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Report on LGBTQi Friends in Uganda

Dec. 9, 2023

Presentation by Hellen Lunkuse Tanyinga of Bulungi Tree Shade Friends Meeting In Jinja, Uganda.

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Update on Controversy with Friend in New Jersy

Dec. 9, 2023

A robust and friendly dialogue with an Orthodox rabbi from Montclair.

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Quaker Pacifist Interviewed on NPR

Dec. 9, 2023

Interview of Quaker Palestinian professor at Swarthmore College.

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Grant to Study Christian Mysticism

Dec. 9, 2023

Funds to encourage both experiential and scholarly exploration.

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Video on Quaker Indigenous Boarding Schools

Dec. 9, 2023

Paula Palmer discusses Friends’ role in the traumas inflicted on indigenous peoples in North America

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Seeking the Divine in Costa Rica

Dec. 1, 2023

Francisco Burgos will lead a pilgrimage to Monteverde, Costa Rica, May 15-22, 2024.

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Pacific Yearly Meeting Seeks IT Administrator

Dec. 1, 2023

This is a contract position offering $60/hour for up to 6 hours/month.

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Notes from “Which Way Worship?”

Dec. 1, 2023

Forty Friends met online to consider ways that hybrid worship has impacted their Quaker communities.

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Next Gen Politics Meets Compassionate Listening

Dec. 1, 2023

Next Gen podcasters interview Joel Berman from the Compassionate Listening Project .

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Quakers, the U.N., and Gaza

Nov. 24, 2023

QUNO staff in New York are focused on the UN response to the unfolding emergency in Gaza.

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Love & Truth and Israel/Palestine

Nov. 24, 2023

A single word surfaced – LOVE – along with a rush of tender warmth.

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Two New Videos from Right Sharing

Nov. 24, 2023

Marian Beane on the burdens of materialism and a portrait of a women's collective in Sierra Leone.

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Sierra-Cascades Grant to Indigenous Alaskans

Nov. 17, 2023

The Kake Regional Cultural Healing Center will receive $75,000 from Sierra-Cascades Yearly Meeting.

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People Power Peace

Nov. 17, 2023

A history of successful nonviolent actions, told by a member of the Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service.

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Speaker of Quaker Nonviolence Threatened

Nov. 17, 2023

My talk about nonviolent responses in Israel/Palestine, some audience members called hate speech.

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Reconciliation in Northern Washington

Nov. 10, 2023

Award-winning documentary, free online, shows people from different worlds creating friendships.

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Join Reparations from Friends to Indigenous Alaskans

Nov. 3, 2023

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International Quakers and Climate Chaos

Sept. 8, 2023

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Why so few African American Friends?

Sept. 8, 2023

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Truth and Healing for Indian Boarding Schools

Sept. 8, 2023

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Celebrate Quaker Earthcare Witness

Sept. 8, 2023

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World Quaker Day 2023

Sept. 8, 2023

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Leave Nothing Behind

Sept. 8, 2023

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Nonviolent Peaceforce in Ukraine

Sept. 8, 2023

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Friendly Planning for Refugee Shelter

Sept. 1, 2023

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Reports on Quaker-Led Work in Central Africa

Sept. 1, 2023

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Inquiry - Poetry from Fernwood Press

Sept. 1, 2023

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Las Amigas Photos from Honduras

Sept. 1, 2023

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The March on Washington - Unveiled

Aug. 25, 2023

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Babylon - from Fernwood Press

Aug. 25, 2023

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New Study of Native American Boarding School History

Aug. 25, 2023

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Parker Palmer Online on Democracy

Aug. 25, 2023

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San Francisco Friends on Nuclear Weapons

Aug. 25, 2023

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Quaker Earthcare Witness - New Communications Coordinator

Aug. 25, 2023

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Welcome Families and Youth

Aug. 25, 2023

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Peace Libraries Nutrition Project

Aug. 18, 2023

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When did you last change your mind?

