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AFSC Quaker Social Change Ministry

This is the fifth in a series of articles I’m writing that has several goals. One is to tell stories of my experiences with spirit led social justice work. Quakers believe we should speak from our own experiences. The ultimate … Continue reading

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Institution-Building Critical To True Change

I am very glad to see the two articles discussed below. I’ve known the authors, Diop Adisa and his father, Imhotep, for seven or eight years. As Diop writes below, he, his father, mother, Miss Fair and Alvin Sangsuwangul have … Continue reading

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Effective Model for Social Change

Last night I was honored to be able to share some of my experiences in building relationships with Native peoples with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). You can see my slide presentation here: https://kislingjeff.wordpress.com/2019/11/02/native-and-non-native-peoples/ In the … Continue reading

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Charlottesville and Quaker Social Change Ministry

Fourteen Friends of North Meadow Circle of Friends gathered for the monthly Quaker Social Change Ministry meeting.  It had been announced that this meeting would discuss the recent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, where people opposing the removal of a statue of Robert E … Continue reading

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Peace and Social Concerns

Quakers believe their faith calls them to action, to address issues related to peace and social injustices. Readers of this blog know of many of the things I’ve been involved with over the past several years, including the Keystone Pledge … Continue reading

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Quaker Social Change Ministry Review

This Sunday, North Meadow Friends will be discussing our past year’s experience with implementing the American Friends Service Committee’s (AFSC) new program, Quaker Social Change Ministry (QSCM). To many of us who have been participating in QSCM, we have come … Continue reading

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Changes in approach to social justice work

Changes These are difficult times for all of us.  All kinds of changes have occurred in my lifetime, all over the world.  I think we sometimes forget that the rate of change is accelerating.  We used to have more time … Continue reading

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Quaker Social Change Ministry progress

I’m sorry to have been absent from here for a bit.  Fortunately, it is for good reason. I’ve been occupied with progress being made related to the Quaker Social Change Ministry (QSCM) program.  As I’ve written before, North Meadow Circle … Continue reading

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Quaker Social Change Ministry at North Meadow Friends

This is the story of the experiences of North Meadow Circle of Friends, an unprogrammed meeting in downtown Indianapolis, that were triggered by the killing of Michael Brown August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, and where that has led us. … Continue reading

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This Changes Everything

This afternoon at KI (Kheprw Institute) we will be having an open community discussion about Naomi Klein’s book, This Changes Everything:  Capitalism vs the Climate. Having been connected with KI for several years now, I know how important these community … Continue reading

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