10 women change-makers from AFSC’s history

Anna Cox Brinton

Anna Cox Brinton

Anna Cox Brinton, a Quaker and classics scholar, helped feed children after WWII and went on to serve on AFSC boards and committees for most of her adult life.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we pay tribute to and offer a brief picture of a few AFSC staff and advisors whose courage, strength, and wisdom helped foster peace and social justice throughout the world.

Documenting History in the Digital Age

Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jim Alexander

docementing history in the South

Photographer Jim Alexander

Part of the exhibit STREET SIGNS--An exhibit of photographs by Jim Alexander documenting the mass struggle for social and economic justice in the South.

The panel will discuss the meaning of “documentary” and explore the advent of the Internet and its relationship to documenting history.

Peace in Asia and the Pacific: Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 7:00pm - Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

Peace Asia Conference - Alpha Flyer 2

Peace in Asia and the Pacific Conference Flyer

Download the Peace in Asia and the Pacific Conference Flyer

Initiated by the American Friends Service Committee and the American University Nuclear Policy Institute

To register and for additional information: http://afsc.org/PeaceInAsiaPacific

The current conference agenda can be viewed here.
(download here)

Information on films for film festival

Brief descriptions of the films for the film festival.

Zenas Lindley Martin (1855-1931)

A historical analysis about the life of Zenas Lindley Martin (1855-1931)

Vision historica de la Junta Annual de Cuba (1927-2000)

A historical analysis about the Annual Meeting in Cuba from 1927 to 2000.

Amigos Públicos: un ministerio para el siglo XXI.

A personal account by Minister Ramón A. Longoria Escalona about his life as a Minister in Puerto Padre, Cuba,  and his hopes for the 21st century.

Historia de la Junta Mensual de Puerto Padre (1904-2000)

A detailed analysis about the history of the Monthly Meeting of Puerto Padre in Cuba, from  1904 to 2000.

Analisis y perspectiva de La historia de la iglesia “Los Amigos” en Cuba

A detailed analysis about the first 27 years of the Quaker settlement in Cuba, beginning in 1900.

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.

AFSC Online

Become a fan of AFSC
Follow AFSC online
Explore AFSC photos
Watch AFSC videos