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Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

Visions of Peace at the Crossroads

Friday, June 1, 2012 - 10:00pm to Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 1:00am
Crossroads peace flyer graphic

Lend us your hands for peace and justice.

Photo: AFSC

Join us for a peace festival on the First Friday in June celebrating and deepening our vision and commitment to a peaceful and just world and community. Help create the “Lend Us Your Hands for Peace” art creation, participate in the Visions of Peace video project and the Parades for Peace, Enjoy the performances, find out how to get involved in local work for social change; learn what you can do…

Performers include:

Fast Johnny Ricker, Nicolette Page, Two Headed Cow

and poetry, spoken word and storytelling by the Recipe,

Bro John Anderson, Sharon Eiker, Judith Towse Roberts,

Molly Postalwaite and Paul Goldman

(Due to a scheduling conflict, miscommunication and/or illness we are sorry to report that Making Movies, William Trowbridge and Linda Rodriguez will not be able to participate in the Festival.) 

 Check out our "Visions of Peace Teaser video at >

Upload your Lend Us Your Hand for Peace photo to Facebook and tag it to American Friends Service Committee KC's facebook page.


Organizations Supporting the 2012 Visions of Peace at the Crossroads Festival

(May 16, 2012)

Cosponsoring Organizations

  • American Friends Service Committee
  • ArtsTech
  • Kansas City Interfaith Council
  • KKFI-90.1FM
  • PeacePathways & Children’s Peace Pavilion
  • PeaceWorks Kansas City
  • Rime Buddhist Center
  • St. James Catholic Church
  • St. Mark Hope and Peace Lutheran Church


Endorsing Organizations

  • Action Committee For Social Change
  • Disciples Peace Fellowship
  • Immigration Justice Advocacy Movement
  • Keeler Women’s Center
  • Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice
  • Occupy KC
  • Social Justice Team, MO Conference, United Methodist Church
  • Sukyo Mahikari Centers for Spiritual Development


Tabling / Supporting Groups

  • Aim For Peace
  • Cherith Brook
  • Grace Covenant Church -Kairos
  • Humanity's Team Kansas City
  • KC Move to Amend
  • MASW
  • Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
  • Peace Planters
  • PFlag
  • RHD-MO/ Imagine That
  • Unification Church, KCK
  • Veterans for Peace, KC

Contact us to find out how you and your group can co-sponsor, support, table at or otherwise participate in the Festival: American Friends Service Committee, 816 931-5256,

Click this link for a flyer for the Festival

Click this link for information about the Lend Us Your Hands for Peace youth art activity. 

Contact Information: 

American Friends Service Committee, 816 931-5256


18th and Baltimore
1811 Baltimore
Kansas City , MO