A presentation by Linda Lewis and Dan Jasper of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the 15th Street meetinghouse – 15 Rutherford Place
All are welcome (call 646 489-4175 for more info) Sponsored by peace committees of NYC Quaker meetings and the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) NYC Advocacy team whose focus this year is on legislation to prevent the U.S. president from starting a war with North Korea. The AFSC has been working in North Korea for over three decades. By 1998, AFSC had established an on-going agricultural development project with cooperative farms, and today is one of only a handful of American NGOs actively engaged in the DPRK. Linda Lewis, and Daniel Jasper will discuss AFSC’s program in North Korea, the challenges of working in this isolated nation and the impact of sanctions, and opportunities for peace on the Korean peninsula.