Join AFSC, United for Peace and Justice, BFay Area New Priorities Campaign, and other groups to distribute informational flyers at BART stations: Balboa Park, Glen Park, 24th Street Mission, 12th Street Oakland Center, 19th Street, MacArthur, Rockridge, Laafayette, Walnut Creeek, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Fruitvale, North Berkeley, El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito Del Norte.
join with AFSC, United for Peace and Justice, and Bay Area New Priorities Campaign volunteers to distribute info flyers at BART stations: Balboa Park, Glen Park, 24th Street Mission, 12th Street Oakland Center, 19th Street, MacArthur, Rockridge, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Fruitvale, North Berkeley, El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito Del Norte.
For info and flyers, contact Stephen McNeil at AFSC -- (415) 565-0201 ext 12
This page is to help you use your voice. We can be very sure that the corporations are busy in Washington and in every state house pushing for their own interests (especially their profitis). Only when citizens speak up, bringing to life the words of the song "But 2 and 2 and 50 make a million..." making a mighty roar, will we be able to change the balance and shift the priorities. AFSC has a collection of resources for to help you do that work at both the federal and state levels. Below are links to campaigns we are working on. Click on one that interests you
This document provides a side by side comparision of the Ryan, Obama and Back to Work budget. Which do you prefer? Prepared by the National Priorities Project. ACTION: please go to the Wage Peace action site and press the take action button!
Protesters put words to the obvious at the U.S. Capitol.
February 15, 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of what may have been the biggest protest against war in human history. Hundreds of events involving tens of millions of people coordinated actions under the banner "No War On Iraq" took place across the planet. These included rallies and marches in Cleveland and Akron, among many other locations around Ohio.
AFSC in Kansas City reflected on MLK and the U.S. budget debate
By Ira Harritt, program coordinator in Kansas City
“This is America’s opportunity to help bridge the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The question is whether America will do it.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in his last Sunday sermon, Remaining Awake through a Great Revolution
Dr. King’s question is still before us. We still have the ability to bridge this gulf, even though it has been growing larger and larger, especially in the past 30 years.
Harrington Hall Shelter housing about 100 men each night in one big room.
I write with a heavy heart. A cold wind blows out of the north and the temperature is dropping. A few nights ago, when RI did it’s “Point in Time” count, 996 people were homeless. So far this year, 214 families, with 385 children, have been sheltered – up from 159 last year. Last year, in Massachusetts, 16,664 were homeless when that count was done. (Click here for images from the RI Press Conference on
Fiscal Cliff on Trial Forum- Testimony by Pat Hayes, UAW auto worker, Anne Pritchett, elementary school teacher, and Tony Cage, homeless services provider. The event, organized by the KC Program of the American Friends Service Committee, took place on Saturday, December 1 at the University of Missouri, KCMO.
The event, organized by AFSC and co-sponsored by Jobs Now, UMKC Economics Club and National Lawyers Guild, Occupy KC, Move to Amend, and PeaceWorks KC, took place on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the University of Missouri, KCMO.
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 office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.