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The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social systems.

AFSC in the news

Nov 6, 2013
AFSC response to student protest
(Providence Journal)
AFSC South East New England Program stands with the students and community members at Brown University who shut down the scheduled lecture by former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
Nov 3, 2013
It's time for a debate of our nation's drone warfare policies
(Des Moines Register)
AFSC on drone technology, warfare, and shaping policy and the laws to regulate their use.
Oct 30, 2013
All over the world, migrants demand the right to stay at home
(In These Times)
A global consensus is emerging on immigration policy–and the U.S. isn’t heeding it.
Oct 21, 2013
Nobel Prize winners want peaceful solution to Syrian crisis
Warsaw is hosting the 13th world summit of Nobel Peace Prize winners. 96 students from all over the world, including members of the American Friends Service Committee, are attending the summit.
Oct 6, 2013
Ailing Midwestern Cities Extend a Welcoming Hand to Immigrants
(New York Times)
Dayton, Ohio, is among many struggling cities that have launched programs to attract immigrants and their work skills.
Jan 18, 2011
AFSC partners knit mittens for children in Afghanistan
(The Herald Journal)
Jan 4, 2011
Queens NY Courier: Reflections of war on display
(Queens NY Courier)



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Layne Mullett
Director of Media Relations


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