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.
This Fall, FGC welcomed Olivia Pandolfi as its Ministry on Racism Program Fellow.
I am pleased to write with a sense of joy and grace to Friends everywhere that the Implementation Group has been fully formed and is ready to take this work forward.
The Institutional Assessment Implementation Group recently gathered at Pendle Hill for our first annual face-to-face meeting.
A lot needs to be done to become a truly welcoming and inclusive association of Quaker meetings and churches.
New at FGC: Experiencing the Light workshop, Religious Education resources for children, an update from the Anti-Racism Implementation Group, and Fall Fellowship & Learning Events
What’s new and what opportunities are coming soon for friends in the FGC community? Find out in our updates for September 2019!
During this year’s FGC Gathering in Grinnell, IA the Institutional Assessment Working Group and the Ministry on Racism are offering a series of opportunities.
The Institutional Assessment Working Group has continued its work as a Naming body for the assessment’s Implementation Group that was created at the last FGC Central Committee meeting.