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AFSC Youth Civic Engagement: Invitation

Kansas City Area School and Youth Groups are Invited to take advantage of powerful opportunity for youth develolpment and leadership

AFSC's Youth Civic Engagement work in Kansas City had a great year and we are looking for groups to collaborate with for programs for 2013-2014. We anticipate that after this year's excellent experiences we will have many more requests from groups wishing to participate next year, so contact us soon.

Visions of Peace Festival 2013

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

What is your Vision of Peace?

Spoken Word Performance Flyer

Join us at performance of spoken word creations by youth who particiapted in KC AFSC's If I Could Change the World spoken word project! Download flyer for details!

Apply to Be A 2013-14 KC Peace Intern

The Intern will work with AFSC staff and volunteers to support Kansas City AFSC peace campaigns and engage youth from after-school, faith, and high school settings in creative peacemaking and social change (e.g. If I Had A Trillion Dollars youth Film Festival and the If I Could Change The World Spoken Word Project). Activities will focus on: increasing activism; promoting understanding of militarism and economic injustice; exposing ways corporations and the 1% control U.S.

If I Could Change the World Permission Form

Increase Your Spoken Word Performance Skills And Your Ability And Power To Speak Out For A Better Community And World!

KC AFSC youth data sheet and permission form for participation in If I Could Change the World spoken word project.

If I Could Change the World -2014

The "If I Could Change the World" Spoken Word Project is organized by the KC Program of the American Friends Service Committee  in colloboration with The Writers Place and works to help youth communicate their hopes and visions for a better world.

AFSC interns and spoken word artists will present 90 minute to two hour interactive educational workshops in one or two sessions to school and youth groups to engage youth in developing their ideas about how they would change the world and in creating spoken word pieces which communicate their visions.

Unfinished Portraits Afghan War Memorial Event

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 6:00pm - Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 12:00am

October 7th will mark the 11th Anniversary of the start of the Afghan war. On October 6th the American Friends Service Committee with other area organizations will hold a memorial event including the display from 6pm to midnight of an art installation, Unfinished Portrait, an Iraq and Afghan war memorial by Priti Gulati Cox, a Salina, KS artist and reading and spoken word performances.

Flyer- Unfinished Portrait Memorial Event

Flyer for Kansas City Unfinished Portraits Afghan War Eleventh Anniversary Memorial Event, October 6, Saturday, 6:00pm to Midnight

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

Where we work

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

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