Peace

Kansas City AFSC Year-End Newsletter

Kansas City American Friends Service Committee's 2013 Year-End Newsletter featuring our work to Move the Money and change federal budget priorities; Yourh Civic Engagement with the If I Had A Trillion Dollars Youth Film Festival and the If I Could Change the World Spoken Word Project; Visions of Peace at the Crossroads Festival; Turning Combat Boots into Ploughshares; and more.

What would peace look like in your community?

Peace is not just the absence of war. It means a sense of shared security, access to jobs, health care, education—a community that is cared for and valued.

In October 2013, 19 people from five continents traveled to the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to represent the American Friends Service Committee. We asked them: "What would peace look like in your community?"

Benefit concert AFSC Youth program and Philippines

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Benefit Concert
for
The American Friends Service Committee PA Youth Program
and
National Nurses Relief Group for the Philippines
An evening of music featuring: the Raging Grannies, Smokestack Lightning and friends, Recording artists Callan and Mark Dignam

Benefit Concert for American Friends Service Committee youth

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Benefit Concert
for
The American Friends Service Committee PA Youth Program
and
National Nurses Relief Group for the Philippines 

 An evening of music featuring: The Raging Grannies, Smokestack Lightning and friends and Recording artists Callan and Mark Dignan

Turning combat boots into ploughshares in Kansas City

Highlighting the human cost of war for the past seven years, Eyes Wide Open exhibits reached 10,000 people in Kansas and Missouri before being retired this month.

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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