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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

Citizen volunteers expose hidden corporate influence
(Friends Journal)
Kevin Rutledge explains how he's challenging corporate influence on public policy through AFSC's Governing Under the Influence project.
Asylum Seekers Detained in Aurora
(Huffington Post)
Asylum seekers being detained at a private prison owned by GEO Group launch a hunger strike to bring attention to their plight.
Obama Administration Sabotages Nuclear Nonproliferation Conference
(Truthout)
As the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference draws to a close, the U.S. has again stood in the way of progress. AFSC's Joseph Gerson explains what happened.
The Baffling Legal Standard Fueling Religious Objections to Vaccine Mandates
(The New Republic )
"As anti-vax plaintiffs seek faith-based exemptions, the judicial system will renew its struggle to determine what beliefs are truly 'sincerely held.'"

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