In our counter-recruitment work, the Peace Education programaims to limit the influence of military recruiters on middle and high school kids, to help these kids make well reflected career choices, and to provide information on jobs in peacemaking and non-violent ways to financing college. A particular emphasis is placed on bringing awareness of possible dangers of joining the military and false promises made by recruiters.
Join Food not Bombs in celebrating 30 years of free meals and political protest. Food Not Bombs started as an anti-nuclear action against the Seabrook, New Hampshire Power Plant in 1980. Since then it has blossomed into an international movement providing free food and helping various grassroots struggles across the globe.
Anyone who is interested in helping plan this festival to take place next spring should come to an Open Community Meeting on October 22nd at 7pm at the Community Church Of Boston, located in Copley Square at 565 Boylston St #2, Boston, MA
Canvassing Peace offers a a kaleidoscope of artists' perspectives on the meaning of peace,democracy, community, social identity, and the impact of wars past and present on the human psyche. Nine uniquely expressive artists explore the range of emotion generated during the arduous journey to social justice and the bureaucracies and barriers to peace encountered along the way.
The Speak for Peace Tour visits North Central High School in Indianapolis.
The Speak for Peace Tour features speakers who deepen the conversation on war and militarism. Past tours have included Raed Jarrar, and Iraqi political analyst and Ken Mills, former U.S. Marine who served two tours in Fallujah, Iraq and current President of Iraq Veterans Against the War-Ft. Wayne.
The Speak for Peace Tour has traveled around the state and visited Quaker meetings, churches, public libraries, high schools and college classes.
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.