Lucy serves as Director of Friends Relations for AFSC. She has been a storyteller for 20 years and has worked with Quaker meetings on telling stories for racial justice and of spiritual experience. Before working for AFSC, she was Director of Communications at FGC, managed QuakerBooks of FGC, and owned and managed her own children's bookstore in Omaha, The Story Monkey. She attends Green Street Friends Meeting (PhYM) and lives with her son and partner in a Quaker cemetery.
Calling Forth the Goodness is a podcast series produced through AFSC's Friends relations blog, Acting in Faith. It features the voices of communities that work together to create change.
In this episode, "From the inside out," Madeline sits down with participants in AFSC's Friend of a Friend mentoring program that works in Baltimore prisons. The program teaches skills in nonviolent communication and conflict resolution, while empowering men to advocate for change both inside and outside of the prison walls.
Produced by Madeline Schaefer. Music by Quakers.