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The Military Industrial Complex at Fifty Conference

Friday, January 14, 2011 - 7:00pm - Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 12:30pm

0n January 14-16, 2011, this FREE conference will undertake to bring the Military Industrial Complex back into the spotlight, as a key factor shaping our society and public life. Our program will combine careful, critical scholarship with activism, analysis of the past with practical discussion about plans for challenge and change

Iowa Vets for Peace Solidarity Vigil

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 11:30pm

Des Moines members of the Veterans for Peace Iowa Chapter 161 solidarity vigil with national VFP DC Witness, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, followed by visits to Senator's Harkin and Grassley's DM Offices

Dudley High School Peace Table

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 12:00pm - 2:15pm

AFSC volunteers will host a peace table at Dudley High School in Greensboro, NC. This month's theme is "Let's Make Peace...Pieces of Me."

Meeting of Kansas City Iraq Task Force

Monday, December 27, 2010 - 6:30pm

Planning campaigns to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and shift funds from military spending (59% of FY discretionary budget) to invest in our communities and our future. We are also beginning plans for bringing “Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan Exhibit" to Kansas City.

AFSC Heads Home for the Holidays

By Kathleen McQuillen, Iowa Program Coordinator

Home for the holidays. We hear that sentiment echo among others across radio stations and shopping malls. While commercialism threatens to rob the holidays of their truer spirit, there still lives within all of us the simple joy found in being with friends and family in a safe, warm, and peaceful place—Home.

PMR Highlights from 2010

Click to download a list of all the exciting accomplishments we've had in the Pacific Mountain Region in 2010.

Campus Organizing Conference Flyer

Click below to download the Campus Organizing Conference Flyer. 

Organize Just Peace

Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm

EDUCATE. MOTIVATE. ADVOCATE.

For Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

AFSC Campus Organizing Conference

 

Join Campus Organizers for Educational Panels and Interactive Workshops!

Annual Service for the Feast of the Holy Innocents

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 - 7:00pm

Sponsored by the Des Area Ecumenical Committee for Peace, the service will include a theme of "weaving," and the liturgy committee would like to have people in the congregation actually knitting or crocheting during the service.   This is a special invitation to anyone who knits or crochets to be a part of the service in that way.  If you'd like to participate, please contact Eloise Cranke (515-262-5974), or just show up with your knitting/crocheting on that evening.

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

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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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