AFSC's new General Secretary Shan Cretin, talks about our rich history and ongoing work to bring peace and justice to the world.
Please take a moment to let three of your friends know about AFSC.
Brief reactions from people who attended the opening of AFSC's mural art exhibit, "Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan." Recorded Oct. 7, 2010 in Philadelphia.
Dustin Washington coordinates the Tyree Scott Freedom School, which teaches young people about racism and how to organize to undo it, through his work at American Friends Service Committee's Seattle office.
AFSC's Adham Khalil is one of the great young advocates of nonviolent social change in Gaza. Adham worked with AFSC on AFSC's Gaza Alternateive Repair Strategies Project which was implemented in cooperation with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) and Architercture for Humanity. Here is a brief clip from the forthcoming Joe Public Films documentary on Gaza.
Chicago youth hit the streets with the 911 News for Youth team to report on the trillion dollar wars.
Native American leaders deliver demands to the Seattle Police Department after shooting death of Carver John T. Williams.
On August 19, 2010 at the Texas State Employees Union premises in Austin, Ann Lewis, Judith Rosenberg and Josefina Castillo reported on their experiences at the U.S. Social Forum held in Detroit in June. Judith and Josefina are key organizers with Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, originally an AFSC program now becoming independent.
This video is a ZGraphix production, produced by Jeff Zavala.
A recent vigil at the T. Don Hutto immigrant detention center in Taylor, Texas marked the one year anniversary of when the Obama Administration's ended family detention at the facility. Several hundred immigrant women remain imprisoned. Josefina Castillo of Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera was one of the speakers at the vigil.
This 16-minute documentary film by Kenny Mann documents the formation of Human Rights Cities in Washington, D.C. and Thies, Senegal. Learn more about the films! On December 10, 2008, Human Rights Day, at the urging of the People’s Movement for Human Rights Learning (PDHRE) and AFSC’s D.C. Peace and Economic Justice Program, the D.C. City Council proclaimed the District of Columbia a Human Rights City to mark the 60th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Current AFSC projects in D.C. are all working to support human rights as a way to achieve community, social, and economic transformation.