Youth

Chris Mburu, UN Human Rights Lawyer

Chris Mburu

Chris Mburu, Harvard gruaduate and creator of the Hilde Back Foundation, which honors his benefactor.

Youth Create Change in Gaza

“At first I was afraid to go out and meet with others, but afterwards I started to learn more about the Popular Achievement Program. Through the program I was introduced to new people.  [The program] provides youth with an opportunity to get involved with society and become community organizers and leaders.”

Ameera Al-Zobaydi  (16 years old)  Popular Achievement Participant  

 

Organize Just Peace

Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm

EDUCATE. MOTIVATE. ADVOCATE.

For Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

AFSC Campus Organizing Conference

 

Join Campus Organizers for Educational Panels and Interactive Workshops!

Students rally to improve DREAM Act

For the first time in the history of a 9-year movement, a DREAM Act rally had high school youth leading chants that challenged the militarization of the DREAM Act.

It's My Life

Published in 2009, It's My Life provides ideas and guidance for youth looking for career paths that are alternatives to military service.

2010 Program Update Slideshow

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Celebrating and Protecting Pluralism in Indonesia

“Unity in Diversity” is Indonesia’s national slogan. As a sprawling archipelago with more than 300 ethnic groups and a majority Muslim population with significant religious minorities, pluralism has been characteristic of Indonesia since its inception as a nation.

LGTBQ Youth Wellness Event Planning Meeting

Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

On December 4th Baltimore's Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program and Kenneth Morrison have teamed up to organize the community to address anti-gay bullying and LGBTQ youth suicide. Event will take place at Coppin State University and will include a Facilitated Dialog*, Panel Discussion and Book Release Party.

Students from Iowa Join March for Peace

Cody Ryan, Sean Bremhorst, Serena Fath, Karina Foster-Middleton, and Jeffrey J. Weiss Representing Students Beyond War and the Catholic Peace Ministry joined thousands of people on the streets of Chicago, Saturday, October 16 to call for an end to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and to encourage spending for health care and education instead!

We also were joined by close to 30 Iowans, including AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator Kathleen McQuillen, and have to thank AFSC and the  Catholic Peace Ministry for helping to fund this initiative.

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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

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