A request to co-sponsor H.R. 2404, which would “require the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress outlining the United States exit strategy for United States military forces in Afghanistan participating in Operation Enduring Freedom.”
Join us May 8 in Dorchester and hear the inside story of the war with an Afghanistan veteran, an Afghan-American woman, and the author of Ending the US War in Afghanistan: A Primer discuss the war’s impact on our jobs, our families, and the economy make plans to go back to your workplace and union.
Our list of individual and union sponsors is in formation.
9AM-1PM SEIU 1199, 150 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester
New Online Tool from Quaker Group, National Priorities Project Spells It Out
PHILADELPHIA (April 27, 2009) – The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker peace and international humanitarian organization, and the National Priorities Project (NPP) have partnered to create an online primer for U.S. taxpayers to learn the cost of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
Published 2009 by: AFSC and The National Priorities Project
The document, “The Cost of War in Afghanistan,” gives a historical and cultural context to the seven-year-old conflict and details the human cost of war in thousands of casualties, both American and Afghan, and millions of refugees.
Summary Documents of AFSC’s Position on Afghanistan
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.