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Thanks to all Peace Parade marchers!

Pat ScanlonHi Smedleys, Samanthas, everyone who helped in anyway to make our parade a success and everyone who marched with us.
Please share this with your lists, we would like everyone who was with us in any capacity to receive this expression of gratitude.

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Military Spending vs. Jobs, Health, Education & Environment

When: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 848 Beacon St (corner of Centre) • Newton Centre T (Green Line "D") • Newton

Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting

Neta Crawford
Neta Crawford
Judith LeBlanc
Judith LeBlanc
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‘Wounds of Waziristan’: The Story of Drones As Told By the People Who Live Under Them

When: Saturday, March 8, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: MIT • 77 Mass. Ave. • Room 4-231 • Cambridge

A Pakistani-American journalist films people who live in the tribal areas of Pakistan under the constant presence of the US drones... and in the wake of their destruction.  Q&A with director Madiha Tahir.

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A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

When: Monday, February 10, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T • Cambridge
Kathy Kelly with Afghan Peace Volunteers

Afghanistan Present and Near Future - Will the US really Leave?

What are the conditions for women and ordinary people?

What are the effects of the US drone war on people in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan?

What should we be doing in response?

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Budget for All Update, November 2, 2012

There are only four more days until election day!  The issues raised by the Budget for All are at the center of the national debate, as commentators debate whether Democrats and Republicans will make a “grand bargain” to cut Social Security, Medicare, and human services and allow military spendin

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Have we finished with war -- yet?

Afghanistan: The Haunted Battleground

When: Monday, October 17, 2011, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Parish • 35 Church St • 71 bus from Harvard Square • Watertown
Jonathan SteeleJonathan Steele has covered Afghanistan for the Guardian (London) for more than thirty years, and was part of the Guardian  team which published the Wikileaks Afghanistan cables.  His latest book, Ghosts of Afghanistan: The Haunted Battleground,  will be published by Counterpoint in October.
 
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Protest Thursday Against Continuation of Afghanistan War

Obama addresses troops in AfghanistanPresident Obama announced Wednesday night that 30,000 US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 2012.   His plan will leave 70,000 fighting there, as well as NATO troops and foreign contractors.  Obama offered no new diplomatic initiatives and only a plan for continued war. 

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Memorial Day for Peace

When: Monday, May 30, 2011, 10:00 am
Where: Christopher Columbus Park • Atlantic Ave. at Long Wharf • Aquarium T • Boston

Veterans for PeacePlease join Veterans For Peace, Military Families Speak Out, United for Justice with Peace, Gold Star Families for Peace and the American Friends Service Committee for a ceremony for Peace on Memorial Day.

Speakers to include:

John Schuchardt – House of Peace, Ipswich, MA

Ross Caputi – Marine veteran of the Iraq War (2003 – 2006)
President of Boston University Anti-War Coalition

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Saint Patrick's Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 20, 2011, 11:00 am
Where: One block west of Broadway MBTA Station - Look for VFP Flags • Foundry & Greenbaum Streets • do not attempt to drive - come by T • South Boston
Veterans for Peace parade, Boston, Veterans Day, 2010
Veterans for Peace march on Veterans Day, November 10, 2010. Open Media Boston photo by Jason Pramas

Themes for the Day:

· How is the War Economy Working for You

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Ann Jones: Let's Not Forget the Women?

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 2:30 pm
Where: Harvard Kennedy School • 79 John F. Kennedy Street • Carr Center Conference Room, Rubenstein 219 • Cambridge

Clone of Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:00 am
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

Assemble: 2pm.  Parade start: 3pm   Sign Up to Attend - We Need to Know You will Be There!  

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Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:00 am
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

Assemble: 2pm.  Parade start: 3pm   Sign Up to Attend - We Need to Know You will Be There!  

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Stop the Drones: Report Back from Anti-Drone Peace Delegation to Pakistan

When: Monday, November 26, 2012, 2:30 pm
Where: MIT Room 32-141 • 32 Vassar St • Cambridge

Report Back from the October CodePink Anti-Drone Peace Delegation to Pakistan 

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Occupy Peace Summit

When: Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:00 pm to Sunday, February 26, 2012, 7:00 pm
Where: Friends Center • 1501 Cherry St • Philadelphia, PA

UFPJ Member Group Meeting "Occupy Peace Summit" Feb 24-27th in Philadelphia, PA

 

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