Nondiscriminating charities

Matt Jensen mattj@newsblip.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 15:52:52 -0400 (EDT)


On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Kragen Sitaker wrote:

> John Hall writes:
> > Although formed by the Quakers, I don't think the current [AFSC]
> > organization has much in common with the Quakers at all.
> 
> Their mission statement begins:   ...

Even more succinctly, from their about page:

"The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization
that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social
justice, peace, and humanitarian service."

Such non-judgemental ecumenicalism is itself another Quaker tradition. :-)

-Matt Jensen
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