Indiana

"Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin" FILM SCREENING

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 11:30am - 4:00pm

American Friends Service Committee, Indiana Youth Group and the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) will host a screening of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin (83 min.): This powerful documentary chronicles the life of the Quaker, openly-gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who is best known for organizing the 1963 March on Washington, D.C. A discussion following the film will be moderated by members of the Quaker community.

Exhibit still opening eyes, hearts in Indiana

Nearly ten years after AFSC’s Eyes Wide Open exhibit initially opened in Chicago, the somber array of empty boots and shoes is still moving people to consider the human costs of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

AFSC Join Thousands Rallying for Indiana Workers

In the tradition of speaking truth to power, AFSC staff and supporters joined over 5,000 Hoosiers gathered to support workers rights at the Indiana Statehouse.

Dr. Barry Sanders on the Ecological Impact of Militarism

Monday, October 18, 2010 - 6:30pm

 Barry Sanders, Ph.D., author of the Green Zone: The Environmental Costs of Militarism (Oakland, AK Press, 2009) will speak in Indianapolis on Monday, October 18, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at the Earth House, 237 N. East St. The title of his talk is the “Ecological Costs of Militarism.”
 

Indiana Peace and Justice Network Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

IPJN is a grassroots coalition of Indiana Peace and Justice activists and supporters.  

The annual meeting is a time for the network to come together to do some statewide strategizing and networking.

All are welcome to attend.

Eyes Wide Open-The Cost of War to Indiana

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 9:00am - 7:00pm

The Eyes Wide Open exhibit, created by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), is a living memorial to the military personnel and civilians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan-- and a stark reminder of the human cost of war.
 
Eyes Wide Open: The Human Cost of War first opened in Chicago's Federal Plaza with just over 500 pairs of boots in January 2004. Since its last display on Memorial Day weekend 2007 with over 3,400 pairs of boots the exhibition has been divided into state displays to travel to smaller cities and towns.

AFSC Indiana June News

Happy June fellow AFSC supporters and Friends!

This Spring was a very busy time for AFSC Indiana and so far Summer hasn’t slowed down.  Below are a few items I’d like to report and some upcoming events you should know about:

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