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Remembering Iraq Puppet Play

Written by Ira Harritt, AFSC Program Coordinator in Kansas City, this puppet play illustrates a few of the many deceptions leading up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Lesson Plans and Examples for Crossroads Peace Festival in KC

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Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Use this lesson plan to participate in the AFSC "Lend Us Your Hand for Peace" activity.

See the related "Invitation to Educators and Youth Program Leaders in KC Area" 

 

Click this link for details about participating and winning a Pizza party!

Contact Ira Harritt of AFSC at 816-931-5256 or IHarritt@afsc.org.

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Join us for music, performance, art, and much more. Help create the 40-foot "Lend Us Your Hands for Peace Mural," participate in the Visions of Peace video project or the Peace Parade, enjoy the performances and learn what you can do.

Youth and school programs are encouraged to take part by using the "Lend Us Your Hands For Peace" art activity. See related documents for more info! Click here to see some of the pictures we have already received.

KC Crossroads flyer graphic

Crossroads peace flyer graphic

Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Patriots' Picnic

Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 11:00am - 2:30pm

Join us for a Patriots’ Picnic

 You are invited to celebrate Independence Day, the freedoms of our democracy and to support the continuing peacemaking work of the American Friends Service Committee. 

Let Freedom Ring! Keep the Faith! Join us and Celebrate with like-minded Patriots!

 

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads - planning meeting in KC

Monday, July 5, 2010 - 6:40pm

You are invited to help plan the

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

(new name for peace festival)

We will hold the Festival during a First Friday Art Walk in the Crossroads Arts District on October 1, 2010.

We envision a Festival full of storytelling, poetry, music and theater performances on a main stage and in galleries and other venues in the Crossroads District.

Banen Chaney - Kansas City intern 2010

Banen Chaney

Banen Chaney served as an "Organize the Hope" intern with AFSC in Kansas City during the Spring semester of 2010.

Chalk This Art Up to Peace

Mary Vincent, an AFSC-Kansas City Program Committee member, participated in the Northeast Kansas City Arts Chalk Walk Festival through the sponsorship of AFSC and the KC Iraq Task Force.

She and a partner produced a “square” of chalk art depicting a pair of Eyes Wide Open combat boots with the caption “The Cost of War.” Hundreds of Festival participants were reminded of the ongoing costs of the Iraq and Afghanistan war by the image.

Funding Schools, Not War

By Ira Harritt, AFSC Kansas City Program Coordinator

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