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  • Applying Lessons from the Life of Bayard Rustin to Quaker Work at the UN

    Applying Lessons from the Life of Bayard Rustin to Quaker Work at the UN

    Our friends nearby at the Pendle Hill Quaker center are announcing their annual Stephen G. Cary Memorial lecture, and this year’s speaker is Sarah Clarke, Director of the Quaker UN Office in New York. She will talk about “Applying Lessons from the Life of Bayard Rustin to Quaker Work at the UN.” A number of…

  • Lakey workshop “Get on your feet: Organizing for Peaceful Protest”

    Lakey workshop “Get on your feet: Organizing for Peaceful Protest”

    GET ON YOUR FEET: ORGANIZING FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST A workshop with George Lakey Thursday, February 26 7:00 – 10:30 p.m. Keith Room – Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Swarthmore College (Directions) You *can* go beyond the boring limits of choosing between a march or a rally by coming to this workshop and learning about:…

  • Video by George Lakey on Nonviolent Action

    Professor George Lakey produced a video this summer drawing on the Global Nonviolent Action Database for a new curriculum being developed by the United Nations Institute for Training and Development (UNITAR) in Geneva, Switzerland. The video outlines three different applications of nonviolent action/civil resistance.