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Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism

"Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism" is a traveling poster exhibition that highlights historical boycott movements from the 1950s to the present.

 

Visions of Peace Festival 2013

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

What is your Vision of Peace?

Kansas City youth change the world with spoken word poetry

American Friends Service Committee’s (AFSC) “If I Could Change the World” Spoken Word project is getting attention all over the Kansas City area. AFSC Program Coordinator Ira Harritt and Peace Interns Joshua Smith, Isabella Fassi, and Pearl Webb, carried out the project to encourage and engage young people in social action. The project was conducted in collaboration with The Writers Place and area spoken word artists.

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

Friday, June 1, 2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

KC Crossroads flyer graphic

Crossroads peace flyer graphic

Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Join us for a peace festival on the First Friday in June celebrating and deepening our vision and commitment to a peaceful and just world and community. Help create the “Lend Us Your Hands for Peace” art creation, participate in the Visions of Peace video project and the Parades for Peace, Enjoy the performances, find out how to get involved in local work for social change; learn what you can do…

Guyub Kampung Kethoprak Improve Harmony through Art

After waiting patiently for hours, hundreds of local residents – youth, children and elderly – packed the town hall of Mantrijeron  to watch the Javanese traditional drama from Kethoprak.

Los Angeles Youth Art Exhibit

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 6:30pm - Friday, September 16, 2011 - 5:00pm

AFSC is be hosting its ArtWalk Exhibit entitled "My Voice" and connecting it to the "If not war" theme. Students will be on hand to discuss their work, and how our country could have addressed a number of national and local issues instead of war. LA Downtown ArtWalk attracts several thousands of people as a free, public event every month.

Windows and Mirrors in San Francisco

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 5:00pm - Friday, October 28, 2011 - 8:00pm

WINDOWS AND MIRRORS: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan is a traveling exhibit that makes a powerful statement on a nearly invisible reality. The 18 panels created by international and US artists help us imagine the experience of Afghan civilians – from death and destruction to hopes for peace.

Walking the Path to Peace

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Walking Path to Peace-AI

This American Indian faith group's panel reflecting on 9-11 and the way to peace and security is one of fifteen panels produced for the Walking the Path to Peace and Sercurity exhibit.

Please join us for an opening reception and program for the

Ten Years After 9/11:

Walking the Path to Peace and Security

September 11, 2011, 4:30 – 6:00pm

In the Shalom Room, Community of Christ Temple, 1001 W. Walnut, Independence, MO

Everyone Deserves Justice and Peace

Everyone deserves justice and peace!” This was the sentiment of youth from the Learning Club Leadership Academy, a neighborhood teen youth program serving inner-city youth surrounding Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas. The group’s members participated in the American Friends Service Committee’s Reflections on Afghanistan Mural project, which is teaching area youth about the Afghan people, the Afghan war and the impact the war has had on people there, on U.S. soldiers and on the United States.

With Hiroshima Eyes: Gallery Talk

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

AFSC is proud to have arranged the display of the Hibakusha art of Junko Kayashige at Harvard University this October.

When the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima City on August 6, 1945, Junko Kayashige had just entered elementary school. A Hiroshima City native, she was in a home one mile from where the A-bomb hit. Kayashige survived, badly injured, but lost several close members of her family.

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