Peace

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Counter recruitment

The Peace Education program aims to limit the influence of military recruiters on middle and high school kids, to help these kids make well reflected career choices, and to provide information on jobs in peacemaking and non-violent ways to financing college. 

Food Not Bombs 30th Anniversary Festival!

Sunday, May 23, 2010 (All day)

Join Food not Bombs in celebrating 30 years of free meals and political protest. Food Not Bombs started as an anti-nuclear action against the Seabrook, New Hampshire Power Plant in 1980. Since then it has blossomed into an international movement providing free food and helping various grassroots struggles across the globe.

Anyone who is interested in helping plan this festival to take place next spring should come to an Open Community Meeting on October 22nd at 7pm at the Community Church Of Boston, located in Copley Square at 565 Boylston St #2, Boston, MA

Save Our School, Library and Services and Reduce Military Spending 25%: A Workshop

Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

"Why to Do It and How to Do It" workshop with Mike Prokosh

Mike Prokosh is a Board Member of United for a Fair Economy and the Eastern Mass. 25% Solution Campaign.

2:30-4:30PM
Robbins Library Community Room

On Exhibit: Canvassing Peace

Thursday, January 14, 2010 (All day) - Thursday, August 12, 2010 (All day)

Friends Gallery

Canvassing Peace offers a a kaleidoscope of artists' perspectives on the meaning of peace,democracy, community, social identity, and the impact of wars past and present on the human psyche. Nine uniquely expressive artists explore the range of emotion generated during the arduous journey to social justice and the bureaucracies and barriers to peace encountered along the way.

Students discussing human rights

Students discussing human rights

Students discussing human right

AFSC Peace Fellowship for College Students

FALL 2010 - SPRING 2011

Fellowship Description:

Indiana Partners in Peace Work

Indiana Partners in Peace

Congressman Andre Carson reads the names of fallen Hoosier soldiers

Congressman Andre Carson reads the names of fallen Hoosier soldiers at Indianapolis’ Monument Circle, April 2008.

 

AFSC Indiana works with peace, faith and labor groups around the state, including:

Indiana Peace and Justice Network www.network4peace.org

Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center www.indypeaceandjustice.org

Greater Indianapolis for Change www.greaterindianapolisforchange.org

Midwest Peace and Justice www.mpjs.org

Somalia Peace Program - Capacity Building

Capacity building  for  civil  society organizations

In our attempt to build strong partnership with local organizations working along the Kenya and Somalia border and in South and Central Somalia, a capacity building training for eight (8) organizations on project/ financial management and leadership/ good governance was held.

The workshop was attended by 20 participants.

South East New England Program Background

About our work:

AFSC-SENE works on two main themes, which are interwoven: Peacebuilding and Community Justice. 

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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