Description: WSFPC is honored to announce Father John Dear as the keynote speaker at our 8th Annual Gathering, Saturday March 5th, at St. Alexander Catholic Church in Villa Park. Fr. Dear's talk is titled "The Beatitudes at the Pathway to Peace: walking the way of nonviolence"
There will be a free showing of the documentary The Tillman Story at 2 pm, Sunday, March 27, at the Oak Park Main Library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park. The film examines the family’s crusade to reveal the truth beneath the mythology of their son’s life and death. The presentation is part of a film series sponsored by the Oak Park Coalition for Truth and Justice and the Oak Park Public Library.
Celebrate International Women's Day. For anyone who has any desire to know why HALF of humanity remains in chains because of their gender...who wants to understand the oppression of women AND what can actually be done to radically uproot this oppression is invited to be part of this revolutionary celebration. Join us for a celebration with poetry, music, a performance piece and refreshments.
The Illinois Coalition for Justice, Peace and the Environment (ICJPE) hosts its 6th annual conference this year in Chicago at Roosevelt University. The theme is "2011: Which Way Forward?" It's a "mini-conference" highlighted by an evening panel presentation of advocate leaders. This mini conference is co-sponsored by the Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation
IL Coalition for Justice Peace & the Environment presents a mini conference... 2011: Which way forward?
“May the children of the Stock of Abraham, who dwell in this land, continue to merit and enjoy the good will of the other Inhabitants; while every one shall sit in safety under his own vine and fig tree, and there shall be none to make him afraid. ...”
Washington's letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, RI, August 17, 1790.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at The King Center’s Freedom Hall
American Friends Service Committee's 4th Annual program had an exciting change of venue this year, the King Center. The evening opened with a reception and social justice marketplace, which featured the work of AFSC and our partners. The social justice marketplace is an opportunity for those attending the program to learn about the diversity of organizations working for peace and justice, and offers an opportunity for them to get involved.
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
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.