Closing AFSC in Western Massachusetts

31 May 2017 Dear Friends, Since its founding in 1968 by Frances Crowe, the Western Massachusetts branch of the AFSC has endeavored to resist the military-industrial complex, preserve the civil liberties of all people, push back against oppression, and cultivate youth leadership in the movement for social change. Unfortunately, because of major budgetary shortfalls at…

Sample Language to Support the Safe Communities Act

Pass a resolution supporting the Safe Communities Act in your city/town, or in your organization. Then share your resolution with us by emailing safecommunities@afscwm.org! Here is sample language, also available as a Word Document or PDF. In Support of the Massachusetts Safe Communities Act WHEREAS immigration enforcement in the United States was explicitly established as the…

No More War, Give Peace a Chance, Monday April 17th, Pat*Riot's Day Rally, Meet Up at 11 a.m. Bridge St. School, Route 9 Northampton, 12 noon, Anti-war peace "riot" in Pulaski Park, Speak Up and Sing-out against War and Military Spending, more info at: northamptoncommittee.org afscwm.org

Pat*RIOT’s Day Rally

We call upon all people of conscience to resist society’s increasing acceptance of war as a normal condition. U.S. militarism is inextricably entwined with global white supremacy and economic injustices. War and increased militarism are responsible for tens of millions of displaced people and refugees, famine and accelerating climate change. The carbon footprint of the…