Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action
August 22 – September 30, 2018
New Americans Museum
2825 Dewey Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
Acts of courage and Americanism, a 100 year celebration of the work of the American Friends Service Committee through contemporary art. This traveling exhibition demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, overcome oppression, and prevent violence—as told through the powerful stories of those who have confronted injustice over the past century. See what courage and love can do. Since 1917, the American Friends Service Committee has been a successful Quaker experiment in nurturing the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems. AFSC’s century of work demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, overcome oppression, and prevent and reconcile after many forms of violence.