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Area Office of the Carolinas Past Events

Area Office of the Carolinas Past Events

A man protesting the oppression of tobacco workers.

Pilgrimage for Justice and Peace in Greensboro

The 23rd annual Pilgrimage for Justice and Peace is coming to Greensboro this month!  On Tuesday the 30th, the day's activities begin at 9:30 on the Guilford College campus.  If you're only available in the afternoon, there are things you can do too!  For more information and a full schedule of events, see our blog.

Update:  The pilgrimage in Charlotte got some press attention, check this blog post for more.

Take Charge of Your Future!  AFSC sponsors second annual Alternatives Fair

As part of our  commitment to providing alternatives to military service supporting themselves in meaningful ways, AFSC is proud to sponsor the second annual Take Charge of Your Future Alternatives Fair!  This year we have the privilege of using space in the Central Library in downtown Greensboro.  The time and date are set for Friday, April 9th, from 3 PM to 7PM.  We have exciting updates coming up about who is attending, so we've set up a dedicated blog to keep you up-to-date.  If you use Facebook to keep track of things, our Facebook page has more information too.  We hope to see you there!

Program Initiatives

Immigrant Rights

The NC Immigrant Rights program is guided by the Quaker belief in the infinite worth of all people.  AFSC supports the rights and dignity of all people, regardless of their legal status.

Friends Humanitarian Response Program

Based out of our High Point office, the FHRP (formerly EMAP) is the American Friends Service Committee's longest continuously-run program.  The main goal of the program is to provide emergency relief kits, and we are always accepting donations of blankets, gloves, toothpaste, backpacks, and other necessities

Peace Building & Economic Justice

The Carolinas Peace and Economic Justice program is a community education and peace building program which builds alliances and support networks to create strategic links engaging those working for peace and alternatives to war and violence.