Summer Institute

Summer Youth Social Change Institute

Summer Social Change Institute

Helping YOUth Make a Difference

June 9-13 & 16-20, 1:00 to 5:00pm

The American Friends Service Committee believes that youth have a crucial part to play in creating a more just and peaceful community and world! So we hope you will join us this summer as we explore issues of economic injustice, violence, war and what we can do.

Illinois Workcamp Alumni Link Youth to Present-Day Needs

I was hesitant about spending a weekend with folks I hadn't seen in over 40 years, but as soon as I got out of the car I was greeted with hugs and warm welcomes.  What a great way to begin a weekend!

Andy Schlosberg, teacher and former workcamper

Peace.Here..There...Everywhere Institute

A summer youth led institute that lets YOU serve your country by serving your community. Here is a break down of what the institute will be about!

WHO: Just exactly who is the Peace. Here..There…Everywhere Institute trying to reach? We want self -motivated, driven students who are dedicated to social change and justice.  Applicants must posses a genuine passion for living a non-violent lifestyle and working in diverse work environments with students across various Chicago communities.

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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