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"Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin" FILM SCREENING

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 11:30am - 4:00pm

American Friends Service Committee, Indiana Youth Group and the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) will host a screening of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin (83 min.): This powerful documentary chronicles the life of the Quaker, openly-gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who is best known for organizing the 1963 March on Washington, D.C. A discussion following the film will be moderated by members of the Quaker community.

Dinner and some movies!

Friday, December 9, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Friends from across Greensboro for an engaging, educational and fun evening. Share a potluck meal.

View several short films produced by immigrants and refugees, learn more about AFSC's work with immigrants, and share your ideas for how to make our community more welcoming.

The films are a powerful and inspiring way to hear immigrant stories in their own voices.

 

Bring a dish if you are able!

Immigration and Intolerance: A conversation with New Garden's Upper School

Hawo at NGFS

Students shared opinions on immigration after small group discussions.

High school is often a time of judgment and isolation. At New Garden Friends School, where the students are encouraged to accept their differences and create a loving community, discrimination can sometimes feel like a distant notion. 

"Hawo's Dinner Party" - Round Two!

Building Community: Take Two

Our recent community discussion and film screening of “Hawo’s Dinner Party” received so many RSVPs, and started so many rich conversations, that this past Tuesday, Oct 11, we hosted a repeat of the same event. Allowing those who had been waitlisted a first chance to grab a seat, and then expanding to invite ESOL students, and leaders within the religious community, the group was composed of families from different traditions.

Special Screening of PBS New Documentary "Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness"

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 6:00pm

Film Screening and Panel Discussion.

A Free Event.

"If I Had A Trillion Dollars"- Washington DC Screenings

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 12:00pm - 8:30pm

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and National Priorities Project (NPP) invite you to three opportunities to hear from youth how they would spend the $1 trillion already spent on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

 

Wednesday, February 16

 

12pm to 1pm Congressional Briefing & Screening

A Small Act

Friday, January 21, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Students featured in HBO film "a small act"

kenya, education, youth, children

Students in Kenya featured in the HBO film "a small act"

 “A Small Act”

Presented By American Friends Service Committee & the 7th Ward Neighborhood Center

HBO’s A Small Act—an extraordinary film that reveals just how powerful a gesture of kindness and generosity can be, and that an education is perhaps the  most generous gift of all.

Free Public Showing of Films about Crime, Healing, and Art

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

With more and more prisons being built and more and more people being sent to prison—sometimes to solitary confinement—two films on  the life of prisoners and their families, crime victims, and life after release are particularly timely. Both will be screened on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 7 p.m. at the Friends Center at 1501 Cherry St.

Day of Action on Afghanistan

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 12:00pm

AFSC, Area Office of the Carolinas will be showing the film "Rethink Afghanistan" to take a day of action on the Afghanistan War. "Rethink Afghanistan's" main objective is to raise the level of public discourse and to compel people to aske key questions about the war.

Screening: "Condemn the Israeli Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla"

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 1:00am - 11:45pm

 

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