Published: December 15, 2013
Immigration vigil in North Carolina.
Mike Perry and Russell Green from AFSC's Friend of Friend mentorship program for incarcerated men on Dolphin Street in Baltimore, near Perry's former residence.
Day long peace workshop at Kinam Hotel in Haiti including members from 13 local partner organizations and AFSC staff.
Staff member Mireaya Medina paints the AFSC star on a mural in Portland, Oregon.
AFSC sponsored women's saving circle meeting at a peace village in Gateri, Cibitoke, Burundi.
Peace torch in Aceh, Indonesia is lit by the representative of Ministry for Social Affairs in honor of diversity and tolerance for an event AFSC staff and partners participated in.
Hundreds of demonstrators, including foreign and Israeli activists, gather marking the 19th anniversary of the closure of the street, which was closed by the Israeli army in 1994 following the Hebron mosque massacre.
AFSC corporation members follow their meeting agendas.
AFSC Chicago staff member Debbie Southorn leads an icebreaker at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Photo: AFSC/Bryan Vana
AFSC staff member Dalit Baum on a speaking tour stop presenting on BDS (Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions) and peace in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.
AFSC participates in an action calling for the closure of Guantanamo.
AFSC Greensboro, NC interns Alex and Jodie speak with John Mautz, Legislative Director to Congressman Howard Coble (R-NC) about immigration during the 2013 Human Rights Summit in Washington, D.C.
AFSC Los Angeles Roots of Peace gardening program youth participants learn about community health and nutrition at a performance of "Lunch Lady Courage."
Haitian community members learn about new immigration legislation at a meeting led by AFSC Miami at Eglise Baptiste de la Nouvelle Jerusalem.
Peace. It's not just the absence of war and violence. It's also about healing, restoring human dignity, access to basic resources and a shared sense of security and safety.
As an international organization with dozens of programs waging peace in a variety of ways, it can be challenge to encapsulate what we do.
Sometimes, a picture tells a better story than words. We've put together a small collection of photos from 2013 as snapshots of the kind of work your support allows us to make happen.
If you'd like to learn more and read stories about the events pictured here, visit our Where We Work page.