Your gift will support AFSC's work for peace in the US and around the world. Details

Stay informed

Get email updates on AFSC's work:

Or subscribe to our RSS feed

Treatment Industrial Complex report cover

“The Treatment Industrial Complex: How For-Profit Prison Corporations are Undermining Efforts to Treat and Rehabilitate Prisoners for Corporate Gain,” highlights the expansion of the incarceration industry away from warehousing people and into areas that traditionally were focused on treatment and care of individuals in the criminal justice system.

Pablo and Shan

Leading change takes vision, discipline, and courage. And everywhere, young people are taking on the challenge, working to end violence in their communities.

Pablo in Guatemala City
For more stories like Pablo’s, from other inspiring change makers, please visit

Take Action

Congress: Vote NO on more war in Iraq and Syria

Tell your elected officials to stop U.S. military action in Iraq and vote "NO" on any new authorization for the use of military force.

Urge President Obama to press for Sombath Somphone’s release

Sombath Somphone, a Laotian man and close friend of AFSC, was abducted by police in Dec. 2012. He has not been heard from since.

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.

Get AFSC's newsletter

AFSC Online