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AFSC South Star Newsletter Fall 2015

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Great work is happening across the South Region! From dismantling destructive narratives surrounding mass incarceration, to expanding free school meals for kids, to addressing deepseated issues in New Orleans through and past Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary, we support our programs in their mission for peace.

Summer of Us: South Region freedom schools challenge youth
This summer, the American Friends Service Committee continued its tradition of engaging youth by...
Katrina X: New Orleans a decade after the storm
In mathematics, the letter x often represents an unidentified variable, the unknown. In Roman...
North Carolina church fires: rebuilding in the spirit of community
A string of half a dozen Southern Black churches burned days after nine African American...
Nutrition in WV schools: feeding kids, then and now
In 1922, Friends Drew Pearson and Walter Abel visited West Virginia in response to appeals for...
AFIS and Catholic Charities to begin immigration sessions and clinics
The American Friends Immigrant Services (AFIS) legal team and the Catholic Charities in Monroe...
Community Day in ATL: giving back, building forward
What happens to Turner Field once the Braves baseball franchise leaves is a hot topic in Atlanta....
DC Human Rights Summit offers youth advocacy opportunity
On June 22nd, 2015,  a group of young people and AFSC staff from the DC Peace & Economic...

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