Salons at Stowe


Quakers, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights

The Past and Present of Faith-Based Activism

July 21, 2018

From Levi & Catherine Coffin to Bayard Rustin, Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, have a long-standing history of social activism. From abolitionists to Civil Rights leaders, Friends have participated in causes furthering social equality for centuries. Join us to learn about the history of Quaker social activism, and discuss how faith-based activism is relevant today.

Location Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Doors Open 2:00 PM
Program 2:00-3:30 PM
George J. Willauer
Professor Emeritus, Connecticut College
John Humphries
Governor's Council on Climate Change