Aug. 18, 2023

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Young Advocates to Work to Interrupt Violence

Aug. 18, 2023

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Indigenous Boarding Schools and Multigenerational Trauma

Aug. 18, 2023

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A Friends Event for Diaspora Communities

Aug. 18, 2023

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Healing Justice Work in California

Aug. 18, 2023

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Highs and Lows at John Woolman School

Aug. 11, 2023

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Right Sharing in Kenya and Sierra Leone

Aug. 11, 2023

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More on John Greenleaf Whittier

Aug. 11, 2023

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Annual Pendle Hill Lecture - Soon

Aug. 11, 2023

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Pix from Annual Sessions 2023

Aug. 11, 2023

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An Inside Perspective on Afghanistan

Aug. 11, 2023

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Debate on Sustainable Human Population

Aug. 5, 2023

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Quaker Call To Action for 2024

Aug. 5, 2023

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Urban Design for Racial Justice

Aug. 5, 2023

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A Quaker Apology to Native Americans

Aug. 5, 2023

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Three Steps of Retrospective Justice

Aug. 5, 2023

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Report from African Great Lakes Region

Aug. 5, 2023

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Ongoing Work to Restrict War Powers

July 28, 2023

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Canoe Journey to Muckleshoot

July 28, 2023

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Quaker Social on Mastodon

July 28, 2023

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A “Western” Pendle Hill Scholar

July 28, 2023

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Resident Couple Wanted in Honolulu

July 28, 2023

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Livermore Labs, and Dan Ellsberg

July 28, 2023

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New Administrative Coordinator at QVS

July 21, 2023

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Antiracist in Name Only

July 21, 2023

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“Clouds,” a Parable

July 21, 2023

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Beyond Permaculture

July 21, 2023

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An Invitation to AFSC Supporters

July 21, 2023

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False Certainty and True Repentance

July 21, 2023

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Strengthening Family Planning Programs

July 14, 2023

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George Fox’s 400th Birthday

July 14, 2023

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Job Opening: General Secretary

July 14, 2023

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Jobs at Pendle Hill

July 14, 2023

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Help LGBTQ Youth in Uganda

July 14, 2023

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Quakers Uprooting Racism Program

July 14, 2023

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North Star for Community Safety

July 7, 2023

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Stop Cluster Munitions to Ukraine!

July 7, 2023

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What color is divine light?

July 7, 2023

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New Justice and Peace Secretary

July 7, 2023

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Asheville Friends Support for Indigenous Peoples

July 7, 2023

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Faith-Based Advocacy

July 7, 2023

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A Quaker Reaction to Ruling on Affirmative Action

June 30, 2023

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Militarism in the Asia Pacific

June 30, 2023

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New Climate Publication from QUNO

June 30, 2023

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Welcoming Children, Families, and Youth

June 23, 2023

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William Penn and Unfriending the Enemies of God

June 23, 2023

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Violence-Interrupter Programs

June 23, 2023

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The Wellspring of Quaker Life

June 23, 2023

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Children’s Peace Libraries

June 23, 2023

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FCNL at 80: Past, Present, and Future

June 16, 2023

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New Staffer at Quaker Earthcare Witness

June 16, 2023

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Quaker NOATS June 2023

June 16, 2023

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Celebrate Juneteenth with Bayard Rustin

June 16, 2023

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Compassionate Listening in Israel and Palestine

June 16, 2023

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Quakers and Legal Chattel Slavery

June 16, 2023

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Reimagining Independence Day

June 16, 2023

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Reparations for Justice, Art for Freedom

June 9, 2023

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Quaker-Created Wildlife Habitat

June 9, 2023

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Benefit Concert for Friends in Pacific Northwest

June 9, 2023

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Slow, Slow, Very Small Progress in Congo

June 9, 2023

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Healing and Rebuilding in Burundi

June 9, 2023

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More Videos from Right Sharing

June 9, 2023

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Registration Deadlines for Annual Sessions

June 2, 2023

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Changes – Quaker Voluntary Service

June 2, 2023

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Indigenous Peoples’ Stories of Quakers

June 2, 2023

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Native Boarding Schools – Podcast Series

June 2, 2023

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The United States, Russia, and China

June 2, 2023

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Fair Funding for Climate Damage

June 2, 2023

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First Episode of “Thee Quaker Podcast”

June 2, 2023

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Faithfulness Groups for Earthcare

May 26, 2023

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Update on Congo Mudslides

May 26, 2023

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Quaker Institute for the Future 2023

