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Peacebuilding En Las Americas: History, Future Plans, & Needed Support

Peacebuilding en las Americas: History, Future Plans, & Needed Support

Peacebuilding en las Américas’ (PLA), a Working Group with Friends Peace Teams (FPT), provides accompaniment, project financing, Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) training, and skill-building to communities and organizations in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Colombia--- places where the violent legacies of civil war and systemic violence perpetuate social inequality…

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6 SEYM Friends Attend FCNL Annual Meeting, Lobby Congress

6 SEYM Friends Attend FCNL Annual Meeting, Lobby Congress

It is with gratitude to Friends of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, that we submit this report. When we gather with Friends from around the country at the FCNL Annual Meeting and renew our commitment to work and witness for the world we seek, you are with us in heart and spirit.…

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Right Relationship With Native American Peoples

Right Relationship with Native American Peoples

On Friday evening at Half Yearly Meeting, we participated in a remembrance of the Native Americans whose land our settler ancestors confiscated by inflicting death and misery in their conquest of the American continent. In a powerful ceremonial reading, we stood on blankets spread across the floor, representing the land.…

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Bringing AVP & HIPP To A Juvenile Detention Facility

Bringing AVP & HIPP to a Juvenile Detention Facility

Nancy Obyrne, Kelly Watts, and I (Kathy Hersh, Miami MM) have been giving HIPP (Help Increase the Peace Project) and AVP (Alternatives to Violence) workshops periodically during the past 12 months at the St. John's Academy boys detention center in St. Augustine, Florida. Nancy had a connection to St. John's…

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