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"The Lockdown" April 2013 and Beyond

When: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Watertown Public Library, East Room • 23 Main St. • Watertown

A Panel and Discussion Series Organized by
the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter

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"The Lockdown" April 2013 and Beyond

When: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall • Room 3019 • 1585 Mass Ave. • Cambridge

A Panel and Discussion Series Organized by
the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter

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Social Movements and Resistance in India

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: MIT 4-237 • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge

 Association for India's Development (MIT and Boston chapters) presents

A Talk

Social Movements and Resistance in India

by Madhuresh Kumar

National Organizer for National Alliance For People's Movements (NAPM) ? India
(An alliance of 250+ people's organizations across India)

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Mass Incarceration and the War on Drugs

When: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 6:00 am to Saturday, October 5, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Boston Univ. School of Law Auditorium • Boston

Beacon to the Dream: 10,000 lanterns to encircle Castle Island, South Boston

When: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Castle Island • South Boston
Honoring the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s, I have a Dream speech

presented by Medicine Wheel

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can." Martin Luther King Jr.

Lantern Walk and Community celebration of Inclusion

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UJP Holds Forum on Conflict in Syria

"President Obama: Pardon Bradley Manning" Confirmed Date

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Park St. T station Entrance • Park & Tremont Streets • Boston

 Emergency Rally After Private Bradley Manning Sentence (CONFIRMED DATE)

Come to Park Street Station at 5 PM on the day heroic Wikileaks whistleblower Private Bradley Manning is sentenced-tentatively set for Wednesday August 21 (CONFIRMED DATE )

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March on Washington 50th Anniversary

When: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: John F. Kennedy Library • 220 Morrissey Blvd • JFK T • Dorchester

 Pre-registration required. Register HERE.

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March on Washington Commemoration

When: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Senior Center • 806 Massachusetts Ave • Central Sq T • Cambridge

 Cambridge’s Employees’ Diversity Committee will host an event this month to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for civil rights.

The event will be held, Thursday, Aug. 22, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the citywide senior center at 806 Massachusetts Ave.

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Rally for Bradley Manning

When: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 10:00 am
Where: Park Street Station • Park & Tremont Streets • Boston
I hope you can join us this Saturday, July 27 at Park St Station, 1pm, when we will participate in an international day of action in support of Bradley Manning, the heroic Wikileaks whistle-blower.  The judge has ruled against
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Resurrecting Ourselves from the Tomb of Our Psychological Enslavement

Reflections From Behind the Wall

Creating the New Boston, Designed to Include Us All

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Let's Take Our Country Back

Greg King I'm shocked by what's been happening to our country in recent years.  Ever since 9/11, the government has used that as an excuse to curtail our civil liberties more and more.

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Mass. Judiciary hearings on drone and other privacy bills

When: Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 10:00 am
Where: Massachusetts State House, hearing rooms A1 & A2 • Beacon Hill • Boston

 The ACLU of Massachusetts is advancing a bold privacy agenda in the 2013-2014 legislative session -- an agenda that is even more critical in the wake of revelations about the NSA's massive domestic spying.   Please join us at the State House as the legislature holds a hearing on the electronic Privacy Act, the Drone Privacy Act, the Free Speech Act and other bills to protect privacy and stop surveillance.

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5th Annual Communal Reading of Frederick Douglass "What to the slave is the Fourth of July?"

When: Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 9:00 am
Where: 54th Regiment Memorial • (opposite State House) • Boston Common • Boston

Community Change Inc. is a nonprofit organization established in 1968 that promotes racial justice and equity.  For its 5th consecutive year, CCI Boston is organizing this free and public event to raise awareness about alternative meanings of the fourth of July.

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Call for activists and organizers to mobilize your crew and join us in the streets

When: Thursday, July 4, 2013, 10:00 am
Where: Dewey Square • intersection of Atlantic Avenue, Summer Street, Federal Street, Purchase Street and Surface Artery • near South Station • boston

It’s past time for us to stand up and defend what is rightfully ours.

We call on a broad range of justice and freedom organizers, organizations and coalitions to come together to fight an out of control government that kills, imprisons and spies as if we are the enemy. We are the people.

The government tells us to be afraid. It spies and harasses and imprisons. It murders and tortures.

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