Organizations

If you would like to learn more about Quakers, and Quaker aligned organizations, the following links have been provided.  You will be taken directly to the organizations’ websites.  To return to this website, please use your brower’s back arrow.

 

  • American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) 
    • A Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world.
  • American Friends Service Committee: Western Massachusetts
    • The Western Massachusetts program, founded in 1968, focuses on peace education and social justice through work on nonviolence training, study courses and dialogues on economic justice, campaigns against U.S. military intervention, and education and action to combat racism, classism, and homophobia.
  • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends (NEYM)
    • The Religious Society of Friends in New England.
  • Friends General Conference (FGC) 
    • Friends General Conference, with Divine guidance, nurtures the spiritual vitality of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) by providing programs and services for Friends, meetings, and seekers.
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  • Quaker UN Office (QUNO) 
    • The Quaker United Nations Office, located in Geneva and New York, represents Quakers through Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). Since the founding of the United Nations in 1945, Quakers have shared that organisation’s aims and supported its efforts to abolish war and promote peaceful resolution of conflicts, human rights, economic justice and good governance.
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) 
    • The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, DC. Founded in 1943, by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL staff and volunteers work with a nationwide network of tens of thousands of people from many different races, religions, and cultures to advocate social and economic justice, peace, and good government. FCNL is nonpartisan.
  • Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW)
    • a network of Friends (Quakers) in North America and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address the ecological and social crises of the world from a spiritual perspective, emphasizing Quaker process and testimonies.