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Sarah Willie-LeBreton is a Black Quaker who teaches Sociology at Swarthmore College. This piece connects past and present, self and community, and Spirit and action in an exploration of Black Lives...
These are revolutionary times. All over the globe men [sic] are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression, and out of the wounds of a frail world, new systems of justice and...
Denise Altvater is a Passamaquoddy Tribal citizen and coordinator of AFSC's Wabanaki Youth Program in Maine. In 1978, the Indian...
At the turn of last year, Palestinian “mentally unstable” man Isaac Hassan, 26, crossed the Gaza-Egypt border naked, only to be shot dead on the spot by the Egypt army. Hassan is the perfect metaphor...
For the past 15 months AFSC staff and volunteers have been bird-dogging Presidential candidates with questions about Corporate influence on governance in the United States, raising awareness of the...
“Donald Trump doesn't scare me. He is another branch of a tree rooted in white supremacy. It grows, however, because the ground is fertile. That's what scares me.” – Joshua Saleem, AFSC Peace...
“What are you going to do about this white God that demands Black and Brown blood?” - Reverend Jennifer Bailey With...
In November 2015, AFSC’s Middle East Regional Director Giovanna Negretti joined a fact-finding mission led by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, learning on the ground about dangers to women and families...
Daniel Hunter is an organizer and strategist with Training for Change, an activist training organization. He’s sought all over the globe for his...
Policy Impact Coordinator Kathryn Johnson reflects on her experience meeting Syrian refugees in Turkey and on visiting a US Refugee Support Center there. - Lucy Last month, as I sat in a bus station...
In September 2015, I joined colleagues from around the country on a delegation to the occupied Palestinian territories to meet with farmers, business people, politicians, and activists, in order to...
later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere  -Warsan Shire Symptoms 128 or more...
Tabitha Mustafa joined AFSC’s Peace by Piece (PxP) program in New Orleans in June 2015. Tabitha graduated from Tulane University in May 2014 with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies....
I asked several staff members to write reflections on what it's like to live in Jerusalem right now. Ilona offered this reflection to add to those of her co-workers...
There was a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed mis-characterizing AFSC's position regarding boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) in the Palestine-Israel context. This piece provides a bit of...

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