Following years of organizing by formerly-incarcerated people and their families, President Barack Obama announced he will instruct some federal employers to delay inquiries into a job applicant's incarceration history to curb discrimination and stigma.
In the midst of an upsurge in violence in Israel-Palestine, AFSC and Defense for Children International-Palestine launched the campaign “No Way to Treat a Child” to try and stop the detention of Palestinian children.
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. Read More