North Carolina

Peaceful Means - A Film Series in North Carolina

AFSC Area Office of the Carolinas is pleased to co-sponsor the new Peaceful Means Film Series in Durham, NC, a film series about ordinary people making a world of difference through peaceful means. AFSC joins Durham Peace Action, Veterans for Peace (Eisenhower Chapter), and the Triangle/Chapel Hill Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom; and Witness for Peace Southeast in presenting these exciting events. All films are shown at the Hayti Heritage Center in Durham, 804 Old Fayetteville St.

Let's Learn NC: Tuition Equality is good for NC students and good for the state!

Tuesday, February 5 marked the launch of a new campaign seeking college tuition equality for all North Carolina students. Let’s Learn NC is all about fairness, opportunity and equal access to education. The group advocates for the same college tuition for all North Carolina students, because higher education should be equally accessible to all state residents.

New video: AFSC NC intern shares her journey to acceptance as a Muslim young woman

Putri Pamela Powell is one of the Youth Cultural Media Project interns in AFSC's Greensboro, North Carolina office. Watch the meaningful short digital story she created reflecting on her journey from Indonesia and her understanding of herself as a Muslim young woman.  

Watch her story here:  http://youtu.be/TzK_ZFsST6E  

Interfaith Vigil honoring International Day of the Migrant

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Interfaith Vigil honoring International Day of the Migrant

Join us as we call for 

-A clear roadmap to citizenship for immigrants

-Equal college tuition for all NC students

-Safe and welcoming communities for all residents

 

Facebook event here.

NC intern creates photographic exhibit with immigrant youth

American Stories: New Start


UPDATE DECEMBER 2012! Haejin is featured in the Guilford County Schools news!

And check out the holiday video made by the students that Haejin worked with here

See the online photo album of Haejin's photo exhibit opening here!

October 2012 E-Newsletter - NC Immigrant Rights Program

The October 2012 e-newsletter for the NC Immigrant Rights Program

September 2012 E-Newsletter- NC Immigrant Rights Program

The September 2012 e-newsletter of the NC Immigrant Rights Program

"Windows and Mirrors" at the Democratic National Convention

Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 1:00pm - Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 6:00pm

A provocative art exhibit on the human cost of war. Visit windowsandmirrors.org/exhibit/charlotte-nc for details and related events.

"Windows and Mirrors" Opening Reception

Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for an opening of the "Windows and Mirrors" community exhibition with music and stories by Jacob George. Light refreshments will be served. 

Jacob, a 30-year-old, three-tour paratrooper turned peace activist, is a cofounder of A Ride Till The End (ARTTE), a perpetual bicycle protest of the Afghan War that has covered over 7,000 miles in the United States since 2010.

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