In North Carolina, the NAACP and partnering organization AFSC initiated a series of weekly protests demanding progressive policy changes from lawmakers. Dubbed “Moral Monday,” the protests targeted specific policies in the state which have had negative effects on citizens.
AFSC joined Occupy Our Homes Atlanta and DeKalb County residents who are facing eviction in staging a press conference in July at which speakers called for a more humane process for those facing eviction.
At 54, Joseph Ndava didn't think he had much more to learn. A five-day workshop changed his mind.
Joseph currently lives in Hopley Farm, a settlement in Zimbabwe home to displaced people of many different political and social backgrounds, including survivors and perpetrators of violent conflict and people living with AIDS.
Mekong Peace Journey participants from five countries meet on the banks of the Mekong River bordering Thailand and Laos.
On the banks of the Mekong River in a place where Thailand meets Laos, a group of 25 young people gathered to take part in the Mekong Peace Journey.
It’s a fitting place for these youths to meet, as they come from all the countries of mainland Southeast Asia—Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (Burma)—through which the river passes on its path to the South China Sea.
A five year old student at Batiste Cultural Arts Academy in New Orleans performing "Read the Book" at AFSC New Orlean's Poetry for Peace night.
Who we are
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
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.