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Note: Aiden Katri, an Israeli transgender woman, refused her military service on March 29th and was sentenced to her first prison term in a men’s prison. Sahar Vardi, coordinator of AFSC’s Israel...
(Above photo: "Together despite Occupation and borders": This picture reflects how Palestinian youth challenge Occupation by overcoming geographic separation, political, and social fragmentation.)...
In this fourth installment of our series featuring the writing of Black Quakers on Black Lives Matter, Lauren Brownlee speaks to the intersection of privilege and oppression, the solidarity between...
 “They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” - Mexican Proverb  I spent the last two weeks of January in Peru attending the ...
Dr. Amanda Kemp is the Visiting Scholar in Africana Studies at Franklin & Marshall College, and is currently touring a performance project...
(Above photo, from left: Nia Eubanks-Dixon (AFSC), Dustin Washington (AFSC), Andrea (Seattle YUIR), Mike Brown Sr., and Jaquis (St. Louis YUIR) at the St. Louis Freedom School in February 2016.) Note...
Sam Lemon is a member of Providence Monthly Meeting in Media, PA. In this spiritual autobiography, Sam describes his inward journey as a Quaker and the way it connects to his outward journey for...
Sarah Willie-LeBreton is a Black Quaker who teaches Sociology at Swarthmore College. This piece connects past and present, self and community, and Spirit and action in an exploration of Black Lives...
These are revolutionary times. All over the globe men [sic] are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression, and out of the wounds of a frail world, new systems of justice and...
Denise Altvater is a Passamaquoddy Tribal citizen and coordinator of AFSC's Wabanaki Youth Program in Maine. In 1978, the Indian...
For the past 15 months AFSC staff and volunteers have been bird-dogging Presidential candidates with questions about Corporate influence on governance in the United States, raising awareness of the...
“What are you going to do about this white God that demands Black and Brown blood?” - Reverend Jennifer Bailey With...
In November 2015, AFSC’s Middle East Regional Director Giovanna Negretti joined a fact-finding mission led by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, learning on the ground about dangers to women and families...
Daniel Hunter is an organizer and strategist with Training for Change, an activist training organization. He’s sought all over the globe for his...
Policy Impact Coordinator Kathryn Johnson reflects on her experience meeting Syrian refugees in Turkey and on visiting a US Refugee Support Center there. - Lucy Last month, as I sat in a bus station...

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