Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Join us for music, performance, art, and much more. Help create the 40-foot "Lend Us Your Hands for Peace Mural," participate in the Visions of Peace video project or the Peace Parade, enjoy the performances and learn what you can do.

Youth and school programs are encouraged to take part by using the "Lend Us Your Hands For Peace" art activity. See related documents for more info! Click here to see some of the pictures we have already received.

Performers include:  

Music by Nicolette Paige, Checkered Past, Victor Dougherty, Gerald Kawa & James Phalen; Poetry and Spoke Word by KS State Poet Laureate, Caryn Mirriam Goldberg, The Recipe, Miss Conception, Natasha Ria El-Scari & Sahj Kaya; and Storytelling by Geneva Greenfield, Bro. John Anderson & Molly Postlewait.

Thanks to the following organizations for participation and support: 

Sponsors: American Friends Service Committee; Community of Christ/Network Advocating Justice and Peace; Communiversity; Disciples Peace Fellowship; Heartland Presbytery Peace Committee; Iraq Veterans Against the War; KC Fringe; KC Iraq Task Force; kcactive.com, KC’s News & Entertainment web site; KKFI-90.1FM; Muslim American Society -KC; People to People International; St. James Catholic Church (KC) & Storytellers, Inc. Artist Collective

Endorsers: Central Baptist Theological Seminary; Citizens for Justice in the Middle East; Colonial Church UCC; Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL); Greens of KC; KC Metro MO NOW and Johnson/Wyandotte Counties NOW; & PeaceWorks KC

Participating Groups: Grace Covenant Church -Kairos; Kansas City Anti-Violence Project; KC MoveToAmend Coalition; Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty; MO Association for Social Welfare; PROMO; Social Workers for Peace & Justice & Veterans for Peace

 

Contact Information: 

Ira Harritt at AFSC, 816-931-5256

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

Where we work

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

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