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.
Social change, faith, community and arts organizations are invited to support the October 1, 2010 Visions of Peace at the Crossroads festival. Help deepen the KC community's vision of a just, peaceful and sustainable community and world.
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 office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.