The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. Founded by Quakers in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian war victims, AFSC's work attracts the support and partnership of people of many races, religions, and cultures.
AFSC's work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is the largest peace lobby in Washington, DC. FCNL staff and volunteers work with a nationwide network of people from many different races, religions, and cultures to advocate social and economic justice, peace, and good government. FCNL is nonpartisan.
Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings.
Friends Journal publishes articles, poetry, letters, art, and news that convey the contemporary experience of Friends.
While members of Friends General Conference all share the practice of "unprogrammed" Quaker worship, the purpose of the Friends World Committee for Consultation is to encourage fellowship among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends.
In the Americas, the Quaker community extends from the Arctic to the Andes, spanning a rich diversity of regional cultures, beliefs and styles of worship. FWCC Section of the Americas offers programs that unite Friends across the hemisphere through Spirit-led fellowship.
Greene Street Friends School is an urban coeducational School under the care of this Meeting. Since 1855, Greene Street Friends School has educated children according to the Quaker principles of honesty, respect for the individual, peace and simplicity. While embracing these core values, the School has dared to be at the forefront of innovative educational practices. That tradition of innovation continues today with an emphasis on hands-on learning, non-violent methods of conflict resolution, cultural understanding, community service, environmental education and the thoughtful incorporation of technology into the curriculum. Strong fundamentals and ethical strength prepare our students for a rapidly changing world and enable them to progress with an enthusiasm for learning and for life.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is a Faith Community comprised of over one hundred local Meeting communities in Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, all of Delaware and Eastern Maryland that share the practice of "unprogrammed" Quaker worship. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is composed of many committees, working groups, monthly meetings, quarterly meetings, and staff components. PYM.ORG provides related news, resources, and services.
Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower &Rebuild (POWER) are congregations from all across the city, intentionally bringing people together across the lines of race, faith, income level and neighborhood — lines which have historically kept Philadelphians divided. We are people of faith committed to the work of bringing about justice here and now, in our city and our region. By strengthening and mobilizing our networks of relationships, we seek to exercise power in the public arena so that the needs and priorities of all Philadelphians are reflected in the systems and policies that shape our city.
The Quaker Information Center is a gateway to Quaker heritage and to modern Quakerism in Philadelphia and worldwide. Located in the Philadelphia Friends Center, the QIC welcomes visitors and responds personally to their inquiries, providing individual answers supplemented with literature and referrals to other Quaker organizations when appropriate. QIC responds similarly to inquiries by phone, internet, and mail. The QIC serves both the Quaker community and the general public in its quest to increase awareness about Friends and Quaker institutions.
QuakerBooks of FGC provides literature and other resources that help Friends communicate where we've come from, who we are and the living questions that exist among us, for Friends and Friends' meetings throughout North America and the world.
Quaker Quaker is your daily guide to a wide ranging conversation about Friends and where we're going.
Quaker Quest aims to help you find out about the Quaker way of life.
QuakerSpeak is a weekly video project by and about Quakers. QuakerSpeak is a project of Friends Journal, in collaboration with FGC and QVS. Directed by Jon Watts.
Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS) fosters dynamic relationships of service, witness, and worship in a living Quaker faith. Quaker Voluntary Service equips the work and witness of Friends by providing support to a network of Quaker service communities. Quaker Voluntary Service opened a QVS house in Philadelphia, PA in August 2013, which currently houses these Philadelphia Fellows.
The Tri-college library system is - among other things - an archive of local and Quaker history. An example: I searched for "Green Street Meeting".
Meeting Secretary: Gail Woodbury
Office Phone: (267) 285-0553
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.