AFSC's budget banner, showing the majority of U.S. discretionary spending going to the Pentagon, shows up outside a middle school slated for closure in Des Moines.
Tues., Apr. 15, 4 p.m., Tax Day Protest. Federal Building, located at 210 Walnut. Taxes: Who pays them and who doesn’t? Who writes our tax policies? What could we fund, if we stopped using tax money for the weapons industry?
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 3:40pm - Friday, March 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
AFSC Immigrant Rights Program has intensified its work on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and will be providingworkshops on new DACA applications, and benefits that DACArecipients can obtain. The upcoming events include tax filing for DACA recipients, DACA info for Haitians and others in Jersey City, and the newly passed In-State Tuition Act that DACA youth could utilize. Please check enclosed flyers for more information.
As part of the Global Day of Action on Military Spending on April 12, AFSC staff and volunteers in Kansas City organized a vigil and demonstration calling for a reduction in the excessive military budget and the funding of human needs and job creation.
President Obama’s budget proposal, released today, will touch off Washington-centric squabbles over proper levels of federal spending and taxing. Snooze-inducing terms like “continuing resolutions,” “discretionary spending,” and “entitlement spending” will dominate political debates all the way through the presidential caucus/primary season to the 2012 election.
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.