Youth

Toward Peace and Justice, January 2013

In this month's e-newsletter, General Secretary Shan Cretin shares stories of young people who are working to build a just, peaceful future.

Kansas City AFSC Year-end Newsletter 2012

Check out the Kansas City AFSC 2012 Year-end newsletter.

Learn about KC AFSC's work to end U.S. militarism and war, Move the Money campaign, Fiscal Cliff on Trial, Youth Civic Engagement, Visons of Peace Festival and More.

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KC AFSC Year-End Newsletter 2012

Kansas City AFSC 2012 Year-end newsletter. Learn about KC AFSC's work to end U.S. militarism and war, Move the Money campaign, Fiscal Cliff in Trial, Youth Civic Engagement and More.

Happy Holidays from AFSC NC!

Happy Holidays from AFSC's Area Office of the Carolinas!

We hope you enjoy this short video made by our intern Haejin Song. This semester, she worked with immigrant students at Greensboro's Newcomer School. For the holidays, the children made holiday and New Years cards to  send to family members back home. See some of their work and hear them wish you happy holidays in their home languages.

 www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEa0ugaB8JI&feature=youtu.be  

 

AFSC NC intern profiles Fall 2012

Check out the bios of our Fall 2012 Cultural Media Arts interns in the AFSC Area Office of the Carolinas!

Girls Leadership Grows in Boone County

A new youth leadership program has kicked off at Sherman High School in Boone County, West Virginia.  The eight girls have so far visited Marshall University, learned about media's effect on women through a Miss Representation screening and discussion, established groundrules and goals for the group, and discussed healthy relationships with staff from WV FREE, a statewide reproductive justice organization.

ACE Youth at Marshall University 2012

In November 2012, fifteen students from the Appalachian Center for Equality Youth Leadership Program in Logan, WV visited Marshall University.  While on campus we visited the Center for African American Students (CAAS) where the Director, Mr. Maurice Cooley, told us his personal story of being the first in his family to go to college and how much that has impacted his life and the life of his children.

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  

Putri's Story

Putri Pamela Powell is one of the Youth Cultural Media Project interns in AFSC's Greensboro, N.C., 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.

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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