‘The series was created by young Quakers from across the world, for young Quakers across the world.’

Unable to meet in person, young Friends across the world have been meeting online to consider climate justice. FWCC’s Faith Biddle reports

‘To work as a global community you need worldwide representation.’ | Photo: courtesy of FWCC.

Early on in lockdown a young Friend approached Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) to ask if we could support them in building a community of young climate-conscious Quakers online. This was brilliant timing as back in February FWCC had held an online conference to bring Friends together to explore how Quakers felt God was calling them to build a more sustainable future. The conference demonstrated that Quakers are still passionate about climate action. One of the specific ideas that came up was the need to pool our global energy into supporting young Friends worldwide in their climate action work. After all, it is the young members of our global community who will be bearing much of the brunt of the impacts of climate change.

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