August 31, 2022

Open letter calls for Canada to speak out about Masafer Yatta

Dear Justin Trudeau, Canadian Friends Service Committee is the peace and social justice agency of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada. Since 1931, CFSC […]
August 11, 2022

One easy change in perspective can deepen your understanding

You know who you are and what you stand for. And sometimes that’s just miles away from what your partner, co-workers, or family members stand for […]
July 7, 2022

Joint statement from UN in Geneva

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesFifteenth session, 4–8 July, 2022, Item 9United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesSpeaker: Sashia LeungCoalition for the […]
July 6, 2022

Event video: Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

CFSC helped organize a side event at the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples meeting in Geneva at the beginning of July. […]
May 9, 2022

Note submitted to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Earlier this month CFSC staff Nancy Russell joined other members of civil society in meeting with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. […]
May 2, 2022

Your emotions are fundamental

Our newest blog post for Psychology Today looks at the crucial role that emotions play in conflicts. Read on for some interesting research on what emotions […]
April 20, 2022

Discerning peace and social concerns

Several Quaker Meetings have come to us to express challenges in their work on peace and social concerns. They’ve said, in effect: “We’re exhausted. We see […]
April 14, 2022

Canadians call on NATO to reduce nuclear risks

Canada is collaborating with other countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We now also need collaboration to sharply reduce the greater threat we face from […]
March 31, 2022

UN Declaration & Sustainable Development Symposium

CFSC has been hard at work with partners to prepare a symposium happening next week. You can join online from anywhere in the world! You’ll have […]