Military Spending

Global Day Against Military Spending

Monday, April 15 -- 7 to 9 am and 3 to 6 pm

join with AFSC, United for Peace and Justice, and Bay Area New Priorities Campaign volunteers to distribute info flyers  at BART stations: Balboa Park, Glen Park, 24th Street Mission, 12th Street Oakland Center, 19th Street, MacArthur, Rockridge, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord,  Fruitvale, North Berkeley, El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito Del Norte. 

For info and flyers, contact Stephen McNeil at AFSC -- (415) 565-0201 ext 12 

F-35 tools for action

The F-35 is the "poster child" of Pentagon waste. We need to tell Congress to stop the F-35 now!

The F-35 is the most expensive weapons program in history, with a total cost of $1.5 trillion.

The F-35 program has been plagued by cost overruns and delays, has been grounded twice, and even has been criticized by those within the Pentagon.

Economic disparity or economic equality

By Ira Harritt, program coordinator in Kansas City

“This is America’s opportunity to help bridge the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The question is whether America will do it.”
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in his last Sunday sermon, Remaining Awake through a Great Revolution  

Dr. King’s question is still before us. We still have the ability to bridge this gulf, even though it has been growing larger and larger, especially in the past 30 years.  

KC Screening- If I Had A Trillion Dollars Youth Films

Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

 
Join us on January 12th to recognize the work of some outstanding and diverse local youth filmmakers as they show us how they would put our trillion-dollar federal discretionary budget to use if they were in charge.

Kansas City AFSC Year-end Newsletter 2012

Check out the Kansas City AFSC 2012 Year-end newsletter.

Learn about KC AFSC's work to end U.S. militarism and war, Move the Money campaign, Fiscal Cliff on Trial, Youth Civic Engagement, Visons of Peace Festival and More.

Click this link to view our newsletter

 

Flyer MLK Forum 2013 KCMO

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Flyer for 2013 MLK Forum, "This Madness Must End" Dr. Martin Luther King and the U.S. Budget Debate

Monday, January 21, 3:30 to 5:00PM, St. Stephens Baptist Church, 1414 Truman Rd., KCMO

MLK Forum - "This Madness Must End"

Monday, January 21, 2013 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"This Madness Must End"

Dr. Martin Luther King and the U.S. Budget Debate

Hear an inspiring panel of community leaders discussing:

Fiscal Cliff on Trial, Witnesses on Corporate Abuses

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Forum- Testimony by Mary Lindsay, KC Move to Amend coordinator, addressed corporate abuses of power and budget and tax policy.

The event, organized by AFSC and co-sponsored by  Jobs Now, UMKC Economics Club and National Lawyers Guild, Occupy KC, Move to Amend, and PeaceWorks KC, took place on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the University of Missouri, KCMO.

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Verdict, Dave Pack

Board member, renders his verdict of the fiscal cliff and its perpetrators, commenting, "In study after study, it has been shown that a billion dollars of U.S. spending on the military produces much fewer jobs than a billion dollars in spending almost anywhere else." He analyzed excessive military spending and cuts and conversions which can be made without decreasing national security while increasing employment.

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Verdict, Dave Kingsley

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Forum- David Kingsley, PhD., KU Medical School and Convener of KS & MO Gray Panthers, renders his verdict of the fiscal cliff and its perpetrators, commenting, "We don't have a fiscal crisis. We have a moral crisis." He discussed the consequences of proposed cuts to Medicare, social security, and the social safety net and the impact on our community.

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