Volume 2 Garners Attention at EFC-ER Yearly Meeting


Brenda and Will represented Penn Friends Community Church at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Friends - Easter Region. Their display of her father's work and photos from the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s attracted attention. Discussion of her work swirled around Quaker history of the past as well as direction for the future.

Black History Month Event

William and Brenda spoke at a Black History Month service at a Niles church February 28, with the theme, “Looking Back to Move Ahead.” One purpose of the meeting was to bring both Black and white Niles communities together.


Where to Purchase A Quaker Behind the Dream

A Quaker Behind the Dream is available on-line from Quaker Books of Philadelphia. Also available from Amazon.com.

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Don't forget, Organizing for Nonviolent Direct Action is still available on Amazon!

Organizing for Nonviolent Direct Action: on Amazon

Charles Walker, seeing the need for a guide to help people seeking to make changes in their communities,wrote this, the first manual on organizing for nonviolent direct action for the American Civil Rights Movement. 


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Brenda book launch

Book Launch at Niles Library

Brenda Walker Beadenkopf’s book launch and signing for A  Quaker Behind the Dream: Charlie Walker and the Civil Rights Movement, Volume 1 1920-1955, was held at the Niles District Library October 29, where the local author, speaker and workshop leader told about the inspiring true story of her father, a trainer and organizer in nonviolent direct action and his involvement and correspondence with Martin Luther King.