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DeLand Quakers are very active in our local community.

This is just a selection of upcoming and recent events.


We also participate with statewide and national Quaker organizations.

Juneteenth Celebration book giveaway

July 29, 2023

Earl Brown Park, DeLand

We collected nearly 500 books on Black history and distributed them for free at DeLand's Juneteenth celebration (rescheduled because of weather). Quakers from all over the country sent books for the giveaway. WESH-2 News from Orlando provided television coverage.

George Lakey Book Tour
December 4-6, 2022

“A civil rights legend” – The Guardian

An inspiring leader of nonviolent direct actions for social justice, George offers ideas, hope and a lifetime of hard-won experience. DeLand Quakers sponsored this part of his national book tour.

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DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts
November 19-20, 2022

For the second year, DeLand Quakers provided an origami folding activity for the children's section at the Fall Festival. 

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