Published: March 5, 2021
AFSC invites you to four online events in weeks ahead – to learn how to advocate for citizenship for all immigrants, cut Pentagon spending, and more.
Join AFSC and Friends Committee on National Legislation as we put forward our powerful vision of justice for immigrants—aligning with Quaker values and understanding—in our call for citizenship for all, no exclusions. Hear from immigrant leaders and other advocates as we explore the principles of just immigration policy and how we can all work to make this vision real.
As we work toward a future in which we rely less on police and incarceration, many have lifted up the Indigenous healing model of restorative justice as one path forward. In this 90-minute webinar, we will discuss what restorative justice look like, how it has been implemented in various communities to address harms, and what role it can play in creating community safety for all.
Every year, about two-thirds of the U.S. budget is spent on militarized responses—including the Pentagon, abusive immigration enforcement, and policing—instead of on things that strengthen our communities, including education, universal health care, and peacebuilding. In this webinar, you'll learn more about the devastating impacts of our militarized federal budget, how the budget and appropriations process works, and how you can get involved in the call to move money out of militarism and into our communities!
“To accompany someone is to go somewhere with him or her, to break bread together, to be present on a journey with a beginning and an end.” Paul Farmer
Join AFSC’s Lucy Duncan and Anyango Reggy, as well as Mary Watkins, for an exploration of accompaniment as liberation practice. Accompaniment is a way to restore relationships disrupted by colonization, white supremacy, and capitalism. In this workshop you will learn how to accompany those most impacted by oppression toward deeper social change, learn how to disrupt the dynamics of socialization in how we show up, and the use of clearness committees in offering support to one another in our work.
from Tonya Histand, AFSC Alumni Director (3/5/2021)