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Green Buildings: Healthy Choices for People and the Planet

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 Joseph Newsome, who conceived and oversaw the development of the 17 Gordon Ave business incubator in Providence (RI’s first green commercial building) and David Ward, a LEED consultant, will give a presentation on buildings that increase energy efficiency, make us of renewable energy, reduce water consumption and run-off, maximize the use of natural light, and provide healthy living and work environments.   Co-sponsored by AFSC-SENE.

End of Summer gathering for RI progressives

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join with like-minded folks from progressive groups from all over RI for networking, fun, food, and music (and wicked good political discussion).  Suggested donation $5.  It is a potluck, so bring food to share as well as instruments and you passion for a better world. 

Candlelight Vigil- Partial Withdrawal. Not Enough.

Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony
on Withdrawal of Combat Troops from Iraq

Kansas City: August 31, 2010
Comments by Ira Harritt, KC Program Coordinator

Teenager for Peace

rally in newport

Teenagers at rally in Newport.

Countdown To Withdrawal

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a Candlelight Vigil on the deadline for the withdrawal of all U.S. combat troops from Iraq. The vigil reminds our elected officials of the devastation the Iraq war has wrought and demands withdraw of all U.S. troops and military contractors, closure of all U.S. bases and repair of the damage we have done.

Chicago’s Peace Day Celebration

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00pm

For thirty years and counting, Chicago has officially celebrated Peace Day.   First proclaimed by Chicago’s Mayor on September 7, 1978, Peace Day began with an idea:  to set aside one day each year for people of all backgrounds, faiths, cultures and ages to focus on peace for the entire planet.

War is a Racket - Abolish Corporate Personhood

Ira Harritt

Ira Harritt

Ira Harritt is AFSC's Program Coordinator in Kansas City.

Comments by Ira Harritt, KC AFSC Program Coordinator, at 8/9/10 Move to Amend Rally, KCMO

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