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Re-connecting With The Coalition For Immokalee Workers

Re-connecting with the Coalition for Immokalee Workers

SEYM has a long history of supporting the work of the Coalition of Immokalee Farm Workers, going back decades; and now Friends in SEYM are re-connecting with CIW and it’s Fair Food Campaign. For a few years, our SEYM Youth were active with the Alliance for Fair Food; they had…

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Circus McGurkis 2018, Ride The Peace Wave

Circus McGurkis 2018, Ride the Peace Wave

Circus McGurkis, the People’s Fair, 2018 was themed “Ride the Peace Wave.” Instead of being held at a city park or private wooded church campus, the site of this year’s Circus McGurkis was the large, beautifully landscaped inner courtyard at Gibbs High School, the arts magnet school and former African…

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Sarasota Meeting Action Updates

Sarasota Meeting Action Updates

The recent Peace & Social Concerns news from Sarasota Meeting addresses two concerns Friends share---the militarization of the police, and plastic pollution of our oceans---and highlights how two young adults are making a difference. Kate Thurston, a student at New College and member of FCNL's Advocacy Corps for 2018-2019, spoke…

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Workshop On Sanctuary & Immigration

Workshop On Sanctuary & Immigration

A community workshop on sanctuary and immigration, held Sep. 29th at Miami Friends Meeting, was “very successful,” writes Kathy Hersh of Miami Meeting. The day-long workshop, titled “Building Support and Relationships With Immigrant Communities…,” was held to examine immigration and sanctuary issues, and find out what support Friends can give…

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