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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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Veterans for Peace sponsors: "Midnight Voices"

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Friends Meeting House • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge

“Open Mic” this month will give each performer about ten minutes to show us what they have been up to, maybe three songs, a few poems, a short story, or explain some work of art they have been busy working on. Sign up when you come.

November’s event which had cancelled due to snow was to be a Special Feature with Pat Scanlon, banjo player, singer/song/writer and a story goes with it story-teller. We have him penciled in for March. We are looking for features (about one-half hour) or min-features (fifteen minutes) for February-contact us  

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A Call for National Mobilization to Oppose NATO, War and Racism

When: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: Washington DC • more information to be announced • Washington DC


A Call for National Mobilization to Oppose

NATO, War, and Racism

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Book Launch w/Bill Fletcher, Jr. - The Man Who Fell From the Sky

When: Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

Tech & Revolution: A Participatory Workshop

When: Saturday, February 2, 2019, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

featuring Alfredo Lopez and Rajesh Kasturirangan

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celebrate the Anniversaries of the Haitian and Cuban Revolutions and the Zapatista Uprising of Chiapas Mexico.

When: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

January marks several historical events. Please join encuentro5 family, friends and comrades to commemorate and celebrate the Anniversaries of the Haitian and Cuban Revolutions and the Zapatista Uprising of Chiapas Mexico. 

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The fight for Standing Rock in the bayous of Louisiana

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: private home • 65 Burroughs Street • Jamaica Plain

The Dakota Access Pipeine continues to snake through the waterways of North America and Water Protectors wil continue to fight every inch that is laid to protect the water.

Jude Glaubman and Amelie Ratliff invite you to listen to:

Mark Tilsen, Oglala water protector who has been on the frontlines at the Bayou Bridge for the last six months.

Karen Savage, investigative journallist who faces multiple felony charges for reporting from the frontlines at the Bayou bridge.

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Free Webinar: Militarism in the Media

When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Webinar • Boston

Technology, Power, and Resistance in the New Gilded Age: from the smartphones to AI

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Boston University • 111 Cummington Mall • Hariri Institute of Computing, Seminar Room • Boston

Please join Science for the People <
for an exciting discussion on the social implications of technology. We'll be 
discussing the political implications on artificial intelligence and new 

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First Night Against All Wars

When: Monday, December 31, 2018, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Copley Square • Boylston Street • Boston

Invite your friends, make Boston history. We are fighting the biggest war of all against Washington. Stop the Wars on Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Russia, Iran; wars against workers, immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ folks, women, the environment…this list goes on and on, so bring your message to Copley as we try to bring in a new year where we can work together to end war and imperialism. Food will be provided by Food for Activists!

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India: Fighting the Undeclared Amergency

When: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Street • Boston

Observe and Celebrate International Migrants Day

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston
You are invited to participate with encuentro5 community and friends to commemorate, celebrate and observe  International Human Rights and Global Migrants Days (declared by the United Nations) and to honor Berta Cáceres and Rosa Parks, on Saturday December 8, 2018  7:pm 'til late. 9 Hamilton Pl. across from Park St.
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Support Annual National Day of Mourning and bus info

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Where: Plymouth • Plymouth

Since 1970, Native Americans and their 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 

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Discussion of Technology and Revolution

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

/encuentro5/ (e5) and DigBoston are pleased to invite your organization to
participate in an important discussion on Technology and Revolution at
the e5 movement space in Boston on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 12-5pm. The
event is part of a series of discussions being held nationwide and
coordinated by May First/People Link and the Center for Media

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Celebrate Indigeous Peoples Day!

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: enceuntro 5 • 9A Hamilton St. • near Red Line Park Street station • Boston

encuentro5 community and friends invite you to commemorate and celebrate the liberation struggles of the Americas and the Caribbean and the strengthening wall of resistance to capitalism and imperialism by the Indigenous and oppressed Peoples of the Americas. the Orpheum Theater

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