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!
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.
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.
Join us for a Candlelight Vigil on the deadline for the withdrawal of all U.S. combat troops from Iraq. The vigil reminds our elected officials of the devastation the Iraq war has wrought and demands withdraw of all U.S. troops and military contractors, closure of all U.S. bases and repair of the damage we have done.
For thirty years and counting, Chicago has officially celebrated Peace Day. First proclaimed by Chicago’s Mayor on September 7, 1978, Peace Day began with an idea: to set aside one day each year for people of all backgrounds, faiths, cultures and ages to focus on peace for the entire planet.
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
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.