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The Work of QUNO in New York

Since President George W. Bush’s challenge to the United Nations on September 12, 2002, a day after the first anniversary […]

Jack T. Patterson and Lori Heninger, members of Morningside Meeting in New York, have served as Quaker representatives to the United Nations since 1998. Before then, Jack served on the staff of American Friends Service Committee since 1969. Immediately prior to assuming his current position, he served as Co-Director of the Conflict Resolution Program of AFSC's New York Metropolitan Regional Office, where he headed the Expatriate Dialogues Program. Among his publications is The Power of Truth: A Retrospective Appraisal of the Quaker Study "Speak Truth to Power." Lori's work at the UN focuses on the relationship between inter-national economic systems and conflict, children in armed conflict, and global governance. Prior to this, Lori worked for the Center for Urban Community Services, a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization specializing in providing housing for the homeless and formerly homeless who have special needs. Lori is a graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work and is currently completing her doctorate in social welfare.

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The Responsibility to Protect: Quakers and Genocide

As I sit writing this article, I hold in my hand a full‐page ad placed by the Save Darfur Coalition […]

Jack T. Patterson, a member of Shrewsbury (N.J.) Meeting, formerly served as a Quaker representative to the United Nations in New York, and now sells antique rural Irish furniture. This article grew out of his work as a consultant to AFSC on Friends response to genocide.

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Student Voices 2016: Thanks

Thank you to all of the participants of the 3rd Annual Student Voices Project!

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Quaker House at the United Nations

Imagine you are in the living room of your home. Now imagine the same scene, except that in addition to […]

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A Look Back at the FWCC Peace Conference

Love is the only way. It is an eternal reminder to a generation depending on nuclear and atomic energy, a […]

Robert L. Wixom is a member of Columbus (Mo.) Meeting. George Rubin, Friends Journal News Editor, and the FWCC-Americas office contributed to the "Since the Conference" section.

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