The Stopmax Arizona Campaign is an integral part of the nation-wide Stopmax Campaign and its effort to end the use of long-term solitary confinement and torture in US prisons ans jails. This video gives voice to the survivors of solitary confinement. For more information or to get involved with the Stopmax Arizona Campaign, contact the Tucson, Arizona AFSC office at 520.623.9141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once again The American Friends Service Committee will be active participants at the U.S. Social Forum (USSF), ready to spark change. Darryl Jordan, Director of AFSC's Third World Coalition, talked about the USSF, its importance, the participants and AFSC’s goal for the forum.
June 22nd - 26th, 2010
Detroit, MI (USA)
What is the US Social Forum?
What's the importance of the USSF?
What other organizations will attend and what are some of the issues to be addressed?
What's AFSC's goal in its participation?
You have attended every USSF for the last three years. What are you most looking forward to?
Trillion, directed by Sergio Rico, is a powerful film about a very large number. It will inspire you as well as inform you about the kind of world we live in today. On behalf of the Quaker youth program in Old Chatham, New York, we want you to know, that's all.
This video describes AFSC's work leading delegations to the Mexico-U.S. border. That program is called Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, or Austin So Close to the Border.
AFSC staff in partnership with BAY-Peace have been supporting Oakland Youth in taking a bold step to demilitarize their schools.
Alternative Career Fair at a local high school helps students realize career options.
Career stations included Serving your Country, Green Jobs, Finding Adventure, Small Business, Internships. Paying for College and Cool Jobs.
To have a career fair at your school contact DGramigna@afsc.org
New Strategies and Challenges for Nuclear Abolition in the Obama Era- delivered by Dr. Joseph Gerson, Director of Peace and Economic Security, American Friends Service Committee on April 21, 2010 in Philadelphia.
In May at the United Nations, world leaders will gather to re-negotiate the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In response, thousands of international peace activists are converging upon New York for a weekend of action to make nuclear abolition a reality "in our lifetimes!"
Since August of 1945 AFSC has had a consistant stance against the use of nuclear weapons. Starting in the 1950s, AFSC created a series of films about militarism, nuclear weapons, and war.
After 300 years, William Penn’s words to the American Indians remain poignant – and an example of how to reach across the chasms that divide us.