Ron Young

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Ron Young is a consultant to thirty American Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious leaders working together for Israeli-Palestinian peace. In the 1980s, Ron and his wife Carol Jensen lived in the Middle East while pursuing a Quaker assignment of listening to Arabs and Israelis. During the Vietnam War, Ron resisted the draft, visited Saigon and Hanoi, and coordinated peace marches on Washington in 1969 and 1970. Ron also worked with Rev. Jim Lawson in a black Methodist church in Memphis in 1962, and with Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma in March of 1965. Ron remains a popular and inspiring speaker at colleges, high schools, congregations, and community forums.

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