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        <div><b>From:</b> Lori at AFSC-Carolinas <<a
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          <b>Date:</b> February 6, 2014 12:07:06 AM GMT+05:30<br>
          <b>To:</b> <a moz-do-not-send="true"
            href="mailto:mcgahey@yancey.main.nc.us">mcgahey@yancey.main.nc.us</a><br>
          <b>Subject:</b> <b>Happy 2014 from AFSC!</b><br>
          <b>Reply-To:</b> <a moz-do-not-send="true"
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                    <p> Hello Friends of AFSC of the Carolinas!</p>
                    <p>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
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                      quotes, and we share news of what we've been
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                        page</a> and keep up with us!</p>
                    <p><b>Jan/Feb Newsletter</b>: Our January/ February
                      newsletter is now out! <a moz-do-not-send="true"
href="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=td6Pd3gt4eV5sCXbdlJIEIa8nzuUkyKG">Here </a>is
                      the link to the online version, and below you can
                      see a summary of each story.</p>
                    <p><b>Brochure</b>: We'd like to share our beautiful
                      new brochure with you. You can find it <a
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                      </a>online or stop by our office and pick up some
                      copies!</p>
                    <p><b>Moral March</b>: 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 <a
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                    <p>Peace, </p>
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                    <p>Lori Fernald Khamala & the AFSC NC Team</p>
                    <p><span style="font-size: large;"><b>January/February
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                          style="font-size: large;"><b>Newsletter</b></span></a><span
                        style="font-size: large;"><b> preview</b></span></p>
                    <p><i>Find our Jan/ Feb newsletter online </i><a
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href="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=4FnKjnOJciTar%2FWZB%2Fi3Boa8nzuUkyKG"><i>here</i></a><i>,
                        and read article summaries below.</i></p>
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src="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50601/c/10422/images/AFSC%20NC%20Jan%202014%20Newsletter%20images/mlk%20nonviolence.jpg"
                          alt="" height="100" width="100" align="left">Living
                        the Legacy</b>: 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, <a
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href="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=pUwR2oo%2F6e2%2Bk9vu9fo%2B6Ya8nzuUkyKG">meet
                        some amazing young people</a> across the world
                      that AFSC is supporting who are creating change in
                      their communities.  </p>
                    <p><b><img moz-do-not-send="true"
src="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50601/c/10422/images/AFSC%20NC%20Jan%202014%20Newsletter%20images/IMG_1637.JPG"
                          alt="" height="73" width="130" align="left">Digital
                        Storytelling with Youth</b>: 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</p>
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                          alt="" height="75" width="100" align="left">Welcoming
                        Greensboro Initiative</b>:  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.</p>
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src="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50601/c/10422/images/AFSC%20NC%20Jan%202014%20Newsletter%20images/lek.jpg"
                          alt="" height="107" width="80" align="left">Montagnard
                        Dega Community</b>: 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.</p>
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src="http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50601/c/10422/images/AFSC%20NC%20Jan%202014%20Newsletter%20images/Vigil%20Jan%2016%20two.JPG"
                          alt="" height="75" width="100" align="left">Stop
                        Torture Now</b>: 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. </p>
                    <p><b>Upcoming Events</b></p>
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                      <li>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</li>
                      <li>Mark Your Calendars! 28th Annual Pilgrimage
                        For Justice and Peace  April 13 - 18 2014 </li>
                      <li>And check the newsletter for a full list of
                        upcoming events.</li>
                    </ul>
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