May 26, 2023

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Bolivian Quaker Education Fund

May 26, 2023

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Guatemala Friends Spring Update

May 26, 2023

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Quakers, Colonization, and Decolonization

May 19, 2023

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Thanks to Albuquerque Meeting

May 19, 2023

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A Dry Hate

May 19, 2023

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Bring the Mothers Home

May 19, 2023

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Earthcare Worship-Sharing

May 19, 2023

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Post-capitalist, post-racialized, eco-harmony

May 19, 2023

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Friends and the Debt Ceiling

May 19, 2023

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Friends of the Americas - Spring 2023

May 19, 2023

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Three New Videos from Right Sharing

May 11, 2023

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Storytelling from the Front Lines

May 11, 2023

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California Dreamin’ with George Fox

May 11, 2023

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Faith Investors & the ESG Backlash

May 11, 2023

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Right Relationship with Native Peoples - Online

May 11, 2023

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Quaker NOATS May 2023

May 5, 2023

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Map of World Militarism 2023

May 5, 2023

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Integrous Testifying: Body, Mind, & Spirit

May 5, 2023

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A Testament to What’s Been All Along

May 5, 2023

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Progresa English Tutoring in Guatemala

May 5, 2023

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Youth Leaders for Healing Justice

May 5, 2023

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Holistic Earthcare in the Blue Ridge

May 5, 2023

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Spring Lobby Weekend 2023

April 28, 2023

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Online Videos for Quaker Scholars

April 28, 2023

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Missoula Meetinghouse - 30 Years!

April 28, 2023

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Land-Back Video Ends Soon

April 28, 2023

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Support for Digital Libraries

April 28, 2023

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Young Friends Community of Practice

April 28, 2023

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No Faith in Fossil Fuels

April 21, 2023

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Ubuntu – The Call to Cherish Creation

April 21, 2023

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What Life is Really Like in Ukraine Now

April 21, 2023

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Recordings from Annual Corporation Meeting of AFSC

April 21, 2023

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Justice Indigenous Women

April 21, 2023

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Seeking – Quaker Census Data Researcher

April 21, 2023

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Deconstructing the Master’s Tools

April 14, 2023

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Reparations for Indigenous and African Americans

April 14, 2023

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Nonsense about Reconciliation

April 14, 2023

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Justin Jones and Joan Baez

April 14, 2023

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Interrupting Gun Violence for Peaceful Communities

April 14, 2023

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Early Registration Ends April 16

April 14, 2023

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Coming Attractions – Friends World Committee for Consultation

April 14, 2023

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A Meaningful Shared Experience

April 14, 2023

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Discussion of Modern Quaker Writings

April 7, 2023

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Film Screening – Doctrine of Discovery

April 7, 2023

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Work Remotely for Quakers in Australia

April 7, 2023

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Peace-building in Latin America and the Caribbean

April 7, 2023

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Quaker Accountability for Indigenous Boarding Schools

April 7, 2023

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Spirituality and Hybrid Worship

April 1, 2023

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Tribute to Black Quaker Paul Robeson

April 1, 2023

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Quaker Contributions to U.N. Climate Science Report

April 1, 2023

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News of all the Stuff 2023-04

April 1, 2023

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Forgiveness – Freed to Love

April 1, 2023

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Two, Actually

April 1, 2023

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Death Penalty for LGTBQ in Uganda

April 1, 2023

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Quaker Earthcare Witness is Hiring

April 1, 2023

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The Life Cycle of Quaker Meetings

March 28, 2023

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Peace Vigil in Idaho

March 24, 2023

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Friends General Conference Early Registration

March 24, 2023

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Art and Activism

March 24, 2023

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Quaker Oaks Farm – Spring 2023

March 24, 2023

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Progress to Limit Military Authorization

March 24, 2023

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“Quaker” Retirement Communities

March 17, 2023

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Earthcare Worship Sharing

March 17, 2023

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Calling All Friends in the Southwest

March 17, 2023

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Israel Palestine Journey

March 17, 2023

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Quaker Values and Spiritual Accompaniment

March 17, 2023

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Harold Chance (Not Change)

March 17, 2023

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Black Quaker Film Festival - Benjamin Banaker

March 10, 2023

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Stop the Madness of War

March 10, 2023

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Quaker News of All Stuff (Quaker NOATS)

March 10, 2023

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Quaker Center Seeks Office Manager

March 10, 2023

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Development Kills

March 10, 2023

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A Quaker Ecology

March 10, 2023

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PBS Premier of Quaker-Produced Film

March 10, 2023

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A Fun Timeline of Friendly Publishing

March 3, 2023

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¡Berta Cáceres, Presente!

