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Confronting the Challenge of Drugs

How can we respond to the catastrophes brought on by the war on drugs?

Eric E. Sterling is executive director of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in Silver Spring, Md. He is co-clerk of the Ministry and Worship Committee of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and a graduate of Haverford College.

Posted in: Drugs, Features
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Unite the Right 2 counter-demonstrators at Freedom Plaza on E at 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C., on August 12. 2018. © Elvert Barnes / flickr.com

Holding Unite the Right to the Light

Holding a public meeting for worship in a maelstrom of political anger.

Debby Churchman is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and served as its administrative secretary at the time of this event.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Jonathan-Kornegay

Stewardship Brought to the Streets of Our Capital

I’ve been surrounded by Quakerism since I was about three years old. From preschool through fifth grade, I attended Goshen […]

Jonathan Kornegay, Grade 9, Westtown School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Charlottesville Friends in worship at Justice Park. Photo by David Lewis.

Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
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Acadia-Pesner

Even if you do not agree with many women, please respect our ideals

Student Voices: “Feminism is as a matter of principle. You will learn that respecting women is the right thing to […]

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Walking Cheerfully Over the World

Changing Friends school policies and learning from the leadership of children.

Jen Cort is a member and trustee at Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and a consultant for Quaker organizations and schools including Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Young Friends programs, Friends Council on Education, Friends Meeting School, Greene Street Friends, Sandy Spring Friends, Sidwell Friends, and William Penn Charter.

Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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Forum January 2014

Viewpoint The Peace Testimony and the Enduring Light of Christ When George Fox was sent to turn people from darkness […]

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