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INFORMATION ON QUAKERS

Q-green Find a Quaker meeting Quakerfinder.org
QuakerSpeak Short, engaging video interviews on topics FGC’s QuakerSpeak
quaker-information-center Multitudes of information geared toward non-Friends Quaker Information Center
quakerinfo Multitudes of information Quakerinfo.com
Q-green Hundreds of links to Quaker web sites Quaker.org
liberalquakers Where radical inclusion meets diverse spiritual experience LiberalQuakers.org
quakermaps Maps of Quaker meetings Quakermaps.com

RESOURCES FOR QUAKERS

FGC Friends General Conference FGC
friendsfiduciary Investing for Quaker organizations Friends Fiduciary Corporation
quaker-aging-resources Quaker aging resources Quaker Aging Resources

BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, & MAGAZINES

QUAKERBOOKS Bookstore of FGC QuakerBooks of Friends General Conference
Bookstore of Friends United Meeting Friends United Press
Q-green Reprints and on-line versions of historical Quaker writings Quaker Heritage Press
FJ_logo Independent Quaker magazine Friends Journal
quakerlife Magazine of Friends United Meeting Quaker Life
westernfriend-tincanwomanwired-75x100_0 Magazine of Pacific, North Pacific & Intermountain Yearly Meetings Western Friend
pendlehill Printed Quaker pamphlets Pendle Hill Pamphlets
wqf-pamphlets On-line pamphlets Wider Quaker Fellowship library of pamphlets
qbooks.gif On-line pamphlets Quaker Pamphlets Collection
 Q-green Printed & on-line pamphlets plus an annual calendar with Quaker quotes Tract Association of Friends

UMBRELLA ORGANIZATIONS

 

FGC

Organization of yearly meetings in the US and Canada that are primarily unprogrammed, including LEYM Friends General Conference
quakerlife Organization of yearly meetings in the US that are primarily programmed Friends United Meeting
fwcc Organization to bring different branches of Friends together Friends World Committee for Consultation See also: FWCC Section of Americas

QUAKER ASSOCIATIONS

Q-green Publishes and responds to the concerns of Friends of African descent and provides for the nurture of Friends of African descent, their families and friends Fellowship of Friends of African Descent
Q-green Nurtures and showcases the literary, visual, musical, & performing arts within the Religious Society of Friends Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts
Q-green A North American Quaker faith community that affirms that of God in all people; gathers twice yearly for worship and play Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns (FLGBTQ)
dancers A group of folk-dancing Quakers who minister through dance; have toured all over the U.S. and in several foreign countries The Friendly Folk Dancers
quaker-universalist-fellowship A fellowship of Quakers and others concerned with universalist themes in the Quaker tradition Quaker Universalist Fellowship

BLOGS

QUAKERQuaker A number of Quaker blogs QuakerQuaker

QUAKER RETREAT & STUDY CENTERS

mfc Chelsea, Michigan; under the oversight of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting, LEYM Michigan Friends Center
friends-center Barnesville, Ohio; Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative) Friends Center of Ohio Yearly Meeting
quakerlife Richmond, Ind.; Friends United Meeting Quaker Hill Conference Center
pendlehill Wallingford, Penn.; independent Pendle Hill
 powell_house Old Chatham, New York (near Albany); New York Yearly Meeting Powell House
woolmanhill Deerfield, MA (western Massachusetts); independent Woolman Hill Quaker Retreat Center
woodbrooke Birmingham, England; independent Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre

QUAKER SCHOOLS & EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

olney-school Barnesville, Ohio, boarding High School; independent Olney Friends School
earlham Richmond, Indiana Earlham College
earlham Richmond, Indiana; Quaker seminary Earlham School of Religion
guilford Greensboro, NC Guilford College – Quaker Leadership Scholars Program
fahe Supports Quaker values in higher education through annual conferences, a newsletter, and a more scholarly, online publication Friends Association for Higher Education
friends-council-on-education Provides leadership in drawing Friends schools together in unity of spirit and cooperative endeavors Friends Council on Education

QUAKER CAMPS

Q-green Music camp for Quaker youth ages 10 to 18 for a month in the summer Friends Music Camp