March 3, 2023

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Civilian Protection for Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Plant

March 3, 2023

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Teach-In – Biden’s Budget Proposal

March 3, 2023

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Abortion and Reproductive Health

March 3, 2023

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Woodbrooke Center to Move Online

March 3, 2023

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Spring Lobby Weekend in D.C.

Feb. 24, 2023

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Minute on War in Ukraine

Feb. 24, 2023

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New Quaker Audiobook

Feb. 24, 2023

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Health and Strength

Feb. 24, 2023

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Unmasking the Doctrine of Discovery

Feb. 24, 2023

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Erratum

Feb. 24, 2023

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Haiku of Friendly Response

Feb. 24, 2023

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Sisters in Freedom

Feb. 24, 2023

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Quaker United Nations Summer School

Feb. 17, 2023

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Just Migration

Feb. 17, 2023

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Sanctuary Within and for Others

Feb. 17, 2023

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Banking on our Future

Feb. 17, 2023

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Stipend Increase for Fellows

Feb. 17, 2023

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Peer Mediation in Rawanda

Feb. 17, 2023

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Touched by God

Feb. 17, 2023

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Creators of Peace

Feb. 17, 2023

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White Privilege Conference 2023

Feb. 17, 2023

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Our Queer Hearts

Feb. 10, 2023

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Quaker Ecology

Feb. 10, 2023

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Traffic Stops – Black and White

Feb. 10, 2023

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Registration Closes Soon for FWCC Americas

Feb. 10, 2023

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Packages Delivered

Feb. 10, 2023

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Child Cobalt Miners

Feb. 3, 2023

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Openings for Young Adult Friends

Feb. 3, 2023

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Emerging Leaders for Liberation 2023

Feb. 3, 2023

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Collect Positive Stories from Africa

Feb. 3, 2023

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Spring Lobby Weekend for Young Adults

Feb. 3, 2023

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The Battered Earth

Feb. 3, 2023

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Friends' Silent Retreat

Jan. 27, 2023

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Correction from Population Working Group

Jan. 27, 2023

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Friends for Technology Evaluation Needed

Jan. 27, 2023

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Friendly Mantra

Jan. 27, 2023

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Positions Open at FCNL

Jan. 27, 2023

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Meaning of “Choice”

Jan. 27, 2023

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Sister Cities with Indigenous Peoples

Jan. 20, 2023

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Quaker Response to War in Ukraine

Jan. 20, 2023

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Deadline Approaching for Young Adult Fellowships

Jan. 20, 2023

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Dispatches from the Population Working Group

Jan. 20, 2023

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Woolman Center Online Book Discussions

Jan. 20, 2023

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Presentation about Friends World Committee for Consultation

Jan. 20, 2023

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Othering and Belonging Explainer

Jan. 20, 2023

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Black Quaker Lives Matter - Film Festival

Jan. 13, 2023

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Thee Quaker Project - A Conversation

Jan. 13, 2023

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Respondent Spark Conversation Continues

Jan. 13, 2023

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Becoming the Quakers the World Needs

Jan. 13, 2023

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Civilian Unarmed Protection of Nuclear Power Plant

Jan. 13, 2023

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The 118th Congress and Quakers

Jan. 13, 2023

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Russian Peacemakers

Jan. 7, 2023

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Life Reflections Workshop

Jan. 6, 2023

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Request for Support in Honduras

Jan. 6, 2023

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Part-time Quaker Job in Seattle

Jan. 6, 2023

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COP 27 Report-Back

Jan. 6, 2023

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Golden Rule in Cuba for New Years

Jan. 6, 2023

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Advance Copy – Barbara Birch on Elizabeth Fry

Jan. 6, 2023

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