Keith Runyan is a Quaker change-maker and the new General Secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness. He is a visionary and activist, born and raised in Pacific Yearly Meeting in Northern California. In 2018, he undertook a 12-day hunger strike while traveling in the ministry to bolster awareness and action on the climate crisis and environmental justice. In Episode 28 of our podcast series, Keith shares his vision for Quaker action for earth justice.
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The "chapters" in this podcast:
2:10 On Soul Force and Nonviolence
4:17 Upcoming Work as General Secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness
7:12 On “Weaving"
13:39 Example of Quaker Peace Activist David Hartsough
16:26 Spirit and Action Together
20:48 Being Grounded in Love
24:20 Artificial Intelligence
29:05 Audience Questions
31:22 Finding Unity Beyond Division
34:54 On the Pace of Movements
39:49 On Working Collectively
42:50 Advice for Business Students