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Fourth Annual Student Voices Project
• Reading List for President Trump
• Participants List
Counselor Orientation ’99 by Pete Dybdahl
The Shape We Take by Dyresha Harris
Traversing a State of Truth by John Andrew Gallery
Sweet Ol’ Camp Tunes by Kyle Weinman
A Quaker on a Commune by Hayley Hathaway
A Young Friends Bookshelf
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Bob Welsh lives in Black Mountain, N.C.
The obituary of the subject of Welsh’s poem, Bob Barrus, also appears in the May 2017 issue.
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An introduction to the May 2017 issue on the fourth annual Student Voices Project and Quaker Summers.
Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal. [email protected]
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Letters from our readers remember Henry Cadbury; a meeting with Joyce Ajlouny, shifting racial labels and accountability, a request for resources on aging, more. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 […]
Quakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us ample reason to not want to be in it much. Holy moly. Still, in our own small way, Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) is meeting the world as it is and working toward a better […]
Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).
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This year we asked students to write a letter to the next president of the United States suggesting what they think he should focus on during his first year.
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Student Voices: “We advocate, we organize, we vote, we speak the truth, and when necessary, we protest. We may worship in silence, but we live our values loudly. We want to share with you our hopes and fears for your presidency.”
Student Voices: ” I believe that every voice should be heard, but some are silenced by society. As the next president, you should help to give everyone, rich or poor, a chance to voice their opinions.”
Student Voices: “The America I envision is an America where all people are treated equally. It is an America where no matter how you look or how you identify, you will be accepted. It is an America that is respected and valued as a country.”
Student Voices: ” All that said, I have a few pieces of final advice for you: Be kind. Build bridges, not walls. Rather than tearing others down, build others up. And remember, love always trumps hate.”