Colombian Peace Accords & Peacebuilding En Las Americas

Colombian Peace Accords & Peacebuilding En Las Americas

Cece Yocum (Tampa), currently serving as clerk of Peacebuilding En Las Americas and our SEYM Representative on Friends Peace Teams, sends us news that the Colombian Peace Accords are opening many new needs and opportunities for their peace-building and reconciliation work. While the signing of the Peace Accords ends the…

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Miami Friends Join FCNL’s Advocacy Team Network

Miami Friends Join FCNL’s Advocacy Team Network

This summer Miami Monthly Meeting has been focused on FCNL and its work in two key areas: climate change/sea level rise and mass incarceration/sentencing reform. In June, we had a visit from Emily Wirzba of FCNL, who gave us a workshop on climate change. Two Miami area Republican Congresspersons, Ileana…

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SEYM Friends Lead Workshops At Koinonia Peacebuilders Camp

SEYM Friends Lead Workshops at Koinonia Peacebuilders Camp

Al Geiger and Willie Hager, two Jacksonville Friends, spoke to 13- and 14-year olds attending the PeaceBuilders Camp at Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia on July 28. The days’ events centered around Article 18 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the Right to Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion. Al…

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Countering Islamophobia, Building Bridges

Countering Islamophobia, Building Bridges

Palm Beach Meeting recently had two wonderful opportunities to build bridges of friendship and understanding with local Muslim and interfaith communities, as well as to address the concern for Islamophophobia in this country. The first event was held on June 2nd, when the Meeting opened its doors to the public…

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We work with…

  • Pro-Nica – Quakers in solidarity with Nicaraguans.
  • Circus McGurkis – ‘The Peoples’ Fair,’  a festival of organizations, vendors, music & art celebrating peace education. A project of St. Petersburg Friends Meeting.

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