As this banner showing the federal budget rolls out, we see how much is spent on transportation, NASA, education, and healthcare compared to the more than 50 percent of the budget that goes to the military.
Go to afsc.org/pentagoncuts for ways to take action to cut Pentagon spending and invest in human needs programs.
The Budget for All coalition pays a visit to their Senators to show their support for job creation, increased tax contributions from wealthy individuals and corporations, the prevention of cuts to social services, and the redirection of Pentagon spending to meet human needs.
Urge our leaders to invest in people, not the Pentagon
In the next two months, we have an unprecedented opportunity to reduce excessive military spending—and we must not waste this moment.
7 - Brennan hearings (CIA) 12 - State of the Union address 14 - Valentine’s Day 20 - President’s Day/Save for All Coalition national day of action 27 - National Day of Action on Cuts to Pentagon Spending 11-17 - Congressional Senate recess 18-22 - Congressional House recess
This is a kit for community groups, Quaker meetings, faith communities, students, and anyone else who is ready to work in this crucial moment to make sure that vital social programs are preserved and that deep cuts to Pentagon spending are made.
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.