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Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 3:00pm

Join the movement for racial justice!

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The time is getting close to the event Unite Iowa which promises to be a great opportunity to have an open and civil dialogue in a nonpartisan manner to talk about immigration. Please come and join us. You can register free here: http://www.iowaimmigration.org/ . Former Governor O’Mally has already confirmed his attendance and we are waiting to hear from other presidential candidates from both parties; it will be wise to register now!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 10:00am - Monday, September 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

FROM FERGUSON TO GAZA, militarism directly impacts all of our lives. The American Friends Service Committee’s new traveling poster art exhibit examines the effects of militarism at both the foreign and domestic policy levels. It also highlights alternatives and positive nonviolent solutions.  View the exhibit by appointment, or at one of the public events on September 9 and 26.
 
September 1-15
The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway, Oakland (near 12th o 19th St. BART stops)

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A discussion with Bradley Harris,
Former lobbyist for Nuclear Disarmament, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL).

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Screening of Chicago Confessional, a film about Chicago police torture, in discussion with filmmaker Bryan Gibel and Gerald Smith of the Oscar Grant Committee.

This event also highlights the exhibit #HumanizeNotMilitarize: Responses and Resistance to Militarism.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:00am - Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

FROM FERGUSON TO GAZA, militarism directly impacts all of our lives. The American Friends Service Committee’s new traveling poster art exhibit examines the effects of militarism at both the foreign and domestic policy levels. It also highlights alternatives and positive nonviolent solutions.  View the exhibit by appointment, or at one of the public events on September 9 and 26.
 
September 1-15
The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway, Oakland (near 12th o 19th St. BART stops)

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 8:00pm

Col. (Ret) Lawrence Wilkerson Wed, 21 Oct 2015, 8:00 PM – Sun Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State Univesity, Ames - Col. (Ret) Lawrence Wilkerson was Secretary of State Colin Powell’s chief of staff from 2002 to 2005. He was also associate director of the State Department’s policy planning staff under the directorship of Ambassador Richard Haass. During his thirty-one years in the U.S. Army he served as Deputy Executive Officer to then-General Colin Powell when he commanded the U.S.

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 5:30pm - Tuesday, October 24, 3015 - 9:30pm

Join us on Saturday, October 24, 2015 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the AFSC NH Program.  Sign up here.  More details coming soon.

Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

 MFSA’s Fall Statewide Gathering- Sat., October 31:  “ISIS and Waging Peace”

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