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Bringing messages of hope From Palestinian youth

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

Katie Huerter

Katie Huerter

Katie Huerter is a Middle East Peace Associate for AFSC Iowa.

Thursday, June 5; 7:00 pm

Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting
4211 Grand Avenue (parking lot off 42nd Street), Des Moines

Annual MFSA Iowa March for Peace and Social Justice

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 12:10pm

This year’s March will begin at 12:10, on Monday, June 9. It will start at the south side of Hy-Vee Hall and proceed to Hansen Triangle, corner of Watson Powell, Jr. and 2nd Ave.

Peace and Justice in the Holy Land and Why It Matters To You

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, April 30th at DMIEC (DM Intentional Eucharistic Community)

3300 University Ave, DM

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 

Screening of Unmanned: America's Drone Wars

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

AFSC Iowa, the Plymouth Peace Committee, the DM Valley Friends Peace and Social Concerns Committee, the Catholic Peace Ministry and the Methodist Federation for Social Action invite you to viewing and discussion of Unmanned: America's Drone Wars                         &

Iowans rally for fairness on Tax Day

These are Tax Day 2014 remarks by Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator at a rally outside the Federal Building in Des Moines. To view photos of both Tax Day events in Des Moines, click here.

Good Afternoon, Friends.

Introducing Katie Huerter, AFSC Iowa Middle East Peace Associate

In this three-minute video, Katie Huerter introduces herself, her work with AFSC Iowa, and what motivates her to seek peace and justice in Palestine-Israel.

Tax Day event to focus on Israel-Palestine

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:00am

End Taxpayer Support for the Illegal Israeli Occupation of Palestine.

Join us on Tax Day
Tuesday, April 15, 11:00 am

Main Post Office
1165 2nd Ave, Des Moines


Reception for Shannon Sullivan in Des Moines

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

Shannon Sullivan

Shannon Sullivan

Shannon Sullivan is Regional Director of AFSC's Midwest Region.

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.

Palm Sunday procession for peace

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 2:30pm

2:30 pm Gather at the Capitol West Mall

3:00 pm Process downtown

3:45 pm Worship at First United Methodist Church  1001 Pleasant St., Des Moines

Tax Day Protest in Des Moines

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

AFSC's budget banner, showing the majority of U.S. discretionary spending going to the Pentagon, shows up outside a middle school slated for closure in Des Moines.

Tues., Apr. 15, 4 p.m., Tax Day Protest.  Federal Building, located at 210  Walnut. Taxes:  Who pays them and who doesn’t?  Who writes our tax policies?  What could we fund, if we stopped using tax money for the weapons industry? 

Featuring the Raging Grannies!

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