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Revolutionary nonviolence? David Solnit on people power and creativity

By: Lucy Duncan
Published: February 22, 2012
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About the Author

Lucy serves as Director of Friends Relations for AFSC. She has been a storyteller for 20 years and has worked with Quaker meetings on telling stories for racial justice and of spiritual experience. Before working for AFSC, she was Director of Communications at FGC, managed QuakerBooks of FGC, and owned and managed her own children's bookstore in Omaha, The Story Monkey. She attends Green Street Friends Meeting (PhYM) and lives with her son and partner in a Quaker cemetery.

Occupy Together: Occupy Be the Change Caucus Launches

By: David Hartsough & Wade Hudson
Published: January 11, 2012
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About the Author

David Hartsough

David Hartsough
David Hartsough is a member of the San Francisco Friends Meeting, co-founder of the Nonviolent Peaceforce, Director of Peaceworkers and worked for 18 years with AFSC.


Wade Hudson

Wade Hudson
An activist and a community organizer in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1962 and a member of the Church for theFellowship of All Peoples, Wade Hudson now works part-time as a cab driver.

Occupy Together: Minutes from Quaker meetings and organizations

By: Lucy Duncan
Published: December 28, 2011
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About the Author

Lucy serves as Director of Friends Relations for AFSC. She has been a storyteller for 20 years and has worked with Quaker meetings on telling stories for racial justice and of spiritual experience. Before working for AFSC, she was Director of Communications at FGC, managed QuakerBooks of FGC, and owned and managed her own children's bookstore in Omaha, The Story Monkey. She attends Green Street Friends Meeting (PhYM) and lives with her son and partner in a Quaker cemetery.

Occupy Together: Not By Bread Alone - Finding the Roses at Occupy Boston

By: Kathleen Wooten
Published: December 21, 2011
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Kathleen Wooten is a member of Lawrence Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts, and serves as co-clerk for Salem (MA) Quarterly Meeting's Ministry and Counsel.  She currently travels among Friends within New England as part of the NEYM intervisitation committee, and her travel minute names a concern for encouraging intervisitation among Friends.  Kathleen is also a music educator in the NH public schools, where she seeks to create and nurture community through arts-based learning experiences.  

Occupy Together: The Prophet and the Castle, part 2

By: George Lakey
Published: November 19, 2011
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George Lakey has been a leader in the field of nonviolent social change since the 1960s and has published extensively for both activist and academic readers. He is the founder and executive director of Training for Change, a Philadelphia-based organization internationally known for its leadership in creating and teaching strategies for nonviolent social change. Lakey has worked in the United States with mineworkers, steelworkers, and civil rights leaders, and, internationally, with South African anti-apartheid activists, Cambodian human rights organizers, and many others. He is a member of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

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