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Quakers in the Workplace
Quaker Teachers Aren’t Just at Friends Schools by Mike Mangiaracina
Bridging the Gap by Phyllis B. Taylor
The Amateur Quaker, interview with Zachary Dutton
To be Useful with Proper Concern by Jeremy Evans
Our introduction to the issue.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected].Posted in: Among Friends, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Can we reject unacceptable actions and still find ways to touch those neighbors in pain?
Letters from our readers.
A former Friends School teacher decides to let his life speak in a public school.
Mike Mangiaracina is an attender of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. He taught for ten years in two Friends schools before being called to teach in Washington, D.C.’s public schools, where he has been teaching elementary school math and science for nine years.Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Finding a way to communicate with those on both sides of violent crime.
Phyllis B. Taylor is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Besides her work with victims and the incarcerated, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother and a resource person for those facing end-of-life issues.Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Quaker testimonies inform business dealings in a modern small business.
Dan Cooperstock is a member of Toronto (ON) Meeting who has been active at both the monthly and yearly meeting levels with finances, and is the owner of Cooperstock Software / Software4Nonprofits.com.Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
An interview with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Zachary Dutton.
Zachary T. Dutton is a leader, scholar, experienced organizer, and imaginary dog owner who works toward connected society in an isolated age. He serves as associate secretary for Program and Religious Life at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (pym.org). He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He was interviewed by Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley.Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Reexamining the motivations and principles of the golden age of Quaker business.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Anthony Fuller has a long interest in Quaker business. He currently lives near Princeton, N.J., and is a senior procurement leader, trying to apply Quaker principles to his everyday work. Although not a Friend, Anthony is actively engaged with the Friends community through the Quakers and Business Group.Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Inspiration in a family history of being “useful” and “worthy.”
Jeremy Evans is a junior at Haverford College. A 2014 alum of Westtown School, he attends Westtown Meeting when home in nearby Glen Mills, Pa. He considers himself a student, f/Friend, athlete, musician, listener, thinker, debater, nature lover, traveler, and entrepreneur, striving imperfectly to alleviate suffering, bring joy, and create sustained peace.Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous