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Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Join us to see creative short films made by KC area youth expressing the ways they think we should spend 
our federal budget to help our community.

KC area youth will speak out in a series of short films submitted to the national youth If I Had A Trillion Dollars film festival. Come see their hopes and dreams for a federal budget that will help produce a more positive future.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 9:30am

Saturday, Feb. 7; 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
First United Methodist Church,
1001 Pleasant St., Des Moines

Keynote by John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. His latest book, co-authored by Robert McChesney, is Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America.  

How do corporate dollars threaten our democracy?

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 7:30am - 8:30pm


Robert E. Strippel Memorial Continuing Dialogue on Justice and Human Rights

"Our government is broken because the system is fixed: Creating a real democracy movement"
Greg Coleridge, Director, Justice and Empowerment Program, Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 4:00pm - Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

Why are so many people of color in prison?

What's at the root of violence in our communities?

Why are our communities poor?

AFSC's St. Louis Freedom School is completely free, and lunch is provided each day. The 2.5 day intensive training, set for February 13-15, 2015, is based on the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond’s Undoing Racism Workshop.

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