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North Star for Community Safety

Published July 7, 2023


Over the past year, AFSC staff have been talking with Quaker meetings across the U.S. about our North Star, a vision for community safety beyond prisons and policing. We’re excited to have received our first minute of support for North Star from a prison-based worship group. It comes from the Quaker Worship Group at Sing Sing prison, which started over 35 years ago and has since provided members “refuge in a dehumanizing institution.”

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from Sofia Di Pietro, American Friends Service Committee (7/5/2023)