These are Tax Day 2014 remarks by Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator at a rally outside the Federal Building in Des Moines. To view photos of both Tax Day events in Des Moines, click here.
Shannon Sullivan is Regional Director of AFSC's Midwest Region.
You’re cordially invited to meet and welcome Shannon Sullivan, Regional Director, AFSC Midwest Regional Office.
Shannon Sullivan began her service as AFSC Regional Director in December 2013. A passionate social justice activist, she was the founding Executive Director of the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, a statewide organization that works to ensure K-12 schools fully address issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.
AFSC's budget banner, showing the majority of U.S. discretionary spending going to the Pentagon, shows up outside a middle school slated for closure in Des Moines.
Tues., Apr. 15, 4 p.m., Tax Day Protest. Federal Building, located at 210 Walnut. Taxes: Who pays them and who doesn’t? Who writes our tax policies? What could we fund, if we stopped using tax money for the weapons industry?
So why, if all sides are calling for a two-state solution as the final outcome in Palestine-Israel, has 21 years of a “peace process” failed to achieve an agreement? This is the question Josh Ruebner posed to an audience recently at Drake University.
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
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