Friends Schools Respond to Events of May 2020

The following are messages and statements issued by Friends Schools in response to the May/June 2020 episodes of systemic racism culminating in violence on the part of law enforcement toward people of color.

Violence in Pittsburgh and Kentucky
FCE STATEMENT OCTOBER 29, 2018

Affirming Transgender and NonBinary Students
FCE STATEMENT OCTOBER 26, 2018

Statement of Support: Student Activism on Gun Violence
FCE STATEMENT March 12 2018

Charlottesville
FCE STATEMENT - August 2017

Anti-Semitism and Vandalism Against Jewish Communities
FCE STATEMENT - March 1, 2017

Deep Listening in a Divided Age - Letter to Editor
FCE STATEMENT - November 2016

Supporting Transgender and NonBinary Students
FCE STATEMENT - February 23, 2017

Embracing the Tension at Friends’ Central School
FCE STATEMENT - Feb 15, 2017      

Quaker Schools Continue to Grow and Deepen Community,
Dec 16, 2016

Letter written by Drew Smith in response to Donna Orem's November 15, 2016 article, "Building Community in the Wake of a Contentious Election Season." The letter appears on the NAIS Independent School Blog.

Do Quakers Fly Flags?