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Causes: Philanthropy, Voluntarism Promotion

Mission: AFSC conducts programs of service, community development, advocacy for justice and peace education worldwide.

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They aren't making Quakers like they used to. When you donate to the American friends Service Committee, you help finance things like this: (Yes, they finance boycotts against the only democracy in the Middle East) This isn't "peace" activism. This is economic warfare.

Paid internship opportunity: Economic Activism Intern

Follow the money…. Investigate the prison industry and immigrant detention, prison labor and the exploitation of the families and communities of incarcerated people. Help us expose the profiteers from the Israeli occupation and from the militarization of policing.

This internship, for a full year starting January 1st, 2017, is part time (20 hours a week), out of the San Francisco office of the AFSC, paying $18 an hour.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the position include the following:

Maintain the Investigate online investment screening tool www.afsc.org/investigate, update information about companies and campaigns, manage a database of relevant sources, contacts and resources;
Conduct corporate research of the relevant industries, write short summaries about companies and sub-industries;
Create resources for activists and investors to support more initiatives targeting these corporations.

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