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A Foreign Policy for All: One Day Conference on Re-Thinking U.S. Foreign Policy for the 21st Century

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

It’s time for a change.

After years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, with their terrible toll of death and destruction, we are fighting again in the Middle East.  But growing numbers of Americans are debating the values and goals of U.S. foreign policy, with its heavy reliance on military intervention.  Why has it been so unsuccessful? What is the appropriate role for our nation in today’s world?  How does our investment in a gigantic, costly military establishment affect our foreign policy decisions?

Peace Advocates Pivot Toward Asia and the Pacific

They came from China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Hawaii, New Zealand, and from across the US. They represented a wide variety of national interests, perspectives and struggles. They aired some differences.  But they also found much common ground.

Organize Just Peace

Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm

EDUCATE. MOTIVATE. ADVOCATE.

For Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

AFSC Campus Organizing Conference

 

Join Campus Organizers for Educational Panels and Interactive Workshops!

China Nanjing students

China Nanjing students

China Nanjing students.

Peace On Purpose

          On May 21st, 2010, the American Friends Service Committee’s Middle Atlantic Region hosted its first Peace on Purpose conference at Stony Run Friends Meeting House featuring workshops from various Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) programs and partnering organizations that confront and work to resolve issues of conflict, war, and indignities in the United States.  Starting off the conference with a jolt, the Maryland Peace with Justice Program barely began delving into their work facilitating theater workshops in Maryland prisons when a

Peace on Purpose Workshop

Janet Seltman, a program committee member for the Empowering Voices for Peace and Justice Program in Pittsburgh, leads a group as they reflect on the US occupation of Iraq.

Socialism 2010: Ideas for Changing the World

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 8:00am - Sunday, June 20, 2010 - 3:00pm

UN leader tells conference: Nuclear disarmament is my top priority

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addressed the nearly 1,000 participants of the International Peace Movement Conference to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Secretary said that "Our shared vision is within reach...a nuclear-free world." And that "nuclear disarmament is my top priority."

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