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Immigration reform: What is being proposed? Why should we care?

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a panel discussion to learn about current legislative proposals to reform our broken immigration system. 

All are welcome!

Youth trained to become junior master gardeners

While visiting West Virginia State University, BAPS youth leadership group also had the opportunity to participate in the Junior Master Gardening workshop with WVSU Extension Office. At the training we learned how to conduct hands-on learning activities for teaching gardening knowledge and skills to people young and old alike. We will use what we learned to conduct our own trainings in the community garden this summer.  

Youth Join State Effort to End Child Poverty

Appalachian Center for Equality Youth Leadership in Logan, West Virginia is helping spearhead the local effort of the statewide Our Children, Our Future: The Campaign to End Child PovertyAt a community meeting on January 23rd in Logan, WV the youth voiced their concerns about child poverty and helped plan a regional forum in March where legislators and local officials will be invited to learn about

Black History Month: Creating a History Wall of Logan

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

 

February is Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the hard won victories for civil rights and justice--and reflect on how far we’ve come both as a nation and as a community.

 Please join the Believing All is Possible (BAPS) Youth Leadership Group and the Logan County Improvement League in the creation of…

A History Wall: The Great Journey of Logan

Students Learn About Battle of Blair Mountain

During their summer break, students from the ACE mentoring program in Logan County toured Southern Community and Technical College where they learned about all the different college options available right in their backyard.  After the tour, we took a trip over the mountain to Blair Community Center and Museum.  The students learned about the historic labor struggle known as the Battle of Blair Mountain, coal mining's effect on water quality, and what life was like in the coal camps of Logan County.  

Community Garden Grows in Logan

During a week in March 2012, students from the Appalachian Center for Equality's mentoring program at Logan High School and students from  Sandy Spring Friends School worked together tilling the soil, weeding the beds, and planting and watering seeds.  Young children from the Head Start program at Logan PRIDE Community Service visited the garden and were taught by the high school students how to garden.

ACE Program Brochure 2012

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Logan, WV
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Marshhall Eddie Conway Freedom School Open House

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

American Friends Service Committee's Baltimore Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program and Maryland Peace with Justice Program + Pleasant Hope Baptist Church has

Race and the Occupy Movement: Building the 99%

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Come join us for a Teach-In on race and the Occupy movement, with a specific focus on Occupy Greensboro.

Ed Whitfield, Director of the Fund for Democratic Communities, and Lamar Gibson, Coordinator of Fund Development for Greensboro's Interactive Resource Center, the city's only day shelter for the homeless, will share insights from their experiences around building an inclusive, just movement.

AFSC responds to a refugee resettlement crisis

In the winter of 2007, rumors were circulating that the boarded-up house adjacent to the Dayton AFSC office was being occupied by immigrants.  Staff, however, saw no signs of life until the beginning of spring when Migwe Kimemia, the Africa Peace and Immigration Program Director, spotted children playing outside.

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