A talk by Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, acampaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. Since May 2010, she has visited Afghanistan four times with small delegations intent on learning more about conditions faced by ordinary people in Afghanistan. Kathy has been working closely with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers in search of non-military solutions to end the war.
This talk is held in conjuction with AFSC's Windows and Mirrors exhibit.
Ira Harritt, AFSC KC Program Coordinator, 816-931-5256
Kathy Kelly and others did a peace walk to St. Paul, Minnesota for the Republican National Convention in 2008.
Kathy Kelly is the co-coordinator for Voices for Creative Nonviolence in Chicago and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. She recently returned from Pakistan and Afghanistan. Her topic is, "Ground the Drones, Lest We Reap the Whirlwind."
“Human interaction, negotiation, diplomacy and dialogue, not surveillance and bombing by robots, will ensure a more peaceful future at home and abroad.” Kathy Kelly
Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee's widely-accalimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War, features a pair of boots honoring each U.S. military casualty and a field of shoes to memoralize the Iraqis killed in the conflict. Eyes Wide Open has toured to over 100 cities across the U.S. and has been visited by hundreds of thousands of people.
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