Upcoming events

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On December 19, 2008, Tim DeChristopher disrupted a highly disputed Utah BLM Oil and Gas lease auction, effectively safeguarding thousands of acres of pristine Utah land that were slated for oil and gas leases. Tim entered the auction hall and registered as bidder #70. He outbid industry giants on land parcels starting at $2 an acre that were adjacent to national treasures like Canyonlands National Park.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:00pm - Monday, May 19, 2014 - 10:00pm

March 22 talk by Lois Romanoff, AFSC committee person, at the meeting of Cleveland Move to Amend will air on Time Warner cable, every Monday evening at 10:00 pm for the next 5 weeks on Channel 197 in Cleveland.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:30pm

Join AFSC on Tuesday, April 22 -- Earth Day -- to remind Chicagoans, “Occupation isn’t Green”. 

We’re joining the Global Climate Convergence Chicago Earth Day March and Rally, gathering at 4:30pm, with the march stepping off at 5:15pm. Look for our “Occupation is not Green, Boycott SodaStream” banner.

Occupation is Not Green.

On Earth Day & Every Day

Boycott SodaStream!

 

Earth Day

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

You’re cordially invited to meet and welcome Shannon Sullivan, Regional Director, AFSC Midwest Regional Office.

Shannon Sullivan began her service as AFSC Regional Director in December 2013. A passionate social justice activist, she was the founding Executive Director of the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, a statewide organization that works to ensure K-12 schools fully address issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

Speakers will include:

Bassam Haddad: Editor, Jadaliyya online magazine; Director, Middle East Studies Program, George Mason University; Executive Director, Arab Studies Institute; Director, award-winning dcumentary film, "About Baghdad," and director of the critically acclaimed film series Arabs and Terrorism.

Rana B. Khoury: PhD student, Department of Political Science.

Moderator:

Bernardine Dohrn

Tickets: $25 regular/$15 student

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.

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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