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Listen to David Niyonzima, founder and director of the Trauma Healing and Reconconiliation Services (THARS) in Burundi, on how his faith influences his peace work.  David leads workshops on trauma healing and providing community spaces for peaceful dialogue and reconciliation. This audio is an excerpt from a longer interview with David Niyonzima, conducted by Friends Liaison Lucy Duncan and Friends Relations Fellow, Madeline Schaefer.  As well as being the director of THARS, David is also a Quaker pastor and member of Burundi Yearly Meeting.
The New Directions Youth Project was an after-school program that AFSC ran from 1994-2003. Twice a week for the entire school year, it brought together 12 high school students who’d had a first-time brush with the law.
On November 15, 2012 AFSC's Aura Kanegis, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, and Bridget Moix, formerly of Friends Committee on National Legislation, discussed a joint AFSC-FCNL initiative to offer a Quaker alternative vision for U.S. foreign policy along with steps Friends can take to help make that vision a reality.
Listen to David Niyonzima, founder and director of the Trauma Healing and Reconconiliation Services (THARS) in Burundi, on the traditional role of elders as community peacemakers.  David's work involves leading workshops on trauma healing and providing community spaces for peaceful dialogue and reconciliation. This audio is an excerpt from a longer interview with David Niyonzima, conducted by Friends Liaison Lucy Duncan and Friends Relations Fellow, Madeline Schaefer.  As well as being the director of THARS, David is also a Quaker pastor and member of Burundi Yearly Meeting.
In the global action day against military spending on April 17th 2012, Rela Mazali, an Israeli researcher, writer and activist, gave a lecture about the military budget in Israel.  This lecture was edited into 12 minutes about the Israeli military budget in Hebrew. Please find English transcript here.   
Listen to Erin Polley as she speaks with members of the Meeting/Church Liaison program about the 3rd annual, "If I Had a Trillion Dollars" youth film festival, to be held in February, 2013.  You can hear Erin give a full program description, followed by a question and answer period with Quakers interested in bringing the festival and its curriculum to their local meetings.
Listen to Erin Polley on the 3rd annual "If I Had a Trillion Dollars" youth film festival to be held February of 2013.  This clip is part of a longer program call between Erin Polley and participants of the Meeting/Church Liaison Program.  You can find out more about the festival here.  
Listen to Friends Liaison, Lucy Duncan, describe the adult Religious Education component of the new Meeting/Church Liaison program.  This audio was recorded during AFSC's October Program Update.  You can listen to the entire update here.

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