beneficiary-2013-q3-logo-afscAmerican Friends Service Committee is a Quaker nonprofit developing a variety of programs focused on peace. AFSC wants to eliminate nuclear weapons, shape and facilitate a just federal budget, and provide peaceful alternative social programs for potentially violent youth. AFSC also has a large project dedicated to prison-system reform, a consistent focus of Quaker social programming. Right now, AFSC works across the United States and in 14 other nations, including North Korea, Israel, and Haiti. AFSC works to provide lasting peace with justice, a goal that Quakers see as a practical extension of faith.