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Candle Light Vigil to End Gun Violence

When: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: First Church in Boston • 66 Marlborough Street • Boston
The Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence is partnering
with Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, the Newtown Foundation,
and B-Peace for Jorge to host an event to #EndGunViolence 

 

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Boston Stands with Standing Rock: 4pm Wed. Nov. 9, Park Street

When: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Park Street, Boston Common • Boston

Rally and march Boston Common at Park Street Station to Charles River
 

North American Indian Center of Boston hosted and led an activist meeting on Saturday Nov. 2 which called for this rally and march.  UJP was represented along with Jewish Voice for Peace, Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine, and many environmental and people of color organizations.

Over 1000 people signed up on facebook as of Sunday evening!

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An Evening with Medea Benjamin at Community Church of Boston

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

 

Saturday, October 22 at the Community Church of Boston

6:30 Reception: Pupusas, Wine & Cheese
7:30 Event: Sacco/Vanzetti Award Ceremony, Music, Talk, Q&A
Tickets: Advance-$15, Door-$20 (sliding scale)
Purchase Tickets: 
www.communitychurchofboston.org or call for info 617-266-6710

 

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Free film screening: "Where to Invade Next"

When: Friday, September 2, 2016, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Private residencee • 243 Broadway • Cambridge

No late comers (let me know in advance if you can't make it on time - ie, by 7pm; perhaps we can reach an agreement - no promises tho)

Where to Invade NextWhere to Invade Next

[as of now, 8/28 10pm, 10 seats available]
Watch trailer  

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Homelessness: Ways to Help with Kate Layzer

When: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd floor • Boston

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. 

Music by Terry Kitchen

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Support Indigenous Peoples Day In Cambridge

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Holyoke Center • Harvard Square • Cambridge

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.

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Hubert Harrison "The Father of Harlem Radicalism"

When: Sunday, April 17, 2016, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd floor • Boston

World Renowned Civil Rights Leader to speak in Watertown

When: Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Watertown Middle School • 68 Waverly Avenue • Watertown

David Rovics-The Other Side 2016 World Tour in BOSTON

When: Friday, March 11, 2016, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd floor • Boston

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!

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Calling all Veterans: Stand with Our Muslim Friends (everyone invited)

When: Saturday, February 27, 2016, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd. • Roxbury • Boston

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

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Free film screening: "Malcolm X, Make it Plain"

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

U.S. Groups Stand Against 'Dangerous Tide of Hatred, Violence'

 

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.

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Power to the People

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/10/09/power-people

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.

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The Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma) - Homelessness & State Persecution

When: Monday, October 12, 2015, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Encuentro5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

The Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma)

Homelessness & State Persecution

Information * Awareness * Action

Monday October 12, 2015, 6pm - 8:30pm

AT

Encuentro 5

9A Hamilton Place, Boston MA 02138

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Free film screening: "Big Boys Gone Bananas"

When: Thursday, November 19, 2015, 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

Big Boys Gone Bananas[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

[see trailer]

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