Students discussing human right
FALL 2010 - SPRING 2011
Congressman Andre Carson reads the names of fallen Hoosier soldiers at Indianapolis’ Monument Circle, April 2008.
AFSC Indiana works with peace, faith and labor groups around the state, including:
Indiana Peace and Justice Network www.network4peace.org
Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center www.indypeaceandjustice.org
Greater Indianapolis for Change www.greaterindianapolisforchange.org
Midwest Peace and Justice www.mpjs.org
About our work:
AFSC-SENE works on two main themes, which are interwoven: Peacebuilding and Community Justice.
The Help Increase the Peace (HIP) program was developed by the American Friends Service Committee staff in Syracuse, New York, in 1991 as a youth-oriented program to address the epidemic of violence in schools. HIP is based on the conviction that nonviolence and participation in our communities can better each of us and our world.
Workshops focus on three themes: options to violence; dealing with racism, prejudices, and our differences; and the belief that we can each participate in our communities to bring about positive social change.
The Baltimore College Peace Network is a network of faculty and students from colleges and universities in the Greater Baltimore area. The Baltimore Urban Peace Program of the American Friends Service Committee coordinates the Network.
The Baltimore College Peace Network works in three areas:
- Peace Studies
- Service Learning
- Reflective Activism
The Baltimore College Peace Network will: