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The Haves, the Have-Nots, and the Beloved Community

Keith Harvey, AFSC Regional Director in New England, is hosting a series of community phone conversations on the theme The Haves, the Have-Nots, and the Beloved Community

We'll be talking about economic justice,the peace we work for in the world, and the peace we work for within.   Please join us!

Community Phone Call: Global Challenges

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Please join Joseph Gerson, Director of AFSC's Peace and Economic Security Program, for a telephone discussion about the global challenges that await as US power declines. 

Our host will be Keith Harvey, AFSC Regional Director in New England, who has launched a three part series of community conversations on the theme,  The Haves, the Have-Nots and the Beloved Community.

AFSC Community Recommendations of Books on War and Peace

We asked AFSC staff (and some friends) to recommend books that helped them understand war and imagine peace. They responded with a collection of intriuing and eclectic suggestions.  We've compiled a list of nearly 40 titles that you and your family may find interesting.  Many are avialable through the FGC Bookstore.

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.)

South & North Korea: Peace or War? By Jihye Choi

Jihye Choi, an international student from South Korea studying at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, served as a summer intern at AFSC's Area Office of the Carolinas in 2011. She made this video sharing her personal views about war and peace in Korea and exposeing the lasting impact of war. Our office debuted the video on International Peace Day in September 2011. Warning: Some of the images are graphic and may not be appropriate for children.

The Unimaginable Journey of Brian Willson

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 7:00pm

S. Brian Willson is a Vietnam Veteran whose wartime experiences transformed him into a revolutionary pacifist.  Brian is visiting Concord to promote his new memoir, Blood on the Tracks.  Free and open to the public.  Spnsored by NH Peace Action, Pace e Bene, and others.  

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

Afghan Mural Exhibit in KC

Coming to Kansas City

Windows and Mirrors:

Reflections on the War In Afghanistan

Remembrance Events for 9/11

Last week AFSC participated in many events across the country to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11.  Over the next month we are continuing to participate in events marking the 10th anniversaries of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.

See a list of all remembrance events sponsored by AFSC | See Shan Cretin's message about 9/11

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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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