Service Learning

Friends believe that social responsibility is important to carrying out their faith. George Fox wrote in 1650 that Friends were called to live "in the virtue of that life and power that took away the occasion of all wars." For this reason, a hallmark of Quaker schools is service. In addition, the responsibility of citizenship means that Quaker schools teach not only civics but how to use the knowledge of civics to help foster democracy and make it work for the betterment of the world.

For Phoenix Friends Schoolers, each grade level has a service learning theme and is paired with a service partner. What follows are possible collaborations, selected from many under consideration: