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ACE welcomes new staff member

The Appalachian Center for Equality, AFSC’s youth leadership program in the southern coalfields of West Virginia, is thrilled to introduce Liz Brunello as its new program associate.

Liz came to West Virginia as an Americorp VISTA and has since led a girls’ empowerment program in Logan County and overseen multiple mini-grantees around the state who are working on healthy lifestyle initiatives in their community.

Support Legislation to Get Local Vegetables to Hungry School Kids!

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.

AFSC to Launch New Palestine and Israel Newsletter

Sign up to receive AFSC's new Palestine-Israel newsletter. 

During July AFSC will launch a new Israel and Palestine focused newsletter.  The newsletter will be topical and will come out approximately three times each month. 

Minute of the American Friends Service Committee AFSC Statement on Immigrant Detention

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. 

AFSC Statement on CIR ASAP

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.

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