Responsible investing doesn’t just mean screening out gambling, drugs and weapons. As the investment manager for over 390 Quaker organizations, Friends Fiduciary also does something called “shareholder advocacy”—talking with companies about how they can be more just, peaceful and equitable in their business practices.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and QuakerSpeak gathered a group of new Quakers and asked what led them to try being Quaker. Here’s what they said.
Quakers believe there is “that of God in everyone.” Here’s how that can manifest in our romantic relationships.
The Quaker Leadership Scholars Program at Guilford College fosters spiritual growth, academic study and community involvement opportunities. After 25 years, more than 150 students have been a part of the program. We caught up with some of them to ask “what have you learned about the Quaker approach to leadership?”
If you bring your children to a Quaker meeting, what will their experience be?
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.
While Quakers believe that we all can be ministers, some are given leadings to commit themselves to ministries deeper and farther afield. How do meetings help discern and support these leadings?
This summer we traveled to New England Yearly Meeting and asked Quakers from all over the region: how does your meeting do outreach? How do you welcome newcomers?
Every 5 years, Friends World Committee for Consultation publishes a map of Quakers worldwide. We talk with Gretchen Castle, General Secretary of FWCC, about Friends around the world.
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.