Ah what a difference a year makes. A year ago Occupy Providence was setting up in Burnside Park with thousands of people showing up for the first day march. Occupy Wall Street was a month old and Occupy groups were organizing on Cape Cod, in Worcester, Fall River and New Bedford. There was an excitement in the air as people found a way to have a voice and call for substantial change. Images of police out of control, pepper spraying young women in New York and elsewhere grabbed the attention of people who had managed to ignore the abuses the police daily dish ou
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 office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.