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  Join us in a conversation with these agents for change; what they have learned, challenges  they have faced, and how they have grown. Send your questions to questions@afsc.org.
“Dear Congress, Invest in Us” is a digital letter to Congress from a diverse group of young people from across the country. They ask Congress to invest in programs for the next generation.
From the immigration legislation in Congress currently to existing programs like Operation Streamline, private prison companies are pursuing the expansion of immigrant detention. Learn more about the dangers of these policies and what AFSC is doing to chart a new path.
Young people in Seattle argue that funding should go to schools, not prisons.
Participants from AFSC's Youth Undoing Institutional Racism and Juvenile Justice program were invited to deliver the keynote speech at the Seattle Race Conference in August 2013. They spoke about their campaign to end the prison-industrial complex, and encounters in their daily lives that offer room for people to transform guilt into activism.
Short audio slide show featuring sights and sounds from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Aug. 24, 2013, including excerpts from Rep. John Lewis.
Tyree Scott Freedom School graduates present their thoughts and ideas on four topics: youth incarceration, youth poverty, education system and youth/Seattle Police Department relations.
In July 2013, AFSC's Midwest Regional Executive Committee and several senior AFSC staff traveled to Dayton, Ohio to learn more about AFSC's work in promoting the Welcome Dayton Plan and supporting the Harambee Coffee Roasters Cooperative. In this three-minute video, Jackson Nsilulu describes the reasons for the cooperative and the values which support it.
Youth leaders from Logan, WV addressed the Senate Select Committee on Child Poverty on July 23, 2013.  Scroll to the 31:35 mark to see Kristiana Drummer (11th grade) talk about juvenile justice reform, Jimetta Early (12th grade) talk about early childhood development, and Ciara Campbell (12th grade) talk about the need for sex education classes in order to prevent teen pregnancy.  After they spoke, Senator Unger and Senator Stollings praised them for their leadership.  
Arnie Alpert details how, through public education, a coalition working to stop the state from privatizing its prisons was able to shift public opinion and elected officials' position on the issue over the course of two years.

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