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Medea Benjamin: Growing the Peace Movement

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T Stop • Boston

The continued wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the conflict in the Middle East and the bloated Pentagon budget are sucking billions of taxdollars that should be spent on health, education, jobs and the environment. Yet under Obama, the peace movement has lost its steam. What strategies can be effective to rebuild the peace movement? Where can we find new allies? What are the most effective tactics we can use?

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Vegas Drone Trial Makes History

posted by Jason WhitedTuesday, Sep. 14, 2010 at 10:24 PM

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The Cost of War, the Price of Peace

When: Sunday, May 24, 2015, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • Copley T • Boston

CANCELLED - St. Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

Read Press Release About Cancellation

People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

New Start Time! Assemble: 11am. Parade start: 12 noon

Sign Up to Attend - to Register your Organization - to Volunteer - or to ask a Question!

There are several DIVISIONS marching in the parade, as well as two marching bands, Duck Boats, bagpipers, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.. The DIVISIONS are: Veterans groups; Peace groups; LGBT groups; Faith groups; environmental groups; social and economic justice groups; labor groups; political groups. Please invite your group(s) to come! Contact: Veterans for Peace, Pat Scanlon, info@massvfp.org, 978-475-1776; Massachusetts Peace Action, Cole Harrison, info@masspeaceaction.org, 617-354-2169; faith groups contact Lara Hoke, minister@uuandover.org.

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Please join us for our Fifth Annual Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade, the Alternative People’s Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social and Economic Justice.

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Why are there two parades in South Boston on Saint Patrick’s Day?

Celebrate Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai

When: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 12:30 pm
Where: Doubletree Hotel • 5400 Computer Dr • Westborough, MA

Malala YousafzaiAPPNE, PAGB, OPEN, New England Pakhtoon Association, Pakistani Association of New Hampshire

Presentations to honor Malala Yousafzai

Conversation with Malala via Skype (not confirmed)

Dinner

Live Pashto Music

Meet & Gree Author Ethan Casey (Alive and Well in Pakistan)

To purchase tickets:  www.appne.net

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Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

A Teacher in Kabul

by Kathy Kelly

August 25, 2014

Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life’s harsh lessons.

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Borderfree

by Kathy Kelly

August 18, 2014

Here in Kabul, Sherri Maurin and I are guests of the Afghan Peace Volunteers’ recently formed live-in community for young women. 

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St. Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

New Start Time! Assemble: 2pm. Parade start: 3pm

  Sign Up to Attend - We Need to Know You will Be There!  

IMPORTANT UPDATE !!- The street sweepers will be behind us and the barriers will stay up. They also intend on us stepping off as soon as possible to keep us as close as possible to the first parade. They may have us move out earlier to be positioned to start as soon as we are able.

WE PROBABLY WILL NOT STEP OFF UNTIL 3:00 PM
THAT MEANS WE DO NOT HAVE TO ASSEMBLE UNTIL 2:00 PM
PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION ON TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW.

They estimate our parade should be all over no later than 5:30 pm

There are several DIVISIONS marching in the parade, as well as two marching bands, Duck Boats, bagpipers, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.. The DIVISIONS are: Veterans groups; Peace groups; LGBT groups; Faith groups; environmental groups; social and economic justice groups; labor groups; political groups. Please invite your group(s) to come! Contact: Veterans for Peace, Pat Scanlon, info@massvfp.org, 978-475-1776; Massachusetts Peace Action, Cole Harrison, info@masspeaceaction.org, 617-354-2169; faith groups contact Lara Hoke, minister@uuandover.org.

Websmedleyfvp.org Twitter@SmedleyVFP Facebookwww.facebook.com/smedleyvfp

Please join us for our Fourth Annual Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade, the Alternative People’s Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social and Economic Justice.

PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!

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At The Intersection of Injustice and Transformation: Where Do We Go From Here?

When: Monday, March 3, 2014, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge, Hastings Room • 11 Garden St • Harvard T • Cambridge

13th Annual Walk for a New Spring

Beginning February 21, the monks and nuns of the New England Peace Pagoda will lead their annual “Walk for a New Spring”, from Leverett, Massachusetts to Washington, DC.  The walk is 47 days long and will end on April 8th.    Join us for a discussion to welcome them to Cambridge.

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Conversing with Kathy Kelly

A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

 

Held at Cambridge Friends, February 10, 2014

Sponsored by United for Justice with Peace and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – Boston Chapter

In a wide-ranging conversation with local peace activists, the eminent Kathy Kelly, co founder of Voices for Creative Non Violence, told about the current situation in Afghanistan and work she is currently engaged in with a group called Afghan Peace Volunteers.

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Afghanistan: Will the US Really Leave? A conversation with Kathy Kelly

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: First Church of Salem Unitarian • 316 Essex St • Salem
Kathy Kelly with Afghan Peace Volunteers

 

What are the conditions for women and ordinary people?

What are the effects of the US drone war on people in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan?

What should we be doing in response?

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First Night Against the Wars!

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • Copley Square T • Boston

That's right! We're ramping up organizing for First Night Against the Wars. We're organizing an educational action that reaches the 100,000s of people who will be in Boston to celebrate First Night. We want to welcome them. We want to celebrate.  But we also want everyone to be fully conscious of the many wars: Wall Street and Government's War on Us! The wars on women. The wars on people of color and immigrants. The wars on working people. The wars in Africa and Middle East.

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How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold Story

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: First Parish in Waltham • 50 Church St • Waltham

Ann Jones and Andrew Bacevich


HOW THE WOUNDED RETURN 
FROM AMERICA'S WARS: 
THE UNTOLD STORY 

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