Tag Archives: AFSC

#CloseTheCamps

We have watched with mounting horror as details and images of the inhumane treatment of children in the detention centers at our southern border continue to emerge. Tomorrow there will be protest rallies across the country demanding that the camps … Continue reading

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Love Knows No Borders

As I wrote yesterday, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is participating with others  across the country for a week of action as we stand in solidarity with the migrant caravan and all who seek refuge in the U.S. Together, … Continue reading

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Walls

Sheila Kennedy wrote about the “wall” this morning, sharing this poem by Robert Frost. Before I built a wall I’d ask to knowWhat I was walling in or walling out,And to whom I was like to give offence.Something there is … Continue reading

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Help Love Overcome Despair at our Southern Border

The increasing militarism, tensions and despair at our southern border are difficult to see. How is it possible that our country takes children from their families? How is it possible our country uses tear gas against men, women and children? … Continue reading

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Love Knows No Borders

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is helping organize “Love Knows No Borders: A moral call for migrant justice”. Thursday, December 13, 9:00am Hosted by AFSC Iowa 4211 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 For weeks now, President Trump has … Continue reading

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North Korea Update 4/18/2018

Last month Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, AFSC staff who have been working in North Korea, visited us in Iowa for a number of events (https://jeffkisling.com/?s=north+korea). We have been wondering what, if anything, might happen next. I’ve been telling people … Continue reading

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Video–AFSC: Peace in North Korea

Excellent video by Rodger Rouths interviewing AFSC’s Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper about their work for peace in North Korea. Linda and Daniel were in Iowa this past weekend to discuss their work with agricultural projects in North Korea and … Continue reading

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AFSC’s work in North Korea

Jon Krieg, AFSC, recorded the following video of the presentation about AFSC’s work in North Korea at Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting on March 18, 2018. Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, both of whom have been to North Korea, describe … Continue reading

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AFSC, North Korea, and Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) Friends

Video message about the meetings this weekend with American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) staff who work in North Korea, Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, to discuss how we might arrange for another visit by a North Korean delegation to Iowa, … Continue reading

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Engaging North Korea

AFSC staff who work in North Korea, Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, will be talking about their work.  Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting, 42nd and Grand, this Sunday, March 18th, at 4:00 pm. They will also be exploring ways that … Continue reading

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