budget priorities

Tax Day Rally and Vigil - Cut Pentagon Spending - Fund Human Needs

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

WHY ARE THE WARS WINDING DOWN AND WAR FUNDING GOING UP?

This Tax Day, Tell Congress

How You'd Like Your Money Spent.

Did you know that 57% of our federal discretionary budget is spent on Pentagon programs?

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!

Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, February 27, 2014

Weekly Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter -February 27, 2014 providing information about AFSC peace and justice activities in the Kansas City area, a calendar of social change events, articles and advocacy opportunities.

Kansas City AFSC Year-End Newsletter

Kansas City American Friends Service Committee's 2013 Year-End Newsletter featuring our work to Move the Money and change federal budget priorities; Yourh Civic Engagement with the If I Had A Trillion Dollars Youth Film Festival and the If I Could Change the World Spoken Word Project; Visions of Peace at the Crossroads Festival; Turning Combat Boots into Ploughshares; and more.

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