Zachary Moon was the 2017 Judith Weller Harvey Quaker Scholar. Zachary presented on the topic of “Us vs. Them” with a challenging message rooted in his own work as a chaplain serving in the military.
You can download and read his talk here.
Dr. Amanda Kemp was this year’s Judith Weller Harvey Quaker Scholar at Guilford and she was wonderful. Her talk was titled:
How to Have a Difficult Conversation about Racism without Losing Your Voice or Your Cool
Amanda Kemp is the author of Say the Wrong Thing and creator of the Racial Justice from the H.E.A.R.T. model.
She believes that in these polarized times, every one of us is needed. Your specific story, perspective and gifts can transform our community and nation. Come get the tools you need to be a strong, compassionate voice for racial diversity and justice.
You can listen and download Amanda’s talk here.
Kody Gabriel Hersh was this year’s J.M. Ward Distinguished Quaker Visitor. Kody is well-known among Friends but this is how he describes himself: is a queer, trans Quaker youth worker who writes, agitates, and geeks out about sexuality, religion, and radical peace and justice work. He is a member of Christian Peacemaker Teams, and lives in Philadelphia on occupied Lenape land.
When he was here he gave a public talk called, “Tea-Time in the Apocalypse: Spiritual Grounding in a World of Chaos.”
You can listen and download the MP3 here.