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Eyewitness Afghanistan: Kathy Kelly

Back from her third trip to the region last year, Kathy talks about resistance, solidarity, Afghan desires for non-military solutions and the role of the US peace movement.

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CUNY.edu: Afghan War Casualties Memorialized Through the Eyes of World Artists and Afghan Youth

FLUSHING, NY: Civilian casualties are commemorated in Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan, a traveling exhibition coming to the Godwin-Ternbach Museum for the second stop on its cross-country tour. The show features fifty 4’ x 6’ panels on parachute fabric made by an international group of artists, including participants from Queens College. The exhibition also introduces images collected by Dr.

Exhibition: Day of the Dead 2010

Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 6:00pm - Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 6:00pm

Dia de los Muertos exhibit

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AFSC's contribution to the Mission Cultural Center's Day of the Dead exhibit by Art Hazelwood and Juan Fuentes. The boots and names on the wall represent Latino Californians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

AFSC, with artists Juan Fuentes and Art Hazelwood, is sponsoring an altar for the Mission Cultural Center's Dia de los Muertos celebration. The altar features Eyes Wide Open boots representing Latino Californians and artwork from AFSC's new traveling exhibit, Windows and Mirrors, which will open locally next year. 

To help organize for the San Francisco Windows and Mirrors exhibit, contact Sandra Schwartz sschwartz@afsc.org.

Discussion of restorative justice

Recorded Tuesday October 26, 2010, this forum look at the principles of restorative justice practice and heard from people in Philadelphia who are engaged in, and have lived through, the process.

Audio from Islam, Islamophobia, and Muslims in America

Recorded on October 19th, 2010.  This event discussed anti-Muslim rhetoric in the U.S. since the September 11th attacks.  While some media commentators seem to be encouraging stereotypes and misconceptions, many interfaith dialogue groups have provided an opportunity for Americans to become more acquainted with Islam and American Muslims.  They explore who makes up the American Muslim community, their positions on issues such as terrorism and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and why Islamophobia is on the increase today.

WFMJ(Ohio).com: Philly art show opens on anniversary of Afghan war

An art exhibit in Philadelphia is commemorating the ninth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan.

The Windows and Mirrors exhibit opens Thursday at the Arch Street Meeting House. It features works from artists in the U.S. and France.

The show consists of 45 hanging panels memorializing Afghan civilian casualties. The show also includes drawings collected from Afghan high school students about their daily lives.

Windows and Mirrors: Action Toolkit

A digital toolkit to help you take action after seeing the Windows and Mirrors exhibit.

Windows and Mirrors interview on Clear Channel

The AFSC’s Mary Zerkel and Alexis Moore discuss  “Windows and Mirrors”  on “What’s Going On,” which airs on Q102, Radio 104.5 and My 106.1, and on “Insight,” which airs on WDAS FM and Power 99.

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Windows and Mirrors interview on Clear Channel

The AFSC’s national coordinator of “Windows and Mirrors,” Mary Zerkel, and a Philadelphia artist, Ann Northrup, discuss the exhibit, which launches its tour in Philadelphia on October 7, on Clear Channel radio’s community forum program. 

Phila Tribune: Exhibit memorializes Afghan civilian casualties

On the ninth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, the national tour of an art exhibit memorializing Afghan civilian casualties will premiere in Philadelphia this month. “Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan” opens on Thursday, Oct. 7, at Arch Street Meeting House, 4th and Arch streets. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization dedicated to peace and nonviolence, sponsors the free exhibit.

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