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Community & Resistance

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

 COMMUNITY AND RESISTANCE Tour featuring New Orleans activists Jesse Muhammad, Victoria Law and Jordan Flaherty

Northjersey.com: Ordeal of day laborers

In this opinion article, the writers say the fundamental American value that people must be paid for their labor is not being extended to day laborers in Newark. Day laborers are all too often robbed of their wages, taking a serious toll on not just these workers and their families, but on all workers and law-abiding employers in New Jersey.

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NorthJersey.com

Denver mulls E-verify for city contractors

Denver lawmakers mull ordering the use of E-Verify on city contracts. AFSC's Gabriela Flora points out the system is flawed.

Abolish corporate personhood

Amend the U.S. Constititution to abolish corporate personhood, writes Greg Coleridge.

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Sandy Spring Friends School students participate in a jobs rally

Immigration Reform & Iowa’s Economy

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 7:30pm

A talk by Raul Hinojosa and Dan Griswold. There’s also a reception at Davis Brown Law Firm, 215 10th St, Suite 1300, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Cost for the reception: $50. The talk is free.

SERO Southeast STAR Newsletter, Spring 2010

The SERO Southeast STAR is the quarterly newsletter of the South East Regional Office of AFSC.  It covers news from our regional and area offices.  This issue has a special focus on the New Orleans Project.

If you would like to recieve a copy by snail mail, write alovelace@afsc.org.

SERO Southeast STAR Newsletter Winter 2010

The SERO Southeast STAR is the quarterly newsletter of the South East Regional Office of AFSC.  It covers news from our regional and area offices.  This issue has a special focus on the Miami Area Office.

If you would like to recieve a copy by snail mail, write alovelace@afsc.org.

Celebrating 10 Years of Border Solidarity

By Judith Rosenberg

In February 2010, 11 of us trooped down to Piedras Negras Mexico to celebrate our 10-year anniversary with our Mexican partners, the CFO (Comité Fronterizo de Obreras/os). We looked back; we looked forward.  We evaluated, sang praises, and ate barbeque chicken.  They gave us plaques of recognition and gifts.  Some of us, Mexican and US, were awed.  Some of us were new to the idea of our solidarity and were thrilled--or confused.

Peace: Learn About Our Peace and Economic Justice Program

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VISTA Volunteer Jessica Langley at a local high school.

Peace and Economic Justice

The Carolinas Peace and Economic Justice program is a community education and peace building program which builds alliances and support networks to create strategic links engaging those working for peace and alternatives to war and violence.  AFSC's commitment to peace and economic justice is based on the Quaker belief in life as sacred and the desire to avoid all violence.  AFSC tries to find peaceful solutions to conflicts and differences and to address the root causes of violence.  We work toward this goal by 

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