[Sayma-Announce] Fwd: Fwd: Happy 2014 from AFSC!

Liz Perch adminasst at sayma.org
Wed Feb 19 21:33:11 EST 2014

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> *From:* Lori at AFSC-Carolinas <LKhamala at afsc.org 
> <mailto:LKhamala at afsc.org>>
> *Date:* February 6, 2014 12:07:06 AM GMT+05:30
> *To:* mcgahey at yancey.main.nc.us <mailto:mcgahey at yancey.main.nc.us>
> *Subject:* *Happy 2014 from AFSC!*
> *Reply-To:* LKhamala at afsc.org <mailto:LKhamala at afsc.org>
> American Friends Service Committee - Carolinas
>  Hello Friends of AFSC of the Carolinas!
> Happy New Year! And welcome to our new email system. Hopefully it will 
> help us communicate better with our supporters. Please let us know 
> what you think!  We will send out our newsletter once per month, and 
> soon you will be able to sign up for more regular updates and action 
> alerts depending on your area of interest.  We update our facebook 
> page daily with relevant articles and quotes, and we share news of 
> what we've been doing. Please "like" our page 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ADovTsvu1S8YOfSC9FfUY4a8nzuUkyKG> 
> and keep up with us!
> *Jan/Feb Newsletter*: Our January/ February newsletter is now out! 
> Here 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=td6Pd3gt4eV5sCXbdlJIEIa8nzuUkyKG>is 
> the link to the online version, and below you can see a summary of 
> each story.
> *Brochure*: We'd like to share our beautiful new brochure with you. 
> You can find it here 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=hWkc5NQgyOSt47PRwliHGYa8nzuUkyKG>online 
> or stop by our office and pick up some copies!
> *Moral March*: Join us this Saturday, February 8 for the Moral March 
> on Raleigh! We will be joining the state NAACP and hundreds of other 
> organizations and thousands of North Carolinians standing up for 
> moving our state forward together, not dragging it backwards with 
> regressive policies.  More details on the Facebook event here 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=j45MdTTy0kajlrO3DkcuK4a8nzuUkyKG>. 
> Peace,
> Lori Fernald Khamala & the AFSC NC Team
> *January/February **Newsletter* 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=61ItAwyQiD21SZ85SSCEwoa8nzuUkyKG>* preview*
> /Find our Jan/ Feb newsletter online //here/ 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=4FnKjnOJciTar%2FWZB%2Fi3Boa8nzuUkyKG>/, 
> and read article summaries below./
> *Living the Legacy*: A reflection on the continuing work inspired by 
> Martin Luther King Jr. “Dr. King is widely recognized as one of 
> America’s greatest leaders for peace, and he collaborated with AFSC 
> because of our shared values. He steadfastly believed in the power of 
> nonviolence, even when his own home was bombed.”   Also, meet some 
> amazing young people 
> <http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=pUwR2oo%2F6e2%2Bk9vu9fo%2B6Ya8nzuUkyKG> 
> across the world that AFSC is supporting who are creating change in 
> their communities.
> *Digital Storytelling with Youth*: Learn about AFSC’s recent digital 
> storytelling workshops, documenting stories of youth- their stories in 
> their words. Here's an excerpt: “I had all these setbacks in my life 
> because I didn’t have a social security number…I  wondered how I was 
> going to pay for college when my parents barely even make ends meet. 
> At times like that I thought that staying in school wasn’t worth it: 
>  what good is school if I can’t even go to college?”  –J., Charlotte
> *Welcoming Greensboro Initiative*:  We keep making progress on our 
> effort to pass a resolution in the City Council to declare our city 
> one that welcomes immigrants. We are holding discussions with diverse 
> sectors of the immigrant community and we now have a Welcoming 
> Greensboro Committee. Read the article in our newsletter for further 
> updates.
> *Montagnard Dega Community*: Guilford student Lek Siu was an intern 
> with AFSC Carolinas during the summer of 2013.  She shares an article 
> about linguistic differences in the Montagnard Dega community.
> *Stop Torture Now*: Several peace organizations co-sponsored a vigil 
> in front of Senator Richard Burr’s Winston-Salem office on Jan. 16, 
> addressing his stance on the report on a Bush-era torture program.
> *Upcoming Events*
>   * Join us for the Moral March on Raleigh/ HK on J People’s
>     Assembly: Sat. Feb 8, 2014: Shaw University, Raleigh, 9:30am
>     assemble, 10:30am march
>   * Mark Your Calendars! 28th Annual Pilgrimage For Justice and Peace
>      April 13 - 18 2014
>   * And check the newsletter for a full list of upcoming events.
> *American Friends Service Committee - Carolinas
> *529-D College Road Greensboro, NC 27410
> 336-854-0633 * carolinas at afsc.org <mailto:carolinas at afsc.org>
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