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Kansas City AFSC Year-End Newsletter

Kansas City American Friends Service Committee's 2013 Year-End Newsletter featuring our work to Move the Money and change federal budget priorities; Yourh Civic Engagement with the If I Had A Trillion Dollars Youth Film Festival and the If I Could Change the World Spoken Word Project; Visions of Peace at the Crossroads Festival; Turning Combat Boots into Ploughshares; and more.

Trio of interns reflect on peace work in Kansas City

From organizing training to video production to spoken word art, three youth interns in AFSC’s Kansas City office are completing a productive, creative school year’s worth of peacemaking.

Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi and Joshua Smith recently spoke with Jon Krieg about the impact of their work on the youth involved and on themselves. To read the full interviews, please click here.

Kansas City interns interviews May 2013

Kansas City interns January 2013

Kansas City interns January 2013

From left: AFSC KC Program Coordinator Ira Harritt; interns Isabella Fassi, Pearl Webb and Joshua Smith; and Interim Regional Director Margaret Jackson gather at the January 2013 showing of the Kansas City entries in AFSC’s If I Had a Trillion Dollars youth film festival.

 

Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi and Joshua Smith talk about their experiences interning with AFSC Kansas City during the 2012-2013 school year.

Interns provide hopeful spark in Iowa

Interns and youth volunteers play a huge role in AFSC's work for peace and justice in Iowa. In this two-minute video, Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Program Coordinator, describes the various ways they put hope into action.

Kansas City interns build peace with youth

Pearl Webb, Isabella Fassi, and Joshua Smith started interning with AFSC in August 2012, to lead youth civic engagement and social action projects in the Kansas City area. Along with Program Coordinator Ira Harritt, the interns teach high school-aged youth about issues in their communities, injustice in the U.S., and how they can help put an end to the injustice and promote greater peace.

AFSC NC intern profiles Fall 2012

Check out the bios of our Fall 2012 Cultural Media Arts interns in the AFSC Area Office of the Carolinas!

Introduction to AFSC's criminal justice work in Michigan

Responding to thousands of requests each year for information and assistance, tracking trends in the prison system, conducting parole readiness workshops -- AFSC Michigan's Criminal Justice Program advocates for prisoners with the help of dedicated interns. In this video, Natalie Holbrook, Program Director, provides an overview of the program.

Interns advocate for prisoners in Michigan

Interns with AFSC Michigan's Criminal Justice Program describe their experiences advocating on behalf of prisoners in Michigan and share what they've learned about the prison system and themselves.

Meet our NATO/G8 interns!

This spring, AFSC Chicago brought in two new interns to work in collaboration with staff members and local area high school students to help educate, organize and team up with the community of Chicago for the upcoming NATO Summit in May.  They have been working on:

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

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