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Redeem the Dream in 2013

Comments by Ira Harritt, AFSC KC Program Coordinator, at the Freedom Fountain Rally, Kansas City, August 28, 2013

Trio of interns reflect on peace work in Kansas City

From organizing training to video production to spoken word art, three youth interns in AFSC’s Kansas City office are completing a productive, creative school year’s worth of peacemaking.

Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi and Joshua Smith recently spoke with Jon Krieg about the impact of their work on the youth involved and on themselves. To read the full interviews, please click here.

Kansas City interns interviews May 2013

Kansas City interns January 2013

Kansas City interns January 2013

From left: AFSC KC Program Coordinator Ira Harritt; interns Isabella Fassi, Pearl Webb and Joshua Smith; and Interim Regional Director Margaret Jackson gather at the January 2013 showing of the Kansas City entries in AFSC’s If I Had a Trillion Dollars youth film festival.

 

Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi and Joshua Smith talk about their experiences interning with AFSC Kansas City during the 2012-2013 school year.

Kansas City interns engage youth in work for peace and justice

AFSC interns Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi and Joshua Smith describe their civic engagement work with youth in Kansas City.

Kansas City interns build peace with youth

Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi, and Joshua Smith started interning with AFSC in August 2012, to lead youth civic engagement and social action projects in the Kansas City area. Along with Program Coordinator Ira Harritt, the interns teach high school-aged youth about issues in their communities, injustice in the U.S., and how they can help put an end to the injustice and promote greater peace.

The Recipe Takes on the Kansas City Nuclear Weapons Plant

The Kansas City spoken art duo "The Recipe" decries the new nuclear weapons plant being built on the south side of the city with $720 million in taxpayer funds.

Kansas Citians share their visions of peace

What’s your vision of peace?

Tax Day Demonstration in Kansas City

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 4:00am

Kansas City tax event 4-12-11

Kansas City tax event 4-12-11

AFSC staff and volunteers in Kansas City unfurl a 30-foot banner depicting the federal budget, 60% of which goes toward the military. View a slideshow of the event.

The demonstration will be from 4:00 to 5:30pm (arrive by 3:30pm).

Kansas Citians Occupy the Dream

By Ira Harritt, AFSC Kansas City Program Coordinator

Thanks to all Kansas Citians who participated in the Occupy the Dream: Dr. King on Economic Justice and the Occupy Wall Street Movement forum on January 16. The event was powerful and engaged over 200 area residents in consideration of King’s call for economic justice, the civil rights movement and the Occupy movement. 

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