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Friends Housing Cooperative was founded in 1952 and continues to provide affordable interracial housing. Photo 漏 AFSC Archives.

Continuing a Quaker Affordable Housing Legacy

Friends past and present working on housing access in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Eric Malm is a professor of economics and business management at Cabrini University in Radnor, Pa., a member Norristown (Pa.) Meeting, and a member of Abington Quarter鈥檚 Home and Care Committee. More information about the meeting鈥檚 housing project can be found at norristownfriends.org.

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Evergreen Worship Group circa 2006. Photo courtesy of the author.

Releasing One Another for Faithfulness

Exploring a vision for faithful communities.

Marcelle Martin, a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting, is the author of Our Life is Love: the Quaker Spiritual Journey. She leads workshops at retreat centers and Quaker meetings. Currently she is the core teacher for the Nurturing Worship, Faith & Faithfulness program at the Woolman Hill Quaker retreat center in Deerfield, Mass. Visit her website at awholeheart.com.

Posted in: Quaker Lifestyles
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Mary Katherine McKinney Miller

Miller鈥擬ary Katherine McKinney Miller, 69, on April 17, 2016, of pancreatic cancer, under hospice care at home in Philadelphia, Pa. [鈥

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Consensus Decision Making in Eusocial Organisms

Learning disruption and resilience from ants and bees.

Barbara Dale graduated from Earlham College in Indiana with a major in biology in 2015. She participated in Quaker Voluntary Service in Philadelphia, Pa., from 2015 to 2016, and currently works in development for a Quaker values-based affordable housing organization. She lives cooperatively with seven humans in West Philadelphia.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Amachi: Faith鈥怋ased Mentoring to Children of Prisoners

Amachi is a national initiative to provide caring, committed mentors to the children of prisoners.

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