Open to all Friends: Corporation programming will begin on Sunday, April 11 at 7 p.m. ET with a panel presentation, “Quakers, AFSC, and abolition: Then and Now,” featuring historians Marcus Rediker and Katharine Grebner and contemporary Quaker abolitionists.
To Register; go to: https://www.afsc.org/corpprogram The workshops, which will be offered throughout the week, are listed below:
- Monday, April 12, 8 p.m. ET: FreeThemAll: How we are living into the call to free folks in the context ofCOVID-19 and beyond. Presenters: Adriana Jasso, Demetrius Titus, Layne Mullett.
- Tuesday, April 13, 8 p.m. ET: Pursuing freedom for Palestine: A campaign for Palestinian children’s rights. Presenters: Jennifer Bing and Zeina Hutchison.
- Wednesday, April 14, 4 p.m. ET: Global migrant justice: Manifesting the joint Quaker statement. Presenters: Kristin Kumpf, Marianne Elias, and global migration staff.
- Wednesday, April 14, 8 p.m. ET: Restorative Justice: What does it look like/feel like in our communities? Presenter: Fatimeh Khan.
- Thursday, April 15, 1:30 p.m. ET: Making new worlds: Creating a society based on care and a solidarity economy… what to divest from/what to invest in? Presenters: Rick Wilson, Dov Baum, and Grace Kindeke.
Nyle Fort will speak in a plenary session on Thursday, April 15 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. ET. Nyle Fort is a minister, activist, and scholar based in Newark, NJ. He has worked in education, criminal justice, and youth development for over a decade in various capacities including: the National Director of Communities Against Militarized Police; Founder and Co-Director of the Organizing Praxis Lab at Princeton University; and lead trainer at Momentum, an activist incubator that builds large-scale social movements in the United States and around the world.