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Congo: The World Capital of Rape

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Conference Room 2nd Floor • 89 South Street • Boston

An event to explore the severity of rape and child slavery as a direct result of Mineral Conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Consumer activists will have the opportunity to learn and become active members in "NO Blood on my Cell phone", a campaign dedicated to spreading awareness about the illegal processes by which Coltan is collected and used to make the vast majority of cell phones and other technologies.

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Chuck Turner's Trial Shows That America is Anything But "Post-Racial"

by Jason Pramas, Oct-22-10 - Open Media Boston

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Clone of Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:00 am
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

Assemble: 2pm.  Parade start: 3pm   Sign Up to Attend - We Need to Know You will Be There!  

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Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:00 am
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

Assemble: 2pm.  Parade start: 3pm   Sign Up to Attend - We Need to Know You will Be There!  

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“Injustice Anywhere…”: A Conversation on Palestinian and African American Solidarity

When: Sunday, March 9, 2014, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 633 Centre St • Green St T • Jamaica Plain
“Injustice Anywhere…”:
A Conversation on Palestinian and African American Solidarity
with Mel King, Irene Nasser, and Fadi Quran
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Summit to Unite Citizens for Democracy

When: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 5:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Suffolk University, Donahue Hall • 41 Temple St • Park St T • Boston
    • 9:30 - 10:00 - Community Gathering
    • 10:00 - 10:05 - Opening Remarks
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Hands Up Don't Shoot: Systemic Racism in the Criminal "Justice" System

When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:30 pm
Where: Northeastern University School of Law • 65 Forsyth St • Dockser Hall, Room 240 • Boston

SYSTEMIC RACISM IN THE CRIMINAL “JUSTICE” SYSTEM
AND HOW TO COMBAT IT

Dr Khalilah Brown DeanDR. KHALILAH BROWN DEAN is Associate Professor of Political Science at Quinnipiac University.  Author “Once Convicted, Forever Doomed: Race Punishment, and Governance.”

Carlton WilliamsCARLTON WILLIAMS, ESQ is a staff attorney for the ACLU of Massachusetts.  He is a member of the National Lawyers Guild and  a member of the Boston Coalition for Police Accountability.

PLUS ASHLEY CLERGE Political Science student at Northeastern University.  Member Leadership Committee, Boston Coalition for Police Accountability

 Co-Sponsored by the Northeastern and Suffolk Law School chapters of the 
National Lawyers Guild and the United for Justice with Peace coalition.

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Conflict in Syria

This paper was delivered by Dr. Najib Saliba to the parish community of St. George Cathedral, Worcester MA on May 17, 2012.Dr. Saliba is Professor of Middle East history at Worcester State University, Worcester MA.

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Dorchester People for Peace Holiday Party

When: Monday, December 13, 2010, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Vietnamese American Community Center • 42 Charles St • Fields Corner • Dorchester

We’ll honor the work of Military Families Speak Out (MFSO) and the CORI Coalition with our annual awards.

And we’ll review a year’s worth of struggles to end war, fight racism, achieve justice in Palestine/Israel -- and re-direct billions from a bloated military and Empire to fund our communities.

Wheelchair accessible. Call us a week in advance if you need translation, childcare, a ride, or have other needs: 617-282-3783.

Please RSVP to info@dotpeace.org

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Panel Discussion: "Secure Communities"

When: Thursday, September 15, 2011, 7:00 am
Where: Suffolk University • The Amenities Conference Room at 73 Tremont St. • (across from the Tremont Temple Baptist Church) • Boston

How is this Program affecting immigrant communities?

What are its implications for ALL U.S. citizens and residents?

The panelists:

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U.S. Social Forum to Draw 22,000 to Detroit

Opening tomorrow, the second U.S. Social Forum is expected to draw 22,000 left and progressive activists to Detroit June 22nd - 26th, under the slogan Another World is Possible -- Another U.S. is Necessary!

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Mary Zeppernick - "Legalize Democracy"

When: Sunday, April 11, 2010, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Boston

MARY ZEPERNICK
"Legalize Democracy"

Mary Zepernick has worked with women's issues and organizations since the 1970s. In 1982, she joined the staff of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, later serving on its U.S. Section board, including two terms as president (she is serving on the national board again). In 1986, she founded a WILPF branch on Cape Cod and wrote a political column in the Cape Cod Times for 14 years.

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4 Mile March Against Police Violence

When: Monday, January 19, 2015, 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Old State House Boston • State Street & Washington St., • Boston

"4 Mile March" to protest police repression of black community and related issues:
 

www.4milemarch.org (national website -- Coalition Against Police Violence)
 

1 pm on Monday, January 19 at Old State House (Boston)

One demand calls for end of US interventions/imperialism abroad.

The group is responding to a national call named after the time (4 1/2 hours) Michael Brown's body lay in the street.  There was a long discussion of demands.

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UJP endorses immigrant rights campaigns

UJP endorses immigrant rights campaigns such as Not 1 More Deportation and Mass Trust Act
 
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