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Chicago Office

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<p>Chicago Summer Institute participants.</p>

Chicago Summer Institute participants.

AFSC's Chicago office supports programs working for peace and social justice.

The Middle East Program works to create awareness and support for social change initiatives for a just settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The Peace Building Program works locally and nationally to highlight the human and economic cost of war and militarism through exhibits, actions and events.

The Youth Peace Building and Justice Program gives youth concrete alternatives to community violence and military involvement.

The Taxi Worker Organizing Project advocates for greater rights and compensation for low-wage, lease taxi workers in the greater Chicago area.


Take Action

  • Since July 8, 2014, Israel had launched an intense and disproportionate bombing campaign and ground incursion of the Gaza Strip, "Operation Protective Edge." In Gaza, 1.7...
  • Take action to support Rasmea Odea by clicking on this action plan. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Chicago has joined local and national organizations...
  •  Make Chicago an immigrant friendly city by giving taxi drivers a long overdue fare increase. Sign this petition:


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