Due to advocacy efforts by AFSC and other organizations, a group of 18 Democratic lawmakers are urging the State Department to do all it can to make Israel give better treatment to Palestinian children held in detention.
As military contractors and former government officials host forums on foreign policy in the 2016 elections, AFSC's Governing Under the Influence project calls into question whether foreign policy should be dictated by self-interested corporations.
Don Bustos--farmer, educator, and co-director of AFSC's New Mexico Program--is receiving the James Beard Award for his work in support of farmers’ rights and education, and efforts to include farmers of color in the national food movement.
AFSC 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. Read More