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I Think I Understand Now

Watching someone’s drug use spiral out of control.

Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: 2020, Drugs, Features
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Counter protestors gather on Guilford’s campus in response to visit from Westboro Baptist Church. Photographs by Khadejeh Nikouyeh/News & Record, © News & Record, All Rights Reserved.

Guilford College responds to Westboro Baptist protest

  When three members of Westboro Baptist Church—a church in Topeka, Kans., known for its harsh anti‐LGBTQ beliefs—came to protest […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Pacific Yearly Meeting joins Friends General Conference

In October, Pacific Yearly Meeting’s request to join Friends General Conference (FGC) was accepted by the FGC Executive Committee. “We […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: Drugs, News
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A Shared Future: Fostering Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality

Edited by Christopher Herbert, Jonathan Spader, Jennifer Molinsky, and Shannon Rieger. Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2018. […]

J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney. She has lived in Houston, Tex., where there is no zoning, and Washington, D.C., where there is lots of zoning, and has yet to be convinced that zoning is a good thing.

Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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William Penn House pre-renovation. © Matthew Martyr/FCNL Education Fund.

News, December 2019

News of Friends.

Posted in: News, Quaker Kids
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

By Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Sara Palacios. Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2019. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]

Eileen Redden is the young Friends book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships with the Lewes (Del.) Worship Group.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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When Spring Comes to the DMZ

By Uk‐Bae Lee, translated by Chungyon Won and Aileen Won. Plough Publishing House, 2019. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages […]

Julia Copeland is the school librarian at Greene Street Friends School in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. She has spent the last three years growing the school library collection to reflect the diversity of the school community and the world we live in.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality

By Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2019. 320 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/paperback (available March 2020); $12.59/eBook. […]

Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting. She lives in Washington, D.C., and has a master’s in fiction from the University of Maryland.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, Pa. Photo by Google Street View.

News, October 2019

News of Friends.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, News
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Authentic Friends

Our introduction to the September Issue.

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