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Rally to Defend DACA and Extend Temporary Protected Status

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • Boston

Rally 1:00 PM , steps across from the Massachusetts Statehouse
followed by a March to the JFK Federal Building

Defend DACA! Extend TPS! Jail Joe Arpaio! No Ban! No Wall! Defend Transgender Rights! End Racism! Black Lives Matter! ¡Respeto a los pueblos indígenas! Permanent residence for all 11 million undocumented migrants!

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Nakba Tour 2017: "69 Years without a Country, Stateless Palestinians from Lebanon" with Khawla Hammad and Amena Elashkar

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

The Community Church of Boston, The Free Palestine Movement, 
International Solidarity Movement-Northern California, Jewish Voice for Peace Boston, Black4Palestine, and al-Awda Palestine Right to Return Coalition
announces the 2017 North America Nakba Tour:

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DAVID Rovics: Don't Kill The Landlord Tour!!

When: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

"If the great Phil Ochs were to rise from the dead today, he would probably be hailed as the new David Rovics."
-Andy Kershaw, BBC

"Absolutely brilliant. David Rovics says exactly what needs to be said."
-Ian McMillan, BBC

"David Rovics is a freaking genius."
-Eric Spitznagel, MTV

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DAVID Rovics: Don't Kill The Landlord Tour!!

When: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

"If the great Phil Ochs were to rise from the dead today, he would probably be hailed as the new David Rovics."
-Andy Kershaw, BBC

"Absolutely brilliant. David Rovics says exactly what needs to be said."
-Ian McMillan, BBC

"David Rovics is a freaking genius."
-Eric Spitznagel, MTV

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Save the Temporary Protected Status for Immigrants

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • 24 Beacon Street • Boston

Centro Presente invites you to a vigil in solidarity with people protected under Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

SAVE THE TPS

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A Discussion on "The influence of Africa on Traditional Folk Culture in Cuba & U.S." with Afro Cuban Artist and Activist Mirna Padrón Dickson

When: Friday, June 9, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Safe Communities Act State House Hearing

When: Friday, June 9, 2017, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: State House • Beacon St. • Boston

THE SAFE COMMUNITIES ACT will have its hearing before the Joint Committee on Public Safety and

Homeland Security at the State House on Friday, June 9th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or later)!

Please join us.  Trump supporters are organizing across the state, so it’s  imperative that we turn

out in large numbers for this hearing 

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The Invisible Crisis: The Female Face of Forced Migration.

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Robbins Library Community Room • 700 Mass Ave. • Arlington

 

Centro Presente Presents: The Invisible Crisis: The Female Face of Forced Migration.

 

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Gov. Michael Dukakis: "So What Do Progressives Do in the Era of Trump?"

When: Sunday, May 21, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Join us for a talk by the former Governor of Massachusetts Michael Dukakis who will answer the question "So What Do Progressives Do in the Era of Trump?"

Michael Dukakis was nominated by President Clinton for a five-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of Amtrak, The National Railroad Passenger Corporation on May 21, 1998 and was confirmed by the Senate on June 25, 1998. He served a full five-year term on the Amtrak Board as Vice-Chairman. 

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Film: 120 Days -- Undocumented in America

When: Friday, May 19, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: First Parish, Unitarian Universal • 75 The Great Road • Bedford

120 Days, an important and personal film about undocumented families

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“Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move” with Professor and Author Reece Jones

When: Sunday, April 9, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths along the shores of Europe only accounting for half of the grisly total. The presentation will draw on the stories of migrants whose lives are shaped by the violence of borders. The poor are restricted by the lottery of birth to slum dwellings, while the wealthy travel without constraint, exploiting pools of cheap labor and lax environmental regulations.

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SUPPORT THE SAFE COMMUNITIES ACT

Immigrant residents of Massachusetts are terrified by Pres. Trump’s assault on their lives and liberties and ICE’s stepped up efforts to detain and deport them.  State action to reaffirm immigrants’ constitutional rights and to protect against detention and deportation is more urgent than ever.

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Immigration in the Age of Trump

When: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 pm
Where: Roslindale Congregational Church • 25 Cummins Hwy • Roslindale

Support Massachusetts Safe Communities Act

When: Sunday, February 5, 2017, 8:35 pm to Sunday, March 5, 2017, 8:35 pm
Where: Massachusetts • Boston

Massachusetts Safe Communities Act

SD.1596 and HD.3052

The Safe Communities Act would protect the civil rights of all state residents by making sure our tax dollars are not used to help the Trump administration deport immigrant families or to create a Muslim registry.

Summary

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STOP THE TRUMP RAIDS: ICE OUT OF MASSACHUSETTS

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Front of State House • Beacon St., • Boston
Rally & Press Conference to Launch the Trust Act Campaign

The Trust Act would limit local law enforcement collusion  with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, protect our communities, and prevent our public resources from being used to deport our families & friends.

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