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A Woman's Place: In Peace and Politics

Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The First Causalty

Women in Peace and Politics

During this season of peace, join us for a rousing panel discussion moderated by Alice Lovelace, SERO Associate Director disussing the contributions of women in politics and as peacemakers.

Panelists include: Glenn Carroll, Heather Gray, Glory Kilanko and Barbara Joye.

Peacebuilding in Somalia: an alternative to violence

Celestin Nkundabemera is the Program Director of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Somalia, assisting the country's peace-building efforts. The organization's work in Somalia touches on many key concepts: development, human rights, community safety, conflict prevention and mediation, to name a few. In real life it has meant going to communities ravaged by 20 years of war and rebuilding their capacity for peace.

Strong Feisty Woman Award Banquet

Friday, November 19, 2010 - 5:30pm

 WILPF will honor two wonderful women:

Maggie Rawlands, active in Des Moines WILPF since the 1960s and a leader on causes like disarmament, small weapons treaty, anti-nuclear weapons, and challenging corporate power.  Maggie is delighted with the featured speaker we will have at the meeting, David Cobb from National Move To Amend.  More on David later.

Who we are

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

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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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