Get your tickets now for the 2012 MFSA Banquet and Social Action Awards Night event featuring Dr. Jennifer Harvey, Associate Professor and Chair of Drake University Dept. of Religion. Dr. Harvey will focus on race relations in her address "Looking Back Before Walking Forward: From Reconciliation to Reparations."
Middle Eastern Supper followed by the film “Palestine is still the Issue,” an award-winning documentary by British journalist John Pilger. Palestinians students, studying in Iowa, will offer personal commentary.
The first of a Four-Part Series Featuring Food, Film and Discussion. For more info, please contact AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator Kathleen McQuillen at KMcquillen@afsc.org or 515-274-4851, ext. 22.
Brian Terrell is a peace activist from Maloy, Iowa.
Iowan Brian Terrell to give a first-hand account of the first anniversary of a revolution in the making.
In February 2011, in solidarity with the uprisings of the "Arab Spring," massive demonstrations rose in the island nation of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf. This call for justice and an end to the tyrannical regime was brutally put down by the monarchy with the help of the Saudi Army.
James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute, visits with Jenna Broghamer, an AFSC Iowa peace intern, following Dr. Zogby's talk in Des Moines on March 20, 2012. For a slideshow of photos from the event, please click here.
The April 2012 newsletter of AFSC-Iowa includes articles on the need for diplomacy rather than war with Iran, the work of Palestinian youth for peace, the failure of the so-called "Secure Communities" program, leadership training for Latina youth, and the excitement of AFSC's Windows and Mirrors exhibit coming to Iowa this fall. Check it out!
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