Religion, Spiritual Development

William Penn House

  • Washington, DC
  • www.williampennhouse.org

Mission Statement

William Penn House - * Is a Quaker center for exploring and making visible the Quaker Testimonies of peace, community, simplicity, equality and truth, * Nurtures and celebrates those who "Speak Truth to Power" in pursuit of peace and social justice * Has a special ministry to youth * Connects visitors from the United States and around the world with the service and witness resources of Washington D.C. * Serves as a communication center for Friends' meetings in the Washington area * Is a hospitality center on Capitol Hill that can provide lodging for up to 30 people, and rooted and grounded in Quaker faith and practice.

ruling year

1995

Principal Officer

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Byron Sandford

Keywords

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service learning, Quaker, spirituality, advocacy, citizen advocady, youth

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EIN

52-0846718

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (X01)

Leadership Development (W70)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (R01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Washington Quaker Workcamps Service learning and seminar opportunities, Teachers of Peace, Eco-workcamps; topics include homelessness, HIV/AIDS, environmental issues, and racism.

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WILLIAM PENN HOUSE
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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William Penn House

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Byron Sandford

BIO

After spending much of his adult career in finance, Byron came to William Penn House in 1999. His commitment is to support all people in finding and following their leadings.

Governance

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