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All About Quakers:  This site has LOTS of information about Friends.

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action.

Ben Lomond Quaker Center (photo on the right), is a retreat center in Ben Lomond, CA, which offers personal retreats and workshops on topics focused on Quaker history and practice, spirituality, and social justice. These programs are open to the general public. Scholarships are available for those in need.

College Park Quarterly Meeting (CPQM) is a quarterly gathering of unprogrammed Monthly Meetings of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the Northern California and Northern Nevada region.

Friends Committee on Legislation of California (FCL CA) is a Quaker lobbying group located in Sacramento, CA that seeks to educate state lawmakers and the public about peace and justice and the worth of every individual.

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL):  Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL’s nonpartisan, multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues. FCNL fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, DC.

Friends General Conference (FGC) is an association of local and regional Quaker organizations primarily in the United States and Canada. FGC holds an annual gathering of Friends from all over the US and Canada.

Friends House is a retirement community located in Santa Rosa, CA. Friends House was founded with an inclusive and loving Quaker-inspired philosophy. The community values center on simplicity, peace, integrity, and equality.

Friends Journal is an online and print publication whose mission is to communicate Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives. Also publishes weekly “Quaker Speak”videos on a variety of Quaker topics.

Pacific Yearly Meeting:  PacYM is called a yearly meeting because it holds an annual session where Friends from throughout the Pacific region including Hawaii, Mexico and Guatemala gather to worship and conduct business together.

Quaker Books, a program of Friends General Conference (FGC):

Western Friend is the official publication of  Pacific, North Pacific and Intermountain Yearly Meetings.

Woolman at Sierra Friends Center is located near Nevada City, CA. Continuing its six-decade legacy, Woolman offers diverse educational and enrichment programs at the Sierra Friends Center campus, a hub for Quaker values.

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