INTERVIEW: Shelley Douglass, PCUSA Teacher of Peace, “Living for peace in the shadow of death”

By Terry Messman, for AFSC's Street Spirit The path of nonviolence is a lifelong journey that leads in unexpected directions to far-distant destinations. One of the most meaningful milestones on Shelley Douglass’s path of nonviolence came on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 16, 1983, when she walked down the railroad tracks into the Bangor naval base with … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Shelley Douglass, PCUSA Teacher of Peace, “Living for peace in the shadow of death”

REFLECTION: An unnatural disaster – what I saw in Gaza

by Aura Kanegis, AFSC Note: Several AFSC US staff visited Gaza recently. Aura Kanegis, AFSC's Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, was among them. This was her first trip to Gaza. These are her reflections and photographs from the trip witnessing the recent devastation of Operation Protective Edge, just the latest round of violence against … Continue reading REFLECTION: An unnatural disaster – what I saw in Gaza