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The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service.
That is almost certainly the case with so-called nonviolent groups such as Code Pink and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) mentioned above.
Allison Budschalow of the American Friends Service Committee, a member of the USSF's national planning committee, told Sojourners that issues of faith intersected with all of the forum's primary themes--militarism, Hurricane Katrina, immigration, and indigenous and workers' rights.
Then 25, Simmons was part of the American Friends Service Committee's official delegation to observe South Africa's "first and free non-racial" election.
For decades I have contributed to the American Friends Service Committee, but big mega-banquet in which everyone could pick a special cause rather than the disease du jour.
The role of women in the Bible is celebrated, with a sidebar on the women's suffrage movement and a chapter on "Women of Valor: Ruth and Esther." A "unit feature" treats farm workers' rights advocate Cesar Chavez, Holocaust author Elie Wiesel and the peace-promoting American Friends Service Committee as examples of modern-day prophets!
Having committed a felony by refusing to register for the draft as he turned 18 during the Vietnam War, the author continued his antiwar activities for many years, getting involved with Catholic protests against the war in the form of the destruction of draft files in Boston, the activities of the American Friends Service Committee, and other pacifist causes.
The American Friends Service Committee anti-war coalition is helping to co-ordinate activists and has called on Congress to stop the deaths by "stopping the dollars that are funding the war".
The ACLU provided a list of examples, including the Quaker-affiliated American Friends Service Committee that had been monitored by Denver police and was listed as an "active case" by a local terrorism task force.
Hamm's superb chapter on Quakers and the world examines the Peace Testimony, Quaker relations with "People of Color," the American Friends Service Committee, and the Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Those groups--such as United for Peace & Justice, Military Families Speak Out, TrueMajority, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Code Pink, Campus Antiwar Network, Veterans for Peace, Iraq Pledge of Resistance, American Friends Service Committee, Democracy Rising, and U.S.
In fiscal year 2003-04, the Foundation awarded 32 grants in support of legal aid organizations serving every Florida County: (1) American Friends Service Committee $106,422.00 Central American Political Asylum Program Miami (2) Bay Area Legal Services $164,144.00 Tampa (3) Brevard County Legal Aid $69,383.00 Rockledge (4) Community Law Program $5,000.00 St.
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