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Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community

By Dr. Amanda Kemp. Joy Will Come Press, 2016. 46 pages. $20/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Turn a corner these days, and you [鈥

Greg Williams is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. (New England Yearly Meeting). Greg is working around in-reach and outreach relating to racial justice concerns. He recently received a Legacy Grant from NEYM to address this concern.

Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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On a Mission to Heal the Planet

Risking esteem and friendship to speak truth through Friends ministry interviewed by Shirley Dodson Amanda, what motivated you to apply [鈥

Amanda Kemp, a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting, is the founder of Theatre for Transformation, a company that has reached over 7,000 people since its launch in 2007, and the author of a forthcoming book, The Ancestors are Calling: Your Guide to Forgiveness and Creating a Life of Purpose. Shirley Dodson, a member of the Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa., is director of communications at Pendle Hill.

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Quaker Works April 2018

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy [鈥

Posted in: Healing, Quaker Works
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Quaker Works October 2017

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy [鈥

Posted in: Conscience, Quaker Works
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News, October 2016

News from Friends.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, News
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Trenton Friends meetinghouse and burial ground in March 2011.

The Challenge of Celebrating Historical Wars

What does a Friends meeting do when their hometown celebrates war?

Sharon Ann Holt began attending Trenton (N.J.) Meeting upon moving to the city in 2012, having absorbed some Quaker spirit in her three years as director of the Sandy Spring Museum in Maryland. She teaches history and public history at Penn State Abington and enjoys using her professional abilities to serve the meeting.

Posted in: June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Life in the Meeting
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