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Lucy Duncan

Lucy serves as Director of Friends Relations for AFSC. She writes, teaches, and organizes Quakers to work for justice. She recently published “A Quaker call to abolition and creation” in Friends Journal and organized the AFSC annual meeting program, Making New Worlds: Pursuing peace with justice, all sessions of which are available to watch online. She has been instrumental in the adaptation of Quaker social change ministry as a tool for reclaiming Spirit-guided social change work focused on companioning those most impacted by injustice and was a lead co-facilitator for Radical Acting in Faith for white people. She is currently the co-chair of the Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs. She has been a storyteller for over 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, owned and managed her own children's bookstore in Omaha, The Story Monkey, and was a member of a storytelling troupe, The Five Bright Chicks. She is a member of Green Street Friends Meeting (PhYM) and is the proud mom of a 19-year-old son. 

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