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Peace Teams for the U.S.

Author(s):
Talley Kenyon
Issue:
On Puzzles (April 2019)
Department:
Letters

Dear Editor: The articles in Jan/Feb 2019 issue, “On Weapons,” speak my mind and enrich my thinking, each in its own way. In particular, after reading Timothy Jarvis’s call for finding a way to work on moving our local police forces back to a “Serve and Protect” mindset and then Val Liveoak’s history of Friends Peace Teams, I found myself wondering if it is time for bringing the work of the Peace Teams to the United States. Perhaps this could provide a framework for Friends who are called to change the relationship between police and communities across this country.

– Talley Kenyon, Palo Alto Meeting (PYM)

Police oversight Restorative Justice Friends Peace Teams

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