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War & Peace in the Age of Trump with Stephen Kinzer

When: Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:30 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.

 

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

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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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- 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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TPS (temporary protected status) action alert hosted by Centro Presente

When: Monday, May 7, 2018, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • 24 Beacon Street • suite 195 • Boston

TPS Action Alert!

 · Hosted by Centro Presente
 
 
 
Monday, May 7 at 11 AM - 12 PM
 
Join Centro Presente in solidarity with people protected under TPS and other undocumented immigrants that have been criminalized. 

Around the first week of May, the current Administration, through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will consider whether to extend or eliminate designations of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras. More than sixty thousand people from Honduras are protected under TPS. 
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Action Alert: Stop anti-immigrant budget amendments & fight for key investments!

 

The Massachusetts House will debate its proposed FY 2019 budget next week, including several amendments affecting immigrant communities. Time to call your Representative!

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Children’s March to Protect Immigrant Families

When: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • 24 Beacon Street • Boston

 

What: Join ECCO leaders for the biggest ECCO event of the year - a children’s march to protect immigrant families.  At the march, children will lead the ECCO community and our allies around the State House and eventually delivering hundreds of children’s letters calling on our legislators to pass legislation that protects immigrant families. Families and children are invited to bring kids’ letters to Speaker DeLeo and Gov. Baker, signs (must be able to fold into your bag), and colorful handkerchiefs.

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"On-the-Ground Citizen Scientists in an Era of Climate Change" with Ellen Mass

When: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

11 a.m. Service: An environmental non-profit answer to over-development in a floodplain and urban wild in the Boston metropolitan area. The talk will cover 10 years of activity on the site and how the community has benefited and learned from this local conservation work. Ellen Mass who is a retired Science Assistant from Cambridge Publics Schools is also a long-time member of CCB and a peace and environmental activist. Ellen currently heads an environmental non-profit which advocates for conservation of the Alewife area in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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"Voices of Palestinian Resistance" with Islam Maraqa and Rana Nazzal

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Special 3 p.m. Service (No 11 a.m. service):

 

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Jill Stein Speaks: Building Power in Boston & Beyond: Resisting Militarism, McCarthyism, Austerity, Deportations & more”

When: Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“Building Power in Boston & Beyond: Resisting Militarism, McCarthyism, Austerity,
Deportations & more” with Dr. Jill Stein

Special 3 p.m. Service (No 11 a.m. service): 

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"Climate Change & Resilience of Native American Coastal Communities" with Jean Luc Pierite

When: Sunday, January 21, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

"Climate Change & Resilience of Native American Coastal Communities"
with Jean Luc Pierite

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“From Dream to Outrage: Truth and Reconciliation for Today” with Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera

When: Sunday, January 14, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“From Dream to Outrage: Truth and Reconciliation for Today”
with Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera

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