Kansas City, MO

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2014 Visions of Peace festival

Women playing guitar in front of crowd

Performers at the 2014 Visions of Peace Festival, which included music, poetry, and a peace parade.

AFSC’s Kansas City Program works to increase activism and creatively address the root causes of violence and economic injustice.

We empower youth to speak out about local and global issues and to take action for justice and peace. Young people participate in the “If I Had a Trillion Dollars” youth film festival; create and perform poetry on the theme of “If I Could Change the World”; and participate in a summer Social Change Institute, where they learn and practice the strategies and skills of non-violent social change.

The Kansas City Program’s "Move the Money” campaign works to change the dialogue about the federal budget, advocating for a shift from austerity to investment in people, jobs, education, infrastructure, and hope for the future. The program also counters militarism by opposing U.S. military interventions, working to reduce the bloated Pentagon budget, and increasing understanding of peaceful alternatives. 

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Resources for download

  • Urge Sen McCaskill to Support Iran Agreement
  • KC Youth Civic Engagement Flyer 2015-16
  • Move The Money Listening Project - Giving Voice to Community Concerns
  • Move The Money Upcoming and Past Events and Media

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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