Student Activism

Earlham College students organize for divestment

Can changing hummus change the world?

This may seem like a lot to ask of the tasty concoction of garbanzo beans, tahini, and garlic, but to several Earlham College students dedicated to promoting peace and justice for the people of Palestine and Israel, hummus is the perfect place to start.

The hummus served at Earlham, a Quaker college in Richmond, Ind., is made by Sabra. Sabra’s parent company, Strauss Group LTD, provides support for the Israeli military’s enforcement of the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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.

New York/Newark Summer Internships 2013

The American Friends Service Committee’s Summer Internship Program is designed to engage undergraduate and graduate students with the world of public service and peace and social justice issues.  As an intern you will work alongside AFSC staff helping to implement current programs and achieve AFSC’s mission.  You will work within a framework of a work plan and learning objectives with the opportunity to participate in activities such as client engagement and in depth research.  You may work directly with clients and perform in depth research.

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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

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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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