Christian Aid warns Government not to play politics with aid
10/08/2018 - 19:52 UK's 1bn pay squeeze helped save 800,000 jobs but next recession could be different
10/08/2018 - 19:31 Scottish government to offer advice and support service to EU citizens after Brexit
10/08/2018 - 18:37 Majority of young men likely to tackle sexual harrassment after #MeToo
10/07/2018 - 12:54 Interim injunction halts fracking in Lancashire on safety grounds