2023 Annual Session Interest Groups

Sessions on different topics of interest sponsored by PacYM Committees and Friends’ organizations.

The following interest groups will be held during Annual Session 2023:
(times and locations will be posted here when available)

  • AFSC’s Work Confronting State Violence in California Communities (American Friends Service Committee, AFSC)
  • California and Climate Change: How state policy is addressing our environmental crisis (Friends Committee on Legislation, California, FCLCA)
  • Discussion with the Keynote Panelists (Presiding Clerk)
  • El Salvador Scholarship Project and Casa de los Amigos (Latin American Concerns Committee)
  • Engaging with the Emotional Impacts of Climate Change (Unity with Nature Committee)
  • Finding Your Voice, Building Relationships, and Changing the World with FCNL Advocacy Teams (Peace and Social Order Committee)
  • F/friends in Unlikely Places: Engaging with those who never (or always) agree with you (Friends Committee on National Legislation, FCNL)
  • Future of the Yearly Meeting (Ministry Committee)
  • Guatemala Scholarship Program (Progresa) and the Sacramento Undocumented Student Scholarship Project (Latin American Concerns Committee)
  • Healing Our Beloved Community: Connecting to Quaker healing practices (Racial Justice Subcommittee of Ministry Committee)
  • Honor the Past, Shape the Future (Indigenous Concerns Subcommittee of Ministry Committee)
  • PacYM Climate Stories: Mapping the environmental work of our Yearly Meeting (Unity with Nature Committee)
  • Spiritual Parenting (Children’s Program Committee)
  • The Core of Our Faith (Faith and Practice Revision Committee)

The time for submitting proposals for interest group sessions has passed. 

Contact: Heather at assistanttotheclerk@pacificyearlymeeting.org