AFSC works for a world where all people have the power to determine where they live and the opportunity to thrive.
We work to address the economic and political drivers of migration. We also support migrants, refugees, and internally displaced people at each stage of their journey. We offer legal services, training, human rights monitoring, and humanitarian relief. And we support immigrant-led organizing and advocacy.
People annually receive legal services from AFSC
Decline in immigrant enforcement in state of NJ
Everyone has a role to play in challenging forced displacement and advocating for the rights of all who seek safety and peace. Our programs work in partnership with communities across the U.S. and around the world.
67 Sueños is a leadership development program for migrant Latinx youth ages 14-18. The program includes political education, trauma healing, and ARTivism. Youth gain skills in community organizing and connect with local social justice movements.
AFSC Florida coordinates local, statewide, and national campaigns to demand the fair treatment of all immigrants and build collective power. We focus on immigrant justice, immigration legal services, and just economies.
Burundi: Youth & Community Empowerment
AFSC’s Burundi Program aims to create a society where all people can enjoy peace and dignity, meet their basic needs, and make meaningful contributions to peace and community development.
Colorado Immigrant Rights
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Program organizes allies, faith leaders, and immigrants to support immigrant justice. From resisting deportation to fomenting positive narratives, we advocate for policy change.
U.S.-Mexico Border Program
The U.S./Mexico Border Program advances the human rights and self-determination of migrant communities through base-building, alliance building, documentation, and policy impact.
Somalia: Youth Development and Livelihood
The AFSC Somalia Program works with youth to develop innovative and creative ideas for building lasting peace. We reach past clan and ideology to insure the inclusion of all people.
Dignified Approaches to Forced Displacement & Migration
The program operates in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Mexico. We work to promote a fair, dignified human migration system that responds to the needs of migrants and people who have been forcibly displaced.
Public Policy and Advocacy
AFSC has more than a century of experience working with communities across the globe. In our policy and advocacy work, we bring these perspectives to the U.S. capital, United Nations, and other policy bodies.
Zimbabwe: People on the Move
AFSC helps to foster peace, community cohesion, and resilience. We work in communities in Harare, Bulawayo, Marondera, Goromonzi, and Binga. Our partners include local organizations, the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and Small and Medium Enterprises Development.
Pan Valley Institute
Founded in 1998, the Pan Valley Institute(PVI) creates safe spaces for immigrants and refugees. Our mission is to create welcoming spaces, organize strategies, promote social change, and build community.
Oregon Project Voice
AFSC’s Project Voice Immigrant Rights Program advances the human rights of immigrants through alliance-building, documentation, and policy impact.
North Carolina Immigrant Rights Program
AFSC’s NC Immigrant Rights Program (NC IRP) seeks to build a community that values the worth and dignity of every person in our state.
AFSC’s New Hampshire Program works to nourish a growing movement of people calling for social, racial, and economic justice.
New Jersey Immigrant Rights
The Immigrant Rights Program (IRP) in Newark, N.J., works for policies that respect the rights and dignity of all immigrants, including a fair and humane national immigration policy.
The Economic Activism program aims to expose, isolate, and reduce corporate complicity in state violence. We especially focus on corporations involved in incarceration and immigrant detention, the Israeli occupation, and the border industries.