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Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, July 17, 2014

Kansas City AFSC Weekly Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, July 17, 2014 with news, calendar events and advocacy opportunities

Youth Social Change Institute – Changed Us All

We were proud of the work AFSC did with KC area youth in our Social Change Institute and inspired by the work of the fifteen youth who whole-heartedly participated. We set out to create an environment where all ideas were respected and differences were embraced. We sought to have the youth deepen their understanding of and confront the injustices of our community and the power structures that create so much suffering in the world.

Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, July 10, 2014

Kansas City AFSC Weekly Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, July 10, 2014 with news, calendar events and advocacy opportunities

Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, May 9, 2014

Kansas City AFSC Weekly Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, May 9, 2014 with news, calendar events and advocacy opportunities

Conference: Building a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

John Dear, an activist/organizer/lecturer/writer, will keynote a conference intended to spark nonviolenct action for social justice, peace, and protection of the natural environment.  Maggie Fogarty will lead a workshop on "Economic Nonviolence: How We Talk about Poverty Without Blaming the Victims."  Arnie Alpert will unveil AFSC's plans for NH Primary season with a workshop titled "Claim Your Seat at the Table."   Other workshop leaders will include Will Hopkins, Carmen Buford-Paige, Nur Shoop, Alex Freid, Olivia Zink, and Ginny Schneider.   A play, "My Name

Roots for Peace: Preparing the soil for change

Carlos "Elmo" Gomez uses gardening as a way to unite his community and make positive changes to his neighborhood in Los Angeles.

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Carlos "Elmo" Gomez uses gardening as a way to unite his community and make positive changes to his neighborhood in Los Angeles.

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Roots for Peace mural

Roots for Peace mural

Roots for Peace mural

KC Summer Youth Social Change Institute

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 1:00pm - Friday, June 20, 2014 - 5:00pm

American Friends Service Committee

Social Change Institute

Helping YOUth Make a Difference

June 9-13 & June 16-20 - Weekdays

1:00 to 5:00pm

JOIN US….

Summer Youth Social Change Institute

Summer Social Change Institute

Helping YOUth Make a Difference

June 9-13 & 16-20, 1:00 to 5:00pm

The American Friends Service Committee believes that youth have a crucial part to play in creating a more just and peaceful community and world! So we hope you will join us this summer as we explore issues of economic injustice, violence, war and what we can do.

Budget cutting and our community listening project

The Federal Budget and Our Community Listening project is listening to Kansas City Area Leaders to hear their thoughts about unmet needs in our community, the impact of budget cutting on the federal and local level, and what they think should be our budget priorities and policies to create a healthy community. 

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

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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