Category Archives: Peace and Social Concerns

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee identifies some specific service projects that promote greater peace and social justice in the community. The committee looks for service opportunities that can involve the whole Meeting and ways to support those who have individual leadings. The committee explores ways to promote peaceful means of resolving conflicts as well.

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at Noon – Guided Discussion about Racism in Baltimore

  Candice Logan-Washington, a specialist for the Office of Equity and Cultural Proficiency in Baltimore County Public Schools, will share some of the basic tenets of Critical Race Theory and how those tenets can explain the tension and violence that … Continue reading

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Canceled-Sunday, Feb 15 at Noon – Carol Kitzmiller of FISH will discuss Neighbors Helping Neighbors

This event will be rescheduled for a later date. For 40 years, FISH of Howard County, Inc. has provided food, financial assistance, referral information and other aid to county residents with legitimate emergency needs. FISH relies on the generosity of … Continue reading

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Emma & Tom Byrne Peace Award

The Emma & Tom Byrne Peace Award is established to recognize Howard County students working to promote peace and peaceful resolution of conflict. The Byrnes, originally from Scotland, members of Sandy Spring Friends and Patapsco Friends Meetings, were enthusiastically involved … Continue reading

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Peace Day – Sunday, Sept 21 – Meditation and Mindfulness as a Path to Peace!

September 21st was set aside as the International Day of Peace by the United Nations in 2002. The assembly declared that the day should be observed as a day of global ceasefire and non-violence. What: Patapsco Friends Meeting will offer … Continue reading

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