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Veterans Day for Peace

When: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 6:30 am to 10:00 am
Where: Charles and Beacon Sts. • Park St. T • Boston


Veterans for Peace will once again proudly walk behind the street sweepers in the Veterans Day Parade in Boston. Please join us as we show our opposition to these two on-going wars and occupations. Bring signs and banners.

The theme for this year:
“How is the War Economy Working for You ?”

We will gather at 11:30 on the corner of Charles and Beacon Streets.
Parade steps off at 12:00 Noon.

Please Join Us!

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Walk for a New Spring: Presentation and Walk

When: Monday, March 23, 2015, 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: Boston City Hall • Piemonte Rm • Boston

Please join Councillor Charles Yancey on Monday, March 23rd at 10:00 am to hear a presentation about the annual “Walk for Peace” held in the Piemonte room of Boston City Hall, with Sister Claire and friends from the New England Peace Pagoda. The Peace Pagoda was conceived as a prayer for peace, a tangible structure that manifests the dedication of our lives to justice and peace. 

This year is their 14th Annual Walk for a New Spring – Walking for Peace. They would be delighted to have you join them for a short time to hear about their quest and journey.

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Report Back from WILPF's 100th Anniversary Meetings in the Hague

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: The Walker Center • 171 Grove St, Auburndale (parking lot site) • Newton


The Oldest Women’s Peace Organization Looks to the Future


WHEN: Thursday May 21, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

6:30 pm – mingling and light refreshments

7:15 pm Program


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Walk with us for Peace!

When: Sunday, May 10, 2015, 4:00 am to 7:30 am
Where: Town Field Park • 1520 Dorchester Ave • Fields Corner • Dorchester

Concord Peace Vigil

Who:Concord Peaace Vigil
What: Vigils every  Friday at 8:00am-9:00am, Monument Square, Concord, MA - (small rotary, concord center)



Violence is a Religious Problem

Not all or even most of the violence in the world is religious in nature, but for religions to evolve and progress, for justice to be the order of the day, and for our planet to thrive, the religious and spiritually inclined among us are called on to take a stand for peace and non-violence.

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Peacemakers Gathering

When: Friday, May 1, 2015, 3:30 pm to Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:00 am
Where: North Shore Community College • 300 Broad Street Lynn, MA 01901 • Campus Cafeteria • Lynn

A Celebration of Peacemaking

When: Saturday, April 11, 2015, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Parish Church in Duxbury • 842 Tremont Street • Duxbury

The Time to Act is Now!

The Time to Act is Now!

Namaste and Greetings to the Environmental Movement and the Peace Movement

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Dignity: The Role it Plays in Our Lives and Relationships, A Public Talk with Dr. Donna Hicks

When: Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue • 396 Harvard Street • Cambridge

Please join us on Saturday, January 31, 2015, for an afternoon with Dr. Donna Hicks, Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, and author of the best-selling book Dignity: The Essential Role It Plays in Resolving Conflict. Drawing on two decades of experience in the field of international conflict resolution, Dr. Hicks will illuminate dignity’s transformative potential as a foundation for fostering harmonious relationships and building peaceful communities.


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Armistice / Veterans Day Parade and Peace Event

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Boston Common • Beacon & Charles Streets • Park St T • Boston

Attention Veterans & Peace Activists

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Marina Sitrin: "New Global Movements for Real Democracy"

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Northeastern University • 310 Renaissance Park • Boston

Author, lawyer, and activist Marina Sitrin has been a direct participant in a number of movements, from the Zapatistas and the Popular Assemblies in Argentina to Occupy, and she will be sharing her reflections on a host of recent social movements and emerging practices of direct democracy.

Sitrin is the author of numerous books, including Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (2012, Zed Books) and They Can't Represent US: Reinventing Democracy From Greece to Occupy (2014, Verso).

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29th Annual New England Gathering of War Tax Resisters and Supporters

When: Friday, October 3, 2014, 2:00 pm to Sunday, October 5, 2014, 10:00 am
Where: The New School • 38 York St (US Route 1) • Kennebunk, ME
This 29th Annual Regional  Gathering of War Tax Resisters provides an opportunity for war  non-supporters to meet each other and share experiences, stories, challenges,  and concerns related to war tax resistance/refusal (WTR) and redirection of  refused taxes. This Gathering is open to both new and experienced war tax  resisters. We also especially welcome people who are just testing the waters of  WTR – those who are simply curious about WTR or disturbed by the extent to  which their taxes fund war-making.
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Ikeda Forum on the Dignity of Life

When: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue • 396 Harvard Street • Cambridge

Respect for the dignity of life is of central importance to human rights, conflict resolution, and peace building. It provides a starting point for cultivating an awareness that all life is connected and inviolable. A deeper understanding of dignity could impact the way we view ourselves, our interactions with others, and, ultimately, the way we treat the planet itself.

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The Big Book: Pages for Peace Projec

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: JFK Library • Boston

The Big Book: Pages for Peace Project begins its World Tour with a Gala Fundraising Dinner & Book Exhibit at the

John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library
Columbia Point, Boston, MA

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