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Madison Meeting supports and encourages the following independent organizations/projects that carry out various concerns of the Meeting.

Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) - NYM is an organization of Friends (Quaker) meetings and worship groups mainly in Minnesota and Wisconsin, with some groups in North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa.  NYM is affiliated with Friends General Conference, comprised of meetings throughout North America.

Friends General Conference (FGC) - Friends General Conference provides services and resources for individual Friends, meetings, and people interested in the Quaker way. FGC is an association of regional Quaker communities in the U.S. and Canada working together to nurture a vital Quaker faith.

My Lai Peace Park Project - Madison Quakers, Inc. started and  manages these and other peace and infrastructure projects in Vietnam.  Contact Mike Boehm

Camp Woodbrooke - Owns and operates a unique residential children's summer camp located near Richland Center, WI where campers ages 7-15 can explore the natural world in a caring, safe community.

Farley Center - Located west of Verona, WI, the Center was established by the Farley family as a non-profit organization that promotes ecological justice.  The Center hosts educational programs throughout the year, and the house is available for meetings and day retreats for groups working on peace, justice and sustainability.  The Farm Incubator provides training in organic growing techniques and business operations for an ethnically diverse group  of farmers.  The Natural Path Sanctuary is a nature preserve burial ground encompassing 25 acres of woods and meadow.  [email protected]

Luke House Community Meals - Madison Meeting sponsors a meal on the first Wednesday of each month at Luke House.  Meeting volunteers are always needed.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) - Meets 2-4 pm on the third First Day of the month (Sep–May) at Friends House.  PFLAG is a support, educational, and advocacy group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, their families and friends.  All are welcome.

Mary House - Mary House of Hospitality offers weekend hospitality to low-income women and families visiting inmates in the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) at Oxford, WI.  As a federal prison, FCI Oxford houses inmates from throughout the United States, and many families must travel long distances in order to visit.  It is staffed by volunteers who share a commitment to easing the burden of children who must travel in order to maintain ties with an incarcerated parent.  608-586-4447

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