In this 1996 file photo, the Rev. Jesse Jackson stands with Kathleen McQuillen after an economic justice forum in Des Moines. Kathleen is the program coordinator for AFSC Iowa. For a slidewshow of photos from a 2011 progressives forum featuring Jesse Jackson, click here.
How would you feel if you were asked to fill in for Jesse Jackson on a civil rights panel? Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator, knows the feeling and describes it as “humbling.”
Rev. Jesse Jackson and John Nichols of the Nation magazine enjoy a wide-ranging conversation on the history and current reality of the progressive movement in the United States. This pre-caucus forum was held at First Unitarian Church in Des Moines, Iowa on December 30, 2011.
Presented by the Americans for Democratic Action Education Fund.
Please join us for a political roundtable featuring key leaders who will offer the progressive viewpoint on the important issues facing working families and the role those issues will play in the 2012 elections.
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.
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.