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Screening of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:30pm

AFSC's Mini Film Series wraps up on June 5 with the movie “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot." This Film Series brings L/light to systems that perpetuate racism and our role in disrupting it. No admission fee; donations welcome. More info: sgoens@afsc.org or 651-789-3852.  Location: Faith Mennonite Church, 2720 E. 22nd St., Minneapolis, 6:30-9:00 pm. 

Film series: 500 Years Later

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

AFSC’s Mini Film Series continues on May 8 and wraps up on June 5. The next film (on May 8) is 500 Years Later, a provocative documentary that has won five Best Documentary awards in a number of international film festivals.

Racial justice gathering

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

Sharon Goens

Sharon Goens

Sharon Goens is the Healing Justice Program Director for AFSC in the Twin Cities.

Wednesday April 16, 5:30-8:30pm (details about a meal TBA), at the AFSC office, 1671 Summit Avenue: The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) invites all Friends from the Minneapolis-St Paul metro area who have a concern for racial justice to come to this gathering event. Have you been to the national White Privilege Conference, the statewide Overcoming Racism conference, or similar anti-racism events? Are you wondering how to get involved in racial equity and justice work?

Minnesota Friends examine roots of structural racism

By Lane Holden

March 6 marked the first day of AFSC Twin Cities Healing Justice Program’s Healing Justice Film Series. The series brings to light systems that perpetuate racism in our society today in order to create a conversation about our role in disrupting these systems. The first of the four films in the series was titled Traces of the Trade.

Twin Cities Healing Justice Program

Sharon Goens, director of the Twin Cities Healing Justice Program, describes AFSC's new work for justice in Minnesota.

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