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Screening of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:30pm

AFSC's Mini Film Series wraps up on June 5 with the movie “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot." This Film Series brings L/light to systems that perpetuate racism and our role in disrupting it. No admission fee; donations welcome. More info: sgoens@afsc.org or 651-789-3852.  Location: Faith Mennonite Church, 2720 E. 22nd St., Minneapolis, 6:30-9:00 pm. 

Film series: 500 Years Later

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

AFSC’s Mini Film Series continues on May 8 and wraps up on June 5. The next film (on May 8) is 500 Years Later, a provocative documentary that has won five Best Documentary awards in a number of international film festivals.

Racial justice gathering

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

Sharon Goens

Sharon Goens

Sharon Goens is the Healing Justice Program Director for AFSC in the Twin Cities.

Wednesday April 16, 5:30-8:30pm (details about a meal TBA), at the AFSC office, 1671 Summit Avenue: The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) invites all Friends from the Minneapolis-St Paul metro area who have a concern for racial justice to come to this gathering event. Have you been to the national White Privilege Conference, the statewide Overcoming Racism conference, or similar anti-racism events? Are you wondering how to get involved in racial equity and justice work?

Minnesota Friends examine roots of structural racism

By Lane Holden

March 6 marked the first day of AFSC Twin Cities Healing Justice Program’s Healing Justice Film Series. The series brings to light systems that perpetuate racism in our society today in order to create a conversation about our role in disrupting these systems. The first of the four films in the series was titled Traces of the Trade.

Equality and the many faces of inequality

AFSC - Quaker Values in action.  Reflections on equality

At Tyree Scott Freedom School, young people gain skills to undo institutional racism

Freedom fighters

Real Change published this article about the Tyree Scott Freedom School in Seattle on Aug. 14, 2013. 

Khalil Lee-Butler remembered the time a play fight turned into a run-in with the cops.

It was last year, and Lee-Butler was hanging in South Seattle with a 16-year-old friend. His friend’s younger brother, 14, joined them, and the two brothers started horsing around. Nothing serious, said Lee-Butler, but seemingly out of nowhere, the police showed up.

FILM-The Loving Story

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Loving Story, a 2012 award winning documentary film, tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, little known heroes of the Civil Rights era.  Often overlooked among historic civil rights leaders, Mildred and Richard Loving’s quest to live together as husband and wife in the state of Virginia was a pivotal struggle.

"The Loving Story" 10-10-12 Concord NH

flyer for Dec. 10, 2012 film showing in Concord NH

Is Tech Racist?

Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, recommends this provocative site:



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