Challenging Racism This resource presents some queries to help Friends live the truth of their testimony to equality, discerned by the Religious Education Committee’s Subcommittee on Ending Racism and Privilege among Friends.
Challenging Racism This resource is an article on racial assumptions by Joan Broadfield Files
Challenging Racism This resource is an article by Vanessa Julye Files
Friends General Conference is pleased to announce the formation of the “New Meetings” project to nurture new worship groups and meetings in the United States and Canada.
I see many connections between where I have been led in some 50 years of working and my desire as a young woman to foster an understanding of democracy and equality.
Vanessa is a member of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, where she serves on the meeting’s Membership Care Committee and Ad Hoc Committee on Race and Racism.
Our research reveals surprising, perhaps to some shocking, levels of ambivalence and ambiguity in Friends’ relationships with African Americans throughout our history.