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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!

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Raise Your Voice for Peace and Justice: Be a “Bird Dog”

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us March 12th.  Mobilizing for Peace and the Planet!  Joseph Gerson, one of the lead organizers of the Peace and Planet Conference April 24-25 and Rally April 26th in New York City, will talk about the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, the need to abolish them and the international effort to do so.    Sponsored by Pax Christi RI and AFSC-SENE


Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

The American Friends Service Committee invites high school-aged youth interested in spoken word poetry who also want to speak out to help make our community and world better places to live to a day-long spoken word poetry workshop.

Youth will have the opportunity to create new poems, refine their writing, practice performance of their work and receive mentoring and constructive feedback from at least four spoken word poets and other youth.

The workshop is conducted in collaboration with The Writers Place and spoken word artists.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 9:00am - Friday, March 27, 2015 - 9:00am

Theatre of the Oppressed

So you want to change the world?
Don't spectate! Participate!

Theatre of the Oppressed is used around the world to:

-Examine structural oppression
-Collectively propose solutions
-Activate bottom-up change

T.O. uses theatre-based activities to examine and overcome oppression. Audiences join in, get actively involved, and suggest actions and ideas, which lead to concrete action that can change the world. T.O. is a rehearsal for life, and anyone can do it!

Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 3:00pm - Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 12:00pm

Seek wholeness through action!

Interested in reconnecting faith and witness? Longing to get more deeply engaged in movements for peace with justice and connect with other Quakers working for change? Want to learn about organizing with the Spirit?

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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