SB 237 and HB 231 have been introduced in the New Mexico state legislature this week through the work of AFSC New Mexico.
The Senate and House bills allocate funding for local school districts in New Mexico to purchase from local farmers so children will have local food in their school lunches. This bill is modeled on the successful 7 year program with the Albuquerque Public Schools in which AFSC trained farmers sell local vegetables to the schools.
Friday, January 23, 2009 The Quaker vision of justice is grounded in our core belief that “there is that of God in everyone” and the Biblical call to welcome the stranger. Our vision, as it applies to immigration, draws on years of experience in international human rights work and with immigrant communities worldwide. Human migration is a global phenomenon driven by political, social and economic considerations that demand not just our attention, but our humanity and compassion. We are all God’s people, no matter our circumstances.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) welcomes Luis Gutierrez’ recent proposal for a new immigration policy, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009 (CIR ASAP). This bill, introduced in December of 2009 offers a new, more humane approach to the immigration policy of the United States.
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.