New Series: Digital Issues Awareness for Friends

As part of our ongoing Interest Group Series, LEYM is offering a new series of workshops focusing on digital and online practices of possible concern for Friends. The three Saturday afternoon (2:00-3:30pm) workshops will be held January 14, February 11, and March 4th. See descriptions below. Presented by LEYM’s Digital Communications Facilitator, the sessions will draw heavily…

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April Interest Group Explores Michigan’s First Peoples Campaigns

Michigan’s First People’s Social and Environmental Justice Campaigns Saturday, April 9 2:00-3:30 PM The April PJ&E program will feature talks by two leaders in Michigan’s First Peoples campaigns. A spokesperson from the Anishinaabek Caucus will discuss their environmental campaigns, including opposition to the Enbridge Line 5 across the Mackinac Strait, other legislative campaigns for clean water,…

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Friends Respond to War in Ukraine

As a community committed to peace, the War in Ukraine is of deep concern to Friends around the world. Friends General Conference has posted a Message to Friends About Aiding Ukraine that provides helpful links to various aid organizations. The American Friends Service Committee is also speaking out, seeking to dampen the ongoing push to escalate via military…

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Food Security, Food Justice event set for March 12th

SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2:00-3:30 pmFood Security, Food JusticeHosted by Lake Erie Yearly Meeting and North Columbus Friends Meeting Our March Interest Group session is set for Saturday, March 12th starting at 2:00 pm. The speakers will provide an informational overview of the larger issues around food sovereignty, food security, food justice, etc., before diving into concrete strategies…

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November Interest Group Session to Focus on Anti-racist Standards for Healthcare

LEYM’s Peace, Justice and Earthcare Interest Group series continues on Saturday, November 13th from 2:00-3:30pm ET on Zoom. Healthcare, Healing and Anti-Racist Standards In this interactive presentation we will have the opportunity to understand how racism impacts the healthcare setting; how anti-racist standards prevent racism in the healthcare setting and beyond; and how we can employ…

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AFSC April Workshop Series for Friends

The American Friends Service Committee invites you to join them for a week of events and workshops on the occasion of AFSC’s 2021 annual meeting, a virtual program exploring different dimensions of “Making New Worlds: Pursuing Peace with Justice,” from Sunday, April 11 through Thursday, April 15, 2021.In six workshops, one panel presentation, and one plenary address AFSC will explore…

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Possibilities of Peace Education Event in May 2021

Are you a teacher, youth worker, young adult, volunteer, parent/carer interested in peace education? Would you like to meet people from across Europe and beyond, share practice and ways to strengthen the call for peace education? The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) and Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) invite you to their conference “The Possibilities of Peace…

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FCNL Opportunities for Young Adults

The Friends Committee on National Legislation has opportunities for young adults to work for peace and justice. Advocacy CorpsYoung adults (19-30 years old) lead local grassroots campaigns to influence members of Congress. Participants receive a financial stipend and commit to 25 hours a month for 10 months plus a 10-day immersive training in community organizing, media outreach, and…

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LEYM on Social Media

FGC is hiring a Conference Director. Apply by Feb 22 https://www.fgcquaker.org/2023/01/24/conference-director/

Pendle Hill is hosting an online event featuring Beverly Ward speaking on The Battered Earth on Feb 6 at 7:30 Details at https://pendlehill.org/events/the-battered-earth-injury-loss-and-healing/

Bookings are open for the 2023 @QuakerUNOffice summerschool in Geneva, which has changed the lives of many participants. 20-26 year olds from anywhere in the world can apply.

More info here: https://quno.org/timeline/2023/1/quaker-united-nations-summer-school-2023-applications-now-open

Reminder: FCNL’s Young Adult Program Assistant Fellowship opportunity application deadline is Feb 10th. Great opportunity for young friends interested in public policy and good causes! https://apply.workable.com/friendscommittee/j/C6399D659C/

2023 Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival and Forum starts Saturday, Feb 4th, runs through April 8. See all the details at https://quakerfahe.com/2023/01/13/2023-black-quaker-lives-matter-film-festival-forum/

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  • American Friends Service Committee - afsc.org
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  • Friends General Conference - fgcquaker.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: Section of the Americas - fwccamericas.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: World Office - fwcc.world
  • Right Sharing of World Resources - rswr.org