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Welcome to the UJP Discussion Forum!

UJP wants to hear your ideas about strategy for the peace and justice movement in 2010, and what programs and activities to sponsor.  How can the peace movement be effective during the Obama administration, in the midst of economic recession and continuing wars and occupations?  Education, mass action, congressional lobbying, supporting military families, outreach to progressive organizations -- what will work?  What ideas have you taken away from the meetings and conferences you have attended?  UJP hopes to facilitate a free ranging discussion to help clarify our thought and provide direct

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The Struggle for Peace Intensifies: Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting

When: Saturday, March 28, 2020, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: to be determined • Cambridge

The Struggle for Peace Intensifies

Massachusetts Peace Action 2020 Annual Meeting

Location TBA (Boston/Cambridge)

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Protest War Profiteer Raytheon at Boston University

When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Metcalf Hall, Sherman Union • 775 Commonwealth Ave. • Boston

Join BU Students against Imperialism and the Raytheon AntiWar Campaign as we standout against war profiteers at Boston University’s campus career fair. One of the world’s largest arms manufacturers, Raytheon is headquartered right here in Massachusetts.

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Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda Lobby Day

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • Beacon Street • Boston

Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda Lobby Day

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Free screening of classic film: "Z" about assassination and coup in 1960s Greece

When: Thursday, February 20, 2020, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Somerville Theater • Davis Square • microcinema • Somerville
The Boston DSA Arts/Music Caucus is excited to announce our third bi-monthly free film screening.
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Pena: Celebrating Peoples LiberationStruggles and Movements

When: Saturday, January 11, 2020, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

2019 was beset with  devastating wars and intensified oppression that
capitalism and imperialism and the malignancy in the white house usna
(united states of america) impose on working class, low income people,
many nations of Color and or  those nations which are dependent on some
form of aid. 2020 began with the glimmer of hope shining through from

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Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Chuck Turner

When: Thursday, January 9, 2020, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Roxbury Community College • Media Center • Boston

Charles H. "Chuck" Turner

June 10, 1940 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 79)

Provided by Davis Funeral Home

Obituary Photo

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International Days of Action Against Sanctions and Economic War

When: Friday, March 13, 2020, 6:00 pm to Sunday, March 15, 2020, 9:00 pm
Where: Boston/Cambridge • (details forthcoming) • Boston

Sanctions Kill!  Sanctions are War!  End Sanctions Now!  Sanctions are imposed by the3 United States and its junior partners againt countries that resist their agendas.  They are a weapon of Economic War, resulting in chronic shortages of basic necessities, economic dislocation, chaotic hyperinflation, artificial famines, disease, and poverty.  Us imposed santions violate international law and are a tool of regime change.  They are  used, like militry intevention, to topple popular governments and movements.  They provide economic and militarysupport to pro-US right-wing forces.

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POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW: Massachusetts Safe Communities Hearing at State House

When: Monday, December 2, 2019, 8:50 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • Beacon Street • Boston

Info on our media event at 9 a.m. (we need a crowd outside the State House!), how we’ll ensure a strong presence in the Gardner Auditorium all day, and how we’ll be mobilizing within the State House and remotely. There’s a role for everyone – whether or not you’re testifying, and even if you can’t be there!

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SAVE THE DATE: encuentro5 Peña Saturday December 14 2019/RESERVE LA FECHA: Peña del encuentro5 sábado 14 de diciembre 2019

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • -- near Park street stop on Red Line • Boston

While this year 2019 has been a very difficult year for our Liberation Struggles, Peoples globally with renewed energy and vigor are rising, growing and strengthening Liberation Movements.  The December Peña will commemorate and celebrate in a two part program. First, we will commemorate liberation struggles, movements and honor revolutionaries and leaders who have inspired us with their ultimate contributions.

Second, we will celebrate our victories, our renewed commitment to a united struggle and solidarity.

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Coalition on Human Needs: Census 2020 Webinar

When: Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Online • Boston

Join CHN and our partners for a webinar December 4th at 2pm ET to learn what service providers need to know about the 2020 Census. Learn from leaders of the national Count All Kids Campaign and the Census Co

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National conference: ​Rise Against Militarism, Racism and the Climate Crisis - Building Power Together

When: Friday, February 21, 2020, 6:00 pm to Sunday, February 23, 2020, 12:00 pm
Where: Peoples Forum • New York City

Rise Against Militarism, Racism and the Climate Crisis - Building Power Together

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Sponsored by United National Antiwar Coalition 

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50th National Day of Mourning

When: Thursday, November 28, 2019, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Coles Hill • Plymouth

Since 1970, Native Americans and our supporters have gathered at noon on Cole’s Hill in Plymouth to commemorate a National Day of Mourning on the US thanksgiving holiday. Many Native Americans do not celebrate the arrival of the Pilgrims and other European settlers. Thanksgiving day is a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people, the theft of Native lands, and the relentless assault on Native culture. Participants in National Day of Mourning honor Native ancestors and the struggles of Native peoples to survive today.

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#NoWar2020: May 26-31, 2020, Ottawa

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 12:00 pm to Sunday, May 31, 2020, 12:00 pm
Where: Ottawa

MIT teach-in on campus antiwar movement in 1960s

When: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: MIT • building 4-149 • Cambridge

During the 60s and early 70s, various highly important mass movements shook the country, primarily in connection to the struggle against the Vietnam war and to the struggle for black liberation. Student activism was very important to these movements, especially the anti-war movement. As a result, university campuses became a major site of struggle across the country, including here at MIT, where radical students fought to expose MIT’s role in U.S.

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