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When I was 14, my mother took me to a weekend-long Quaker work camp in West Philadelphia, one of the last before the program was closed in 2005. I painted a hallway blue, prepared simple meals, and...
    Hear the story of how AFSC partnered with local organizations in the South Valley of New Mexico to create the Farmer to Farmer training program.  Participants in the program have...
How do we—as Quakers, as humans—address climate change? It’s a broad question about a multi-faceted issue, I know—and one that I’m certainly not ready to answer in 500 words or fewer.  But...
On a beautiful morning in 1993, Burundian David Niyonzima found himself caught in the middle of a violent ethnic conflict. Although he escaped unharmed, 25 people, including eight of his students at...
Regularly we will be posting a piece inspired by the rich history and archives of AFSC. The below post is the first in the series. - Lucy When I asked AFSC’s archivist, Don Davis, for some...
Note: This is a guest post by Madeline Schaefer, AFSC's Friends Relations Fellow. Scattergood School students organized and particpated in a peace march and art mob on Sept. 8, walking from West...