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Meeting with Peace Activist Narumi Tomida

When: Saturday, September 6, 2014, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: House of Peace • 1 High St • Ipswich
Carrie and John Schuchardt, directors of The House of Peace, extend this invitation to you:

Below is a photo of Narumi with her "first American  Friend"
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Boston International Day of Peace

When: Sunday, September 21, 2014, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Boston Common • Boston

Join Us on the Boston Common

2 PM to 4 PM

For a Day of Music, Dancing, Art Peace Education


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David Hartsough: Waging Peace – Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist

When: Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park • Harvard T • Cambridge

The Cost of War: a Rhetoric

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JUNE 05, 2014
Home to Roost in the VA Affair

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Spirit of Seeger Lives On

Pete Seeger’s music and message were alive and well last night.  A standing-room only crowd filled the Fellowship Hall at Calvary United Methodist Church near Spy Pond in Arlington to sing the dear old songs with a full roster of local musicians.

From Gail Finnie’s rendition of “Oh, had I a golden thread…” to the final moments when the crowd exited the room singing “Down by the riverside…” the evening was a smashing success and raised a goodly sum for Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders.

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Louise Bruyn - "Reading from She Walked For All Of Us"

When: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Grace Episcopal Church • 76 Eldredge St • (on Church St. one block east of Center St. - Exit 17, Mass Pike) • Newton Corner

Join Newton Dialogues on Peace and War for an evening with longtime Peace and Environmental Activist Louise Bruyn reading from her recently published book "She Walked For All Of Us - One Woman's 1971 Protest Against an Illegal War".

1971 — America has been at war in Vietnam for almost six years. The death toll is rising, both for the U.S., and for the “enemy.” Louise Bruyn had enough! It was time to do something. What could one woman do that would make Congress take notice of her protest? 

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Nonviolent Action: The Teachers of Norway

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Boston College Newton Campus • 825 Centre St • Trinity Chapel • Newton

Campaign Nonviolence Training

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park • Harvard T • Cambridge

Dear Comrades in Nonviolence and movements for justice and peace ,


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How can we build a peaceful, just and sustainable world?

When: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 2:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T • Cambridge

Join us for a presentation by

Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Distinguished International Professor Emeritus University of Minnesota; author, Transforming      the United Nations System: Designs for a  Workable World. 

Moderator: Winston E. Langley

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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13th Annual “Walk for a New Spring”

When: Friday, February 21, 2014, 4:00 am to Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: MA, NH, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD

Can Women Stop War?

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Harvard University, JFK School of Government • 77 JFK Street • JFK Jr. Forum • Cambridge

Can Women Stop War?

Speaker(s):Swanee Hunt
A Special Panel Discussion

Moderated by Ambassador Swanee Hunt
Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy

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For a Global Movement of Non-Violence

Brayton Shanley: Christian Nonviolence, Contemplative Life, Sustainable Living

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 2:00 pm to 2:08 pm
Where: Lincoln Public Library • 3 Bedford Rd • Tarbell Rd • Lincoln

 Brayton Shanley is the co-founder, with his wife Suzanne Belote Shanley, of The Agape Community, a lay Catholic residential foundation on 34 acres of land in Hardwick, MA.

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War Resisters League Sings at the Cutting Edge of History

Rosalie Riegle Reading from "Doing Time for Peace"

When: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park • near Harvard Square • Cambridge

Oral historian Rosalie Riegle reads from her two new books:  Doing Time for Peace:  Resistance, Family and Community and Crossing the Line:  Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace in an evening of education and inspiration.

Recipient of the 2013 Vox Populi Award from the Oral History Association, "for outstanding achievement in using oral history to create a more just and human world," Riegle interviewed more than 173 peaceworkers "called to civil disobedience." 

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