We conducted the annual Alternatives to Violence Project Training January 13-15, 2017. Fayetteville NOW and the Fayetteville/Cumberland Human Relations Commission co-sponsored. The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a training program enabling participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new & creative ways. Attendees included veterans (some who work with Wounded Warrior programs), social workers, and teachers.
Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity: Quaker House co-sponsors community discussions to promote proactive dialogue on the complex issues of race.
Piedmont Friends Fellowship/Yearly Meeting Retreat November 5th. Lynn and Steve conducted the Piedmont Friends Fellowship/Yearly Meeting Retreat November 5th.
The topic was: “Quaker House: Helping our Victims of War at Home," and featured our GI Rights Hotline counselors, Lenore Yarger and Steve Woolford, and our Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Moral Injury in the Military Therapist, Joanna.
Congress drops plans to make women register for the draft
By: Leo Shane III, Military Times, November 29, 2016
By Drew Brooks Military editor
Leaders of the Fayetteville Quaker House are sharing a petition aimed at improving mental health care for incarcerated veterans.
Succession Letter from the Directors
Almost 4 years ago, we became the new directors of Quaker House Military Counseling Center. Since then, we have been on an amazing adventure of learning about a culture truly unique from any other, making connections to work together with amazing people, traveling to educate and spread knowledge of the challenges our service members and veterans face, and becoming more and more passionate about helping heal the wounds of war and preventing future wars.