Quantcast

Tag Archives | governance

William Penn House pre-renovation. 漏 Matthew Martyr/FCNL Education Fund.

News, December 2019

News of Friends.

Posted in: News, Quaker Kids
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
DY6kD60VwAUebuF

2018 Quakers in Politics Web Panel

The upcoming U.S. Congressional mid鈥恡erm elections already have at least seven Quaker candidates for office. How does their Quaker faith [鈥

Posted in: Blogs, Unfeatured
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
A-Lenape

A Lenape among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman

By Dawn G. Marsh. University of Nebraska Press, 2014. 240 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $17.95/paperback or eBook. William Penn鈥檚 Peaceable Kingdom is a [鈥

Neal Burdick is retired as senior writer/editor at St. Lawrence University, where he continues to teach advanced writing. Also a freelance writer and editor, he lives in Canton, N.Y., where he is a member of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y., an allowed meeting under the care of Ottawa Meeting in Ontario, Canada.

Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
fwcc

News March 2016

News of Friends, including a Quaker art exhibit in Montana and the FWCC World Plenary in Peru.

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
biz

A Call for Courage in the Boardroom

Friends in Business.

Jane Mack is chief executive officer of Friends Services for the Aging. She has a master鈥檚 in organizational development and leadership and is a member of the Standards for Excellence Committee for the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Jane is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.

Posted in: Friends in Business, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
Beyond_the_Burning_Bus__The_Civil_Rights_Revolution_in_a_Southern_Town__Phil_Noble__Nan_Woodruff__William_McClain__9781603060103__Amazon_com__Books

Beyond the Burning Bus: The Civil Rights Revolution in a Southern Town

By Phil Noble. NewSouth Books, 2013. 169 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. In the April 16, 1963 鈥淟etter from Birmingham Jail鈥 Martin [鈥

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

Viewpoint: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Responds

A response to John Coleman鈥檚 鈥淲hen Quaker Process Fails鈥

Arthur M. Larrabee is the General Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Forum
Continue ReadingComments { 3 }
Money

When Quaker Process Fails

A look at the ways Quaker institutions have avoided accountability and expertise.

John M. Coleman is an expert on business ethics and institutional governance. 聽He currently serves as chief operating officer of NCI Consulting LLC, and teaches a seminar on corporate governance at Rutgers University. He serves, or has served, in leadership positions on the boards of directors of four Fortune 500 public companies as well as those of many Quaker organizations. He was previously the Senior Vice President 鈥 Law and Public Affairs of Campbell Soup Company and a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He is a member of Moorestown (N.J.) Meeting.

Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
Continue ReadingComments { 17 }