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Human Rights Learning: Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.

 

Wilson High School students discuss their human rights learning projects as part of AFSC's D.C. Peace & Economic Justice Program.

 

Coal-country teenager wants better resources to keep peers in school

Kyra Wells

ACE participant Kyra Wells.

In late February Kyra Wells, a sophomore at Logan High School in West Virginia, was at the State Capitol, meeting with staff of Governor Tomblin. She brought up an issue that is on her mind and on the minds of many of her peers in rural Appalachia: teen pregnancy.         

“A lot of young women are getting pregnant,” Kyra said. “What could you do to prevent it?”

Dudley High School Peace Table

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 12:00pm - 2:15pm

AFSC volunteers will host a peace table at Dudley High School in Greensboro, NC. This month's theme is "Let's Make Peace...Pieces of Me."

After High School: A resource guide for teens

Whether you are currently in high school, or out of high school and looking for work, you're probably feeling pressure to make a big decision about your future. 

Friends Peace Garden

Working in partnership with the students of Central High School in Los Angeles, the American Friends Service Committee is creating an edible and sustainable school community garden. 

The goal of the Friends Peace Garden is help Central High School become a community leader in green innovation and a pioneer in urban farming by 2012.  By using current science, technology and conservation methods, the students will implement ideas to green their campus by creating organic solutions that are environmentally friendly and efficient.

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