Quaker Peace Links

The following are links to Quaker-oriented peace organizations:

  • American Friends Service Committee (AFSC ) Youth and Militarism Program
  • Y & M Online (AFSC’s monthly newsletter about youth, war, and peace—no longer published, but archived issues are available)
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): “We seek a world free of war and the threat of war. We seek a society with equity and justice for all. We seek a community where every person’s potential may be fulfilled. We seek an earth restored.”
  • FCNL: The Peaceful Prevention of Deadly Conflict: An Alternative to the War on Terror
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams is a faith-based organization that supports violence-reduction efforts around the world. CPT has roots in the Mennonite Church, the Church of the Brethren, and the Society of Friends (Quakers), and includes members from Protestant and Catholic traditions.”
  • Friends Peace Teams (FPT) was founded in 1993 to promote peace team work among members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). FPT assists individual Quakers, Friends Churches, Monthly and Yearly Meetings in developing and/or supporting peace team projects.”
  • Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO): “Quakers have continually resisted war and worked for peace and justice since the founding of the Religious Society of Friends over 300 years ago. The Quaker UN Offices, located in Geneva and New York, work on issues of concern to Friends at the United Nations.”
  • The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is “a research archives devoted to collecting, preserving, and making accessible, materials on non-governmental efforts towards peace.”
  • Purchase Quarterly Meeting (NYYM) Peace Tax Escrow Account
  • Northern Friends Peace Board: “We are an organisation of Quakers (members of the Religious Society of Friends) in the north of Britain set up to support ‘the active promotion of peace in all its height & breadth’.”
  • “The Peace Exchange web pages are a resource managed by Quaker Peace & Social Witness [of Britain Yearly Meeting] for Quakers and non-Quakers alike.”