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Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...began arriving Saturday. Most of the new arrivals are African-American, and they range in age from 6 days to..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

'Tis the Silly Season: Give the Gift of Politics!
Gift Guide recommendations from the Chronicle news staff
"...Texas campaign T-shirt. The M.I.T. campaign, sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, highlights "War: Our Biggest Export" on..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
A traveling memorial honors American and Iraqi war dead alike
"...has been largely kept out of sight of the American public. To help put a human face on the..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Feature by Jeff Tonn

Naked City
Military taxation resisters direct their money toward peace
"...was ultimately shelved in the House Ways and Means Committee, but ACOMT says a new bill will be introduced..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...I'm friends with a DPS state trooper who served in the..."

April 18, 2003 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of Kevin Carmody and his colleagues at the Austin American-Statesman. The 46-year-old environmental reporter died last week; his death..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Immigration Storm Reaches Hurricane Strength
10,000 protesters crowd Austin's streets in support of immigrant rights
"...like this in Austin," exclaimed Josefina Castillo, of the American Friends Service Committee. "It is appropriate that we should..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

Naked City
A Mayan weavers' collective brings its anti-NAFTA message to Austin.
"...sponsored by Latino arts organization La Peña and the American Friends Service Committee. But the Jolom Mayaetik visit is..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

'Showdown in Texas' Takes on Bush in His Old Back Yard
The American Friends Service Committee's May 3 rally aims to be a global multi-issue challenge to the Bush agenda.
"...Hussein and Iraq has attracted tens of thousands of Americans -- some of whom had never before protested against..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Fair Trade Visitors
At fourth annual Women and Fair Trade Craft Sale, holiday shoppers are invited to learn about fair trade, and to support local and foreign women's organizations affected by immigration
"...Josefina Castillo of the American Friends Service Committee and other members of the Texas..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

Naked City
"...impact globalization has on people in other countries? The American Friends Service Committee's Women and Fair Trade Craft Sale..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...would protect us and they didn't." -- W.C. Curbside Service..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
"...longer allow city-contracted hospital employees to provide certain reproductive services. Lease language regarding the city's "hospital within a hospital,"..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
"...the activist community. It was partly financed by the American Friends Service Committee, a branch of the Quakers. It..."

June 20, 2003 Column

Naked City
"...self-referral) and, upon entry, receive medical screening and social services...."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Public Notice
Back With a Vengeance
"...the biz of socially relevant credit and long distance services which benefit activist efforts around the globe. Parentals and..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Column by Kate X Messer

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Nov. 19-24
"...CAP METRO SERVICE PLAN OPEN HOUSE Tell Cap Metro what you think..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature

Public Notice
Keep on Giving
"...The Volunteer Services Council of the Austin State Hospital is offering Patient..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Brown Right To Fight
"...at his store seven years ago. I am a Mexican-American who grew up in San Antonio's "El Westside" --..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Column

Naked City
Happenings
"...vs. Regression," the effect hip-hop culture is having on American society, and how this generation views civil rights. The..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Happenings
August 9-15
"...LOCAL GOVERNMENT AT WORK Austin Independent School District customer service coordinator Beverly Reeves kicks off this new monthly speaker..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...asking President Bush to intervene to save passenger rail service in Texas. The feds (notably Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison)..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...aged cheese, good wine, Scotch whiskey, and campfire cooking." Friends, associates, and colleagues may attend services on Saturday, Nov...."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...for the Humanities, the screening attracted immigrant workers, social service agency reps, cops, kids, and artists, as well as..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...The final AISD Citizens' Bond Advisory Committee forum is tonight (Thursday) at Martin Middle School cafeteria,..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines
"...their rage to no avail as the House Redistricting Committee steamed ahead with plans to remap the state's congressional..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Happenings
"...the war as a threat to peace, democracy, social services, and many other positive attributes of modern civilization. For..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Short Cuts
Money giveaway!
"...Disneyland Alamo rides anytime soon... Social activist groups the American Friends Service Committee, Women on the Border, Austin Tan..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

A Revolution of Spirit
Ritual jazz theatre pioneer Sharon Bridgforth premieres a new work, her last in Austin
"...asks how does collective grief and trauma inform the Black-American experience and what must a Soul do to heal."..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Arts Feature by Abe Louise Young

Action for Immigrants
"...American Friends Service Committee..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature

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