The Migrant Caravan

“no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark” Home Over this last year, AFTA as an organization attempting to honor its mission and vision, has been required to post an unprecedented number of statements opposing, denouncing, insisting, decrying, grieving,...

Gun Violence

The deepest sympathies of the AFTA community go out to all those affected by the shooting that resulted in the deaths of 13 people on Wednesday in Thousand Oaks, CA. We recognize that our thoughts and prayers are not enough. In a previously posted position on gun...

AFTA meets Hate with Hope

AFTA mourns with the families of the victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 27, 2018: Joyce Fienberg, Richard Gottfried, Rose Mallinger, Jerry Rabinowitz, Cecil Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Bernice Simon, Sylvan Simon,...

AFTA Joins #WontBeErased

A memo was leaked earlier this week revealing the intention of the current administration to erase the existence of transgender and non-binary Americans by legally defining gender as a “biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.”   AFTA...