AFSC's Kyle Kajihiro, Hawai'i program director speaks with Democracy Now! about opposing military expansion in Hawai’i.
The interview begins at the 43:00 minute mark. To skip through the other interviews click on the time line after pressing play.
Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee's widely-accalimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War, features a pair of boots honoring each U.S. military casualty and a field of shoes to memoralize the Iraqis killed in the conflict. Eyes Wide Open has toured to over 100 cities across the U.S. and has been visited by hundreds of thousands of people.
Rules governing immigrant detention centers are often arbitrary and punish families, communities as well as immigrants. Amy Gottlieb briefs reporters on Locked Up but Not Forgotten report, April 29, 2010.
On April 15, AFSC hosted an open briefing with Jo Comerford, Executive Director of the National Priorities Project (NPP) talked about where your tax dollars are going. NPP had recently released its yearly report on tax spending, noting that for each 2009 income tax dollar 26.5 cents went to military-related spending, 13.6 cents for military and non-military interest on the debt but only 2 cents for education.
Listen to the special phone briefing and conversation on AFSC's investment with communities after disaster. Recorded after the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, it also discusses the years of work by AFSC in Indonesia in response of the Tsunami.
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The stakes could not be higher for Iraq than they are right now.
This month marks seven years since the 2003 US-lead invasion and occupation of Iraq. It also marks the second general elections since the beginning of the occupation and six months before the date by which President Obama promised to remove U.S. combat forces.
American Friends Service Committee 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.