By Ira Harritt, AFSC Kansas City Program Coordinator
Thanks to all Kansas Citians who participated in the Occupy the Dream: Dr. King on Economic Justice and the Occupy Wall Street Movement forum on January 16. The event was powerful and engaged over 200 area residents in consideration of King’s call for economic justice, the civil rights movement and the Occupy movement.
A fundraiser for the KC Program of American Friends Service Committee. From 7:00-9"30 p.m., enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts and punch. Music byBob and Diana Suckiel; and the company of fellow progressive activists! Suggested donation: $15/person. R.S.V.P. Ira Harritt 816 931-5256, or send donations to AFSC, 4405 Gillham Rd., KCMO 64110.
A talk by Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, acampaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. Since May 2010, she has visited Afghanistan four times with small delegations intent on learning more about conditions faced by ordinary people in Afghanistan. Kathy has been working closely with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers in search of non-military solutions to end the war.
This talk is held in conjuction with AFSC's Windows and Mirrors exhibit.
Ira Harritt, AFSC KC Program Coordinator, 816-931-5256
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