Kathy Kelly to speak about the War in Yemen and Afghanistan at Second Hour on April 14th

Kathy Kelly, peace activist and founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence (www.vcnv.org)  will be with the Northside Friends Meeting on April 14th, 2019.  The conversation will be focused on Yemen and Afghanistan: What’s Happening and What Can We Do? Her recent thoughts are reflected in this article: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/03/08/can-we-divest-weapons-dealers

Voices for Creative Nonviolence is a campaign to end military and economic violence.  Voices activists believe that where you stand determines what you see. Standing alongside people in war zones who cannot escape helps Voices delegation members glimpse
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Join us Sunday Dec 16 to celebrate the holiday season!

As is our annual tradition, Northside Friends Meeting will hold a Holiday Potluck on Sunday Dec 16 following Worship.

Everyone is welcome to join us, newcomers and long-time Friends alike. After food and fellowship, we'll sing some of our favorite carols and holiday songs - and we're always up for learning a new favorite! Instruments are also welcome and there is a piano onsite if your skills lie in that direction. You are invited to bring a dish to share or just your appetite.

We hope to see you there!

In Peace, Northside Friends Meeting
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Response of Western Young Friends (Quaker) to National Rhetoric, Violence and Hateful Speech

Member Adrian Nelson, forwarded to Northside Friends Meeting a statement that is being sent out to Friends everywhere from Youngs Friends on the West Coast about the national rhetoric, violence and hateful speech that highlights both the nation's history and current mood as regards other communities of faith and national heritage.    The full "Minute" is printed below.  Northside Chicago Quakers are in accord with this document and will be attending events in Chicago this month that speak to these concerns.  February 19th is the 75th Anniversary of the order signed by President Roosevelt to intern Japanese Americans during the Second World War.  the Japanese American Service Center is sponsoring a commemorative event at the Chicago History Museum that afternoon.  (See previous article)  Also on the 19th, the Muslim Community Center at 4380 N Elston in Chicago is hosting an Open Mosque Day from 2:00-4:00 pm.  Northside Quakers are encouraging Friends to attend one of these events. The full text of the Young Friends Minute follows: 

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