The Power of Being Quaker in Public

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During a long Quaker business meeting, Laura Boles stood up and said, “I don’t want to hide behind Quaker process… I want to do something and I want to do something now.” And so she did. Is QuakerSpeak worth $1 a video?

How We Win

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How do people concerned with peace and justice operate in times of intense polarization? According to Quaker author and activist George Lakey, it’s a moment of tremendous opportunity.

Making a Viral Quaker Video

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“A (very) brief history of Quakers” was created at a Young Friends lock-in in Richmond, Virginia. With over 100,000 views on YouTube, it’s one of the most popular Quaker videos ever produced. Here’s how it happened.

Growing Up Quaker in Indiana

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As a kid growing up in holiness-influenced Indiana Quakerism, Max Carter was taught to avoid a long list of sins, including soft drinks—“which led to hard drinks!“—and dancing—“a vertical expression of a horizontal desire!”