Acting in Faith explores the intersection of Quaker faith and social justice by sharing the stories of the work of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization founded in 1917 by a group of young Quakers committed to nonviolent peacemaking. AFSC now works around the country and the world, addressing both the needs of those effected by violence, as well as the roots of injustice.
In these 2-10 minute audio stories, host Madeline Schaefer speaks with local program staff and their constituents to learn about how grassroots change happens, and what is yet to be done.
Sustainable Agriculture, Water Rights, Divestment and Intentional Communities
Madeline Schaefer hosts a variety of segments about AFSC's work concerning sustainable agriculture, water rights, divestment in illegal Palestinian occupation, immigrants, and her own investigation of intentional communities for change.