Events

Dates: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 7:00pm

Press Release:  The 13th Movie and Discussion, June 19th, 7:00 pm, Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville. FREE. Guest speaker: Dorrance Kennedy, Ed.D, LCSW, Fayetteville State Professor and minister. 

 Co-sponsors:  Cumberland County Library, Cumberland County Progressives, Fayetteville NOW, Fayetteville NAACP, Fayetteville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Quaker House Military Counseling Center. 

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Dates: Tue, 03/07/2017 - 7:00pm

MORAL INJURY, a relatively new diagnostic term employed by the Veterans  Administration, recognizes that among the effects of war on military personnel is emotional trauma over serious transgressions of moral, spiritual, or religious beliefs. We welcome all to this open conversation on moral injury:  veterans, their families and friends, health care professionals, service organizations, members of faith communities, and concerned citizens.

 

Dates: Sun, 03/05/2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Marching Forward:  Join the Discussion on Race Relations

Dates: Thu, 03/02/2017 -
8:30am to 3:00pm

Moral Injury:  Supporting Those Dealing with the Invisible Wounds of Trauma:  The Fifth Annual Tony A Biles Clergy Convocation sponsored by Carolinas Healthcare System NorthEast Spiritual Care Department and the Carolina's Healthcare System Faith Community Health Ministry Department & the North East Foundation.  Presenters:  Lynn Newsom, MA, Quaker House of Fayetteville, NC;  Logan M Isaacs, MTS, Veteran, author and academic; Gregory Perkins, EdD, MSW, Veteran, Assistant Professor, Fayetteville State University.  March 2, 8:30-3:00 pm, All Saints Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road

Dates: Tue, 02/28/2017 - 6:30pm

The Peace Corps: Life is calling.. How far will you go?    Tuesday, February 28th, 6:30 pm. Free. Quaker House, 223 Hillside Ave, Fayetteville. 910-323-3912.  Learn about exciting work that you can do to help our world or just come to hear the interesting stories of those who have served. Wonderful opportunity for veterans!   

Dates: Thu, 01/26/2017 - 6:30pm

Mindfulness Classes continue at Quaker House, 223 Hillside Ave at 6:30 pm. They are free and confidential.  Mindfulness has been shown to be very helpful with PTSD, Moral Injury, and other trauma. The classes  may be joined on any Thursday, but please remember that the first Thursday of every month is held at a different location, the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1601 Raeford Rd., at 7:00 pm, in order to walk the labyrinth there. Call 910-323-3912 and ask for Lynn for information.

Dates: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 6:00pm

Alternatives to Violence Project Training January 13-15, 2017. The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a training program enabling participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new & creative ways. Location: Quaker House, 223 Hillside Ave., Fayetteville, NC. This workshop earns 18 contact hours for full participation. FEE: $25 (for meals) To register: qpr@quaker.org limited space, waiting list provided 

Dates: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 5:00pm

Staff writer Amanda Dolasinski fayobserver.com The mother of incarcerated Army veteran Joshua Eisenhauer quietly held a sign in his support, waving at cars that honked as they passed. "We're here today mostly for the mental issues - there's a lot of work to do," Eisenhauer's mother, Dawn Erickson, said. "Josh is just one face of this."