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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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There's No Raining on These Vets' Parade

Boston Metro, March 16, 2011 - by Michael Naughton
 
It’ll be the tale of two parades on Sunday.
 
About a mile behind the end of the traditional St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston will be the St. Patrick’s Peace Parade.
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Know Your Rights - Update for Peace and Justice Groups

When: Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • Copley Sq T • Boston

The ACLU of Massachusetts and the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter invite you to a 
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TRAINING AND FBI UPDATE FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE GROUPS

With attorneys David Milton and Myong Joun
NLG-Mass executive director Urszula Masny-Latos 
and ACLU of Mass education director Nancy Murray.

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Boston Activists Protest FBI Raids

Boston FBI protest Sep 27 2010Sept. 27- Boston rallied in solidarity with Minneapolis and Chicago antiwar activists targeted by FBI raids. Between 30 and 40 protesters walked a lively picket line organized by the Boston May Day Committee, the International Action Center and United for Justice with Peace.

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I Warned You

Reflections from Behind the Wall

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Unitarian-Universalist Ministers' Letter on St. Patrick's Peace Parade

February 2012

Dear Colleagues:

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NYC “Ground Zero” Mosque Madness

Islamophobia, Neocons and Pro-Israel Extremists

Film - Broken On All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S.

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School Street • Community Room • Walpole

This compelling documentary by Matthew Pillischer contains a visual presentation of facts and statistics and many personal stories that reinforce the issues raised by Michelle Alexander in her book. We will have a discussion following the viewing.

See the website for more information on the documentary:  http://brokenonallsides.com/ 

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Turn Up for Mike Brown - #IndictAmerica - The Day After the Verdict

When: The Day After the Verdict, 7:00 pm 
Where: Boston Police B2 HQ • 2400 Washington St • Roxbury

Turn Up for Mike Brown

**IMPORTANT: The event will be the DAY AFTER the verdict is announced.**

To America, Darren Wilson is Innocent. INDICT AMERICA.

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Peace Activists from Alaska to Florida Ask Obama to End Drone Strikes

July 11, 2012
President Barack Obama
The White House
Washington, D.C.   20500

Dear Mr. President:

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Islamophobia: Manufacturing the “Muslim Menace”

When: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Grace Church (Newton Corner) • 76 Eldredge Street, Newton Corner • Newton

This program will explore the efforts of the Federal government to isolate, harass, and intimidate American Muslims in the name of "Homeland Security". Entrapment and dramatic media-assisted raids have allowed the government to present a picture of the American Muslim community as a breeding ground for dangerous terrorists. Subsequent, often questionable, prosecutions have led to some convictions, some charges being dismissed and some accused accepted guilty pleas to dramatically reduced charges under the threat of long prison sentences.

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FILM: Broken on All Sides

When: Thursday, June 4, 2015, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library - Cambridge • 45 Pearl St.

 First Thursday Documentary Film

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A Daughter's Moving Story Of Her Father's Lynching And A Journey of Discovery

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 4:00 pm
Where: First Parish Church • 35 Church St • Watertown

Watertown Citizens is proud to sponsor an upcoming book event.

Just weeks before Christmas, 1947, Josephine Bolling was five years old and learned that her father, Elmore Bolling, just 39 and the father of seven was dead. Elmore Bolling was a leader in Lowndes County's black community, had established himself as a man who volunteered to serve the less fortunate and had worked hard to build a small trucking business and provide for his family and others.

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Guantanamo - What Is the Truth?

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 3:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Milton Public Library • 476 Canton Ave • Keyes Community Room • Milton

Guantanamo - What Is the Truth?

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Why the War on Drugs is a Failure with Jack Cole

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School Street • Walpole

Retired State Police undercover officer Jack Cole will give a talk, Why the War on Drugs is a Failure, at the Walpole Public Library on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Jack Cole knows about the “war on drugs” from several perspectives. He retired as a Detective Lieutenant after a 26-year career with the New Jersey State Police—fourteen in narcotics, mostly as an undercover officer. His investigations spanned cases from street drug users to international drug trafficking organizations.

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