Greg Williams brings a spiritual presence into activist circles. We talked with him about Black Lives Matter and the Quaker legacy of nonviolent activism.
Environmental sustainability is a global concern. How do Quakers approach this work? We talked with two Friends who have collaborated with Quakers from around the world to answer this question.
Politics is on our minds this week. Marge Abbott and Noah Merrill explore how Friends have been called to engage in the political conversation in the past and offer a vision for the future.
If you claimed conscientious objector status, would a draft board believe you? Curt Torell of Quaker House has some tips for making sure they do.
Being opposed to war doesn’t mean that Quakers aren’t supportive of soldiers. As Lenore Yarger puts it, “military members are also victims of war in their own way.”
In these times of rising anti-Muslim sentiment, how can Quakers demonstrate our spiritual conviction of equality?
After Quakers spent time in 17th century prisons under horrendous conditions, many of them went on to help reform the prison system. As AFSC’s Laura Mangani explains, it didn’t go exactly as planned.
Quaker historian Paul Buckley discusses the history of Quaker war tax resistance since the founding of the Religious Society of Friends.
Quaker professor George Lakey’s 8 nonviolent strategies to respond to terrorism piqued the Pentagon’s interest. Learn what happened next.
When Quakers say we want to work for peace, does that just mean a lack of war? Or is it something greater?