Events

Of Sugar Snow, Food Security and more

I am not so brazen as to say "Let it snow", but I do confess to a secret love of "Sugar Snows".  I grew up in Vermont.  By this point in March there usually was still snow on the ground, but it was looking pretty tired.  Then along would come a "sugar snow", named for the maple "sugaring season".  The world would be freshly white and beautiful, sometimes with deep snow.  The horses that pulled the huge sled along  with the holding tank for the sap along the side of our road had an easier time with less ice and patches of bare ground.  It often warmed quick

Building the Beloved Community

On December 11, 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King said "Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.  Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation.  The foundation of such a method is love." 

Marshhall Eddie Conway Freedom School Open House

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

American Friends Service Committee's Baltimore Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program and Maryland Peace with Justice Program + Pleasant Hope Baptist Church has

Goldstone, Gaza and Accountability for Operation Cast Lead

Monday, April 11, 2011 - 4:10pm

A Call to the Community of Conscience: Goldstone, Gaza, and Accountability for Cast Lead

Public event featuring Adam Horowitz and Ali Abunimah

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

6:30 pm

University of Chicago, Kent 107, 1020 E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by AFSC and Students for Justice In Palestine/Univ. of Chicago

*Adam Horowitz is a Jewish activist, co-editor of Mondoweiss and co-editor of "The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Investigation of the Gaza Conflict."

The US Social Forum

Darryl Jordan, Director of the Third World Coilition

Once again The American Friends Service Committee will be active participants at the U.S. Social Forum (USSF), ready to spark change.  Darryl Jordan, Director of AFSC's Third World Coalition, talked about the USSF, its importance, the participants and AFSC’s goal for the forum.

Throughout the USSF you can follow our staff online on our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed.

Living on the Edge: An Eyewitness Account of Village Life under Occupation

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

64 year-old former journalist Sharen Green speaks about her experience as a human rights monitor in Palestine last summer as part of a World Council of Churches program. Green tells the story of life in Jayyous, a once wealthy Palestinian village which has been reduced to poverty by a military occupation that gets more draconian by the day.

 

Zawadi Nikuze Poster

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Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon, United Nations General Secretary.

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