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“Paying the Price for Peace: Annual Sacco and Vanzetti Award" with S. Brian Willson

When: Sunday, May 27, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“Paying the Price for Peace: 2018 CCB’s Annual Sacco and Vanzetti Award" with S. Brian Willson

Join us live on Facebook for our 11:00 a.m. service!

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The Cost of War, the Price of Peace with Kathy Kelly

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Special 3:00 p.m. Service
(No 11:00 a.m. service)

Kathy will describe experiences living in a working class area of Kabul, Afghanistan, where people feel trapped by war and impoverishment and then discuss experiences living in a U.S. prison, for protesting U.S. drone warfare, where people likewise feel trapped and struggle with impoverishment. Kathy Kelly received CCB’s Sacco and Vanzetti Award in 2016.

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Jill Stein Speaks: Building Power in Boston & Beyond: Resisting Militarism, McCarthyism, Austerity, Deportations & more”

When: Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“Building Power in Boston & Beyond: Resisting Militarism, McCarthyism, Austerity,
Deportations & more” with Dr. Jill Stein

Special 3 p.m. Service (No 11 a.m. service): 

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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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Boston City Council Hearing on BU Bioterror Labs

When: Thursday, August 11, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Boston City Hall • Government Center • City Council Chambers • Boston


The City Council will hold a hearing to discuss

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Boston City Council Hearing: Stop BSL4 Research in Boston.

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Boston City Hall - City Hall Plaza • City Council Chambers - 5th floor • State St. or Park St. T --Govt. Center T is closed

There will be a hearing on the Ordinance to Prohibit BSL4 Research in the Boston City Council chambers at City Hall.  The Coalition to Stop the BU Biolab is very excited that we finally have an opportunity to stop the lab.  We have three sponsors -- Charles Yancey, Tito Jackson, and Ayanna Pressley,  on record opposition to BSL4 research by the mayor, and statements of support from a majority of the Council.

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Environmental Justice Denied: Why the BU Bio-Terror Lab Must Be Stopped

by Klare X Allen and Vicky Steinitz

This article appears in the Poor People's United Fund Newsletter.

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Community Hearing on the BU Biolab

When: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 3:30 pm
Where: Roxbury Community College, Media Arts Bldg. • 1234 Columbus Ave • Roxbury Crossing T • Roxbury

Welcome to BostonA public hearing on the third and latest risk assessment for the NEIDL (the Boston University bioweapons lab) has been scheduled for Thursday, April 19, 2012, from 6:30-9:30 PM at Roxbury Community College,  Media Arts Building, 1234 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 0212.  The closest T stop is Roxbury Crossing.

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Alternative Vision for the BU Biolab

After almost eight years of struggle to stop the BU BSL4 lab, the Roxbury Safety Net and the Coalition to Stop the Bio-Terror Lab have arrived at a critical moment.  Our scientists are proposing an alternative vision for the BU laboratory, one that would focus its research on prevalent natural diseases and utilize new, safe vaccine and antimicrobial technologies.  By doing so, Boston University could make a major contribution to public health without the hazards of working with dangerous pathogens that require BSL4 laboratories.


City Council Hearing Challenges BU's Push for Bio-Level 4 Research in Boston


This article was first published in City Councilor Charles Yancey's April 2014 newsletter.

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Peace & Planet: Are Nuclear Weapons Illegal?

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Suffolk University Law School • 120 Tremont St - Faculty Dining Room, 4th floor • Park St T • Boston

Organizing meeting for the Peace & Planet mobilization in New York City, April 26, 2015.  

Valerie Epps, Professor of Law at Suffolk University, will present a talk on "Assessing the Legality of Nuclear Weapons".

New Location - Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont St, Faculty Dining Room, 4th Floor

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Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 7, July 2014

Statement on the Biolab by Prof. David Ozonoff

Statement for Members of the Boston City Council

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Stop the BU Bio-Terror Level 4 Lab: Pack the Court

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: State Superior Court • 3 Pemberton Square • Court Room 1017 • Boston

Biolab opponents including community and peace activists will pack the courthouse.  The judge is hearing oral arguments on the Supplementary Final Enviornmental Impact Report on the dangerous Level 4 biolab, located adjacent to Roxbury in Boston.  For more information, contact Vicky Steinitz at or Klare Allen: 617 238 5103,

There was a major victory in the state court

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Update on Biolab Hearing

October, 2013 – Stop the Bio-Terror Lab Coalition

The Fight Continues ….. It isn’t over till it’s over

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