KC "If I Could Change the World" Spoken Word Youth Performed at The Writers Place on March 23, 2013
American Friends Service Committee’s (AFSC) “If I Could Change the World” Spoken Word project is getting attention all over the Kansas City area. AFSC Program Coordinator Ira Harritt and Peace Interns Joshua Smith, Isabella Fassi, and Pearl Webb, carried out the project to encourage and engage young people in social action. The project was conducted in collaboration with The Writers Place and area spoken word artists.
Please help encourage the youth of Kansas City to use their creativity to speak their peace.
Area youth from the “If I Could Change the World…” Spoken Word Project and American Friends Service Committee interns and other spoken word artists will be touring Kansas City venues performing spoken word from late March to June 2013.
Friday, January 18, 2013 - 6:00pm - Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 9:00pm
“Be the change you want to see in the world”
Join us in an interactive, day-and-a-half social action and peace organizing training.
The American Friends Service Committee in Kansas City is holding Social Action and Peace Organizing training for high school-aged youth wanting to learn about how they can help create a more just and peaceful world.
Autumn Blough, AFSC 2012 Peace Intern at Peace Organizing Training
The Kansas City AFSC is seeking part time paid peace interns to work with AFSC staff and volunteers in support of our peace campaigns. The intern will work eight to ten hours each week between August 2012 and May 2013.
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.