Afghan war

Turning combat boots into ploughshares in Kansas City

Highlighting the human cost of war for the past seven years, Eyes Wide Open exhibits reached 10,000 people in Kansas and Missouri before being retired this month.

MO & KS Eyes Wide Open Retirement Flyer

Combat Boots into Ploughshares: Boot Distribution & final EWO KS / MOL Exhibit Flyer taking place on November 10, 2013

Midwestern artists, writers gather to reflect on 11 years of war

After more than a decade of war in Afghanistan, the war is largely forgotten by most Americans. But for those directly affected by war—veterans and civilians who survived the conflict, family and friends who lost loved ones, and cultural critics who question the culture of violence—the cost makes it too great to forget.

Eleventh anniversary of the war in Afghanistan

Sunday, Oct. 7, marked the 11th anniversary of the Afghanistan war. Across the country, AFSC programs and partners reminded their communities that the longest war in U.S. history continues.

Unfinished Portraits Afghan War Memorial Event

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 6:00pm - Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 12:00am

October 7th will mark the 11th Anniversary of the start of the Afghan war. On October 6th the American Friends Service Committee with other area organizations will hold a memorial event including the display from 6pm to midnight of an art installation, Unfinished Portrait, an Iraq and Afghan war memorial by Priti Gulati Cox, a Salina, KS artist and reading and spoken word performances.

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