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"GAME: Changing Perceptions- the challenge young Muslims face” with Padraig O’Malley

When: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Join CCB for a special presentation by award-winning peacemaker, Padraig O'Malley.

Mr. O'Malley will speak about "The Global Alliance of Muslims for Equality (GAME): Changing Perceptions- the challenge young Muslims face"

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"Music and Migration: Connections and Complications" with Elijah

When: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 71 Windsor Street, 2nd floor • Boston

"Music and Migration: Connections and Complications" with Elijah 

Immigration is a hot-button topic these days, and the arguments all have long histories. People have always traveled,
and the results have always been complicated. Music links us, separates us, and marks our journeys, often in surprising ways.

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Rally to Support Caravan of Honduran Immigrants

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • Boston

Centro Presente, Lawyers for Civil Rights and the Brazilian Worker
Center stand in solidarity with caravan of Honduran immigrants. 

We call for the governments of the region to respect the human rights of
migrants, members of the caravan and of all those people who are forced
to migrate as a last option to survive.

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On Migration and Defending Natural Resources—Organizing Wisdom from El Salvador

When: Monday, October 15, 2018, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Saint Peters Episcopal Church • 838 Mass. Ave. • Cambridge

Organizing Wisdom From El Salvador

US/ES Sister Cities will host a public event with  Bernardo Belloso, president of CRIPDES (the organization of the Salvadoran popular movement) and  Zulma Tobar, coordinator for US-El  Salvador Sister Cities.  Elena Letona, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor, and local grassroots organizers, will also participate.

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An Evening with David Cay Johnston

When: Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer prize/winning investigative reporter, has covered Donald Trump for more than 30 years, longer than any other journalist. Last year he published part of Trump’s 2005 tax return. In 1990 Johnston broke the story that Trump was no billionaire.

Johnston wrote the international bestsellers The Making of Donald Trump (2016) and It’s Even Worse Than You Think (2018) and five other books. 

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“The Continued Colonization of Puerto Rico” with Jasmine Gomez

When: Sunday, October 21, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
Jasmine will discuss the history of political inequality and corporate dominance in Puerto Rico. Drawing from that history, Jasmine will show correlations that explain why the U.S.’s lack of response to Hurricane Maria and the financial crisis is unsurprising. Jasmine will then discuss how to currently support Puerto Rican people.
 
Jasmine Gomez is a queer, Puerto Rican attorney and organizer.
 
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An Evening with David Cay Johnston

When: Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
An Evening with 
David Cay Johnston
 

Reviving Democracy in the Age of Trump

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“Recent Developments in Civil Rights, Racial Justice & Immigrants’ Rights” with Iván Espinoza-Madrigal”

When: Sunday, October 7, 2018, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“Recent Developments in Civil Rights, 
Racial Justice & Immigrants’ Rights”
with Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

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War & Peace in the Age of Trump with Stephen Kinzer

When: Sunday, September 30, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

American power has been used to wreak much havoc in the world.
Now we are told that our global role is shrinking. Is that true–and if so, is it good?

Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. He writes a world affairs column for the Boston Globe and teaches international relations at Brown University.

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March on Northeastern University: Abolish ICE

When: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Ruggles Station, Orange Line • Boston

 

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Northeastern University has received $2.7 million from an ongoing research contract with ICE. The agency is also listed as an employer for Northeastern’s student co-op program. The university benefits from and provides services to ICE, making them complicit in the agency’s criminalization and dehumanization of the immigrant community. 

Northeastern also directly contributes to the gentrification of Roxbury and other surrounding neighborhoods, displacing and breaking apart their communities.

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Together & Free: Rally Against Family Separation

When: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: City Hall Plaza • Boston

“Paying the Price for Peace: Annual Sacco and Vanzetti Award" with S. Brian Willson

When: Sunday, May 27, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“Paying the Price for Peace: 2018 CCB’s Annual Sacco and Vanzetti Award" with S. Brian Willson

Join us live on Facebook for our 11:00 a.m. service!

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Facts not myths: the impact of immigration on the US economy, jobs, and public safety

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Robbins Library • 700 Mass. Ave. • Arlington
Please join the Arlington-Teosinte Sister City Project and the International Institute of New England for a free community forum to explore common questions about the impact of immigration on the US economy, jobs, and public safety. Let's dispel myths with facts!
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Panelists:
 
- Aviva Chomsky, Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies, Salem State University. Author of, "They Take Our Jobs! and 20 other myths about immigration."
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The Immigrant Experience benefit concert

When: Sunday, April 29, 2018, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Society of Newton • 1326 Washington Street • West Newton

 

Join us for a special service of words and music...

The Immigrant Experience benefit concert for the Interfaith Immigrant Legal Fund will be

 

The Immigrants Legal Fund connects families facing the threat of deportation with community resources and financial support to cover legal fees and bond costs.

 

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International Workers' Day

When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Glendale Park • 50 Elm Street • Everett
 
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  • Gatherings this day/Lugares de reunión este día:
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