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Q&A: Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform

An interview with Friends involved with group working toward justice reform.

The Q&A with MAJR was conducted by Friends Journal associate editor Gail Whiffen Coyle.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Q&A
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Friends New Underground Railroad

This is an extended version of a Q&A that appeared in the September 2014 issue.

A condensed version of this interview appeared in the September 2014 issue of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Q&A, September 2014
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Changes in Worldwide Friends Since 2007

An interview with FWCC’s Robin Mohr

Robin Mohr is executive secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation-Section of the Americas, located online at fwccamericas.org. Their website VoicesofFriends.org has resources for both new seekers and long-time Friends.

Posted in: May 2013: Focus on the Arts, Q&A
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Q&A: Rabbi Michael Lerner

Rabbi Michael Lerner is editor of Tikkun magazine, rabbi of Beyt Tikkun synagogue in San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif., and […]

Rabbi Lerner welcomes personal contact from those interested in getting involved with the Network of Spiritual Progressives at [email protected]

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Q&A
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Q&A: Peggy Brick

In the 1970s, the sexual revolution was challenging traditional sexual values and I was invited to develop full‐year psychology and […]

Peggy Brick, M.Ed., has been a sexuality educator for over 40 years, first as high school teacher, then as director of education at a Planned Parenthood in Bergen County, N.J., and now as an educational consultant specializing in sexuality across the lifespan. She teaches a course at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, is the founder and past-president of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener University (www.sexualityandaging.com) and the co-author of numerous articles and teaching manuals including Positive Images: Teaching about Abstinence, Contraception and Sexual Health; Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power and Consent in Adult-Teen and Other Relationships; and Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter: 30 Sex Ed Lessons for Adults Only.

Posted in: March 2013: Sexuality, Q&A
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Thomas Hamm on Division in Indiana

To someone who is not familiar with the controversy in Indiana Yearly Meeting, what would be your synopsis of the […]

Thomas Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College. A lifelong member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Indiana, he has served as recording clerk and a member of the executive committee of Indiana Yearly Meeting, and was co-clerk of the Reconfiguration Task Force of Indiana Yearly Meeting.

He has written or edited a number of works on Quaker history, most recently Quaker Writings, 1650-1920, published by Penguin Classics in 2011.

Posted in: February 2013, Q&A
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School buildings in Detroit, Mich. (left) and Silver Spring, Md. <br>Photo left via Rich Gibson, www.substancenews.net.

Patience Schenck on Privilege

Q&A with the author of Living Our Testimony on Equality: “Somebody who is committed to these issues can still be […]

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