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Blog: Four things I learned from the four days of #Durbinville

By Debbie Southorn, AFSC intern

From Dec. 2-6, 2012, a broad coalition of community organizations, religious leaders, and activists in Chicago served soup and bread outside the offices of Sen. Dick Durbin. The four days of bread and soup lines culminated in our construction of a shantytown coined “Durbinville,” modeled after the Hoovervilles of the Great Depression.

11th Anniversary of War in Afghanistan: Mourning the costs

Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

March of the Dead

march of the dead through Providence

March of the Dead in downtown Providence

October 7th marks the 11th anniversary of the War in Afganistan.  We will gather along the Burnside Park fence on Washington St, facing Kennedy Plaza, at 1:00pm.  AFSC will provide the masks.  Marchers are asked to wear black or something dark.  We will march through Kennedy Plaza, then return to our starting place.  There we will read the names of U.S. soldiers and Afghan civilians who have died during the 11 years of war.  Please contact sene@afsc.org if you would like to be one of the readers. 

We are Florida

We are florida protest

(From left to right) Paul-Andre Mondesir of AFSC, Alma Aguilera of Unidad Hondurena Indapendiente and Liz Marie Alvarado or We Count protest outside of the Rep. Carlos Lopez-Cantera's office.

Stop "Secure Communities" in Massachusetts

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

 

As part of our Just Communities/Comunidades Justas campaign Centro Presente invites you to a Public Event to deliver more than a thousand postcards URGING the Patrick administration to not enter Massachusetts into the "Secure Communities" Program.

Where: Grand Staircase, Massachusetts State House

Scheduled Speakers:

Andres Del Castillo- Student Immigrant Movement

Damaris López- Director of Programs, Agencia ALPHA

National Day of Action to Protest FBI and Grand Jury Repression

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

National Day of Action: Protest FBI and Grand Jury Repression!

US Federal Building

90 - 7th Street

San Francisco

 

On September 24, the FBI raided seven Chicago and Minneapolis homes of anti-war and international solidarity activists, and 14 activists were subpoenaed to appear before the Grand Jury. All 14 refused to participate.

In December, nine more Palestine solidarity and anti-war activists were subpoenaed to appear before the Grand Jury on January 25, 2011.

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