Kerri Kennedy

Kerri Kennedy, Associate General Secretary for International Programs at AFSC, has 18 years of experience managing international development and emergency response programs in areas of conflict and post conflict environments with a focus on inclusive governance systems, civic education and advocacy campaigns, gender, and rights-based policy development.

Articles by this author

We mobilized faith leaders to the border on December 10, and for the following week groups lined up to host actions around the country expressing love and solidarity with migrants. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
This Holiday Season, I’m Standing With Migrants
This holiday season — a time so often associated with bringing family together — my thoughts keep turning to the families in the migrant caravans making their way to the U.S. southern border. I had the privilege of spending four days in Mexico last month with my organization, the American Friends...
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Engagement With North Korea Works
Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are at an all-time high — and continue to escalate following North Korea’s test of a missile that can supposedly reach Alaska. It’s still possible to turn down the heat with small steps that could lead to more robust diplomacy later on. But this requires...
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Brussels Attacks: When Will Our Outrage Lead to a Radical Change in Our Policy Response?
One week ago, I was in New York City at Quaker House, meeting with with heads of European organizations to discuss the future of global peace building. Yesterday morning, I awoke to the horror of yet another atrocious violent crime . Another act designed to maximize fear and terror. Attacking an...
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