Peace Festival

Art for Peace Sake

Kansas City Celebrates Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

By Jon Krieg

If you happen to see Ira Harritt of AFSC coming your way in a U-Haul truck, get ready. With oversized signs and banners and tables and even a stage, there’ll likely be some big-time peacemaking filling the streets in no time.

Crossroads peace festival in KC 10-1-10

Young people in Kansas City parade at the Crossroads festival

Young people from Kansas City Academy dressed up in costumes and paraded throughout the Crossroads area to promote the peace festival. View the slideshow

Invitation to Artists and Performers

This is an invitation to artists and performers to participate in the October 1, 2010 "Visions of Peace at the Crossroads" festival in Kansas City.

Visions of Peace Flyer 10-1-10

Flyer for the Visions of Peace at the Crossroads peace festival in Kansas City, Oct. 1, 2010.

Invitation to Educators & Youth Program Leaders in KC Area

We invite Educators and Youth Program Leaders to use the “Lends Us Your Hands for Peace” Art Activity

 Dear Youth Program Leaders and Educators,

We invite you to utilize a creative and positive youth activity and at the same time help support the “Visions of Peace at the Crossroads” festival.

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

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

KC Crossroads flyer graphic

Crossroads peace flyer graphic

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.

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.

Peace Festival Planning Meeting

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 6:40pm - 8:00pm

You are invited to help plan the

2010 Stories of Peace, Justice and Hope Festival

We are exploring the potential for holding the Festival during a First Friday Art Walk  in the Crossroads Arts District in the Fall of 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.

Who we are

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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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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