Chicago AFSC volunteers are living out the motto made famous by anthropologist Margaret Meade: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Often it is difficult to get the attention of members of Congress. Writing letters, making phone calls and attending lobby days can often feel fruitless – especially on the issue of Israel and Palestine. This guide offers a creative approach to Congressional advocacy for those who would like to hold Congress accountable for U.S. policies that impact the prospects for a just and lasting peace in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.
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.