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Why Talk about Conscientious Objection with Youth?

Conscience must be developed and nurtured.

Curt Torell is an educator, counselor, and organizational development consultant, with a MDiv and a PhD in psychoeducational processes. He is a Quaker House board member and the treasurer for almost ten years. His conscientious objection started while attending seminary.


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Quaker Works April 2017

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations. Categories include Advocacy; Consultation, Support, and Resources; Development; Education; Environmental [鈥

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A Civil War Story

鈥淗ello, my name is Kendra, and I was given your name as someone who is a member of the Quaker [鈥

Dyckman Vermilye attends Clearlight Worship Group, under the care of Santa Fe (N.Mex.) Meeting.


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A Movement of Conscience in New York Yearly Meeting

Conscience is an inward knowledge of right and wrong, along with a compulsion to do what is right. It requires [鈥

Karen A. Reixach, a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting, is co-clerk of New York Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Committee on Conscientious Objection to War. She edited this article, which was compiled by the committee.


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All Friends鈥 Conference of 1920

Before the 1937 Friends World Conference, Friends from throughout the world and across the various branches of the Religious Society [鈥

Elizabeth Cazden is a member of Concord (N.H.) Meeting. Her Quaker history research includes Friends in Cuba, independent liberal meetings, and Quaker slave-owners in Rhode Island; see http://鈥媤ww鈥.betsycazden鈥.com.


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American Friends Service Committee after 90 Years

We seek to know where the Spirit is calling us to be in a particular place and time. 鈥擰uaker aphorism [鈥

Francine Cheeks, a member of Newton Meeting in Camden, N.J., is director of local affairs in the External Affairs Unit of AFSC.


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Julien Davies Cornell: Gentle Quaker, Determined Litigator

In December 1994, the New York Times published an obituary titled 鈥淛ulien Cornell, 83, The Defense Lawyer in Ezra Pound [鈥

Charles F. Howlett is assistant professor of graduate education at Malloy College on Long Island, N.Y. He is the editor of the book The American Peace Movement, 1890鈥2000: The Emergence of a New Scholarly Discipline.


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鈥漌alking the Walk: Greg Woods

In December 1999, 14-year-old Greg Woods attended the 鈥淗igh School Quake,鈥 a gathering of Illinois Yearly Meeting youth. Along with [鈥

Breeze Richardson, a young adult Friend, is a member and currently clerk of 57th Street Meeting in Chicago, Ill. She is a public radio producer. Project Lakota is under the care of St. Louis (Mo.) Meeting; for more information, go online to http://鈥媔ym鈥.quaker鈥.org/鈥媝鈥媟鈥媜鈥媕鈥媏鈥媍鈥媡鈥媗鈥媋鈥媖鈥媜鈥媡鈥媋鈥/鈥媔鈥媙鈥媎鈥媏鈥媥鈥.鈥媓鈥媡ml. Greg Woods participated in The Quake that Rocked the Midwest, a multimedia presentation that appears on the Friends Journal website at https://鈥媤ww鈥.friendsjournal鈥.org/鈥媞鈥媢鈥媋鈥媖鈥媏鈥/鈥媔鈥媙鈥媎鈥媏鈥媥鈥.鈥媓鈥媡ml.


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Questions to Ask Military Recruiters and Yourself

Have you, a friend, or a family member ever wondered if the military was the best option for a job [鈥

Don Lathrop is a longtime attender of Old Chatham (N.Y.) Meeting.


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