AFSC to Offer New Youth Opportunities

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is developing an exciting new program for young Quakers and Quaker college students and alumni, ages 18-25. To help them develop this program, AFSC is inviting young Quakers and current and former students from Quaker colleges to participate in an upcoming Zoom focus group on either May 11 or May 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. If…

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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 College Scholarship Fund

Do you have young Friends who are planning to attend a Quaker college or university during the 2019-20 school year? Lake Erie Yearly Meeting approved a new college scholarship fund for LEYM young adults who are pursuing an undergraduate degree or Quaker-related internship opportunity. The deadline is 9/30 this year! More information about criteria and next steps is available below.

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LEYM on Social Media

Friends Journal Student Voices 2021 project honors middle and high school youth https://www.friendsjournal.org/studentvoices2021/

Saturday’s PJ&E Interest Group discussions all set. “Sexism is so Yesterday - or is it? Becoming anti-sexist” is among the great topics on tap. Details and access at https://leym.org/pje-interest-group/

Would you like to learn about "Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers"? There's a free Futurelearn course starting this week that could be perfect for you: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/quakers

AFSC’s 2021 Report to Yearly Meetings reminds us “Hope is a Discipline” https://www.afsc.org/blogs/acting-in-faith/hope-discipline

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Related Organizations

  • American Friends Service Committee - afsc.org
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation - fcnl.org
  • Friends General Conference - fgcquaker.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: Section of the Americas - fwccamericas.org
  • Right Sharing of World Resources - rswr.org