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Human Rights Learning: Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.

 

Wilson High School students discuss their human rights learning projects as part of AFSC's D.C. Peace & Economic Justice Program.

 

Students address gun violence in D.C.

What motivates young people to take action on their beliefs? Human rights learning, and the DC Human Rights project in particular, might be an important piece of the puzzle.

On March 28, 2013—a National Day to Demand Action on Gun Violence—Andy Bloom and Diana Chicas, 17-year-old students from Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., came to City Hall to speak with Councilwoman Mary Cheh about gun violence.

Human Rights Resolution: Washington, D.C. 2012

Official document recognizing December 10, 2012 as "Washington, D.C. Human Rights Day" in the District of Columbia.

Human Rights Cities: Paths to Peace

Current AFSC projects in D.C. are working to support human rights as a way to achieve community, social, and economic transformation.

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

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