Peace Fellowship

AFSC-Iowa Peace Fellowship 2011-2012

AFSC's Peace Fellowship is a unique opportunity for college students to become strong peace and justice leaders on campus. See the attached flyer for more information about how to apply, or contact Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator, KMcquillen@afsc.org, 515-274-4851, ext. 22.

Peace Fellow Surprised by Personal Growth

[AFSC Peace Fellows Krista Goodman and Kat Olsen Flaate have been active working on peace campaigns at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. During the past quarter, Krista and Kat have continued a Social Awareness Film Festival (including Lost Boys of Sudan, Trouble the Waters, Promises and other films). They have worked through “Students for Social Change” and partnered with other campus groups. Below, Krista shares some of what she's learned.]

Peace Fellows Learn, Inspire in Iowa

By Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator

They came to the Friends House to learn but, as we should have expected, they taught and they inspired.

Recently three Central College students serving as AFSC Iowa Peace Fellows participated in a day-long orientation about AFSC, peace building, and change making.

Peace fellows in Iowa

AFSC Iowa Peace Fellows visit at Friends House during an orientation gathering.

AFSC Iowa Peace Fellows visit at Friends House during an orientation gathering.

Organizing the Hope in Iowa

By Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator

Our work with young people is expanding, and what a blessing it is to experience their excitement and passion! Across the nation, AFSC offers young people education on organizing, media work, and program design. In return they bring to our work creativity and energy.

IA Omer Organize the Hope

Omer, AFSC Peace Fellow in Iowa

Omer recently completed an AFSC Peace Fellowship, working to "Organize the Hope" at Central College in Pella, Iowa.

AFSC Peace Fellowship for College Students

FALL 2010 - SPRING 2011

Fellowship Description:

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.

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