Reviews and Recommendations

"I ... came away from this workshop with a renewed, greater, deeper, and more tactile understanding of the struggle for justice."

Bob Dockhorn

Friends General Conference Workshop, Iowa, July 2011

  "At a time, in the 1950s and 1960s, when moral truth was on the side of the racial justice but governments were equivocating, the techniques of nonviolent resistance were powerful means for bringing forth change and redressing injustice. Charles Walker, Brenda Beadenkopf’s father, was a skillful practitioner and teacher of these methods in the 1960s and for decades afterwards."

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About Brenda

BIO — Brenda Walker Beadenkopf 


    Writer, speaker, author: A Quaker Behind the Dream— a biography of her father, a pacifist Quaker and expert in nonviolence, who worked in the Civil Rights Movement  helping with nonviolence training and writing training materials.
    Former editor of the Berrien County Record located in Buchanan, Michigan, Beadenkopf is published in national magazines: Friends Journal,10/1/2010, Friends Journal 6/1/2003, Guideposts 7/2012, Highground magazine.
    A board member of the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County, she has been

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