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Register for the Pine Ridge Summer Workcamp!

We are pleased to announce that we will soon be opening registration for the 2018 Pine Ridge Summer Workcamp! Join us for the two-week immersive experience of working, camping, listening and learning about Oglala Lakota culture and customs on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota this summer. Support local communities through partaking in sustainable…

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Year in Review

William Penn House Annual Report 2017 2017 was an exciting year of growth and change for us at William Penn House, celebrating 50 years of service and expanding our support for peace & justice activism and education to respond to today’s environment.  Please click the link above to read more about our activities this year. …

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Reflections on the Human Rights Seminar

Reflections on the Human Rights Seminar Naomi Madaras September 2017 I looked forward all year to facilitating the DC Human Rights seminar with the University of Washington Bothell. I remembered meeting the students from last year’s seminar and was impressed by their engagement with speakers and their insightful questions. This year the students continued to…

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Welcome to our new website!

As you may have noticed, we have just launched a completely re-built website!  We have updated the website to be mobile-friendly and make better use of current web technology, and to allow regular posting of news updates (such as this one!).  Please explore the site – we hope you enjoy it! If there is any…

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My Experience Learning About Racial and Environmental Justice In New Orleans

From March 28th to April 1st I went with 10 students from the Sidwell Friends School as a chaperone to New Orleans to learn with them more about the topic of “racial and environmental justice”. Our program was divided in direct service work with organizations like “Greenlight New Orleans” and the work with the “Isle…

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