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Eisha Mason serves as Interim Regional Director of the American Friends Service Committee in the Pacific Southwest. As part of her program work, Eisha worked with partners to pass the only state resolution opposing U.S. torture in the "war on terror." Eisha is an activist, speaker, author and teacher of nonviolence. Formerly, the director of The Center for the Advancement of Nonviolence, she developed and facilitated programs that empowered individuals to harness the power of "soulforce" for personal transformation, social justice and peacemaking. As a writer, Eisha contributed to How to Stop the Next War Now, and co-authored 64 Ways to Practice Nonviolence. For many years, she hosted The Morning Review and The Way Forward on KPFK radio (90.7FM).
In 1947, AFSC was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, for our work “…from the nameless to the nameless….” on behalf of all Quakers.