Matthew Hoh addresses town hall attendees - with (from left to right) Congressmen Walter Jones (Dist 3), Brad Miller (Dist 13), and David Price (Dist 4); NC State Senator Ellie Kinnaird, Representative Paul Luebke, & NC Peace Action Director, Betsy Crites.
From NC Peace Action, to see original content please click here.
The Town Hall Meeting in Raleigh, February 20th, brought together 150 peace advocates to send the message for a need to reorder our priorities. We need to “Bring Our War Dollars Home and Restore Our Communities.“
The AFSC's NC Immigrant Rights Program has been involved in an effort to monitor immigrant-related bills at the state legislature, promote pro-immigrant bills and fight anti-immigrant initiatives, including the NC House Select Committee on the State's Role in Immigration Policy. Together with our allies, we are releasing the following petition to make it clear to our representatives that we oppose any efforts to alienate and harm our immigrant brothers and sisters, especially an Arizona/ Alabama type regressive immigration law.
Storyology: Digital Storytelling by Immigrants and Refugees returns to Charlotte in 2012!
In October 2010, AFSC-NC sponsored an amazing class with local immigrants that included workshops on storytelling, photography, basic video and audio editing, and community building that resulted in powerful 3-5 minute films about each person’s journey.
In January and February 2012, we are bringing Storyology to the International House of Charlotte, thanks to a grant from the Arts & Sciences Council.
Arizona arrests Lady Liberty in Charlotte, NC street theater performance
NC protests Arizona’s racial profiling bill SB 1070 on July 29
North Carolinians stepped up to express their opposition to Arizona’s racial profiling law on July 29, the day that controversial SB 1070 was set to be implemented. AFSC supported actions in three NC cities: Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh. Read on for descriptions and press coverage of each event.
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 office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.