Youth from the Whatsoever Community Center, KCMO made lobby visits to the offices of Congressman Cleaver and Blunt as part of the national screening and advocacy actions at the "If I Had a Trillion Dollars" Youth Film Festival. (To view a gallery of photos from the event, click here.)
Youth represent Kansas City at the “If I Had a Trillion Dollars” National Film Festival in Washington, D.C.
AFSC Peace Interns Pearl Webb and Isabella Fassi conduct an If I Had A Trillion Dollars youth film training at Paseo High School
The Intern will work with AFSC staff and volunteers to support Kansas City AFSC peace campaigns and engage youth from after-school, faith, and high school settings in creative peacemaking and social change (e.g. If I Had A Trillion Dollars youth Film Festival and the If I Could Change The World Spoken Word Project). Activities will focus on: increasing activism; promoting understanding of militarism and economic injustice; exposing ways corporations and the 1% control U.S.
From left: Cynthia Waide, Judith Rosenberg, Billy Yeats, Leticia Silva and Tom West at the Alamo Draft House Theater in Austin.
The Austin Fair Trade Film Festival was held at the Alamo Drafthouse South on Saturday, May 8 2010. This was an all-day event featuring indoor and outdoor entertainment. The inside film festival featured 3 documentary films followed by panel discussions. One of the films was “Maquilapolis: City of Factories” with a pre-show of Austin Tan Cerca's four-minute promotional video. Josefina Castillo, AFSC Austin Program Coordinator, participated in the panel discussion that followed.
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