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Moving the Money: Concrete Steps For Economic Justice For All People MLK Forum

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an MLK Holiday Community Forum

Moving the Money: Concrete Steps For Economic Justice For All People

 “In a sense we have come to our nation's capital to cash  a check…” 

NC young leaders pursue budget reform in D.C.

Laughter, learning, and leadership lobbying filled AFSC’s 2015 If I Had a Trillion Dollars national youth film festival, which was held in Washington, D.C. for its fifth year. Young people from other AFSC office locations joined in to attend a four-day advocacy experience.

Move the Money Listening Project Report Release

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

We invite you to join us for the release of the Move the Money Listening Project Report and gain insights into community needs and how life could improve with priorities that invest in our future.

Join us to find out how we can work together to change budget priorities, reverse budget cutting, establish fair tax policy and help increase investments in our community!

Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter August 1, 2014

Kansas City AFSC Weekly Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, August 1, 2014 with news, calendar events and advocacy opportunities

Tax Day Rally and Vigil - Cut Pentagon Spending - Fund Human Needs

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 5:00pm


This Tax Day, Tell Congress

How You'd Like Your Money Spent.

Did you know that 57% of our federal discretionary budget is spent on Pentagon programs?

Tax Day Protest in Des Moines

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

Budget Banner in Des Moines 2013

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? 

Featuring the Raging Grannies!

Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter, February 27, 2014

Weekly Kansas City AFSC Peace & Justice Alert E-newsletter -February 27, 2014 providing information about AFSC peace and justice activities in the Kansas City area, a calendar of social change events, articles and advocacy opportunities.

Kansas City AFSC Year-End Newsletter

Kansas City American Friends Service Committee's 2013 Year-End Newsletter featuring our work to Move the Money and change federal budget priorities; Yourh Civic Engagement with the If I Had A Trillion Dollars Youth Film Festival and the If I Could Change the World Spoken Word Project; Visions of Peace at the Crossroads Festival; Turning Combat Boots into Ploughshares; and more.

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