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The Decline of US Global Power with Alfred W. McCoy

When: Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Special Sunday Program. There will be no 11 am service.

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The Militarization of Youth: Pax Christi Assembly

When: Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: College of the Holy Cross • Hogan Campus Center, 4th Floor, Suite ABC • Worcester

Pax Christi Massachusetts 2014 Assembly

co-sponsored by Holy Cross Pax Christi

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CVS Make War on Easter Eggs

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Confronting military recruiters in Boston

Some of us who attend the weekly sat. peace vigil at Park Street in Boston heard from a passerby that the National Guard was staging a recruiting event/military display at Faneuil Hall a few blocks away. So after our vigil ended a little after 2pm, 3 of us went down to the National Guard event to protest.

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Rally to Save Youth Jobs -- This Is It! Adult Allies Needed!

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Government Center • Boston
 
This is it! The hopes of 5,500+ young people in our communities depend on YOU!
 
Amidst a youth jobs crisis, more than 5,500 Boston youth will be denied jobs this summer due to city, state, and federal budget cuts. A cut of just 2,000 jobs in Boston brings us back to 2005 funding levels, when we had 75 homicides in the city.
 
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Think Outside the Bomb National Youth Tour comes to Boston!

When: Thursday, May 6, 2010, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Lucy Parsons Center • 549 Columbus Avenue • Boston

Think Outside the BombThe Think Outside the Bomb National Youth Network is coming to Boston as part of its 40+ city tour of the USA beginning at Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference and culminating at a New Mexico Convergence in August. The tour will be a rad space with a focus on collective liberation.

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Decision Time for YOUTH JOBS: Day of Action for Youth Jobs Funding

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Government Center / City Hall / Senate Offices / State House • Boston

IT'S DECISION TIME FOR YOUTH JOBS!
Join us to demand funding for our future!

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What Do the Candidates for Mayor Have to Say About Peace Issues?

Just in time for tonight's first debate among Boston's mayoral candidates...

Mayors for PeaceCheck out Mass Peace Action's new voter guide!

Click here to download a one-page .pdf with the candidates' positions on three peace issues that have local implications.

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Support GI resistance - Fundraiser

When: Sunday, September 27, 2009, 11:00 am
Where: Newton • 48 Glenwood Ave • home of Sev and Louise Bruyn • Newton Center

The Under The Hood Cafe ( http://underthehoodcafe.org/ ) is a center
of GI resistance and an active duty chapter of Iraq Veterans Against
The War at Fort Hood, Texas - the largest army base in the country.
It is in serious need of funds to keep going, and the Smedley Butler
Brigade of Veterans For Peace is stepping up to help. But to do that
we need *you*.

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25th Annual Bread and Roses Festival

When: Monday, September 7, 2009, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: Campagnone Common, Lawrence • Lawrence and Common Streets • Lawrence

 Bread and Roses

25th Annual Bread & Roses Festival

Labor Day, September 7, 2009
On the Common in Lawrence
12noon - 7:00pm

Free admission

Featuring:

Puerto Plata,
Bread & Puppet Theatre,
Zili Misik, Si Kahn,
Veronica Robles, the
Branco/Stamas Big Band,

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Merrimack Valley People for Peace Newsletter (Dec. '08 - July '09)

 This is the newsletter of Merrimack Valley People for Peace for December 2008 to July 2009. Columns include Good News, Actions, Summaries of Recent Meetings, Recent Events, Coming Events, Letters, "At the Curb" (vigil anecdotes) and membership and subscription information. The newsletter may also be downloaded directly from MVPP's website.

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Hundreds Attend National Counter Recruitment Conference

5,000 U.S. Troop Deaths in Iraq & Afghanistan

 

From Antiwar.com, June 2, 2009:
Grim Milestone: 5,000 GIs Dead in Iraq, Afghanistan Wars

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National Counter-Recruitment and Demilitarization Conference

When: Friday, July 17, 2009, 5:00 am
Where: Chicago • Chicago
The National Counter-Recruitment and Demilitarization Conference is less than a month away! On July 17-19 in Chicago, IL, a broad spectrum of people will come together to share skills and to form the relationships needed to build a permanent resistance to militarism.

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Countering the Military Recruitment of Youth

I want you - enlist now I want you - enlist now

UJP Counter-Recruitment Campaign

Cutting the supply of troops: As the US military struggles to meet recruiting goals -- first in the National Guard and Marine Corps, and now in the Army and Army Reserve -- the face of the country’s war plans is changing. Through education and outreach to those targeted by military recruiters, we can directly impact the ability of the U.S. to not only maintain its current occupation of Iraq, but stifle its future deployment in other illegal and immoral conflicts throughout the world.

 

Educating youth and demilitarizing our schools: We need to get military recruiters out of our schools. UJP must work closely with students, parents, and teachers to reverse the militarization of our schools. Glorifying war and violence and the military as a way of life at the expense of the rest of society is wrong. Many youth choose military service as a means out of poverty--for job training, work experience, or a college education. Entering the military and risking your life and lives of others is not the only option for a job or an education. By exposing the truth about military service and offering youth other options, they can make a more informed decision about their future.

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