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POSTPONED - Candle Light Vigil in Solidarity With Boston's Islamic Community

When: Friday, April 19, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd • Roxbury Crossing

The Vigil has been POSTPONED.  Please check back for a rescheduled date!

Imam Ibrahim Rahim of the Allston-Brighton Islamic Center asked that people join in a candlelight vigil this Friday (April 19) at 9 p.m at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. 

If you can, in solidarity, please join this vigil.

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Ecumenical Prayer in Walpole after the Marathon Tragedy

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: United Church • 30 Common St • Walpole

We are all shocked and saddened by the act of violence at the Boston Marathon.  Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of those who were killed and to the people who were injured. Events like this must strengthen our resolve to work for peace and justice in our world.

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Newton Vigil for Victims of Boston Marathon Bombings

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 3:30 pm
Where: Newton City Hall War Memorial

Newton Patch - by Melanie Graham, April 16, 2013 

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Cambridge holding vigil Wednesday after Marathon attack

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge City Hall • 795 Massachusetts Ave • Cambridge

The City of Cambridge and Cambridge Black Pastors’ Association will host a candlelight vigil Wednesday for the Boston Marathon tragedy.

The vigil will be held on the steps at Cambridge City Hall at 795 Massachusetts Ave. Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The vigil is being held to offer comfort and support to those impacted by the tragedy that took place during the Boston Marathon, the city said in a press release this morning.

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Mother's Day Walk for Peace

When: Sunday, May 12, 2013, 5:00 am to 7:00 am
Where: Town Field Park • Fields Corner • Dorchester


17th Annual Walk to benefit the work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

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BU Speaks 2013: A Tribute to Howard Zinn

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 3:30 pm
Where: Boston University - Tsai Performance Center • 685 Commonwealth Ave. • Boston

 It is undeniable that Howard Zinn's legacy lives on at Boston University. You can hear it in the voices of BU students calling for an end to war, sanctions, and occupation. Feel it within the walls of the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism.

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Body of War

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: St. James Conference Room • Corner Bridge and Flint Streets • Salem

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Massive Rally -- Commemorating the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

When: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: The Meridien Hotel • 20 Sidney Street • Central Square • Cambridge

Dr. King was killed while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis.  Workers at the Meridien hotel have been struggling for over a year trying to gain respect and a fair process towards deciding on unionization.  Please join us in honoring Dr. King’s commitment and memory through helping support Meridien workers in their similar struggle.


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Film: "The Interrupters" - Stopping Youth Violence

When: Saturday, March 2, 2013, 1:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting at Cambridge • 5 Longfellow Park - Harvard Square • Limited Parking. T access • Cambridge

An Inside Look At Stopping Youth Violence

The Interrupters

6:00PM: Soup & Salad Meal
7:00PM: Film & Discussion

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Occupy New England 4th Regional Convergence

When: Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Nashua • New Hampshire

Occupy New England will be hosting it's 4th Regional Convergence in New Hampshire. We would like to invite all interested organizations and individuals to attend. This event will have a time and place to sign up volunteers, teach about your organization or cause, and get to know your other local organizations.

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Volunteer with the Boston Occupier

When: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: The Democracy Center • 45 Mt. Vernon St. • Cambridge

Want to be part of a grassroots, free, and ad-free newspaper that adheres to principles of accuracy, fairness, and independence? Volunteer with the Boston Occupier! We'd love additional editors, writers, poets, distributors, photographers, artists, graphic designers, social media whizs, and organizers to join us in social and economic justice and anti-oppression work.

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Robert F. Williams and the Deacons for Self-Defense

When: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: The Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave., 2d Floor • (Central Square MBTA Station on the Red Line) • Cambridge

James Smethurst, African-American Studies, UMass-Amherst

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Walk for Peace For the People – For the Earth - Potluck

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting House • 5 Longfellow Park, off Brattle St. • Cambridge

Join Massachusetts Peace Action and Cambridge Friends Meeting as we welcome the Walkers for a New Spring for a community potluck and discussion.

Potluck 6:00 pm

Speakers 7:00 pm

Mie Ahearn will speak about her experience of 6 months in Fukushima.

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Walk for Peace For the People – For the Earth

When: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 4:00 am to Friday, April 5, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Seabrook, Boston, Plymouth, New London, Washington

Saturday, February 16- Friday, March 8, 2013

This is the annual Walk for a New Spring initiated and led by the New England Peace Pagoda. This year’s walk for community, sustainability and disarmament is designed to help awaken people to the need for foster human connection and caring; to promote environmental sustainability, focusing on alternatives to nuclear power and fossil fuels; and for disarmament and peace.

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