Public Policy and Advocacy

AFSC has more than a century of experience working with communities across the globe. In our policy and advocacy work, we bring these perspectives to the U.S. capital, United Nations, and other policy bodies.

The Office of Public Policy and Advocacy (OPPA) leads coordinated local, regional, and national actions in support of U.S. policy change.

The Africa Public Education and Advocacy (PEA) Program works for the shared security of all people — in Africa and worldwide.

The Africa Quaker International Affairs (QIAR) Program brings key actors in peace together to create change. We achieve this through nonviolent action, peacebuilding, diplomacy, and advocacy.  

The Asia Public Education and Advocacy (PEA) Program amplifies the voices of AFSC's Asia partners in the U.S. policy making process.

The Middle East U.S. Activism and Leadership Development Program works to change U.S. policies regarding conflict in the Middle East.

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