AFSC works with communities worldwide to challenge injustice and build conditions for lasting peace. We are steadfast in our commitment to nonviolence and our belief in the transformative power of love to overcome conflict and oppression.
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The Atlanta Economic Justice Program (ATLEJP) works for economic and social justice. Through training, grassroots organizing and leadership development, we help build a culture of activism. We work with communities to build coalitions and resist injustice.
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The Colorado Immigrant Rights Program organizes allies, faith leaders, and immigrants to support immigrant justice. From resisting deportation to fomenting positive narratives, we advocate for policy change.
AFSC has a long history of involvement on the Korean peninsula dating back to 1953. The first AFSC delegation to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, or North Korea) was in 1980. Today, our current program works with farmers in North Korea to increase yields on cooperative farms through testing new innovations.
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AFSC’s New Hampshire Program works to nourish a growing movement of people calling for social, racial, and economic justice.
AFSC's Wabanaki Program works to heal the trauma of Wabanaki communities in Maine. We draw communities together to confront injustices and promote healing among Maine's four Wabanaki tribes.
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The Peace with Social Justice program works with communities in Guatemala and El Salvador to dismantle systems of oppression (colonialism, capitalism, and patriarchy).
For decades, AFSC has worked to realize a just and lasting peace in Palestine and Israel.
Standing with those most impacted by injustice, we work on some of the most urgent issues of our time. We use an intersectional approach to build peace and transform systems of oppression.
Peaceful ends can only be achieved through peaceful means. AFSC works for a future free of militarism and violence.
It’s time to end our reliance on criminalization and retribution in the U.S. We must adopt transformative alternatives rooted in healing and human dignity.
AFSC works for a world where all people have the power to determine where they live and the opportunity to thrive.
Economies should work for all people and our planet. They should also promote thriving communities. AFSC challenges growing inequality and the corporate abuse of human rights.
Communities in the U.S. and around the globe are working for a more just, peaceful future for all. See how you can make a difference.
AFSC was founded in 1917 to create alternatives to military service during World War I. Throughout our history, we have stood with communities around the globe taking bold action to overcome injustice and build peace.