Submitted by ujpadmin on Sun, 12/12/2010 - 2:30pm.
When: Friday, December 17, 2010, 7:30 pm
Where: First Parish Church • 3 Church St, Harvard Square • Cambridge
2010 Dec 17 - 7:30pm
STEPHANIE WEINER, Chicago antiwar/solidarity activist subpoenaed for grand jury re: false aiding terrorism charges
CHUCK TURNER, Roxbury community activist & City Councillor targeted by FBI
NANCY MURRAY, Director, Bill of Rights Education Project, American Civil Liberties Union of Mass.
LAILA MURAD, Tarek Mehanna Support Committee. Mehanna targeted by FBI when he refused to spy on Muslim community and now in solitary confinement
On September 24, the FBI raided seven Chicago and Minneapolis homes of well-known anti-war and international solidarity activists. Their ranks included a number of trade unionists. Also raided was the office of the Minneapolis – St. Paul based Anti-War Committee.
Submitted by ujpadmin on Sun, 08/22/2010 - 10:13am.
When: Saturday, September 11, 2010, 12:00 pm
to 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park • off Brattle St. near Harvard Sq T • Cambridge
2010 Sep 11 - 12:00pm
2010 Sep 11 - 4:00pm
Time change! Conference starts at noon. Potluck Lunch!
Marking the anniversary of 9/11, the conference will hear a presentation by an invited speaker from the Roxbury Mosque on the controversy over the Islamic Center in Manhattan and anti-Muslim agitation in New York and Boston.
The conference will discuss the economic crisis and the One Nation Working Together mobilization which will rally progressive movements in Washington, DC on October 2.
Juan Cofield, President of NAACP's New England Area Conference, will address the conference, as will Jose Perez, Massachusetts organizer of One Nation and an organizer for SEIU Health Care Workers 1199. Cofield and Perez will explain the importance of a united mobilization at this time, describe the organizing being done in Massachusetts, and talk about how peace activists can get involved.
Submitted by ujpadmin on Mon, 06/28/2010 - 11:28am.
Jeff Klein, Ann Wright, and Husam Zomlot at UJP Strategy Conference June 19, 2010
About 50 UJP activists gathered June 19 to discuss breaking the siege of Gaza and peace movement strategy in general. Revulsion at the deadly Israeli attack May 31 on a humanitarian flotilla, and at the intransigent justifications provided by Israel and by many U.S. pro-Israel groups, has created a new political situation and new momentum for a change in policy.