Upcoming events

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

AFSC, Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance & the Sierra Club Present

In honor of International Mother Earth Day (the new name given to "Earth Day" by the United Nations in 2009), we invite you to join us for a panel and discussion about what it would mean to recognize the rights of nature and how this is conected to our work to advance human rights for all.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Author Greg Kot presents his new book in a special fund raising event,  

April 24 at Revolution Books

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Spring and gardens and food!

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 12:00pm

A unique chronicling of African American history,The Negro in Illinois, was originally produced during the 1930's Depression era by the Illinois Writers' Project, a program of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) under President Roosevelt.

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Pittsburgh City Theatre will be presenting a one women show about a drones operator and mother. The Pittsburgh Anti-armed drones group and AFSC PA will be conducting a panel discussion after the play.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

May Day or International Workers' Rights day is hugely celebrated around the world.  In Rhode Island all workers join together to call for dignity and decent treatment at work, living wages, and preservation of the right to organize the workplace.  We will gather for a rally outside Burger King on Broad St (across from Centeral High School) to call for a living wage for food service workers, then march through the city to the Hilton to call on the owners to stop firing workers who are organizing their fellow workers for decent treatment and living wages.  Next we go to City H

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 7:30pm

A Tribute on Pete Seeger's 95th Birthday to Carry Forward His Music and Message

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

Margaret Hawthorn will speak on "Forgiveness as an Act of Self-Preservation" at the Henniker Peace Community's 30th annual Interfaith Peace Celebration.  The program will include music and readings from several faith traditions.  Margaret's daughter, Molly Hawthorn-MacDougall, was murdered in Henniker in 2010.  Since then, Margaret has insisted on responding to this awful act in a spirit of love.  

The Celebration is free and open to the public.  A potluck dinner in the parish hall will take place following the program.   

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

Legalize Democracy examines the history of the relationship between corporate power, oppression and people’s social movements in the quest for real democracy in the US.

The 28-minute documentary utilizes interviews and historical legal and constitutional evidence to document how people of all genders, nationalities and races have strived for democracy and how corporations and the wealthy few have won never intended rights and power to rule – at the expense of our civil liberties, communities and environment.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 (All day) - Friday, June 13, 2014 (All day)

Co-Sponsored by Interfaith Peace-Builders and the American Friends Service Committee

Leaders: Rae Abileah & Maia Carter Hallward

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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