Join us each month as we discuss how your congregation can engage in the work of AFSC. These monthly calls are an opportunity to learn from AFSC staff about specific focus issues and campaigns, and hear ideas of how to get involved. Each one is also an opportunity to speak with other Quakers from the around the country about strategies for how to engage in collective social change work.

Upcoming calls:

Shared Security: A new Quaker vision of U.S. foreign policy

April 14, 2014
7:30-9p.m. EDT

Join us on April 14 for a call with AFSC's Director for Public Policy and Advocacy, Aura Kanegis, and Doug Bennett of First Friends Meeting in Indiana for a conversation on the new joint document published by AFSC and FCNL, Shared Security.  Aura and Doug will speak about the development and philosophy behind the document, and what Quakers can do to get involved in a new vision for US foreign policy.  

You can call in with the toll free number 1-866-740-1260 and entering access code 2419995#.

In the coming months

  • Working for immigrant justice with Quaker Judy Goldberger and an AFSC staff member Chia-Chia Wang, the Civic Participation Coordinator of the Immigrant Rights Program in Newark, New Jersey, on May 12th, 2014 from 7:30 to 9 pm EST
  • Meeting/Church Liaison program evaluation call - How are we doing? How can we grow? with Lucy Duncan and Madeline Schafer on June 16th, 2014 from 7:30 to 9 pm EST

 

Past calls

  • Ending the New Jim Crow and mass incarceration

  • Connecting with your local community

  • Creating lasting peace with justice in Israel and Palestine

  • Orientation calls for new liaisons

  • Organizing your meeting/church for action