Here are some fast facts about the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund, the Pentagon's emergency war spending account. The OCO basically gives Congress and the President a blank check for war. Use these facts when making a visit to your member of Congress or writing a letter to the editor.
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.
It’s time to stop the budget gimmicks and be honest about our bloated Pentagon budget. After years of using war spending as a slush fund to avoid fiscal discipline, it’s time to cut wasteful spending and bring our tax dollars home.
In response to the misdirected federal budget debate and actions in Washington, D.C. and the disastrous impact it is having on our community and economy, the Kansas City AFSC has organized a Move the Money resolution campaign.
On "Tax Day," Monday, April 15, more than 50 people representing a countywide coalition of justice and peace groups demonstrated in downtown Cleveland for just and peaceful federal budget and tax policies.
Demonstrators displayed signs and banners calling on federal officials to "Stop the Cuts! Protect Social Security! Grow 'Family-Wage' Jobs! Tax the One Percent! and End U.S. Wars and Occupations!"
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.