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John Lindsay-Poland

John Lindsay-Poland co-directs the California Healing Justice program of AFSC and co-authored the "Care First, Jails Last resolution" adopted by Alameda County. 

He has written about, researched and organized action for human rights and demilitarization of U.S. policy, especially in Latin America, for more than 30 years. He left his studies at Harvard University to participate in international disarmament organizing and to accompany Central Americans threatened with political violence.

From 1989 to 2014, he served the interfaith pacifist organization Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR), as coordinator of the Task Force on Latin America and the Caribbean, and as research director, and founded the FOR Colombia peace team. 

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