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Pennsylvania Program, Empowering Voices for Peace

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AFSC's Pennsylvania Empowering Voices for Peace and Justice Program seeks to bring people of divergent views together to build a peaceful and just world.

Current initiatives include:

  • Racial Justice Through Human Rights a project of youth empowerment.
  • Networking with partners locally and nationally to educate the public about the use of torture by the US government and prolonged solitary confinement in our prisons.
  • Raising awareness about the human and economic cost of war and militarization through exhibits, dramatic readings and information sharing.

Take Action

  • Below are instructions for writing to prisoners at Guantanamo and a list of names of the prisoners. Have you ever doubted the power of a letter? If so, read this note...

Resources for download

  • AFSC gives testimony on solitary confinement at U.S. Judiciary hearing
  • Invest in people, not the Pentagon
  • International Women's Day of Action
  • Get an Education

Who we are

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 offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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