Profile

Cover photo
American Friends Service Committee
131 followers|23,026 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

 
Join AFSC's Raed Jarrar, and several others, for this webinar TODAY at  1pm ET.
How can the faith community respond more fully, clearly, and effectively to the crisis in Syria and Iraq? We will discuss the regional dynamics such as the background, role of regional players, and key proposals. Then we will discuss the U.S. role in the crisis in terms of our strategic policy, the AUMF, and our impact on the region. Finally, we will propose one or two action items for the faith community to engage. There will be time for discuss...
1
Add a comment...
 
Join us in asking that Hewlett-Packard cancel all contracts that supply Israel with technology, equipment, and expertise that are used in violation of international human rights and international law. It only takes a minute to sign!
Join AFSC in supporting the HP boycott. Sign our petition calling on the CEO of HP to stop the company from profiting from the illegal Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory and violations of Palestinians' human rights. Demand that Hewlett-Packard cancel all contracts that supply the ...
1
Add a comment...
 
We need to stop using military force as a solution to everything -- indeed, it is a solution to nothing. We must push for the repeal of the 2001 AUMF and prevent the passage of a new AUMF. We cannot rely on Congress or the president to reverse the co...
1
Add a comment...
 
We have over 200 RSVPs for today's Google Hangout On Air. We're looking forward to a vibrant conversation! Join us at 2pm ET for a discussion on alternatives to alternative to militarization of our police, borders and foreign policy.
President Obama and Congress have begun negotiations over the federal budget. Not on their agenda:  moving away from militarism in domestic and foreign policy. That’s why AFSC is hosting a conversation about real solutions for building peace in 2015. Join AFSC experts on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, for a Google Hangout on the budget talks.
1
Add a comment...
 
A congressional directive requires U.S. detention centers to fill 34,000 beds per night. Supporters say it ensures that the nation's immigration laws are being enforced. But critics say housing a fixed number of immigrants at any given time is inhumane, inefficient and too expensive.
1
Add a comment...
In their circles
1 person
Have them in circles
131 people
Carla Weil's profile photo
John Coolidge's profile photo
Travels on Earth's profile photo
Solitary Watch's profile photo
Kit Collins's profile photo
Marilyn Kolender's profile photo
Jonathan Betz-Zall's profile photo
Harsh Sharma's profile photo
‫العبد المخلص‬‎'s profile photo

Communities

 
Private prison companies aren't the only ones benefiting from America's prison-industrial complex
1
1
Meghan McDonald's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
"Those in dominant culture live comfortably in the illusion that their way is the only way." --AFSC General Secretary Shan Cretin. More from her in the newest issue of Quaker Action, now available online.
2
Add a comment...
 
The Freedom School curriculum provides community-based leadership training and anti-racist organizing skills to address issues institutional racism. This collection of photos and videos on our website highlights our Freedom School programs in Seattle, St. Louis and St. Paul.
Learn about the history and format of the Tyree Scott Freedom School in Seattle, which is the model for similar projects in Minneapolis and St. Louis.
1
Add a comment...
 
The oil industry continued its long reign as the top spender on lobbying in California in 2014, according to data just released by the California Secretary of State.
1
Add a comment...
 
Ready to talk concrete changes to stop the trend toward #militarism? Join us Tues. online for this live-streamed conversation. 
President Obama and Congress have begun negotiations over the federal budget. Not on their agenda:  moving away from militarism in domestic and foreign policy. That’s why AFSC is hosting a conversation about real solutions for building peace in 2015. Join AFSC experts on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, for a Google Hangout on the budget talks.
1
Add a comment...
People
In their circles
1 person
Have them in circles
131 people
Carla Weil's profile photo
John Coolidge's profile photo
Travels on Earth's profile photo
Solitary Watch's profile photo
Kit Collins's profile photo
Marilyn Kolender's profile photo
Jonathan Betz-Zall's profile photo
Harsh Sharma's profile photo
‫العبد المخلص‬‎'s profile photo
Communities
Story
Tagline
Peacemaking requires more than merely advocating against one war or another. Here you'll find stories about people and entire communities changing the culture, situations, and systems that lead to violence.
Introduction
#Peace#Justice#Dignity#Quakerorganization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service.
Contact Information
Contact info
Email