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Connecticut Valley Quarterly Meeting was held February 7 at Storrs Quaker Meeting and will be reported on at the Hartford February Meeting for Business

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Connecticut Valley Quarterly Meeting

First Day, February 7, 2016

Hosted by Storrs Friends Meeting

57 Hunting Lodge Rd.  Storrs, CT

(860) 429-0087

Schedule for the Day


10:00 AM       Meeting for Worship with Storrs Friends

11:00 AM       Introductions and Announcements

11:20 AM       Refreshments

11:45 AM       Program:

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), for peace in Israel/Palestine:

perspectives from supporting organizations

Prof. Robert Gelbach - Jewish Voice for Peace (

Michael Winterfield - We Refuse to Be Enemies; Tree of Life Education Fund (

John Fussell – Board,Tree of Life Education Fund; 1970’s founder, Connecticut Anti-Apartheid Committee

Attachments relevant to the program are attached below.

 1:00 PM                     Lunch

 2:00 PM                     Quarterly Meeting for Business

 Children’s Program – We will have a children’s program and child care during Meeting for Worship.  Teens are invited to help prepare sandwiches at the Willimantic Soup Kitchen.  Possible outing to the Uconn Puppetry Museum and UConn barns during business.

 If you are bringing children or teens, please let us know their ages.  If you have food allergies or need other special assistance, please contact Joe Pandolfo: [email protected] or (860) 420-5012

 For directions, see our website at  Those with mobility challenges are invited to park in the upper parking lot.