The "If I Could Change the World" Spoken Word Project is organized by the KC Program of the American Friends Service Committee in colloboration with The Writers Place and is intended to help youth communicate their hopes and visions for a better world.
AFSC interns and spoken word artists are presenting 90 minute to two hour interactive educational workshops in one or two sessions to school and youth groups to engage youth in developing their ideas about how they would change the world and in creating spoken word pieces which communicate their visions.
Join us at AFSC-SENE's annual dinner to celebrate local women performing artists on International Women's Day! Food will begin at 6:00pm. There will be a silent auction. The performances will begin at 7:30pm. Performers include Franny Choi, Rachel Miller, Nada Simah, Courtney Smith, RI Raging Grannies and more! It will be a fun night of celebrating work for peace and justice.
Now that the elections are over, with President Obama re-elected and some new exciting senators in office, including a record number of women, we have the opportunity to really impact the future of this country. However in order to do that we need to build a much stronger grassroots movement and come up with new creative ideas for getting our concerns heard.
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 office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.