Understanding Racism and Privilege among Friends

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.

Racial Assumptions

Challenging Racism This resource is an article on racial assumptions by Joan Broadfield Files

Racism Hurts and Challenges Everyone

Challenging Racism This resource is an article by Vanessa Julye Files

“New Meetings” project to nurture new worship groups and meetings

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.

Interview with Donna McDaniel

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.

Interview with Author Vanessa Julye

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.

Fit For Freedom Authors’ Reflection

Our research reveals surprising, perhaps to some shocking, levels of ambivalence and ambiguity in Friends’ relationships with African Americans throughout our history.


Welcome to the new Friends General Conference website.  

Quaker Voluntary Service

FGC staff are excited about this new Quaker initiative and wanted to be sure you heard about it.

An Interview with Barry Crossno

Barry is the new General Secretary of Friends General Conference. He was interviewed by Chris Pifer, Web and Online Communications Manager for FGC.

FGC Central Committee Minute Affirming LGBTQ Friends

Our experience has been that spiritual gifts are not distributed with regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.


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