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The Spring 2022 edition of our print and digital newsletter Quaker Concern is now out. In addition to three full-length articles it shares short highlights from our recent work and virtual travels in support of justice and peace.

You can read the current issue (as well as past ones) online or download them in PDF.

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Demonstration in Stockholm against the Russian... invasion of Ukraine Feb 27, 2022. CC-BY 4.0 Frankie Fouganthin

Alternatives to Military Violence

by Matthew Legge

We feel so many things when we see images of the suffering caused by war. They may include outrage, sorrow, confusion, and a desire to do something meaningful to help people. When Russia invaded Ukraine, a question arose in the hearts of many who support justice and peace: “What are the alternatives to a violent response?” Keep reading ››

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Breaking the Silence: 2020—2022

by Nancy Russell

A major concern of CFSC’s in recent years has been the plight of children when their parents or caregivers are incarcerated. One way CFSC seeks to move this work forward is by using the United Nations as an avenue for advocacy and awareness-raising. Canada is a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. UN protocols include regular reviews of nations that have signed conventions, to assess their progress toward meeting the goals that the conventions lay out.... Keep reading ››

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Settlers walk in from the Four Directions to be welcomed by Indigenous people of Treaties one and two. Photo credit: Duncan McNairnay

Breathing Life Into Treaty Relationships

by Elaine Bishop

We arrived at 7 am. The autumn sun warmed the Kapabamayak Achaak Healing Forest in North End, Winnipeg, Treaty 1 territory. We came to set up. Something was planned that had not happened for 150 years. We gathered to commemorate the 1871 making and signing of Treaties 1 and 2. As the sacred fire burned, we were renewing our commitments to being good Treaty partners.... Keep reading ››

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