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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Central America Working Group

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Central America Working Group (1985-1996)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/772
Identifier: QM-Phy-772
Overview The Central America Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1985 under the name "Sanctuary Working Group." In 1986, the group was given over twenty one thousand dollars with which to send volunteers to the American southwestern border to aid refugees. In 1989, the name of the group was changed to the Central America Working Group, and its three main areas of activism became lobbying, education, and refugee assistance. The most recent minute of the group in this collection...
Dates: 1972-1993