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CFSC's book is “a must read”

Peace author and professor Charles Hauss has written a new review of CFSC's book Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division. Charles calls it, “A must read for anyone interested in peace.”

Have you read this “must read” yet? Get a free chapter at AreWeDoneFighting.com to get a flavour of the book and why people are so excited about it.

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Short videos answer questions about Indigenous peoples’ human rights

CFSC staff Jennifer Preston spoke with Shannon Perez of the Christian Reformed Church to answer a number of questions about Indigenous peoples' human rights and the UN Declaration. Scroll to the end of the article for several short and informative videos from their conversation: https://network.crcna.org/biblical-justice/united-nations-declaration-rights-indigenous-peoples-answering-questions-addressing

Roundtable on Human Rights Issues for the 43rd Parliament Dec 10, 2019

CFSC celebrates Human Rights Day

December 10th is Human Rights Day, acknowledged each year on the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On December 10, 2019, CFSC staff Jennifer Preston and associate member Paul Joffe spoke at a roundtable event organized by one member of each of Canada’s political parties.

The roundtable was meant to create non-partisan understanding about the key human rights issues that Canada’s 43rd Parliament should prioritize. Read the brief and informative presentation that Jennifer and Paul gave about the human rights of Indigenous peoples: https://quakerservice.ca/news/politicians-learn-about-human-rights-priorities-for-canadas-43rd-parliament

Online conference on Quakers & sustainability

Friends World Committee for Consultation, the global body of Friends, will host an international conference online on February 22. The conference will bring Friends from around the world together to gather a collective Quaker voice on sustainability. Find out more at: http://fwcc.world/sustainability/conference2020

If you would like to attend, you can register for free on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fwcc-sustainability-an-online-conference-with-friends-worldwide-registration-80639134823#tickets

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