Former Swarthmore College Professor to Speak on “Viking Economics” in Adult Class

George Lakey, sociologist, Quaker, and former Swarthmore professor, will share from his newest book, “Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians got it right and how we can, too,” (2016, Melville House, NY & London) Sunday, December 3, at 9:45 a.m. at historic Newtown Friends Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street.. Worship in the …

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Adult Class: “Adventures in Parenting, The High School Years: What to Expect”

Martha K. Holland, Newtown Friends Meeting member and educator will lead a discussion on Adventures in Parenting, The High School Years: What to Expect” for the Adult class of Newtown Friends Meeting, 219 court Street, on Sunday, February 12, at 9:45 a.m. (www.newtownfriendsmeeting.org). Traditional Quaker worship based on silence and …

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Quaker Educator Joyce Ajlouny from Palestine to Speak on “Educating Toward Peace”

Joyce Ajlouny, Director of Ramallah Friends Schools in Palestine, will speak on Sunday, January 29 at 9:45 a.m. about “Educating Toward Peace” at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street. Newtown. The public is invited to attend. Joyce will be continuing the Quaker Meeting’s series on education. Last week, Newtown Quaker …

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Educator Drew Smith to Speak on “Quaker Schools Education Today” to Adult Class, Jan 22

Drew Smith, Executive Director of the Friends Council on Education, will speak at the historic Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street on Sunday, January 22 at 9:45 a.m. His talk, entitled, “Your Child Will Retire in 2081,” will speak about the future of education and the role that the foundational …

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Jamal Elliott to Speak About Wissahickon Charter School in the Adult Class, Oct. 23.

Jamal Elliott, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Head of the Wissahickon Charter School in Philadelphia will speak about “My journey: How I came to lead a progressive Charter School in Philadelphia” to the adult class of Newtown Friends Meeting, 219 Court Street, Sunday, October 23 at 9:45 a.m. Jamal Elliott grew …

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