Swarthmore College Department of

Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: June 2014

  • Gratitude for Ann Yasuhara

    Gratitude for Ann Yasuhara

    We have learned that one of our Swarthmore alums, Ann Yasuhara, passed away on June 11,2014. Ann, a Quaker, had become a strong influence in the direct action organization, Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), working to end mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. Friends lovingly referred to her as their “Mountain Woman”. EQAT recently honored…