American Friends Service Committee

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The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. Founded by Quakers in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian war victims, AFSC's work attracts the support and partnership of people of many races, religions, and cultures.  Chicago area programs focus on peacebuilding, Middle East peace, youth and militarism and the rights of taxi drivers.

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