Friday, June 6, 2008

Get involved: help bring peace in Kenya (archived fr sidebar)

> Click here for latest update on relief & reconciliation work by Friends in Kenya

"How Can We Help?"
> Click here for more ideas on how Friends in US can help Friends in Kenya.

> View Talking Points, the slideshow, and related resources for planning your events.

> NEW * Check out a website for peace & social justice in Africa - Fahamu - and click here for their news service Pambazuka News

> Click here to learn about a "thrifty" idea from Friends in Midlothian, Virginia!

> Click here for tips on preparing a Kenyan meal to raise funds and awareness.

See sample text for press releases to submit to media community calendar editors.

Simple meals and other events to raise funds & awareness for Kenya's post-election crisis recently have been or soon will be happening:
+ Jan. 9 - Quaker Hill Conf. Center (Richmond, IN)
+ Feb. 10 - Northside Friends (Chicago, IL)
+ Feb. 17 - Wilmington Friends (Wilmington, OH)
> Feb. 24 -
West Richmond Friends, ESR/BTS, and Earlham College community (Richmond, IN)
> Mar. 2 -
William Penn House (Washington, D.C.)
> Mar. 3 -
Community Friends (North Avondale - Cincinnati, OH)
> Mar. 8 -
Multnomah Friends (Portland, OR)
> Mar. 10 -
St. Louis Friends (St. Louis, MO)
> Mar. 13 -
Wilmington Friends (Wilmington, DE)
> Mar. 14 -
Haddonfield Friends (Haddonfield, NJ)
> Mar. 15 -
Haverford Friends (Haverford, PA)
> Mar. 16 -
Bethesda Friends (Bethesda, MD)
+ Mar. 29 -
Mt. Toby Friends (Leverett, MA) on Quaker Salad Day
> April 6 - Eastern Hills Friends (Anderson Twp. - Cincinnati, OH) note this is new date - rescheduled due to weather
April 11-13 Blue River Quarterly Meeting (Illinois YM) Craft Fair
+ TBA - Weare Friends (Henniker, NH)

AGLI's David and Gladys Zarembka will be traveling and speaking in US in coming weeks.
Click here to see their entire schedule.

Let us know about your event so we can share it here!

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