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February 20, 2012: Bring The War Dollars Home: Raleigh

Matthew Hoh Raleigh

Matthew Hoh Speaks in Raleigh

Matthew Hoh addresses town hall attendees - with (from left to right) Congressmen Walter Jones (Dist 3), Brad Miller (Dist 13), and David Price (Dist 4); NC State Senator Ellie Kinnaird, Representative Paul Luebke, & NC Peace Action Director, Betsy Crites.

The Town Hall Meeting in Raleigh, February 20th, brought together 150 peace advocates to send the message for a need to reorder our priorities.  We need to “Bring Our War Dollars Home and Restore Our Communities.“

Former U.S. strategist speaks in Greensboro, NC on bringing war dollars home

Matt Hoh speaks in Greensboro, NC, Feb2012

Matt Hoh speaks in Greensboro, NC, Feb2012

The community forum titled “Bring our War Dollars Home” encouraged citizens of North Carolina to urge their legislatures to spend tax dollars more wisely. 

"Hawo's Dinner Party" - Round Two!

Building Community: Take Two

Our recent community discussion and film screening of “Hawo’s Dinner Party” received so many RSVPs, and started so many rich conversations, that this past Tuesday, Oct 11, we hosted a repeat of the same event. Allowing those who had been waitlisted a first chance to grab a seat, and then expanding to invite ESOL students, and leaders within the religious community, the group was composed of families from different traditions.

"Know Your Rights" booklet, English version

Learn about the legal rights of immigrants and what you can do to protect those rights.

AZ arrests Lady Liberty July 29 2010 Charlotte NC

Arizona arrests Lady Liberty in Charlotte, NC street theater performance

NC actions opposing Arizona Law

AZ arrests Lady Liberty July 29 2010 Charlotte NC

Arizona arrests Lady Liberty in Charlotte, NC street theater performance

North Carolinians stepped up to express their opposition to Arizona’s racial profiling law on July 29, the day that controversial SB 1070 was set to be implemented.  AFSC supported actions in three NC cities: Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh. 

Hannah paints for peace

AFSC-NC interns Hannah Swenson and Layth Awartani put the finishing touches on an original mural panel for their Paint For Peace project, Spring 2010.

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