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Carina's Movie

Carina Gonzalez entered this video in AFSC Iowa's Immigrants Voice Program Youth Video Scholarship. She says, "I have hope that something more awaits me, no matter the amount of barriers I will have to get through to reach my goal. Because just like anyone else, I've got potential to get to where my heart desires." For more information about AFSC Iowa's work with immigrant youth, please contact Claudia Thrane at

My Story

Omar Ordaz created this video for AFSC Iowa's Immigrants Voice Program Youth Video Scholarship. Omar tells his story about coming to the U.S. as an undocumented child -- his challenges, disappointments and hopes for the future. A painter and fisherman, Omar says, "My story, like any great artwork, is a work in progress." For more information about AFSC's work with immigrant youth in Iowa, please contact Claudia Thrane at


David Calderon of Des Moines produced this award-winning video for an Iowa Immigrants Voice Program immigrant video scholarship.

Wrong questions lead to wrong answers for ending violence

Aura Kanegis, who directs AFSC’s Office of Public Policy and Advocacy, advocates for new approaches to foreign policy and conflict resolution.

"Solidarity Forever" in 3 languages at May Day Rally

Rev. Sandra Pontoh and Nancy Pape led the singing of "Solidarity Forever," with choruses in English, Spanish, and Bahasa Indonesian.

Maggie Fogarty at May Day Rally, 2015

Maggie Fogarty, Co-Director of the NH Program, was one of the speakers at the May 1, 2015 rally in Portsmouth NH. 

Seattle Activists Fight Building of New Youth Jail

On March 28, a group of Seattle-area anti-racist organizers came together to learn, heal, and put the juvenile justice system “on trial.” In this video clip from The Real, organizers and participants talk about their goals for the event, the People’s Tribunal on the U.S. Juvenile Justice System.

PDX Mayday March 2015

"Night Raid in Bil'in" Photo Exhibition Promo

"Night Raid” is a photo exhibition curated by photo journalist Richard Cahan, based on a visit he took to the West Bank in 2013.  Concerned by the impact that Israeli army night raids have on Palestinian communities, Cahan decided to make his own photographic “Night Raid.” The sixteen photographs are comprised primarily of people standing in their doorways in the West Bank village of Bil’in, a village featured in the Oscar nominated documentary Five Broken Cameras.