Tag: peace

Community Replaces Hate Symbols on School Property

Haddonfield, NJ – Haddonfield’s Quakers invited the local community to replace symbols of hate found on their property with symbols of kindness, tolerance, and peace.     Swastikas were spray painted on trees in the historic Quaker graveyard. These hate symbols faced not just the Quaker meetinghouse, but a preschool.  Both the Haddonfield Friends School and the […]

Peace Testimony

“All bloody principles and practices we do utterly deny, with all outward wars, and strife, and fightings with outward weapons, for any end, or under any pretence whatsoever, and this is our testimony to the whole world.” – Declaration to Charles II, 1660

Films from the Gardner Documentary Group

Janet Gardner, a member of Princeton Meeting, has produced and directed a host of socially responsible, humanitarian focused documentary films over several decades which have been of great interest to Friends here and abroad. Examples include: plight of child soldiers; malformed victims of agent orange; abandoned mixed race Vietnam War orphans; North Vietnamese subterranean tunnel communities; […]

Quaker Advocacy: Peace, People, Planet

Saturday, October 17. 1 PM, Eastern Standard Time. Join Dianne Randall, from Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) in Washington DC, and Andrew Lane from the Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) for the fourth session of FWCC’s Quaker Conversations Series. Hosted by the Friends World Committee for Consultation, this session will explore Quaker Advocacy, including when Friends’ prophetic […]

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