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Carolinas office honored with award from NC Peace Action

Accepting Peace Action award in North Carolina

AFSC volunteers Susan Ikenberry and Ellie Richard (center) accepted the award.

In May, Peace Action presented AFSC with its 2013 Peacemaker Award, citing AFSC’s outstanding work educating the public about the war in Afghanistan, as well as AFSC’s work to educate the general public about the costs to people in the U.S. because of the bloated Pentagon budget.

AFSC Carolinas: New Immigration Bill includes Support for Families but Continues Key Failures

New Immigration Bill Includes Support for Families and Workers,
Yet Would Continue Key Failures of Current System           

After detention and decades of waiting, family can apply for green cards

Fredd Reyes

Fredd Reyes (right) and his wife Valentina Pavone Reyes-Sagastume.

For Fredd Reyes, the U.S. is home. He’s lived here since he was two years old and has no memory of his native Guatemala. Fredd’s friends did not know he was living in the country without documents until he was arrested, detained, and threatened with deportation.

College should be affordable for everyone, argues student

As a college student who grew up on a military base and in a southern town, 22-year old Daphne Hines has a unique perspective on the world.

New video: AFSC NC intern shares her journey to acceptance as a Muslim young woman

putri

Putri Pamela Powell works on developing her narrative in a digital storytelling training in the AFSC Area Office of the Carolinas

Putri Pamela Powell is one of the Youth Cultural Media Project interns in AFSC's Greensboro, North Carolina office. Watch the digital story she created reflecting on her journey from Indonesia and her understanding of herself as a Muslim young woman.  

Interfaith Vigil honoring International Day of the Migrant

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Interfaith Vigil honoring International Day of the Migrant

Join us as we call for 

-A clear roadmap to citizenship for immigrants

-Equal college tuition for all NC students

-Safe and welcoming communities for all residents

 

Facebook event here.

NC intern creates photographic exhibit with immigrant youth

Newcomer Student

Young girl at the Newcomers School, Greensboro, NC

Haejin Song, a senior at The Early College at Guilford, recently held an exhibit highlighting students from the Doris Henderson Newcomers School. During the past two years, Haejin has invested her time working with students at this school as a mentor and tutor.

October 2012 E-Newsletter - NC Immigrant Rights Program

The October 2012 e-newsletter for the NC Immigrant Rights Program

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