National Office of Public Policy and Advocacy

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The Office of Public Policy and Advocacy leads AFSC’s organization-wide efforts to achieve public policy-related goals, carrying the voice of regional AFSC experience across the globe to policy makers in the nation’s capital, and engaging AFSC program staff and constituencies in organization-wide strategies to effect policy change through coordinated local, regional, and national actions.

Take Action

  • The National Defense Authorization Act would authorize $521.3 billion plus another $80 billion for the Pentagon “slush fund” or Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account—...
  • Call on Congress to repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military force (AUMF), the post-9/11 Congressional act that is used to justify the use of armed drones.

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Resources for download

  • AFSC statement for Judiciary Hearings on Solitary Confinement
  • Testimony on border security
  • AFSC, Christian leaders urge diplomacy not military aid to Syria
  • Testimony on the separation of nuclear families under U.S. immigration law

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.

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