Quakers in Criminal Justice


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 Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, The Ammerdown Centre in Somerset and Hinsley Hall in Leeds.

Overviews of past and upcoming conferences are available below:

  1. 2024: Gateways to Rehabilitation
  2. 2023: Prejudice and Disadvantage – Groups Over-Represented in the Criminal Justice System
  3. 2022: Trauma, Dysfunction and Criminality
  4. 2021: Finding Hope in Difficult Times
  5. 2020: Challenges and Helping Hands
  6. 2019: The Decriminalisation of the Personal Use of Drugs
  7. 2018: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System
  8. 2017: Restorative Justice & Restorative Practices
  9. 2016: Poverty and Power – Where is our responsibility?
  10. 2015: What Is the Criminal Justice System For?
  11. 2014: The Changing Landscape of the Criminal Justice System
  12. 2013: Celebrating Success in the Criminal Justice System
  13. 2012: The Cradle and the Grave – Both ends of the Criminal Justice System
  14. 2011: Swimming Against the Tide
  15. 2010: Whose Hands Are at Work Within the Justice System?
  16. 2009: Making Connections
  17. 2008: From Faith into Action
  18. 2007: Those Harmed by Crime...?