What a Quaker jihad Looks Like - George Lakey

George Lakey is a Quaker who is currently Visiting Professor at Swarthmore College. He has led 1,500 workshops on five continents and led activist projects on local, national, and international levels. Among many other books and articles, he is most recently author of “Strategizing for a Living Revolution” in David Solnit’s book Globalize Liberation (City Lights, 2004). His first arrest was for a civil rights sit-in and most recent was with Earth Quaker Action Team while protesting mountain top removal coal mining. George completed a training at the Earlham School of Religion with activist Quakers in Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting for a nonviolent action at PNC Bank branches throughout the Midwest on Dec. 6 because of PNC's funding of mountain top removal.

Event Date: 
10/05/2014 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm