Peace

KC World Peace Meditation Keynote Talk Urged Inner Peace and Activism

Over 100 area residents young and old attended the 2011 Kansas City World Peace Mediation event arriving at 5:30am. Activities included prayers for peace made by leaders of fifteen faith traditions; the awarding of the annual Boddhi Satva Award to Rev. Sam Mann; musical performances; and a keynote address on peace.

KC Peace Meditation Talk

Keynote Talk delivered by Ira Harritt, Kansas City Program Coordinator at the KC World Peace Meditation, December 31, 2011 

Occupy the Dream Flyer 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Flyer for 2012 Kansas City MLK Holiday Forum: Occupy the Dream

Occupy the Dream

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

OCCUPY THE DREAM:

Dr. King on Economic Justice and the Occupy Wall Street Movement Community Forum 

Lessons learned from Iraq that can Speed the Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Peter Lems, American Friends Service Committee Program Director for Iraq and Afghanistan will look at the impact of the troop withdrawal from Iraq, our responsibilities to acknowledge the damage, and lessons learned for the peace movement.  How can we then use those lessons learned to speed-up the removal of US troops and bases from Afghanistan.

 

 

 

 

Disarming Words: poetry reading

Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

 

Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan

Friday, January 27, 2012 - 6:00pm - Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 8:00pm

Windows and Mirrors is the American Friends Service Committee’s traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to see ourselves in depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children.

Winter Solstice Peace Vigil

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 5:30pm

NH Peace Action will hold a Winter Solstice Peace Vigil, including remarks from Mary Lee Sargent on "Five Things I Hope to Remember Before I Lose My Mind," or lessons learned from decades of political engagement.

Principles for a Just and Lasting Peace Between Palestinians and Israelis

From its beginnings in 1917, the American Friends Service Committee has sought to repair the destruction caused by war and violence by relieving and healing its victims. AFSC has sought to respond to suffering whether it is caused by direct human actions or by oppressive structures that human beings have created.

Flyer-10000 Villages Fundraiser

Flyer for KC AFSC Fundraiser at 10,000 Villages

7947 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS

Find unique and rare imports from around the world!

15% of the sales for Thursday, December 1, 4-8:00pm will benefit AFSC

Who we are

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.

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