Quaker Principles – Change Agents in Society

From the earliest days of the nation to the present, Quakers have stood up for what they believe is right, from prison and mental health reform, to civil and women’s rights, to protecting the rights of older adults.

Click the image below to hear David Jones and Jane Mack take look back at some of the major movements and events in history that were inspired or lead by Quakers, and why and how Quakers were involved in founding communities for older adults. The entire series is available here.

Reflection Questions:

  • How does seeing the Light in every person show up in your organization? 
  • In what ways do you see the value of spark of the divine in each person relating to the social activism described in the video?
  • How might Quaker values impact society in the next 100 years?

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