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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

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Standout to Protest US Threats against North Korea

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: South Station • 700 Atlantic Ave. • Boston

Veterans for Peace will protest US threats against North Korea and call for peaceful solution of our differences with that country. All are welcome to join. 

 

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Divest from the War Machine! Summit conference in Washington

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 am to Sunday, October 22, 2017, 1:00 pm
Where: UDC Law School, Washington DC • 4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 • Washington DC

Honk! Festival of activist street bands

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 12:00 pm to Sunday, October 8, 2017, 6:00 pm
Where: Davis Square • march to Harvard Square • Somerville

 

HONK! Damas de Ferro
[Damas de Ferro (Iron Ladies)] 

12TH ANNUAL

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Peace Vigil and Rally: End the Endless Wars!

When: Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
Where: Park Street Station • Tremont and Park Streets • Boston

NO TROOP ESCALATION; U.S. OUT OF AFGHANISTAN! 

The U.S. began the “War on Terror” by attacking Afghanistan on October 6, 2001.  Rather than ending terror, a War OF Terror was unleashed.  It has cost thousands of US troops, tens of thousands of Afghan lives and 2.4 Trillion dollars!

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Rally and March for the People's Budget

When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Bank of America • 6 Tremont St. • march to JFK federal building • Boston

NO to the Trump/Ryan Tax Ripoff –

YES to the People's Budget !

 

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Peoples Congress of Resistance

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:30 am to Sunday, September 17, 2017, 4:00 pm
Where: Howard University • 2397 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059 • Blackburn ballroom • Washington DC

see http://www.congressofresistance.org/

In the face of the assault waged against working class and poor communities and the environment by the Trump Administration a grassroots People’s Congress of Resistance will convene in Washington, D.C. on September 16 and 17, 2017.

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Bread and Puppet's Domestic Insurrection Circus

When: Sunday, September 3, 2017, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Common • Cambridge

Bread and Puppet returns to the Cambridge Common Sunday, September 3rd, at 3 p.m. to present Our Domestic Insurrection Circus, a giant puppet spectacle addressing the urgencies and absurdities of our current political moment.

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Stop Militarization of Space week

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 12:00 pm to Saturday, October 14, 2017, 12:00 pm
Where: Global • Boston

Fight White Supremacy: Rally and March

When: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Reggie Lewis Athletic Center • 1350 Tremont Street • Boston

NOW IS THE TIME TO RESIST:

RALLY; SPEAK OUT; TEACH-IN; SHOW OF SOLIDARITY; GUEST SPEAKERS; LEGAL OBSERVERS; MARCH

As with all public actions, there is a risk of injury and/or state violence.  Please exhibit extreme caution and awareness if participating.  Details: www.fightsupremacy.org

Black Lives Matter

 

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Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

When: Monday, September 4, 2017, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where: Lawrence common, city center • Lawrence
The Bread and Roses Heritage Festival is a celebration of the ethnic diversity and labor history of Lawrence, Ma. This annual festival is celebrated on Labor Day in order to honor the most significant event in Lawrence history: the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike. We memorialize the event with a variety of music and dance, poetry and drama, ethnic food, historical demonstrations, and walking and trolley tours, all on or starting from Lawrence's Common. We also host organizations continuing the struggle for social justice today.
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‘Radical’ gathers activists from ’60s, the history and future of protest

When: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library • Broadway • Cambridge

 

Radical’ gathers activists from 60s, today
to look at the history and future of protest

 

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NO WAR 2017

When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 7:00 pm to Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 pm
Where: American University Katzen Art Center • 4400 Massachusetts Ave. • NW • Washington

No War 2017: War and the Environment

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - September 24 @ 9:00 pm
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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

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