Friends General Conference condemns the act of insurrection at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. and prays for the safety of everyone involved.
We’re sharing a new poem, Raising a Voice by Deveena D. Reed, plus Part II of Carolyn Lejuste and David Etheridge’s three-part series on fostering anti-racist Quaker meetings.
FCE teaches peacemaking begins at home and home is where we practice the behaviors making us vessels for peacemaking.
This series will allow those of us who identify as white to educate ourselves about racism by discussing films that come from People of Color’s lived experience.
How can Quaker meeting houses and worship spaces can become more welcoming and inclusive of everyone who comes into them.
Sue Tannehill shares a story about a family from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who worked with her Quaker community to create an English-to-Swahili translation of New York Yearly Meeting’s Faith and Practice.
The importance of this Gathering for Friends of Color worshipping in community together cannot be overstated.
Many Friends, wishing to see that of God affirmed in all people, have already committed themselves to dismantling systemic racism within the Religious Society of Friends and beyond.
In this month’s update, Institutional Assessment Implementation Committee member Jaya Karsemeyer Bone shares her suggestions for navigating difficult conversations around racism (with supporting words contributed by Regina Renee Ward).
Vanessa and Olivia extend an invitation to worship for Friends of Color, and Marta talks about why now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is the time to check your privilege.
When it comes to teaching the youngest participants in our meetings about racism and how to be anti-racist, it’s normal to have some questions along the way.
FGC’s Institutional Assessment Implementation Committee is approaching our work with a commitment to pay attention to the implication of intersectionality.