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Resources for Witness
The following resources have been collected or created by Friends to support Quaker witness for peace and justice. This page is a work in progress, intended to gather and share materials to encourage the work of local meetings and individual Friends. It was initiated following a gathering of New England Friends in Boston in early January 2017.
- Content Resources is a resource list with links to sites that provide useful information about witness issues such as social justice & conflict resolution and current events for Friends wishing to learn more about a given topic.
- Tips and Resources for Social Justice Action offers a variety or resources which suggest best practices for responding effectively and compassionately to injustice.
- How to Plan an Educational Workshop is a step-by-step guide for Friends using educational workshops in their meeting or community as part of their work towards peace and justice. This resource can be used along with the Sample Education Workshop Agenda which offers a flexible template for building an engaging workshop for small, medium or large groups.
- Inclusive Language to Use in Inreach, Outreach and Communication is tip-sheet for using language that is respectful to all.
- Preparing Your Meeting for Called Worship is a step-by-step guide for getting your meeting or church equipped with a plan for holding worship after significant or tragic events.
- Supporting Young People After a Tragedy is a resource for parents, youth workers or anyone supporting youth or children after a tragic event.
- The NEYM Committee on Racial, Social and Economic Justice maintains several pages of resources for racial justice and healing.
To suggest additional resources or share comments, please contact the Yearly Meeting office.