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AFSC South Star Newsletter: Fall 2020

The American Friends Service Committee's South Region programs have risen to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, working to serve vulnerable communities during this time of great need. In our Fall 2020 South Star Newsletter, read on to see how AFSC staff have innovated and collaborated in order to protect individuals and families affected by the coronavirus. Please consider supporting our regional emergency response work by donating here!

Tubman House Press Conference, 2016
Celebrating Friend of a Friend's impact in Maryland
UPDATED OCTOBER 2020: After many years of promoting peace and justice in Baltimore City and several...
Rapid Response Collage
Appalachian Center for Equality meets needs in WV through mutual aid platform
The Appalachian Center for Equality (ACE) enters the fall of 2020 with the challenge of safely...
Trestletree Tenants Protest
Help Trestletree residents fight back against illegal harassment in Atlanta
Uninhabitable living conditions including mold and raw sewage, constant threats of eviction over...
AFSC Florida takes action against COVID-19
The American Friends Service Committee’s Miami Immigrant Rights Program is now AFSC Florida! Our...
#FreeThemAll NC
AFSC-NC builds on innovative work in immigrant communities
In partnership with Siembra NC, the AFSC’s North Carolina Immigrant Rights Program (NCIR) has...
New Orleans Crime Camera Meeting
Peace by Piece NOLA boosts anti-surveillance work with new staff member and fellow
Peace by Piece NOLA (PxP) has brought on full-time program associate Blair Minnard as well as David...
Women at sign in table at Hollygrove food giveaway
Responding to COVID and working for racial justice in New Orleans
The spread of COVID-19 has had a devastating impact all over the world—and hardest hit are...
West Virginia Economic Justice directs attention to pandemic transparency and funding
West Virginia Economic Justice (WVEJ) staff press forward in their legislative efforts for a...
D.C. Peace and Economic Justice Program closes after 25 years of nonviolence and human rights education
In 1995, following a discernment process to start an AFSC program in Washington, D.C. and a...

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