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On September 1st an historic settlement was reached in California on the use of long-term isolation or solitary confinement. This win came after years of organizing in which AFSC staff were actively...
Below is a response to Mike Merryman-Lotze's guest blog post...
"At this place, in this moment of time, all mankind is us. Let us do something while we have the chance." – Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot I’ve been struggling with despair. The refugee crisis in...
A white person attending the Bernie Sanders' rally in Seattle last week probably understood what was happening as an unwelcome, uninvited interruption of Bernie’s attempts to speak on social programs...
Sara Z.E.Hughes works as AFSC's social media specialist. Sara is an artist, filmmaker and cultural worker who uses art for social change, a tool AFSC uses in our program work in many places including...
Though this piece, an exploration of working within an anti-racist framework in all work against oppression, but particularly in the movement to end the occupaton of Palestinian territory, is a...
In this piece Sahar Vardi reflects in journal form on the recent stabbing of a young woman at a Gay Pride protest in Tel Aviv (the young woman has subsequently died) and the arson attack on a...
Joseph Gerson, Director of Regional Programs in the Northeast Region of AFSC, attended the commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the dropping of bombs on Hirshima and Nagasaki in 2015. In his...
"Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor secretly." -- Deuteronomy 27:24 Some believe that drone attacks save U.S. lives because they do not rely on "boots on the ground" and thus service members are...
Glenn E. Martin presented at the recent conference on...
AFSC has been collaborating with QuakerSpeak, a project of Friends Journal, on several videos about issues on which...
“I don’t believe slavery ended in 1865, I believe it just evolved.” – Bryan...
Bonnie Kerness presented this talk at a vigil at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on May 4th, 2015 in New York City. - Lucy In the mid 80’s I received a letter from Ojore Lutalo who had just been...

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