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.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
How does your faith tell you to respond to threats like 9/11?
On this 10th anniversary of 9/11 we invite you to send your hopes for the future to your elected officials. Print out this document and complete the card below and send it to your elected official (and email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able).
Add your personal comment in the space provided and fax or scan and email your card to your U.S. Senators and Congressperson.
The Ten Years After 9/11: Walking the Path to Peace and Security community art project is a collaboration between the Kansas City Interfaith Council and the American Friends Service Committee’s Kansas City Program.
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
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.