In 2010, AFSC transitioned to new leadership as Shan Cretin became our new General Secretary. As always, the work moved forward and, sustained by our extended family of supporters, we celebrated the accomplishments in the community worldwide. The optimistic outcomes that this Annual Report highlights are examples of AFSC’s commitment to effective, efficient Quaker peace building, one community at a time.
The 2001 Annual Report reflects on the impact that the September 11, 2001 attacks had on United States, AFSC, and our work around the world. At the same time to highlights work around the world that had started before the attacks and continued afterwards.
2009 was tumultuous for the world at large and for AFSC. Our 2009 annual report, Building Peace by Fostering Justice, describes how we came through the year – continuing to work in partnership with people of good will, seeking to build a more just and peaceful world while meeting significant financial challenges. The repor
The year 2008 was pivotal for the American Friends Service Committee in many ways. The growing unrest with the cost of the war in Iraq (both in dollars and in precious lives) led millions to the pro-peace movement, inspiring a change in leadership in the United States, as well as lifting up AFSC’s fundamental message:
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.