This is a Truman State University news station video about the AFSC Peace Fellows bringing AFSC's Eyes Wide Open exhibit to campus in Kirksville, Missouri. The effort is coordinated by AFSC's office in Kansas City.
The intern will be based on the student’s university or college campus and consist of organize peace education and advocacy campaigns on their campus. This internship will run from September 2011 through May 2012.
AFSC staff, volunteers, and partners marched, chanted and made signs to mark Tax Day. From Los Angeles to Boston, Indianapolis to Pittsburgh, dozens gathered, and garnered much positive reaction from onlookers.
Kat Olsen Flaate and Krista Goodman, AFSC Peace Fellows, provided leadership in organizing Peace Week activities at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.
[AFSC Peace Fellows Krista Goodman and Kat Olsen Flaate have been active working on peace campaigns at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. During the past quarter, Krista and Kat have continued a Social Awareness Film Festival (including Lost Boys of Sudan, Trouble the Waters, Promises and other films). They have worked through “Students for Social Change” and partnered with other campus groups. Below, Krista shares some of what she's learned.]
AFSC's Eyes Wide Open and War Within Exhibits were displayed at Park University on March 4, 2011.
[Matt Burton, the AFSC Campus Peace Intern at Park University, has been busy recruiting and organizing activities through the Peace Education Club at Park University, Parkville, Missouri. He shared the following report.]
The club currently has active members with fields of study such as Early Childhood Education, English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Social Work to name a few. The club allows for each member to have open say to any of their ideas and to see them through.
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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