9-11

Indianapolis Interface Prayer Service and Service Project

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 2:30pm

American Friends Service Committee is working with Interfaith Hunger Initiative, The Worship Studio and Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana to present September 11, 2011 Interfaith Prayer & Service Project.

Time: 2:30 PM gathering, 3 PM interfaith prayer service followed by community art experience and volunteer work at Gleaners

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information:  http://www.interfaithhungerinitiative.org/9-11sponsors.pdf

9/11 Primer: The Epoch of the Peacemakers.

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 11:00am - 1:30pm

The American Friends Service Committee, the Council on American Islamic Relationships, and the Chicago Fringe Festival will partner with HumanThread to present 9/11 Primer: The Epoch of the Peacemakers.

9/11 Primer will memorialize 9/11 and reaffirm the role of artists as peacemakers.

It will be held at Meridian Stage, 1932 S. Halsted, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., on September 11. Admission is free.

The program will include:

Los Angeles Youth Art Exhibit

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 6:30pm - Friday, September 16, 2011 - 5:00pm

AFSC is be hosting its ArtWalk Exhibit entitled "My Voice" and connecting it to the "If not war" theme. Students will be on hand to discuss their work, and how our country could have addressed a number of national and local issues instead of war. LA Downtown ArtWalk attracts several thousands of people as a free, public event every month.

9/11 CommUNITY Reflections & Renewal

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join with others of other backgrounds and experiences on the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedies at a community dialogue to:

Eyes Wide Open Connecticut– Boots on the Ground

Friday, September 9, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Coast Guard Academy in New London will hold a Week of Mourning as they contemplate the events of September 11th ten years ago and all that has followed. On September 9th that will include a display of the boots of service members who have died in Iraq or Afghanistan who were from Connecticut. Also on display will be civilian shoes and posters of Iraqi civilians reminding us of the deeply human costs of war.  The event will be open all day and is open to the public. 

Vigil on the Golden Gate Bridge

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Join the tenth commemoration of the 9/11 tragedies with a standing vigil on the Golden Gate Bridge this Sunday, September 11, 2011.  Gather at 11 am at either end of the bridge and at 11:30 join a single file, joining hands and pausing at 12:15 for five minutes of mourning in memory of all those lost on all sides of the recent wars. Join the 1 pm rally on the Marin side. Organized by AFSC, Code Pink, American Muslim Voices, South Bay Mobilization, Grandmothers Against War, and many others.

Events to Mark 9/11 and Ten Years of War

AFSC joins with people all over the world in mourning the lives lost on September 11, 2001, and the hundreds of thousands who have died in the wars that followed in the decade since.  Every day, AFSC works around the world to lift up nonviolent, peaceful change. We invite you to join us at one or more of these events of remembrance and peacemaking.

Sept 8

New York City

Music In The Light of September 11

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

New York City subway performers will share the gift of their music to commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11.

Members of Peaceful Tommorows will share reflections.

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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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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