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Bringing the War Home: On the Road with Eyes Wide Open (2006)

This short documentary captures the essence of the "Eyes Wide Open" exhibit, a stark reminder of the human cost of the Iraq War.

AFSC's work in St Louis

Joshua Saleem, AFSC Peacebuilding Director in St. Louis, talks about his work in schools to reduce violence and engage young people in building up their community.

"Budget for All" Supporters Rally in Dorchester

About one million voters in Massachusetts will vote on the Budget for All this Election Day.  The Budget for All seeks to prevent cuts to social services, create and protect jobs, close corporate tax loopholes, end offshore tax havens, and raise taxes on incomes over $250,000, and redirect military spending by ending the war in Afghanistan and bringing troops home safely now.

Volunteers for Dreamers

Volunteers at recent AFSC/JFON legal clinics talk about why Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a good first step for immigrant youth and our nation.

Improving Rice Production in North Korea (DPRK)

Given the short growing season in DPRK, farm managers have introduced techniques that help with rice cultivation. These systems of rice intensification are meant to get the most out of each rice seed, increasing yields.
A brief introduction to AFSC's program work in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea).
This video details the catastrophic global consequences of even a "limited" regional nuclear war on the other side of the planet. Recent peer-reviewed studies, done by atmospheric scientists Alan Robock (Rutgers), Brian Toon (University of Colorado-Boulder), Richard Turco (UCLA) and colleagues, predict that even a relatively "limited" nuclear war between India and Pakistan, in which each side uses 50 Hiroshima-sized nuclear weapons against the other's cities, could create immense firestorms that would quickly surround the planet with a dense stratospheric smoke layer. 
An AFSC Iowa volunteer and Dreamer, Hector Salamanca talks about his organizing work at the recent Latino Festival in Des Moines, the goal of in-state tuition for immigrant youth, and his chance encounter with U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.
Summer multimedia intern Anne Marie Lindemann created a video profile of AFSC's Baltimore, MD office with footage that she shot entirely by herself during the last two weeks of her stay at Meadow Mill. Anne Marie interviewed Baltimore staff and used creative techniques to show Meadow Mill's positive work environment.
Laura, the mother of a little girl, is working toward a degree in human services. She has lived in the United States since she was two years old, but as an undocumented immigrant, she’s ineligible for government financial aid, including loans. She makes her tuition payments in cash. She says she “couldn’t believe it” when she heard the news about Deferred Action.

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