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Annual MFSA Iowa March for Peace and Social Justice

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 12:10pm

This year’s March will begin at 12:10, on Monday, June 9. It will start at the south side of Hy-Vee Hall and proceed to Hansen Triangle, corner of Watson Powell, Jr. and 2nd Ave.

Dropping the Flag: An Insider's Look at America's Prison System

Wahid was a participant in AFSC’s Friend of a Friend at the Maryland Correctional Institution – Jessup. While in the conflict resolution mentoring program, he shared his story with author and Friend of a Friend mentor Craig Muhammad.

The following story is taken from the chapter, “Dropping the Flag,” in the soon-to-be published book, From Jericho to Jerusalem: Organizing Street Organizations. It is one of several “testimonies” from young men who are former members of gangs, or what many refer to as street organizations.

Counter-Summit for Peace and Justice: Chicago May 18 & 19

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 12:10pm - Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 12:00am

Counter-Summit

While NATO meets in Chicago, peace and justice activists will gather at the Counter-Summit for Peace and Justice.

While NATO meets in Chicago, peace and justice activists will gather at the Counter-Summit for Peace and Justice  to map an alternative path towards a world free of war, want, and occupations.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Tapestry of Faith: How Diverse Faith Traditions Inform Nonviolence

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

9th Anniversary Stand For Peace

Stand for Peace, Windows and Mirrors

9th Anniversary Stand for Peace

An interfaith panel of religious leaders will address the topic of peace and nonviolence from their faith tradition.  How does faith inform our perspectives on war and violence?  What does faith have to say about peace and peacemakers?  Do all faith traditions teach a similar message?  What are the differences?  How can we be authentically grounded in particular faith identities without turning towards dangerous and exclusive ways of relating?  How can faith communities encourage engagements with the world and its institutions in order to achieve a more just, p

Peace and Justice Story Conference

Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 8:30am - Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 4:00pm

Presented by Coloradans For Immigrant Rights

Peace & Justice Story Conference - Healing Wounds Through Story

Free to all Auraria Campus students, faculty and staff... 

Midwest Regional March for Peace & Justice

Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 12:30pm

On October 16th, please come to Chicago
For a Midwest Regional March for Peace and Justice!

Many hoped that the end of the Bush Presidency would mean an end to illegal U.S. wars and a focusing on human needs.  Yet nearly two years into the Obama administration, the occupation in Iraq continues, with more private military contractors taking the place of departing soldiers and the world's largest embassy set to squat in the heart of Baghdad.  

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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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