FRIENDS HOUSES

Q-green Ann Arbor, Mich., in the Meetinghouse Quaker House Residential Community
Q-green Washington, DC William Penn House
casa-de-los-amigos Mexico City Casa de los Amigos
friends-house-moscow Moscow, Russia Friends House Moscow
beacon-hill Boston, Mass. Beacon Hill Friends House
friends-house London, England Friends House

QUAKER SOCIAL ACTION ORGANIZATIONS

AFSC Promotes lasting peace with justice as a practical expression of faith in action American Friends Service Committee
AFSC Web site Connecting Friends to the work of AFSC
ann-arbor-peace Information on Israel and Palestine Ann Arbor Quakers promoting peace in Israel Palestine
CFSC_Star_Logotype:Layout 1 Alleviates suffering and develops transformative and sustainable approaches to human rights, justice, & peace through practical assistance, research, education, & policy dialogues Canadian Friends Service Committee
eqat Nonviolent direct action for a just and sustainable economy Earth Quaker Action Team
fcnl Quaker lobby in Washington, DC Friends Committee on National Legislation
fcnl Sign up for weekly alerts from FCNL FCNL: E-mails to Congress
friends-peace-teams Spirit-led organization working around the world to develop long-term relationships with communities in conflict to create programs for peacebuilding, healing & reconciliation Friends Peace Teams
african-friends-peace-teams Promotes peace activities in the Great Lakes region of Africa (Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, & Uganda) African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams
pronica Works in Nicaragua for community cohesiveness, economic development, education, health, non-violence training, sustainable agriculture, & women’s empowerment ProNica
rswr Provides seed money for micro-enterprises in Kenya, Sierra Leone and India, mostly to women. Right Sharing of World Resources
qew A network of Friends in North America as well as other like-minded people who take spirit-led action to address ecological and social crises from a spiritual perspective Quaker Earthcare Witness
quaker-house Provides counseling & support to service members who are questioning their role in the military, and advocates for a more peaceful world Quaker House of Fayetteville, NC
Q-green Contributes to the nationwide effort to end mass incarceration Quaker Network to End Mass Incarceration
quno Offices in Geneva and New York serve as places where UN diplomats, staff, & nongovernmental partners can work on difficult issues in a quiet, off-the-record atmosphere; also host Quaker workshops & committee meetings Quaker United Nations Office
national-campaign-for-peace-tax Advocates for US federal legislation that would enable conscientious objectors to war to have their federal income taxes directed to a special fund which would be used for non-military purposes The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
qvs Cooperative residential service opportunities for young adult Quakers Quaker Voluntary Service
Q-green How can Friends work for a just and lasting peace? What are Monthly Meetings, Quaker organizations, and individual Friends doing to help? What books, speakers, films, articles & web sites can help us understand the issues more deeply? How may Friends reach out to others to learn and to share? Quakers with a Concern for Palestine-Israel

OTHER SOCIAL ACTION ORGANIZATIONS

for Programs and educational projects concerned with domestic and international peace & justice, nonviolent alternatives to conflict, and the rights of conscience; many Quakers are involved Fellowship of Reconciliation
avp-usa Conflict transformation program via experiential workshops to develop participants’ abilities to resolve conflicts without resorting to manipulation, coercion, or violence; started by Quakers and prisoners Alternatives to Violence Project USA
avp_international Training programs enabling participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways Alternatives to Violence Project International
cpt Places teams at the invitation of local communities that are confronting situations of lethal conflict. Teams seek to follow God’s Spirit as they risk injury & death by waging nonviolent direct action to confront systems of violence & oppression. Started by U.S. peace churches, including Quakers. Christian Peacemaker Teams
aclu Works to defend & preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the U.S. American Civil Liberties Union
international-peace-bureau Dedicated to the vision of a world without war; focuses on disarmament for sustainable development and the reallocation of military expenditure. International Peace Bureau
nonviolent-peaceforce An unarmed, paid civilian protection force; fosters dialogue among parties in conflict and provides a protective presence for threatened civilians Nonviolent Peace Force