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Hoosiers Can View Art as a Tool of Social Change

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FILM: "American Revolutionary: the Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs"

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 10:25am

Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese American writer, activist, and philosopher living in Detroit.  Revolution, she says, is about something deep within the human experience--the ability to transform oneself and transform the world.  This film tells her story, with help from Angela Davis, Bill Moyers, Bill Ayers, Ruby Davis, Danny Glover, and more.

Is Agribusiness Benefiting from SNAP Cuts?

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KC AFSC Peace & Justice Alert - February 1, 2014

Kansas City American Friends Service Committee weekly enewsletter, Peace and Justice Alert, February 1, 2014

Concord homelessness task force recommends more low-income housing, case management

Maggie Fogarty at Homeless Memorial Day 2012

Maggie sings

Maggie Fogarty led the Homeless Memorial Day program in front of the State House in Concord on December 21, 2012.

After a lengthy period of research, the Concord Homelessness Task Force came out with a set of recommendations, including advocating for more low-income housing, increased case management, and better coordination between existing organizations. AFSC's Maggie Forgarty speaks to the Concord Monitor about her reflections on the report and what it will take to end homelessness in New Hamprshire. Read the full article here

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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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