Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends


Philadelphia, PA: On Saturday, June 5th at 11:00 AM, George Lakey, one of
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting’s favorite authors, will return to discuss and
read from one of his newest books.
FACILITATING GROUP LEARNING is an essential resource designed to help
educators, trainers, workshop leaders, and anyone who assists groups to learn.
George Lakey will discuss the core principles and proven techniques of direct
education, an approach he developed for effectively teaching adults in groups.
The author emphasizes critical issues related to diversity, as well as authenticity
and emotions.
Please log in on the Zoom platform. The login information is below:
Meeting ID: 843 1073 9478
Passcode: 079030
George Lakey recently retired from Swarthmore College and has also taught at
Haverford College, the University of Pennsylvania, Woodbrooke (England) and at
Pendle Hill. He has trained and launched national networks of trainers in the UK,
New Zealand, Russia and Thailand. In summary, he has led over 1,500 social
change workshops on five continents. His ten books have been about change,
including HOW WE WIN (2018).
“This is a must-read for people who teach adults of any age… Wonderfully well-
written and rich with psychological and spiritual insights… It represents the fruits
of a lifetime of transformational teaching by one of the foremost adult educators
of our time.”
- Parker J. Palmer, author of THE COURAGE TO TEACH AND LET YOUR LIFE

Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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