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Overview A Coordinating Committee on Civil Liberties was appointed by both PYM in 1954. The following year, the reunited Yearly Meeting approved the creation of a regular Committee on Civil Liberties "to activate anew our ancient testimony."
Overview The Committee on Racial Concerns took up the activities and experience of the Committee on Community Involvement when the latter was laid down at the end of 1978. It operated under the Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns (CC-2) until it was laid down in 1996.
Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial records,...
- African American churches -- Mississippi -- History 1
- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History 1
- Minorities -- Civil rights 1
- Quakers -- Mississippi 1
- Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
- Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
- New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Civil Liberties Committee 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Community Involvement 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Racial Concerns (1978-1996) 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Community Involvement Program 1
- Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
- Scott, Viola 1 ∧ less