Quakers in Criminal Justice holds a residential weekend conference every year, usually in February.
The venues are chosen for their peaceful and spiritual atmosphere, which helps people to relax and communicate at a deep level. Typical venues include: Glenthorne Quaker Study Centre in the Lake District, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, and the Ammerdown Centre in Somerset.
Overviews of past and upcoming conferences are available below:
- 2019: The Decriminalisation of the Personal Use of Drugs
- 2018: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System
- 2017: Restorative Justice & Restorative Practices
- 2016: Poverty and Power – Where is Our Responsibility?
- 2015: What is the Criminal Justice System for?
- 2014: The Changing Landscape of the Criminal Justice System
- 2013: Celebrating Success in the Criminal Justice System
- 2012: The Cradle and The Grave – Both ends of the Criminal Justice System
- 2011: Swimming against the Tide
- 2010: Whose Hands are at Work Within the Justice System?
- 2009: Making Connections
- 2008: From Faith Into Action
- 2007: Those harmed by crime...?