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Reading the short stories from the new book, “Gaza Writes Back: Short stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine,” I was struck by the stories’ deep humanity.  The fictional pieces connect...
Note: Vincent Harding was a close friend of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the primary author of "Beyond Vietnam: a Time to Break the Silence." He is Professor of Religion and Social...
In the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, Carlos Arredondo made headlines for courageously rushing to save the lives of victims—distinctive in his cowboy hat, he quickly became the...
In 1942, Gordon Hirabayashi (1918-2012) refused to obey the 8 p.m. curfew for Japanese-Americans established after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After turning himself in to the FBI, Gordon was...
  Learn more about AFSC's growing involvement in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. Hear the voices of activists, students...
Denise Altvater is a member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe and has worked for AFSC for eighteen years.  She has been instrumental in developing the first Truth and Reconciliation Commission between...
  Hear the story of how AFSC partnered with local organizations in the South Valley of New Mexico to create the Farmer to Farmer training program.  Participants in the program have...
On a beautiful morning in 1993, Burundian David Niyonzima found himself caught in the middle of a violent ethnic conflict. Although he escaped unharmed, 25 people, including eight of his students at...
In August I spent a day in New Mexico, visiting AFSC’s farmer training program near Albuquerque. I met the trainees, hearing from AFSC’s Sayrah Namaste about elements of the program and upcoming...
Note: This interview is the fourth in the Acting in Faith series of interviews with Quaker activists. I define activist in the broadest sense - those working for justice and healing in many divergent...
Note: The below interview by Silas Wanjala is the third in a series of Interviews with Quaker Activists. I define activist in the broadest sense – those working to help to mend and heal the world, to...
by Lucy Duncan Introduction: This is the second in AFSC's Acting in Faith series of interviews with Quaker Activists. You can read all of them here. Niyonu Spann created Beyond Diversity 101 many...
Note: The below interview by Silas Wanjala is the first in a series of interviews with Quaker activists.  I define activist in the broadest sense – those working to help to mend and heal the...