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“Trabajo cultural para nuestra liberación (Cultural Work For Our Liberation)” with Dey Hernandez

When: Sunday, January 31, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
• Deymirie (Dey) Hernández Vázquez is the Project Coordinator for Agitarte Project and a member of Papel Machete and Curator/Art Director of the book, “When We Fight, We Win!” Dey is a bicultural worker, interdisciplinary artist, permaculturist, educator, and Board Member and has been a part of many Agitarte projects since 2008. She received her Master of Architecture (MArch) from the University of Puerto Rico. Dey currently lives in Boston where she is a movement artist with Danza Orgánica, a social justice oriented contemporary dance theater company.?
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“Our Bigger Than Life Former Minister: Remembering Rev. Donald Lothrop” with Dean Stevens, Rev. David Carl Olson and Karla Lothrop Wight Williams

When: Sunday, January 24, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
For 39 years of CCB’s enormous ministry to the multitudes in the mid-20th Century, at the helm was a remarkable leader named Donald Lothrop. Rev. David Carl Olson (also our former minister)  and Dean Stevens will engage in a conversation about Rev. Lothrop, fruit of endless hours in our archives, searching the enormous record of the correspondence, media clippings, sermons and writings of Donald Lothrop. We will hear a recording of Lothrop’s last sermon at CCB, in 1993.
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“Our Bigger Than Life Former Minister: Remembering Rev. Donald Lothrop” with Dean Stevens, Rev. David Carl Olson and Karla Lothrop Wight Williams

When: Sunday, January 24, 2021, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
For 39 years of CCB’s enormous ministry to the multitudes in the mid-20th Century, at the helm was a remarkable leader named Donald Lothrop. Rev. David Carl Olson (also our former minister)  and Dean Stevens will engage in a conversation about Rev. Lothrop, fruit of endless hours in our archives, searching the enormous record of the correspondence, media clippings, sermons and writings of Donald Lothrop. We will hear a recording of Lothrop’s last sermon at CCB, in 1993.
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“Where is the Hope?” with Rev. June R. Cooper

When: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Signs of Hope-Derrick Bell a noted Harvard Professor wrote a book called Faces at the Bottom of the Well, The Permanence of Racism (1992) in which he states that racism is a permanent feature of American society. Do we accept this claim or do we see hope rising for recent protest and calls for police reform?
 
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“You Can’t Keep It Unless You Give It Away” with Arnie King

When: Sunday, November 15, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

“A Transforming Moment: What Next?” with Mark Solomon

When: Sunday, November 8, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

The defeat of Donald Trump augurs well for a democratic transformation. How do we, the progressive majority, seize the moment to deliver a fatal blow to reaction and usher in a new era of progress, equality and peace? (Subject to change.)

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“Key issues for MA prison reform work”  with Atty. Elizabeth Matos

When: Sunday, October 25, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Elizabeth Matos will discuss timely issues in prisoners’ rights work in the Commonwealth today such as protecting those incarcerated from the ongoing threat of COVID, ending the use of solitary confinement, officer brutality behind the walls, and barriers to rehabilitation and reentry like the cost of prison phone calls and lack of access to family visitation. 
 
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“There is Nothing Left to Colonize but Ourselves.” with Hartman Deetz

When: Sunday, October 11, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

"Beyond Trump's Walls: Greg Grandin In Conversation With Avi Chomsky"

When: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Boston

Join us on Thursday, August 6th from 7-8:30pm EST for a deep dive with 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winner Greg Grandin, author of *THE END OF THE MYTH: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America* (among other books). We will also be joined by scholar and activist Aviva Chomsky, (author of *Undocumented* and *"They Take Our Jobs!" and 20 Other Myths about Immigration*).

How do we understand the rise of Trumpism and Trump's Border Wall and the way it is re-shaping US politics?

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Anniversary of Contrast: the 75th Year of UN Founding and Atomic Bombings

When: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 9:00 am to Sunday, August 9, 2020, 5:00 pm
Where: Newton Free Library (Main Branch) • Homer St. and Walnut St. • Newton

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is reflecting on two of the most pivotal events in world history on their 75th anniversaries: the founding of the United Nations and the dropping of A-bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in an 11 sign lawn exhibit on the Walnut street side of the Newton Free Library from August 6 to 9. 

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“The Genius of CCB: It’s Non-Sectarianism” with Rev. William Alberts

When: Sunday, August 23, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Virtual Program:
watch on Youtube
Sunday, August 23 at 11:00 am
“The Genius of CCB: It’s Non-Sectarianism” 
with Rev. William Alberts
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"Preparing for the Pandemic in Honduras" with Sendy Suazo, Omar Suazo and Alba Bodden

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

The Red & Green of May Day! with Judith Woodruff

When: Sunday, May 3, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • 2nd Fl • Boston

This is a Virtual Program.
Watch it Live on CCB's YouTube Channel

(https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzqBfbtvnhNKWmzpCm0lIA)

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"The Two Worst Ways To Make Policy: Constitutional Originalism and Biblical Literalism" with Barry Lynn

When: Sunday, April 19, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Virtual Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • 2nd Fl • Boston

Virtual SERVICE: “One Year After American Exceptionalism & Innocence: Lessons for Our Movement in the Era of Trump”

When: Sunday, April 5, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd fl. • Boston

Join this CCB Program on Zoom
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/689049532

Meeting ID: 689 049 532

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