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A Million Minutes for Peace

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 12:00pm

AFSC has joined the call for A Million Minutes for Peace and will pause for a minute on September 21st at 12:00 noon to honor the U.N. International Day of Peace.  A Million Minutes for Peace is a campaign of the Odyssey Network and it will be joined by many other faith-based organizations from around the world.

If you can, take the pledge to pray, in your own way, for peace on September 21st by visiting www.amillionminutesforpeace.org

Oct. 2 Rally in Washington for Jobs and Peace

Saturday, October 2, 2010 - 9:00am - 4:40pm

peace march

Stop US Wars, Fund jobs and schools, not war.

March for peace and good jobs

HUGE rally for jobs, education, health care and ending US wars and occupations. 

Peace Crawl

Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Join us for a Peace Crawl on Saturday, October 16 from 1:30 to 4:30pm in the Kansas City Crossroads. Choose from six workshop/discussions exploring issues of peace and justice and the arts at three Crossroads locations.

PEDAL FOR PEACE BIKEATHON

Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Ride the lakefront to support people-to-people projects in Central America and Colombia! Collect pledges from friends and family.  Register between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m. at the Clock Tower, just north of the Lake Bike Path and Addison, or the Dog Water Station at 55th and the Lake Bike Path. Free T-shirt with $50 in pledges! Celebrate with a free Central American dinner at the Clock Tower after the ride!
 

Green Buildings: Healthy Choices for People and the Planet

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 Joseph Newsome, who conceived and oversaw the development of the 17 Gordon Ave business incubator in Providence (RI’s first green commercial building) and David Ward, a LEED consultant, will give a presentation on buildings that increase energy efficiency, make us of renewable energy, reduce water consumption and run-off, maximize the use of natural light, and provide healthy living and work environments.   Co-sponsored by AFSC-SENE.

End of Summer gathering for RI progressives

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join with like-minded folks from progressive groups from all over RI for networking, fun, food, and music (and wicked good political discussion).  Suggested donation $5.  It is a potluck, so bring food to share as well as instruments and you passion for a better world. 

Candlelight Vigil- Partial Withdrawal. Not Enough.

Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony
on Withdrawal of Combat Troops from Iraq

Kansas City: August 31, 2010
Comments by Ira Harritt, KC Program Coordinator

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