In the idea stage, a possible non-profit, or cooperation with one or more other non-profits, to facilitate some of our Quaker Works!
LIBERTY GOODWIN’S WORKS
Like husband Paul, Liberty is a long-time Quaker. Her background includes being an aspiring actress, an editor, writer and video producer. In the late 1970s, as research associate at CT-based Fund for Secure Energy (FUSE), she explored many alternative energy options & concerns.
Over the years, she has spent much time focused on understanding the psychology of violence and non-violent alternatives to conflict.
She has many current concerns and activities. Especially, she likes to lead workshops and discussions for interested groups.
TOXICS INFORMATION PROJECT (TIP)
Liberty is currently the director of the Toxics Information Project, and Paul is its webmaster. TIP educates people on the health effects of toxic chemicals in everyday life and products, and healthier alternatives. Check it out at: www.toxicsinfo.org
EXAMPLE OF A RECENT TIP WORKSHOP
MYSTERY, MISINFORMATION & MISCHIEF MAKERS AT THE MARKET
What can we do about protecting ourselves, our planet & food supply, from GMOs, Pesticides & Factory Farming? PRESENTER: Liberty Goodwin, Director, Toxics Information Project (TIP), Providence, RI Learn more at: http://toxicsinfo.org/TIPS_house.htm
Growing evidence shows that our health, planet & food are at grave risk from GMOs, Pesticides & Factory Farming. Consumers, farmers & all living creatures need our know-how & protection. We’ll discuss concerns & simple, powerful ways to avoid “bad guys” ourselves & work for a healthier food supply system.
LIBERTY LITERARY WORKS
“THE ROCK” Bullying video & discussions: Liberty herself wrote & produced a 35-minute video based on a true story of a little girl and a bully, “The Rock”. It comes with a Manual for Discussion of Bullying, and is suitable for workshops, classes, presentations. See: www.quakerworks.net/LibertyPages/LibertyLiterary.htm
BOOKS: Liberty has reprinted two books about non-violent conflict resolution by other Quaker women: “Safe Passage on City Streets”, by Dorothy T. Samuel, and “Victories Without Violence”, by Ruth Fry.
QUAKERLY WORKS & DISCUSSION TOPICS
THE DREAM OF DIXIE’S DINER
Imagining Transformational Encounters, Busting Bogus Barriers, Building Beautiful Bonds
(Based on a story by Liberty Goodwin)
Changing a world of division to one of harmony – one encounter at a time. Imagine or improvise “enemies”
Liberty leads an Interfaith Book Discussion on
“A Deadly Misunderstanding: A Congressman’s Quest to Bridge the Muslim-Christian Divide” Click here for details:
SAMPLE MATERIALS FOR A BUILDING BRIDGES WORKSHOP
RACIAL PREJUDICE: Bullying Discussion Manual: Carlotta & school integration.
Victories Without Violence : Bayard Rustin & the restaurant owner;
RELIGIOUS DIVISION: A Deadly Misunderstanding: Apologizing in Libya, The Other Holy Book, The Secret Language of the Bible
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HELP IS HERE! QUAKERWORKS TO THE RESCUE!
WRITING, EDITING, PUBLISHING, SPEAKING, PLANNING EVENTS, PREPARING ADS & PUBLICITY
MATH WHIZ, INVENTOR, TUTORING, SAT PREP, ASSISTANCE WITH INVENTING & CREATIVE PROJECTS.