The NC Immigrant Rights Program Monthly E-Newsletter serves as a vehicle for Quaker allies and recent immigrant/refugee constituents living in North Carolina to stay informed and involved with AFSC and immigrant rights-related actions in the state.
Reminder! New Address: 529-D College Road // Greensboro, NC 27410 //Same phone 336-854-0633.
"Although we struggle every day to survive, we can still work and produce vegetables for ourselves and our families.... We want to share the fuits of our own work and efforts."
On August 25, 2010, the final cucumber harvest took place in the 360 m2 greenhouse within the community garden MALA BAŠTA at tached to the CGA Resource Center. Mirsad Alađuz, Nazif Smajić and Šerif Puteša led the greenhouse production this year. It is a great satisfaction for the greenhouse leaders and gardeners, and tremendous joy to the CGA, to have harvest of those proportions. According to agricultural experts, the cucumber harvest was extraordinary this year, and it exceeded all expectations.
On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, Ms. Ellen J. Kennedy, executive director of the World Without Genocide, and Ms . Randi Markusen, who serves on theboards of the World Without Genocide and the Post Genocide Education Fund and is the founder and director of Rwanda Reads, visited the Resource Center of the Community Ga rden s Association (CGA) at Stup. Upon the initiative of Ms. Velma Saric, from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, this opportunity was used to show the guests our community-based programs addressing the post-conflict reconstruction, reconciliation and healing in practice.
The MARStar newsletter is published by the Middle Atlantic Region of the American Friends Service Committee. This issue explores conversations about race that staff members are having throughout the region. It also includes a letter from our new Interim Regional Director, Nina Laboy.
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.