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Vanessa Julye leads workshops, and speaks and writes articles on issues regarding racism. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, who travels under a concern for addressing racism in Quakerism with a travel minute from her meeting, Vanessa is Friends General Conference's coordinator for the Ministry on Racism, Youth, and Institutional Assessment.
Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
The top ten best‐selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.
A Friends meeting learns about an invisible racial history right in its own backyard.
More information about the Honoring Those Known Only to God project, including participant stories and advices about how Friends can begin this work in their local meeting or church, can be found at Friendsjournal.org/honoring-project.
Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.
Posted in: September 2016
Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
By Sue Monk Kidd. Viking, 2014. 369 pages. $27.95/hardback; $17/paperback; $12.99/eBook. Buy on FJ Amazon Store The novel The Invention of Wings by Sue […]
Wesley Mason is a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting.
Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
Philadelphia Quakers and the Antislavery Movement: By Brian Temple. McFarland & Company Inc., 2014. 240 pages. $39.95/paperback; $24.99/eBook. Quakers […]
Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and serves on the Friends Journal board of trustees.
Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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A ministry to abolish racism within Quakerism
Vanessa Julye is the nurturing ministries coordinator for Friends General Conference’s Ministry on Racism and Youth Ministries Programs. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and the Haverford College Corporation, Vanessa has published numerous articles and pamphlets and serves as a guest speaker for many Friends meetings. Vanessa meets with Friends of Color throughout the world.
Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen