The Council on Education, founded by a group of volunteer Quaker educators in 1931, promotes the theory and practice of Quaker education, supports Friends schools (PreK-12) in maintaining their values-based learning environments, and provides a professional development network for educational issues, philosophy and practice in Friends schools.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. This site includes information about Quakerism and the latest news of our faith community, which includes Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, all of Delaware and Eastern Maryland. PYM has a long history of support, nurture and care for Friends schools as well as Quaker families whose children attend the schools, as well as Friends active as teachers, administrators and board members.
Friends World Committee for Consultation
The purpose of the Friends World Committee for Consultation is to encourage fellowship among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends.
The Quaker community circles the globe, spanning a rich diversity of regional cultures, beliefs and styles of worship. FWCC, through its four section offices, runs programs in different regions, uniting Friends around the world through Spirit-led fellowship.
Our association with the Quaker United Nations Offices offers a means to monitor and present Quaker contributions to world affairs. Our consultation extends to those of other faiths through work with the World Council of Churches.
The American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.