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US Nonviolent Peaceforce Chapters Association Conference

When: Saturday, October 9, 2010, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where: Walker Center • 144 Hancock St • Newton

Tribute to Elise Boulding
Luncheon will feature talk by Dr. Gene Sharp, internationally known researcher on nonviolence followed by talk by Tim Wallis, executive director of NP
Evening Sing-a-long
Luncheon reservations requested ($13); Dinner ($17)

Contact Judy King at 617-780-5760.

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Cultures of War

When: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: MIT Stratton Student Center • 84 Massachusetts Ave • Twenty Chimneys (W20-306) • Cambridge

Talk by Prof. John Dower

The MIT-Japan Program & The Japan Society of Boston are pleased to present
Pulitzer Prizewinner JOHN W. DOWER speaking on CULTURES OF WAR: pearl harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq “An unrelenting, incisive, masterly comparative study.” 

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International Day of Peace

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Where: Boston Common • Tremont Street • Parkman Bandstand area - Park St T • Boston

Please join us as we build community in honor of the UN International Day of Peace, Tuesday, September 21st at the Bandstand area downtown Boston on the Common from 11:30am to 12:30pm.

The pivotal moment for this peace witness is 12 noon when people all over the world are invited to dedicate a moment of peace.

Please join us if you can - and if you can't - please dedicate a moment of peace at 12 noon on the 21st - from wherever you are.

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International Day of Peace

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Boston Common • Tremont & Park Streets • Between info booth and Park St T • Boston

Friends Meeting in Cambridge has arranged for a permit on Boston Common to commemorate the International Day of Peace, a UN-initiated annual event.  We will vigil on Tuesday, Sept. 21 between 4 and 6 on Boston Common between the information booth and Park Street Station.  This will be a non-political event to which we hope churches and secular peace groups in the Greater Boston area will attend.    Info:

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Celebrate the UN International Day of Peace

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Framingham Common • Edgell Road • Framingham

Join this peace march and candlelight vigil sponsored by the Center of Light.  All are invited to gather to march and celebrate together.  Local musicians will perform peaceful music as we gather to catalog our peaceful intentions and prayers for the earth.  Refreshments and a video presentation will also be offered at this event.  The peace march will feature a giant youth-created peace dove following the recommendations of Jane Goodall's "Roots and Shoots" youth development program (

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Peace Week

When: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 6:00 am to Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 2:00 pm
Where: Global Telesummit

Peace Week

A global telesummit for building a culture of peace

Featuring over 50 inspiring peacebuilders

Get engaged in creating the shift to a world at peace

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James Carroll: God & War - Religion as Resistance

When: Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 4:30 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge • 11 Garden St • Harvard Square T • Cambridge


Proceeds benefit the interfaith social action, dialogue, and youth programs of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM)

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The Sacred Run (film)

When: Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: St James Conference Room • Bridge & Flint Sts. • Salem



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Andrew Bacevich – Washington Rules

When: Tuesday, August 3, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Brookline Booksmith • 279 Harvard St. • Brookline

writers & readers series
- Free and open to the public
- Seating begins at 6:30pm

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Walk for Seven Generations

When: Saturday, July 31, 2010, 3:15 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park • off Brattle St. near Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

On Saturday, July 31, the Youth Programs Committee welcomes the "Walk for Seven Generations" to the Cambridge Friends Meeting House. Monks, nuns, and friends from the Leverett Peace Pagoda begin a ten day walk in Dorchester that morning. Around 6:15 pm, there will be a community potluck and sharing circle. All are joyfully welcome to the evening gathering and/or to join the walk for whatever time is doable for them. The walk will end on Nagasaki Day at the Leverett Peace Pagoda where there will be a remembering ceremony at 11:00 am.

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Building an Organized War (Tax) Resistance Movement

When: Friday, November 5, 2010, 2:00 pm to Sunday, November 7, 2010, 12:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge


25th Annual New England Regional Gathering of War Tax Resisters and Supporters

"Building an Organized War (Tax) Resistance Movement"

Friday-Sunday, November 5-7, 2010

 Cambridge Friends Meeting  (5th-6th), 9 Longfellow Park, Cambridge, MA

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Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking

When: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 10:00 pm to Sunday, October 24, 2010, 8:00 pm
Where: Memphis

"Experiments with Truth" 

with Tim Wise, Rev. Billy Kyles, & Jaribu Hill.

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Rally to Save Youth Jobs -- This Is It! Adult Allies Needed!

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Government Center • Boston
This is it! The hopes of 5,500+ young people in our communities depend on YOU!
Amidst a youth jobs crisis, more than 5,500 Boston youth will be denied jobs this summer due to city, state, and federal budget cuts. A cut of just 2,000 jobs in Boston brings us back to 2005 funding levels, when we had 75 homicides in the city.
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15th Annual World Peace and Prayer Day

When: Saturday, June 19, 2010, 10:00 am to Monday, June 21, 2010, 6:00 pm
Where: Blue Star Equiculture at Burgandy Brook Farm • 3090 Palmer St • Palmer


15th Annual World Peace and Prayer Day June 19-21, 2010

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Music for Peace

When: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: tba • Watertown

A benefit for Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund


*Benjamin Warsaw, pianist & composer, hold degrees in music from the Eastman School. He is a pianist for the Boston Ballet Company and the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre.

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