Standing room only for the If I Had a Trillion Dollars Youth Film Festival in DC

In honor of tax day 2012, about 50 youth from across the country went to Washington DC's iconic Busboys and Poets to be recognized for their "Official Selections" in the "If I Had A Trillion Dollars" Youth Film Festival. The room filled with over 120 people was standing room only.

Toward Peace and Justice: Tax Day 2012

Dear Friends,

Tomorrow is the last day to file your federal taxes for 2012. For Tax Day this year, AFSC is working hard to make clear how the choices in our federal budget affect communities across the U.S. Like you, AFSC wants:

Youth travel to Washington DC for film festival

Young people from more than a dozen cities across the U.S. are arriving in Washington, D.C. this week for the second annual “If I Had a Trillion Dollar” film festival. Their thoughtful and creative visions – shown in 3-minute videos -  about how to use federal tax dollars will be shown on Capitol Hill, Monday, April 16.

Bay-Peace Anthem

"Bay-Peace Anthem"


Luis Montoya & Egypt Claxton

Oakland, CA

A Smarter Nation Calls For Better Education

teenage girls hold up protest sign about fixing the education system

Students from New York, show how they would use a trillion dollars to fix the public school system.

See more official selections from the 2nd Annual "If I Had A Trillion Dollars" Youth Film Festival.

If I had a Trillion Dollars: Chicago (IRS)

"If I Had A Trillion Dollars: Chicago (IRS)"

Street Level Youth Media

Alvin Jiminez, Haracio Rodriguez, Vanessa Roldan, Arani Shearill, Savion Williams Hondras, Alexis Williams Hondras, James Duke & Asha Tamirisa

Chicago, IL

The Real Crime of America

"The Real Crime of America"

Olney Friends School

Rachel Logan Wood, Kima Bennett, Will Reynolds & Davis Marklin Barnesville, OH


If I had a Trillion Dollars...

"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"

Amplify Me Media

Omar Omar, Keisha Rivera, Ronnica Rogers, Javier Centeno, Aloisio Depina, Oshin Francis & Shacoya Elmore

Boston, MA

Arts Funding

Katie Santoro, 16 shows viewers how she would use a trillion dollars to fund arts and education.

See more official selections from the 2nd Annual "If I Had A Trillion Dollars" Youth Film Festival.

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