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Talk Less, Do More

Are Friends really addressing issues of poverty in our communities? The answers are disconcerting; they bring up so many more […]

J. Jondhi Harrell is a writer, public speaker, community activist, and organizer. After serving 25 years in federal custody, he founded the Center for Returning Citizens to help formerly incarcerated individuals transition back into the community. He is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa, and co-clerk of the meeting’s Peace and Social Justice Committee.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Mass Incarceration and #BlackLivesMatter

Quakers Connect as a Movement Builds

Madeline Schaefer worked as the Friends relations associate at American Friends Service Committee for two years from 2012 to 2014. She grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Forum, February 2016

Working one‐on‐one for change As a public librarian in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia, I see how much one‐on‐one contact […]

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: February 2016, Forum
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Forum: May 2016

Letters from our readers.

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News December 2015

Interfaith peace conference, Shepard Fairey mural, more.

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Quaker Works October 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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