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Rolling out the Federal Budget

As this banner showing the federal budget rolls out, we see how much is spent on transportation, NASA, education, and healthcare compared to the more than 50 percent of the budget that goes to the military. Go to for ways to take action to cut Pentagon spending and invest in human needs programs.  To order a banner to display on your building or at demonstrations, email The $200 fee covers production and shipping costs.

AFSC Iowa interns and volunteers

Interns and youth volunteers play a huge role in AFSC's work for peace and justice in Iowa. In this two-minute video, Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Program Coordinator, describes the various ways they put hope into action.

Iowa Dreamers win driver's licenses

Lizeth Ornelas is active with a group of Iowa Dreamers working with AFSC. In this two-minute video, she talks about the recent big win on driver's licenses and the current struggle for in-state tuition for Dreamers. For more information, please contact Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, at or 515-274-4851, ext. 11.

AFSC Los Angeles - If I Had a Trillion Dollars ...

Los Angeles students in AFSC's Help Increase the Peace class, a peace education and leadership development course at the Academic Leadership Community, produced this video.

Education: A Human Right

This video was created by the American Friends Service Eommittee, PA program's Racial Justice Through Human Rights group in 2012 together with the Youth Media Advocacy Project. The youth's deep concern for education and the deficiency of the schools led them to want to raise awareness in the community about the right to a good education.      

Educating Hope

Pittsburgh students in AFSC's Racial Justice Through Human Rights youth group produced this video.

Cementing Mexcian-US Friendship

This is a silent film documenting an AFSC service project in 1939, in which students from 11 colleges helped build a school on a Mexican communal farm.

Experiment at Work: Penn-Craft Work Camp

Silent documentary about an AFSC service project in 1939, working with unemployed miners and their families in the coal fields of Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

AFSC Kansas City interns 2012-3

AFSC interns Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi and Joshua Smith describe their civic engagement work with youth in Kansas City.