Counter Recruitment

Pittsburgh First Steps

This tri-fold pamphlet features a flow chart and a five step guide to help in making life decisions.

Alternatives to Military Service

First Steps

 Making life decisions can be difficult.  Sometimes it feels like you have very few opportunities, while other times it can feel like there are too many options to choose from. 

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What's Next

AFSC has developed a booklet to help high school students explore jobs, careers and employment and education opportunites in Western Pennsylvania.

Providing Peaceful Alternatives for Youth

AFSC has youth programs in the United States and in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

We provide youth in the U.S. with information about alternatives to military service. We advocate to reduce the influence of the U.S. military in the nation’s public schools. We empower youth to become peacemakers in their communities and schools, and reduce the impact of handgun and other interpersonal violence in their lives.

Portland Peace Program

The Peace Program develops youth leadership for peace and social justice activism.  We Mentor a United Voices youth group which provides experiential learning experiences and leadership opportunities for young social change activists. Expose the harsh realities of military service and refute false information provided by military recruiters and advertising, encouraging young people to pursue alternatives to military enlistment. Organize innovative Beats for Peace events to urge youth to Opt Out of inclusion in the military database.

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.

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