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A sea-change is taking place in the way churches approach their homeless neighbors, and the programs they create to respond to neighbors in need. In this talk Kate Layzer will try to describe that change, what’s important about it, and how it is being expressed in several different area ministries in the Boston area, including a program she founded last year, the Friday Cafe, where she focuses on building community between housed and homeless, mainstream and marginalized.
Support water justice in Palestine and Indigenous Peoples Day in Cambridge!
People from all over the world swarm into Cambrdige for Harvard Graduation. It's a great time to talk about Palestine and access to water as a human right. Please join the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine on Thursday May 16 in Harvard Square.
After demonstrating our support for the indigenous people of Palestine, we will also show support for the indigenous peoples of our own hemisphere.
Community Church of Boston welcomes David Rovics, our continent hopping People’s Troubadour. This deeply and profoundly prolific chronicler of the revolutionary struggles of our times has graced our humble stage and soapbox numerous times in the past. Seek out his voluminous works online, then come hear David live. He will be in full concert on Friday, March 11 at 7:30pm, then he will speak and sing to us at our Sunday Service on March 13!
CALLING ALL VETERANS
STAND WITH OUR MUSLIM FRIENDS
SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27
TIME: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
WHERE: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center,
(Largest Mosque in New England).
ADDRESS: 100 Malcolm X Blvd. Roxbury, MA
Malcolm X: Make it Plain
Showing Thursday, February 18, in Cambridge
[please download & distribute flyer]
A full-page ad calling for every public figure, elected politician and media outlet to stand up against the "dangerous tide of hatred, violence, and suspicion" that is being expressed across the U.S. with more than 700 organizations and individuals appeared in the Thursday, December 10, 2015 New York Times.
The ad launches a campaign opposing racism, bigotry and violence called #We Are Better Than This.
Today John Lennon would be 75 and the radio played his song Power to the People. Earlier this week a couple thousand people made a peace sign in New York's Central Park in response to Yoko Ono's call to honor John's birthday in this way.
The Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma)
Homelessness & State Persecution
Information * Awareness * Action
Monday October 12, 2015, 6pm - 8:30pm
9A Hamilton Place, Boston MA 02138
[this saga is a good example of why they are forcing TPP on the planet:
i.e., no recourse to being subjected to their harmful chemicals, no redress for the damage they cause; what a world...]
Big Boys Gone Bananas
A forum sponsored by United for Justice with Peace
As we grieve the devastating impact of the Marathon bombings had on many families and communities in the Boston area, we are also aware of the need to examine the impact of those bombings on peace and justice issues in our communities, campaigns and organizing.
Presentations will provide analysis and ideas for response from the anti-war, immigrants’ rights, civil liberties, anti-war, economic justice, and Muslim communities.
NOTE: location details below