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Quaker Action, Summer 2016

Celebrating 100 years of working for peace with justice 

Today—as AFSC approaches its centennial anniversary—we are laying the ground for the next century of courageous actions to address the root causes of war, violence, and justice.

This issue of Quaker Action commemorates this milestone by telling the stories of some of the people, places, events, and achievements that are part of AFSC's past and present. 

Read the issue below or select from one of the stories in the following list.  

Letter from the general secretary

For nearly a century, AFSC has always provided a community where people could put their beliefs into action. 

Timeline: 100 years of waging peace

Walk with us through highlights of AFSC's work for peace and justice over the past century.



Courage and conscience

From World War I to the Civil Rights Movement to advocating for peace in the Middle East, here are some of the people who've shaped--and continue to influence--our work. 

Then & Now

Through words and photos, we examine how AFSC's efforts around the globe have evolved over the decades. 

Centennial Anniversary News

Get the latest updates on AFSC's 100th anniversary and how you can take part. 

Q+A: Beth Hallowell

On why AFSC conducts research to understand how people view peace and justice issues and how the media affects public opinion. 

Supporter profile: Ann Tickner

Ann Tickner, an AFSC donor for some 50 years, says her steadfast support is inextricably linked to her Quaker beliefs and the feminist approach to international relations she has spent most of her adult life teaching.

Quaker Action: Summer 2016 (PDF)
Read the full issue online. 

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