Homeless

Turning combat boots into ploughshares in Kansas City

Highlighting the human cost of war for the past seven years, Eyes Wide Open exhibits reached 10,000 people in Kansas and Missouri before being retired this month.

AFSC's Work In Haiti, One Year Later.

On January 12, 2010, a disastrous earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck Haiti, killing tens of thousands and leaving untold numbers wounded, homeless, and without basic needs. AFSC immediately provided funds to partners on the ground for medical assistance, cooking kits, materials for shelters, and meals served in community kitchens.

February 2010 Street Spirit

February 2010 Street Spirit, PDF, Acrobat v9

April 2010 Street Spirit

April 2010 Street Spirit, PDF, Acrobat v9

May 2010 Street Spirit

May 2010 issue of Street Spirit, PDF Acrobat v9

Homeless Organizing Project -- "Street Spirit"

More than 100 homeless vendors earn income selling Street Spirit, the Bay Area's homeless newspaper. The paper also serves as an important tool in coordinating advocacy of issues concerning the homeless. For many activists, Street Spirit's 30,000 reader distribution provides them the most far-reaching public educational outreach available for homeless rights campaigns.

Read Street Spirit online.

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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