AFSC Kansas City

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. 

Youth express compassion through mural art

By Ira Harritt, AFSC Kansas City Area Program Coordinator

Love and Activism Valentine’s Party

Friday, February 10, 2012 - 7:00pm

A fundraiser for the KC Program of American Friends Service Committee. From 7:00-9"30 p.m., enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts and punch. Music by Bob and Diana Suckiel; and the company of fellow progressive activists!  Suggested donation: $15/person. R.S.V.P. Ira Harritt 816 931-5256, or send donations to AFSC, 4405 Gillham Rd., KCMO 64110.

Courage for Peace: Perspectives from Afghanistan

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 2:00pm

Kathy Kelly

Kathy Kelly

Peace activist, Kathy Kelly

A talk by Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. Since May 2010, she has visited Afghanistan four times with small delegations intent on learning more about conditions faced by ordinary people in Afghanistan. Kathy has been working closely with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers in search of non-military solutions to end the war.

This talk is held in conjuction with AFSC's Windows and Mirrors exhibit.

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