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“The New Faces Of War” Conference

When: Friday, April 5, 2013, 2:00 pm to Sunday, April 7, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Baltimore

Call For Proposals

Historians Against The War
National Conference
5-7 April 2013
Baltimore, Maryland

“The New Faces Of War”
A Conference for Historians and Activists

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Journey Toward Freedom: 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Cambridge City Hall, Sullivan Chamber • 795 Massachusetts Ave • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Vice Mayor E. Denise Simmons, The Cambridge City Council, and The City of Cambridge
invite you to join them on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in celebrating our nation’s “journey toward freedom” as we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.  Enjoy an evening of musical selections, historical exhibits, guest speakers, a commemorative stamp unveiling and a community reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

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Book Discussion: "Twelve Days in Viet Nam: The Life and Death of Nicholas Conaxis"

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Watertown Free Public Library • 123 Main St • Watertown

Book Discussion with Alex Liazos, Author and Activist

BOOK SUMMARY: Nicholas Conaxis was twenty when he was killed in Vietnam on May 5, 1968. He had led a difficult life. Deprived of parents at the age of one, he lived in foster homes for the next thirteen years, and for four more years he lived in a group home for teenage boys. He was funny, sensitive, friendly, and mischievous, all while he endured anxiety and insecurity for his entire life.

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Cambridge’s Annual Martin Luther King Day Commemoration and Remembrance

When: Monday, January 21, 2013, 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church • 838 Massachusetts Ave. • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Please join the Cambridge Peace Commission as we publicly remember and celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Central Square, Cambridge:

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1912: Occupy Lawrence: The Great Textile Strike with Charlie King and Karen Bradshaw

When: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Harvard Law School • 1585 Massachusetts Ave. • Langdell South • Cambridge

We're doing a presentation of our historical performance piece Occupy Lawrence - 1912, a recreation in songs, images and historical narrative of the"Bread and Roses" strike, at Harvard Law School this month. The performance is free & open to the public. There will be a discussion with the audience after the hour performance. Please tell your friends. Details are below.

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Film: "Inside Job"

When: Thursday, January 3, 2013, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

 The Womens Internation League for Peace and Freedom
 Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series

INSIDE JOB 

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Stefano Sabelli: "The Walker's Auto-Da-Fe"

When: Friday, November 23, 2012, 2:00 pm
Where: Everett Mill • 15 Union St • Lawrence

An original Italian dramatization for stage based on The Walker and Address to the Jury, by Arturo Giovannitti

Suggested donation: $10.00.

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US Labor Post-WWII: From Reds Under the Bed to the War on Public Sector Workers

When: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 7:45 am to 9:15 am
Where: Boston Workmens' Circle • 1762 Beacon Street • Brookline

Where oh where have the union jobs gone? Trade union membership in the United States reached its high water mark in the first few years after the Second World War, with an overall unionization rate that was close to 45 percent. Today, private sector union membership is under 10 percent. This three session class will take a look at what happened to unions, how the changing nature of the US economy affected organizing, and how the decline in union membership has had negative ripple affects in wages and benefits for all US workers.

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An Evening of Folk Music and History

When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Arlington Center for the Arts • 41 Foster Street • Arlington

Charlie King and Karen Brandow present Occupy Lawrence 1912, a multi-media performance about the Bread and Roses textile strike that took place in Lawrence, Massachusetts 100 years ago.

Chris Nauman and Kenny Selcer open.

Steve Early discusses unions – then and now.

Tickets are $10.00 and will go on sale at 6 pm.

Parking available * Wheelchair accessible * On public transportation (#77 bus)

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Labor Day March for Economic Justice

When: Monday, September 3, 2012, 7:30 am
Where: Stafford and Broadway St • Lawrence

Join your union sisters and brothers and the Lawrence community to celebrate Labor Day the right way. We will march to the Bread & Roses Festival on the North Common in the name of the 1912 strikers and economic justice. Si se puede!

 

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Devil’s Tango (how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

When: Friday, August 10, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: 14 Sterling St. • Newton


 Award-winning Author

Cecile Pineda

will be on a New England book tour August 5th -13th.

She will talk about and autograph her new book

Devil’s Tango
(how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

 

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Devil’s Tango (how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

When: Friday, August 10, 2012, 9:00 am
Where: 43 Summer Street • Taunton


 Award-winning Author

Cecile Pineda

will be on a New England book tour August 5th -13th.

She will talk about and autograph her new book

Devil’s Tango
(how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

Lunch • 12 noon

 

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Devil’s Tango (how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

When: Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Jabberwocky Books • 50 Water Street • The Tannery Mill Building #1 • Newburyport


 award-winning author

Cecile Pineda

will be on a New England book tour August 5th -13th.

She will talk about and autograph her new book

Devil’s Tango
(how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

talk and book signing • 7 pm

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The 28th Bread & Roses Heritage Festival

When: Monday, September 3, 2012, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Campagnone Common • Lawrence

    Bread & Roses Labor Day Festival

 

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Rev. JASON LYDON - "Leaving Well: Tales of the Last Seven Years"

When: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

This final Sunday of the season is Jason's last Sunday as the minister of the Community Church of Boston. Jason will share lessons learned, highlighted stories, moments of growth, and a vision of the future. Rebecca Parker, UU theologian, writes that the choice to bless the world, "will draw you into community, the endeavor shared, the heritage passed on, the companionship of struggle, the importance of keeping faith, the life of ritual and praise, the comfort of human friendship, the company of earth, it's chorus of life welcoming you. None of us alone can save the world.

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