Young Friends Program Coordinator
Hannah Mayer grew up a Quaker in Baltimore Yearly Meeting and was highly involved with both participant and leadership roles in BYM youth activities at Shiloh Quaker Camp and at Young Friends. She went on to attend Earlham College in Richmond Indiana. Hannah has worked and volunteered with PYM Youth Programs in various roles since 2010. If she isn’t planning and facilitating Young Friends gatherings, she may be doing any number of activities based around soaking up the West Philly love, plotting her next escape into the outdoors, dancing, or engaging in young adult Quaker community. She is a member of Maury River Friends Meeting in Baltimore Yearly Meeting and attends West Philly Friends Meeting.
Young Friends Assistant
Raised Quaker in the loving environment of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, Kody Hersh’s adventures in life and faith have included lots of singing, teaching, writing, and cookie-baking. Right now, he enjoys living in Germantown and snuggling babies. He is active in the Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns, and serves on the Christian Peacemaker Teams’ Indigenous People’s Team and Colombian Team. Other interests include sexuality education, reclaiming the subversiveness of Jesus, contra dancing, and PYM youth programs! He has been an active Friendly Adult Presence with PYM youth programs as well as an Emerging Leader Scholarship Program Intern, and now serves as Youth Friends Assistant.