BRUCE DIXON of Black Agenda Report will lead off a high-powered teach-in about the Obama administration's wars abroad and their affects there and at home. Black Agenda Report was an early left-wing critic of the Obama campaign, pointing out the "imperial consensus" of both major parties' desire to control huge sections of the world at the expense of most inhabitants here and abroad.
Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 7:00pm - Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 7:00pm
IJoin The Land Connection and Local Sponsors in welcoming Dr. Sandra Steingraber and Film-maker Chanda Chevannes as they tour Illinois for the screening of Living Downstream, their new documentary that explores the connections between chemicals in our environment (including agricultural chemicals) and cancer.
Saturday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. — The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
A presentation by activists who traveled to Palestine this past summer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and met with the leaders in the grassroots movement against Israeli apartheid. Delegates will share their experience on the ground in Palestine and discuss the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions movement here in the US.
Starting October 4, 2010, posters from the Committee for a Just Peace’s “Be on our side: End Military Aid to Israel” campaign will be posted on Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) “el cars” for four weeks. Look for us on Blue and Red Line trains. We’ll also have platform signs on the Red Line at the Monroe, Jackson, and Chicago stations, and on the Blue Line at the Jackson, Washington, and Monroe stations.
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
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.