Kansas City Area School and Youth Groups are Invited to take advantage of powerful opportunity for youth development and leadership
AFSC's Youth Civic Engagement work in Kansas City had a great year and we are looking for groups to collaborate with for programs for 2014-2015. Our goal is to provide creative ways for youth to learn about issues important to them and out community and to speak out for positive nonviolent social change!
We were proud of the work AFSC did with KC area youth in our Social Change Institute and inspired by the work of the fifteen youth who whole-heartedly participated. We set out to create an environment where all ideas were respected and differences were embraced. We sought to have the youth deepen their understanding of and confront the injustices of our community and the power structures that create so much suffering in the world.
John Dear, an activist/organizer/lecturer/writer, will keynote a conference intended to spark nonviolenct action for social justice, peace, and protection of the natural environment. Maggie Fogarty will lead a workshop on "Economic Nonviolence: How We Talk about Poverty Without Blaming the Victims." Arnie Alpert will unveil AFSC's plans for NH Primary season with a workshop titled "Claim Your Seat at the Table." Other workshop leaders will include Will Hopkins, Carmen Buford-Paige, Nur Shoop, Alex Freid, Olivia Zink, and Ginny Schneider. A play, "My Name
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
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