Dr. King was assassinated on April 4th, 1968 while supporting striking sanitation workers. Exactly one year before that he given the Riverside Church speech, in which he not only spoke out against the war in Vietnam but linked the problems of racisim, militarism and economic injustice.
If you are afraid for the future of Workers Rights, Social Programs, Public Education, Medicare, Social Security, the Environment, Women’sRights, Public Transportation, Public TV and Radio, Unions, Public Housing, Immigrant Rights, Aid to the Arts and more…
Then come, join us and make your voice heard!
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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.