You are here

All or other

Welcome to the UJP Discussion Forum!

UJP wants to hear your ideas about strategy for the peace and justice movement in 2010, and what programs and activities to sponsor.  How can the peace movement be effective during the Obama administration, in the midst of economic recession and continuing wars and occupations?  Education, mass action, congressional lobbying, supporting military families, outreach to progressive organizations -- what will work?  What ideas have you taken away from the meetings and conferences you have attended?  UJP hopes to facilitate a free ranging discussion to help clarify our thought and provide direct

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

NO WAR 2017

When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 1:00 pm to Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 pm
Where: American University • Washington DC

NEW: Sep 22-24 NO WAR 2017 at American University in Washington, D.C. Put it on your calendar now. The focus of this yet-to-be-named conference and action will be on activism and bringing together the peace and environmental movements.

Filed under:

Muslim Justice and Climate Change Teach-In

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: The Democracy Center • 45 Mount Auburn Street • Cambridge

Dialogue on Anti-Muslim Prejudice

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Boston Public Library, Lower Mills Branch • 23 Richmond Street • Dorchester

Why Manchester? Why Portland? Why Syria?

Are all Muslims Extremists?

What do Muslims Believe?

Speaker: Hayat Imam

Hayat is a Muslim Feminist, Member of Dorchester People for Peace, and a long time Activist for Social Justice.

Light refreshments will be provided

Filed under:

Schooled by Struggle: How Black Radicals Teach Us, in the Classroom and Beyond

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Grove Hall Branch, Boston Public Library • 41 Geneva Avenue • Dorchester

Two weeks from today 6/24 at BPL Grove Hall: "Schooled By Struggle: How Black Radicals Teach Us, in the classroom and beyond." From Richard Wright's influential memoir Black Boy to the autobiography of political exile Assata Shakur, the writings of African American radicals retain the power to teach and inspire. What can we learn today by studying the experiences and reflections of past generations of radical activists?

Filed under:

Student Activism: Who, What, Why And What Now? with Dr. Edmund Bertschinger

When: Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Sunday, May 28, 2017
"Student activism: Who, what, why and what now?" 
with Dr. Edmund Bertschinger

(MIT Physicist, and Director of Diversity Program)

Filed under:

March Against President Trump's Budget Plan

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Tip O'Neil Federal Building • 10 Causeway Street • Boston

This time it's a matter of life and death.

I'll be There

The country has never seen anything like it! The budget cuts and tax breaks proposed in the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal and the forthcoming House budget proposal to follow will impact every program that helps each of us achieve a decent quality of life – and in many cases, to maintain life itself. It’s time to rise up in opposition while there’s time and to insist on a budget that puts people first:

11:30am: Assemble at Tip O'Neill Federal Bldg 10 Causeway St Boston
12:00 noon:  Rally at O’Neill Bldg
12:30 pm:  March to JFK Federal Bldg
1:00 pm:   Rally at JFK Bldg

Confirmed Speakers

State Senator Jamie Eldridge
Patricia Downs Berger, MD, co-chair, Mass-Care
Michael Kane, executive director, Massachusetts Alliance of HUD Tenants
Steve Tolman, President, Massachusetts AFL-CIO
Barbara Madeloni, President, Massachusetts Teachers Association
Rich Rogers, Secretary-Treasurer, Greater Boston Labor Council
Katherine Anderson, 350 Massachusetts
Warren Pepicelli, Executive Vice President, UNITE HERE
Jonathan King, Professsor, MIT
Roxanne Reddington-Wilde, ABCD
State Rep. Mike Connolly
Conrad Ciszek, Burbank Tenants Association
Chuck Collins, Institute for Policy Studies
Darrin Howell, 1199 SEIU

Filed under:

Watertown Citizens for Peace annual meeting and potluck

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Auditorium at the apartments at Coolidge School • 319 Arlington Street • Watertown

Boston Voices for Trade Justice

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: St. Mary's Episcopal Church • 14 Cushing Avenue • Behind the Strand Theatre. Free parking at Belden Sq. municipal lot • Dorchester

What’s at the root of political and economic migration?

How does NAFTA affect immigrant communities in Boston?

A forum bringing together:

                   Patricia Montes, Executive director, Centro Presente

                             Impact of trade deals on Central America

                   Pablo Ruiz, Director Community Action, SEIU/ Raise up MA                                   Income inequality in MA

                   Jose Palma, Organizing Director, Neighbor to Neighbor

Filed under:

Celebrate International Workers' Resistance Peña Rebelde!

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

9A Hamilton Place across the street from Park Street Train Station (green and red lines) and next to the Orpheum Theater

To view flyer please go to  http://encuentro5.org/home/   For more information please call (617) 922-5744

This May1st millions of workers, families and supporters throughout the globe commemorated and celebrated International Workers' Day!

Filed under:

Healing the Wounds of Turtle Island

When: Friday, July 14, 2017, 12:00 pm to Monday, July 17, 2017, 12:10 pm
Where: Nebezun • Passadumkeag

Please join us in ceremony to heal the wounds of this land, and to renew the sacred contract between the people of the Earth and the rest of creation.  

Filed under:

“EXCEPTIONAL AMERICA” presentation and book signing by Mugambi Jouet

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: First Parish Church • 1446 Mass. Ave. • Cambridge

Author and Stanford law professor, Mugambi Jouet

Cambridge Forum is delighted to present Stanford law professor, Mugambi Jouet who will discuss his new book “Exceptional America” on what divides Americans from the world and from each other.       

Filed under:

International Workers May Day

When: Monday, May 1, 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Parkman Bandstand • Boston Common • Boston

International Workers May Day

Boston Common

o Resist the Racist Deportations

o An injury to one is an injury to all

Boston May Day Mass Mobilization

Filed under:

May Day: International Worker's Day of Action

When: Monday, May 1, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Chelsea City Hall • 500 Broadway • Chelsea

Wake up the Earth Festival (Rescheduled for May 13)

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm
Where: Stony Brook T-stop on Orange Line • Jamaica Plain

When: Saturday, May 6, 2017,  12:00 to 6:00 pm

Where: Jamaica Plain (near Stony Brook MBTA station)

Filed under:

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - All or other