National Office of Public Policy and Advocacy

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The Office of Public Policy and Advocacy leads AFSC’s organization-wide efforts to achieve public policy-related goals, carrying the voice of regional AFSC experience across the globe to policy makers in the nation’s capital, and engaging AFSC program staff and constituencies in organization-wide strategies to effect policy change through coordinated local, regional, and national actions.

Take Action

  • The Obama administration has asked Congress to eliminate vital protections for immigrant children arriving in the U.S. without their parents. This response needs to be...
  • By sending more weapons to Iraq and Syria, the U.S. is arming opposing sides of the same conflict and making regional solutions even harder to achieve.
  • It’s time to stop the practice of tearing apart families and instead uphold the universal value of honoring strong bonds between loved ones.


Resources for download

  • Testimony on immigration enforcement
  • Testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Immigration
  • Hate Crimes & the Threat of Domestic Extremism
  • AFSC joins letter to President Obama calling for U.S. to join ban on landmines

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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