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IAR Task Force members at their August 2018 meeting at Red Cedar Meeting in East Lansing, Mich. Justin Connor (top row center); Sharon Lane-Getaz (lower right).

An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force

Looking at Friends General Conference’s work of racial self‐examination.

Sharon Lane-Getaz attends Cannon Valley Meeting in Northfield, Minn., where she teaches at a local college; she and her wife are newly "empty nesting" as their daughter has started college. Justin Connor is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.); he is an attorney living in Washington with his family. Sharon and Justin are the co-clerks of FGC's Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force. The interview was conducted by Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley.


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6th Annual Student Voices Project

2018–2019 Theme: Friendly Competition? Now accepting submissions! Deadline is Feb 11, 2019.


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News, June/July 2018

Kellum to begin as FUM General Secretary; Marshall retires as Earlham School of Religion Dean 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign […]


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Alan Scott Robinson

Robinson—Alan Scott Robinson, 67, on February 7, 2018, at Solace Hospice Care in Asheville, N.C., with his husband, David Russell […]


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Papaw

FJ Poetry: “I remember him as a child remembers: / he was my Papaw…”

Carol Wills lives in Durham, N.C.


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A Young Friends Bookshelf

This month’s reviews feature books for younger Friends.


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Hegemony How‐To: A Road Map for Radicals; Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual

Hegemony How‐To: A Road Map for Radicals. By Jonathan Matthew Smucker. AK Press, 2017. 280 pages. $16.95/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Against Doom: A […]

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the manager of academic initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets and a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.


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Student Voices 2017–18

The fifth annual Student Voices Project is underway! This year’s theme is Testimony Stories, and the deadline is February 12, […]


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Charlottesville Friends in worship at Justice Park. Photo by David Lewis.

Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.


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Forum, August 2017

Letters from our readers.


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