American Friends Service Committee's Podcast

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Sinopsis

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. This podcast will bring together stories of its work and interviews with experts from around the world.

Episodios

  • Episode 3: AFSC On the Issues: Episode 3 - Unpacking Biden's Border

    07/06/2021 Duración: 29min

    Since April of 2020, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) has been bringing in-the-moment updates of our work responding to community needs and addressing issues around the world through our weekly series of Facebook Live conversations. AFSC On the Issues revisits those conversations in podcast form to help you stay informed and stay engaged with our work to build peaceful and just communities. In this episode, AFSC staff members Tori Bateman, Dov Baum, and Pedro Rios are joined by the Transnational Institute’s Nick Buxton to discuss a report released by AFSC, TNI, and Mijente explores the financial campaign contributions of the leading US border security contractors and how they have shaped a bipartisan approach in favor of border militarization for more than three decades. What does this industry influence means for the future of US immigration policy and the prospects for change under President Biden? To learn more, visit AFSC online at www.afsc.org, and connect with us on social media.

  • Episode 2: AFSC On the Issues: Episode 2 - Immigration as a Black Issue

    26/05/2021 Duración: 30min

    Since April of 2020, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) has been bringing in-the-moment updates of our work responding to community needs and addressing issues around the world through our weekly series of Facebook Live conversations. AFSC On the Issues revisits those conversations in podcast form to help you stay informed and stay engaged with our work to build peaceful and just communities. In this episode, AFSC's Peniel Ibe, Newark Staff Serges Demefack, and Aisa Diallo reflect on Immigration as a Black issue and the need to amplify the stories and experiences of Black immigrants. This conversation took place as part of a Black Immigrant Advocacy Action week hosted by multiple Black led immigration organizations and partners. To learn more, visit AFSC online at www.afsc.org, and connect with us on social media.

  • Episode 1: AFSC On the Issues: Episode 1 - Black Lives Matter

    20/05/2021 Duración: 20min

    Since April of 2020, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) has been bringing in-the-moment updates of our work responding to community needs and addressing issues around the world through our weekly series of Facebook Live conversations. AFSC On the Issues revisits those conversations in podcast form to help you stay informed and stay engaged with our work to build peaceful and just communities. In this first episode, AFSC's Ewuare Osayande shares a powerful and poignant reflection on the protests and calls for justice that spread across the US and worldwide in the wake of the May 2020 murder of George Floyd and the overexposed racial disparities brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more, visit AFSC online at www.afsc.org, and connect with us on social media.