AFSC Iowa

Women and a well-fed world

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 6:30pm

WOMEN AND A WELL-FED WORLD

Interns provide hopeful spark in Iowa

Interns and youth volunteers play a huge role in AFSC's work for peace and justice in Iowa. In this two-minute video, Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Program Coordinator, describes the various ways they put hope into action.

Ecumenical Processional for Peace

Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 3:00pm

Processional begins at 3:00 p.m. on the west steps of the State Capitol and ends at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 815 High Street for a 3:45 p.m. service. This year's event commemorates the anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

Vets for Peace president on drones

(More AFSC Iowa photos available here.)

PRESIDENT OF VETERANS FOR PEACE DISCUSSES DELEGATION TO PAKISTAN, USE OF DRONES IN WAR

On bitterly cold January night, 50 show at Central IA Library to hear Leah Bolger

Reclaim Democracy in Iowa

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 12:00pm

Call on Iowa’s decision-makers to reject unlimited spending in our elections and take a stand against corporate personhood and money as free speech. Join us for training on how to lobby decision-makers on this issue, speak out to your local legislators, participate in a media event releasing new information on election spending, and learn about opportunities to reclaim our democracy.

Event sponsored by: Iowa PIRG, Move to Amend, and Stand for Iowa

For more information, visit: http://www.iowapirg.org or call: (515) 282-4193.

Report Back From Pakistan with Leah Bolger

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 6:30pm

Sponsored by Catholic Peace Ministry, Des Moines Veterans for Peace 163 and AFSC Iowa. 

http://www.veteransforpeace.org/who-we-are/board-of-directors-new/

AFSC Iowa joins call to end voter suppression efforts

On January 3, 2013, over three dozen Iowans spoke at a public hearing in opposition to an attempt by Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz to suppress voter turnout in the name of fighting voter fraud. AFSC and other groups have signed on to a statement by the ACLU of Iowa calling on Secretary Shultz to withdraw the proposed rule changes.

Weaving the Circle, Protecting Our Children

Friday, December 28, 2012 - 5:30pm

 

Simone Campbell to Keynote Dingman Dinner Honoring Sally Frank

Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

Sr. Simone Campbell,

Drake Law Professor Sally Frank

 headline Dingman Peace Award Dinner 

Featured speaker on the national stage and 

local advocate for 1st Amendment follow

in late Bishop's tracks  

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

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