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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

Join us to hear from women who are speaking truth to
power and in doing so, helping to bring enlightenment and
engagement in the struggle to build a better and more
peaceful future.

“When the book is written on the end of Apartheid in South Africa, a most important chapter will be on the role of women in that struggle.” 
— Govan Mbeke, a co-leader with Nelson Mandela in the ANC resistance movement

The same needs to be said of women throughout the world who with courage and unflagging determination work for justice and human rights in their communities. Women helped to bring clean water to Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, and women were at the forefront of the encampment at Standing Rock, by the contagion of their spirit helping to build an international community of resistance.

Likewise in Israel and Palestine, in the refugee camps in Jordan, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank, in organizations such as “Bedouin Women for Themselves” and "Grassroots Jerusalem” women are helping to build a non-violent resistance movement. By refusing to be silenced or compromised by the militarism of settler colonialism, these women are speaking truth to power and in doing so, they are helping to bring enlightenment and engagement in the struggle to build a better and more peaceful future for their children.

All Programs are held on the second floor in the Lothrop Auditorium. 

Wheelchair accessible.

565 Boylston St. in Copley Square.
CCB is located near the Orange line-Back Bay or the Green line-Copley T Stops. On Street Parking and at Back Bay Parking Garage, 199 Clarendon Street.

For more information: www.communitychurchofboston.org

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