UMass Amherst: New England Quaker Records To Be Digitized. “The New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Records—rich and voluminous materials of Quakers going back to their mid-17th-century beginnings—will be the focus of a new digitization project by the Robert S. Cox Special Collections and University Archives Research Center (SCUA), in the UMass Amherst Libraries.”
Financial Planning: A Quaker immigration divestment list and the growing scope of ESG data. ESG stands for “Environmental, Social, and Governance,” I believe. “As more clients seek politically infused portfolios and products of all bents, a Quaker organization launched a new database tracking the immigration impact of publicly-traded firms. The American Friends Service Committee revealed the findings earlier this month of its research on which companies the organization accuses of ‘profiting from border militarization and the surveillance and criminalization of immigrants.’”
Misericordia U: Program celebrates student-faculty research, launch of website celebrating 100 years of Quaker peace initiatives
Misericordia University: Program celebrates student-faculty research, launch of website celebrating 100 years of Quaker peace initiatives. “In a collaborative project that is part research, part service learning, a class of students at Misericordia University is helping the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) celebrate its 100th anniversary by creating an online public history exhibit of the Quaker organization’s century of peace initiatives around the world.” The digital archive will come online May 10th.