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William DiCanzio's new play, "Rustin and the March," on Bayard Rustin and his important role in organizing the 1963 March on Washington, is being performed in open readings in and around the city of Philadelphia this year. Madeline Schaefer attended one of these readings and spoke with DiCanzio, the play's future director, Benjamin Lloyd, and the play's leading actor, Frank X, about the power and legacy of Bayard Rustin's message of nonviolence.

Ciara and Jimetta, Appalachia Center for Equality youth leaders, speak to Beth Vorhees on the WV Morning radio show about their advocacy for sex education classes as a solution to high teen pregnancy rates in Logan County.  

Calling Forth the Goodness is a podcast series produced through AFSC's Friends relations blog, Acting in Faith. It features the voices of communities that work together to create change.

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In the middle of May 2013, Kofi (whose name was changed for this story) was detained and deported to his home country in Africa.

In 2004-5, the AFSC Criminal Justice Program underwent a transition to a program forced on healing and transformative justice. The New England region worked collaboratively with the New York metropolitan region to conceive of a center to support healing justice work internally and externally.

Adapted from a story produced on April 12, 2013, by Public News Service - IL.

Mike Merryman-Lotze and Anne Remley on Israel/Palestine, BDS, and Quaker involvement in efforts to end the conflict in the regio

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