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Upcoming Events

August 25th Online Workshop: ‘No Way to Treat a Child’

Co-sponsored by American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the ‘No Way to Treat a Child’ campaign advocates against the mistreatment of Palestinian children in Israeli military detention. One current goal of the campaign is to have 100 meetings take action on this issue in the next year. We will view a 50-minute film, "Imprisoning a Generation," and discuss how individual Friends…

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September 22nd Online Workshop: Building Multigenerational Spiritual Relationships

Join Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS) Alum and Development Coordinator, Claire Hannapel, for a hands-on workshop exploring deepening relationships across generations. Participants will have the opportunity to reframe multigenerational spiritual mentoring relationships and practice skills to connect more deeply (all ages welcome, though best suited for age 18+). Facilitator: Claire Hannapel (Quaker Voluntary Service) Tuesday, September 22nd • 7 pm Eastern/6 pm…

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October 27th Online Workshop: Growing Transgender Allyship in SEYM

Participants will be asked to identify their transgender ally goals and explore our their own barriers to engaging in trans ally work. We will discuss micro-aggressions that hurt trans people and educate on affirming language and behaviors. We will conclude with interactive role plays to help develop concrete trans ally skills and bystander intervention approaches. Facilitators: Stephanie Preston (Orlando)(she/her), Vincent…

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November 17 Workshop: How We Win-- What We Learned From George Lakey

A round table discussion/interest group hosted by members of the Peace and Social Concerns Committee. Many meetings had a workshop with George Lakey on developing campaigns to win social action goals. This session will be open to all whether or not you were at one of the workshops. Where should we go from here with what we learned? Reading the…

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“Sweet Home Monteverde” To Screen In St. Petersburg, Feb. 21

“Sweet Home Monteverde” to Screen in St. Petersburg, Feb. 21

I have the joy of sharing with you a new film (and new friends)! Bill Adler and Robin Truesdale will screen their new documentary film ‘Sweet Home Monteverde’ in St. Petersburg on February 21st. In the future, Bill and Robin will welcome inquiries about making the film available to SEYM Meetings and Worship Groups; you can email sweethomemonteverde@gmail.com. Deep gratitude for…

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“How We Win” Workshops, Palm Beach & Miami, March 28 & 29

“How We Win” Workshops, Palm Beach & Miami, March 28 & 29

George Lakey, veteran activist and recently-retired Swarthmore professor, will visit Miami and Palm Beach Meetings in March, leading workshops based on his new book How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning, which has received endorsements from social movement leaders, including Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change,…

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Youth Program At WIBM/Michener Weekend

Youth Program at WIBM/Michener Weekend

A full youth program is planned for Friday through Sunday, January 17-19, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, which is SEYM’s Winter Interim Business Meeting and Michener Lecture weekend. All events are at the Orlando Friends Meetinghouse. It’s a great opportunity for parents to participate in the weekend’s events--- while the kids are having fun!   Kody Hersh, SEYM’s…

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FWCC Section Of The Americas Southeast Regional Gathering In Miami, Feb. 6-9, 2020

FWCC Section of the Americas Southeast Regional Gathering in Miami, Feb. 6-9, 2020

Sharing historic QUAKER values today! is the theme for the next Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) Southeast Regional Gathering, to be held in Miami, Florida, February 6-9, 2020. This is a Gathering for FWCC Representatives from Yearly Meetings in the Southeastern U.S. and Jamaica, plus Friends from anywhere interested in participating. Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Sustainability (SPICES) are the historic…

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