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The Decline of US Global Power with Alfred W. McCoy

When: Sunday, December 3, 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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“Homily For Social Justice” with Regie Gibson

When: Sunday, December 3, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Award winning poet, songwriter, author, workshop facilitator, and educator Regie Gibson has performed, taught, and lectured at schools, universities, theaters and various other venues on two continents and in seven countries including Havana Cuba. Regie has worked with many artists like poets Gwendolyn Brooks, and Sterling Plumpp, musician Roy Ayers and dancer Savion Glover.

Music by Josh Rosen & John Voigt

Lunch will be served after the program.

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“Juan Gonzalez: A Message From the Council of Maya Elders”with an introduction by Mahtowin Munro

When: Sunday, November 26, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“It’s the big internationals that go and take from us,” Gonzalez declared. “They take our land, kill our people, and destroy the environment. ” Gonzalez talked about the United Fruit Company’s hold on Guatemala, and the suffering of indigenous Mayan people there. “The way of life of the Mayan nation and all ancestral nations was devastated,” he said. “One thing however remains unchanged: we are suffering a racist genocide. We continue to be oppressed by greed.”  Excerpt from P.R.I., Day of Mourning 2014.

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Courageous Women of Resistance

When: Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Courageous Women of Resistance with guest speakers:
Tribal Liason Lakota People’s Law Project, Madonna Thunder Hawk
and Advocacy Coordinator Grassroots Jerusalem, Fayrouz Sharqawi

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"What we are faced with in this world...

Chief Arvol Looking Horse at Agape Community, October 7, 2017

“What we are faced with in this world is – man has gone too far,” spoke Chief Arvol Looking Horse, a Spiritual Leader, of the Lakota Nation on Saturday, October 7th at the intentional Christian community Agape in Hardwick, Massachusetts.

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"Stop the Endless Wars!" with Madelyn Hoffman

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

Stop the Endless Wars! with Madelyn Hoffman

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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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Playing For The Planet: World Music Against Climate Change

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

On Saturday, June 10, the fifteenth “Playing For The Planet” benefit concert will showcase master musicians from three different musical traditions in a rare and joyful pan-cultural evening, with all proceeds going to benefit the environmental advocacy group 350MA.org. The performers include the joyful Latin American perspectives of Sol y Canto, the enthralling North Indian vocal music of Aditya Rohit Shah, and the Rev. Fred Small’s compelling songs of struggle and justice.

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Water: The Invisible Crisis with Dr. Shakir Abdullah

When: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Our planet is known as the blue planet due to its extensive reserves of water. Over 70% of the earth’s surface is covered by water, unfortunately, 98% is ocean, the remaining 2% accounts for fresh water supplies for the world. More drastically, 90% of fresh water is not readily reachable, because it is either in the form of ice in the poles or remains underground.

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The March Toward Intergenerational Climate Justice with Mothers Out Front

When: Sunday, May 14, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Mothers have historically played a uniquely powerful role in bringing about societal change. Celebrate Mother’s Day with Mothers Out Front: Mobilizing for a Livable Climate, a grassroots movement leveraging the social capital of motherhood to secure climate justice for all children. Nina Dillon is a founding member of the Mothers Out Front organizing team in Cambridge and will be joined by one or two partners-in-activism.

Music By Sue Kranz

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Containment - A Film by Peter Galison and Robb Moss

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Where: Falmouth Public Library • 300 Main Street • Hermann Foundation Room • Falmouth

Two showings of film:  Containment

Thursday April 27 at 7 pm Falmouth Public Library with Presenters, Karen Vale, Cape Cod Bay Watch, Heather Lightner, Concerned Neighbors of Pilgrim and William Maurer, Cape Downwinders, Sponsored by Cape Downwinders and Engage Falmouth, Contacts:  Elise Hugus - engagefalmouth@gmail.com and Bill Maurer - wmmaurer@comcast.net

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Friday April 28 at 7 pm

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Route 6, Wellfleet MA

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National Mobilization: People's Climate March

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: National Mall • gathering point and route to be announced • Washington D.C.

On the 100th Day of the Trump Administration, we will be in the streets of Washington D.C. to show the world and our leaders that we will resist attacks on our people, our communities and our planet.

We will come together from across the United States to strengthen our movement. We will demonstrate our power and resistance at the gates of the White House. We will bring our solutions to the climate crisis and the problems that affect our communities to our leaders in Congress to demand action.

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Film: Thirty Seconds To Midnight - The Final Wake Up Call

When: Monday, March 20, 2017, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

A Film Everyone Must See - Free & Open to the Public
 

Join filmmaker Regis Tremblay for a screening of
Thirty Seconds to Midnight - The Final Wake Up Call
Watch the trailer

 

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Cambridge Forum - Normalizing Denial

When: Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 7:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Forum • 3 Church St. • Cambridge

The climate science debate is heating up – join the discussion.

  • Bill McKibben, author, educator, founder of 350.org

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