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New Hampshire Peace Program Background: Peace, Disarmament, and Human Rights

From nuclear nonproliferation to death penalty abolition, AFSC-NH is working to make the world a more peaceful, just and humane place.  Scroll down to learn more about our active campaigns.

To be added to the AFSC-NH Peace Mobilization email list, please send a note to Arnie Alpert,

We work closely with NH Peace Action to end war, reduce military spending, and abolish nuclear weapons. 

Death Penalty Abolition

AFSC's Civil Rights Efforts, 1925-1950

Long before the Civil Rights Movement, the AFSC identified interracial tensions as an underlying injustice in U.S. culture, causing immense suffering and potentially leading to violence. That is why the AFSC set to work on this issue as early as 1925 and continues to this day. Intervening decades have proved how right this assessment was, with internment of Japanese American citizens during World War II, intentional disenfranchisement of Native Americans resulting in widespread poverty and cultural annihilation, and the heavy-handed treatment of Latino immigrants at the Mexico-U.S.

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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