There is a long tradition of group quilting. Tales abound of neighbourly Quilt Circles who, from necessity, helped each other to make the everyday quilts for bedding, from scraps of material, often cut from old clothes.
A more modern tradition has grown up within protest groups and others working for causes, to make group peace quilts, or protest quilts. I have picked a few out from my internet search, for you to have a look at. Perhaps they will inspire you to make something similar within your own group?
This one comes from worldquilts.quiltstudy.org
This is the text that goes with it : The BQP’s concern about the effects of Cold War rhetoric on their children influenced their quilts. In 1984, the BQP stitched National Peace Quilt. Schoolchildren drew blocks and BQP members transferred them to quilt blocks. The BQP solicited senators to sleep under it for a night. Each senator was then asked to reflect on the damage that the Cold War was doing to the nation’s children and to write their thoughts in a journal that traveled with the quilt. Image courtesy of the Boise Peace Quilt Project
This one comes from haitipeacequilts.org
PEACE QUILTS is a non-profit, ecomonic development organisation relieving poverty in Haiti by establishing and supporting independent, member-owned, women’s sewing co-operatives ….We also market their one-of-a-kind art quilts and a product line of affordable quilted items…….
peacequilt.wordpress.com is the website of the Worldwide Schools’ International Peace Quilt competition – this is a picture from their gallery showing children from the International School of Curitiba Brazil who worked on their 2013 quilt.
Lastly, this quilt which is based on the CND symbol, is on quiltinspiration.blogspot.co.uk, and the pattern, along with many others, is available free, for you to make for yourself.