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With thanks to the Merion Meeting for submitting the content for this article in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment. During the Saturday, October 3rd virtual event, facilitated by Ross Mitchell, Pat Jordan performed the role of Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. The event was organized by Merion Meeting’s History and Archives Committee and was paired with an article on local Quakers who participated in the protests and demonstrations for universal suffrage.

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Green Investing  Do you want to “Green” your own investment portfolio?  Are you curious about how Friends Fiduciary is greening its funds?  Join us on Monday, November 16th at 7:00 pm to learn from two finance experts about new and greener investment opportunities for Monthly Meetings, other organizations and individuals.  Jeff Perkins,  Friends Fiduciary Corporation and Peter Krajsa, National Energy Investment Fund will present at our FREE Webinar:  7:00 – 8:30 pm.

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The SARI (Stand Against Racial Injustice) Project was founded in Summer 2020 by two individuals from the Marlton, NJ community. The SARI Project's mission is to distribute free yard signs to families, organizations, and businesses within the South Jersey community.
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Library committee has added three new requested books: 

Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change by John Lewis. (social justice section)

 His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by historian Jon Meacham. (social justice section)  

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Anti-racism Collaborative Survey

Haddonfield Quarter

Interviewer:  Sue Dietz

Number Friends/attenders attending and engaging:  20-39

 

1.  Has race become a matter of attention?

            4. Yes, Friends have actively engaged

 

2.  How racially diverse is your meeting?

            At least one person of color

 

3.  Describe ministry or programs addressing racism

            A 7

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75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

 

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