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James Bradley, Grade 9, Westtown School in West Chester, Pa., member of West Chester MeetingPosted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
Letters from our readers.
What barriers prevent a racially diverse Religious Society of Friends in the United States?
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)
How to move beyond denial and defensiveness when talking about race.
Since 2014 through Undoing Racism Group, an unofficial group of Friends seeking to co-create Beloved Community, Viv Hawkins has learned much about racism; she has much yet to learn and do. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, she embraces a ministry to foster faithfulness and Lola Georg, her life partner.Posted in: Online Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
The diversity within Quakerism and Christianity can reveal additional windows into the Divine.
Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, a steering committee member of the Quaker Palestine Israel Network, and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Peace and Social Concerns Committee. She serves as director of social action at a Catholic School in Bethesda and is a Sacred Heart Associate.Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
Friends Committee on National Legislation at 75
Bridget Moix is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and serves as the clerk of FCNL’s General Committee. She has worked for more than two decades on international peace and conflict issues with a focus on U.S. foreign policy.Posted in: Features, September 2018
A silent podcast goes viral and points to ways to share Quakerism.
Jessica Hubbard-Bailey is the host and executive producer of Young Quaker Podcast and a member of her local meeting in the United Kingdom.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Leaving behind the things that feel safe and comfortable.
Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building: that is, to the work of creating a home for Friends, a community rich with nourishing opportunities, so that each of us can then minister in the world, fully fed. She is an associate of Good News Associates, a nonprofit organization that supports non-institutional ministries.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
What’s the Quaker message for today? How do we communicate it and how do we share it? What are some […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
What does it mean to be prophetic in a time of political division?
Diane Randall is the executive secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. A lifelong advocate for peace and social justice, Diane is a fierce proponent for citizen engagement that advances policies and practices to create a better society for all.Posted in: Features, February 2018
6th Annual Student Voices Project