Cutting Military Budget

Tax day event - Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Tax day Pittsburgh

Raging Grannies at Tax day event

The AFSC PA and WILPF will be holding their annual tax day event to raise awareness of the amount of our tax dollars tht go to the military and to war.

Webinar: Eliminate the Pentagon's Slush Fund!

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

It’s time to stop the budget gimmicks and be honest about our bloated Pentagon budget. After years of using war spending as a slush fund to avoid fiscal discipline, it’s time to cut wasteful spending and bring our tax dollars home.

 

Our Tax Day, Not Theirs

Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Rally for cuts to military spending 

WE NEED JOBS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, NOT PENTAGON WASTE.

 TODAY IS THE GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION

ON MILITARY SPENDING! 

People from around the globe will be speaking out today about the toll

This plane steals jobs

plane steals jobs

This plane steals jobs.

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Pittsburgh Area Strategic Peace Planning

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Now that the elections are over, with President Obama re-elected and some new exciting senators in office, including a record number of women, we have the opportunity to really impact the future of this country. However in order to do that we need to build a much stronger grassroots movement and come up with new creative ideas for getting our concerns heard.

Special alert: We're not broke

Arnie Alpert and Aura Kanegis, November 20, 2012

Great news, readers: despite reports that the cupboard has gone bare and we simply lack the money to ensure a sound education, good jobs, a robust infrastructure, and a solid safety net for this generation and those to come, it turns out the money has been right here all along.

Rally Against Drones

Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Rally will include speakers and the Raging Grannies singing

Tell Congress They Must Cut Military Spending

Reordering Priorities: Connecting Issues

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

A Planning Conference for Long Term Change

A networking, planning day that focuses on the Move the Money campaign, engaging local elected officials in the effort to reorder priorities from military spending to meeting human needs.

Keynote speaker: Rukiya Dillahunt

U.S. Federal Budget As an Instrument for the Common Good

Monday, June 20, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Have you ever wondered how or if our Federal Budget could be a tool to move our nation to a prosperous, peaceful and just future?

Forum panelists will identify ways the budget can be used to redirect our resources away from war and destruction to improved quality of life, investment in job creation and correcting the increasing disparity of income and wealth.

Who we are

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

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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