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Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

Friday, June 1, 2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

KC Crossroads flyer graphic

Crossroads peace flyer graphic

Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Join us for a peace festival on the First Friday in June celebrating and deepening our vision and commitment to a peaceful and just world and community. Help create the “Lend Us Your Hands for Peace” art creation, participate in the Visions of Peace video project and the Parades for Peace, Enjoy the performances, find out how to get involved in local work for social change; learn what you can do…

Legacies of Iraq War / Lessons for U.S. Iran Policy

Monday, March 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

How do we evaluate the legacy of nine years of war in Iraq and prevent our repeating mistakes in Iran and elsewhere?

First steps are facing the truth about how the U.S. public was manipulated and frightened into accepting war and the truth about the devastation the war has wrought for Iraq and the U.S.

Hear a panel speak about the human, economic and political impacts of the Iraq war on Iraq and the U.S., analysis of U.S. Iran relations and how lessons from Iraq can guide U.S. Iran policy.

Panel members include:

KC World Peace Meditation Keynote Talk Urged Inner Peace and Activism

Over 100 area residents young and old attended the 2011 Kansas City World Peace Mediation event arriving at 5:30am. Activities included prayers for peace made by leaders of fifteen faith traditions; the awarding of the annual Boddhi Satva Award to Rev. Sam Mann; musical performances; and a keynote address on peace.

KC Peace Meditation Talk

Keynote Talk delivered by Ira Harritt, Kansas City Program Coordinator at the KC World Peace Meditation, December 31, 2011 

Occupy the Dream

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

OCCUPY THE DREAM:

Dr. King on Economic Justice and the Occupy Wall Street Movement Community Forum 

10,000 Villages - AFSC Fundraiser

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Please Join Us For a

Gift Shopping & Fundraising Event for the American Friends Service Committee

(In downtown Overland Park)

Afghan Images Stir Kansas Citians

By Jon Krieg, AFSC Senior Administrative Associate

Talk with people at a recent reception marking the opening of AFSC’s Windows and Mirrors Exhibit in Kansas City and you hear reactions like powerful and intense, painful and hopeful.

Listen a little more, and you realize that everyone views the Afghanistan war images somewhat differently.

10th Anniversary Report Card

Report Card 2011

10 Anniversary Report Card on the War in Afghanistan

On October 7th a Report Card On Ten Years Of The U.S. War In Afghanistan was issued in Kansas City.  It evaluates the performance and progress in the longest war in U.S. history and the impact the war has had on the Afghan people, U.S. troops and the U.S. economy.

 The report card grades were delivered to the Kansas City office of Senator Roy Blunt at 911 Main Street, Suite 2224, Kansas City, MO.

10th Anniversary Afghan War Actions

Friday, October 7, 2011 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

What’s Your Favorite Alternative to Ten Years of War?

  • 4:00-4:30pm: Afghan War Report Card Delivery Help deliver a Report Card On The War In Afghanistan to Senator Roy Blunts office in downtown KCMO, 911 Main Street, Suite 2224  (We will meet outside the office building on Main Street. Please leave your self time for parking and arrive by 4pm – or contact us to car pool.)

9-11 Walking the Path to Peace Exhibit Comments

9-11 Panels

Fourteen Art Panels were created by faith groups for the Ten Years After 9/11: Walking the Path to Peace and Sercurity exhibit.

Comments from Ten Years After 9-11: Walking the Path to Peace and Security exhibits

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