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Galen McNemar Hamann in Friends Journal

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Friends Education: Our Light for the World

The experience of a Friends education leads to a teaching career.

Galen McNemar Hamann is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She is director of Friends education at Moses Brown School, where she teaches religion and ethics and serves as a spiritual counselor. She also serves as a multi-faith chaplain in local hospitals.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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Stewardship — Thoughts From a Friend

Although the Kenya–Moses Brown project highlights one way Friends schools in the United States can build relationships with Friends schools […]

Galen McNemar Hamann, a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), is Friends Education Coordinator at Moses Brown School. During her summers she has participated in Verano de los Jovenes with AFSC, volunteered at Monteverde Friends School in Costa Rica, offered workshops on Friends Education for Friends Schools in Bolivia with Bolivian Quaker Education Fund, and traveled to Israel and Palestine on a Peace and Global studies Tour with Earlham College.

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Stewardship — Thoughts From a Friend

Although the Kenya‐Moses Brown project highlights one way Friends schools in the United States can build relationships with Friends schools […]

Galen McNemar Hamann, a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), is Friends Education Coordinator at Moses Brown School. During her summers she has participated in Verano de los Jovenes with AFSC, volunteered at Monteverde Friends School in Costa Rica, offered workshops on Friends Education for Friends Schools in Bolivia with Bolivian Quaker Education Fund, and traveled to Israel and Palestine on a Peace and Global studies Tour with Earlham College.

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Seven Thousand Miles to Find a New Friend

What role can Quaker education play in building bridges of understanding across the world? To answer that question, fourth grade […]

Carolyn Garth, an attender at Westport (Mass.) Meeting, teaches fourth grade at Moses Brown School and serves on the school’s Global Studies Task Force, which has been instrumental in the Kenya partnership. Elizabeth Grumbach also teaches fourth grade at the school and serves as co-clerk of the All- School Diversity Committee. She has self-published a series of children’s travel books. Matt Glendinning, head of Moses Brown School, has previously served at Moorestown Friends and Germantown Friends schools. Moses Brown is a day school in Providence, R.I., that enrolls 785 students.

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Viewpoint and Forum October 2014

Letters from our readers.

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Forum June/July 2014

Beyond death Beyond the threshold of death is life (“Suicide and the Things We Carry” by C. Wess Daniels, FJ […]

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