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Welcome to the UJP Discussion Forum!

UJP wants to hear your ideas about strategy for the peace and justice movement in 2010, and what programs and activities to sponsor.  How can the peace movement be effective during the Obama administration, in the midst of economic recession and continuing wars and occupations?  Education, mass action, congressional lobbying, supporting military families, outreach to progressive organizations -- what will work?  What ideas have you taken away from the meetings and conferences you have attended?  UJP hopes to facilitate a free ranging discussion to help clarify our thought and provide direct

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Campaign Nonviolence Over 2,600 Actions Planned!

 

Campaign Nonviolence Action Week, September 15-23, connecting the dots between war, poverty, racism, climate change, and the epidemic of violence.

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Medea Benjamin: Taking on the Military Industrial Complex

When: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting in Cambridge • 5 Longfellow Dr. (off Brattle St. near Harvard Square) • Cambridge

Come hear one of the U.S.’ most prominent war analysts, anti-war speakers, and activists give us insight into ongoing U.S. wars and what we can do about them. Medea will focus in CODEPINK’s new strategy for stopping these wars focused on divestment from war contractors and the financial institutions that back them.

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Marginalization of Women and Violence in the Left

When: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10:15 am to 1:45 pm
Where: Central Square Branch Library • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge
 
 
Examining problems such as marginalization of women and violence is critical to building a strong movement.  This requires a collective effort of activists and leaders; we must work together to create the vibrant energy of full community.  We must demand better of ourselves and our groups, and we need everyone to be part of these challenging conversations.  Join us for an amazing day of learning and reflection in solidarity with wome
 
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Veterans for Peace STANDOUT to end Saudi/US Attack on Yemen

When: Thursday, September 6, 2018, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: South Station (outside) • Boston

Film: “The Battle for Paradise: Naomi Klein Reports from Puerto Rico

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Central Square Branch Library • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

34th Bread & Roses Heritage Festival

When: Monday, September 3, 2018, 11:30 am to 6:00 pm
Where: Campagnone Common • Lawrence
       
As the region’s only true Labor Day festival, 34th Annual Bread & Roses 
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Honoring Sacco and Vanzetti in a time of repression

When: Saturday, August 25, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

This year marks the 91st anniversary of the August 23, 1927 execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, both immigrant working-class activists and anarchists

Encuentro5 honors Sacco and Vanzetti with presentations from on-the-ground activists in Chile and India and material from the forthcoming A People's Guide to Greater Boston.

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The Next Two Years and Beyond: A Movement Building Conference

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Simmons College • Boston

United Nations International Day of Peace

When: Sunday, September 23, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Boston Common • Boston

Let's step it up together!

"Midnight Voices" sponsored by Veterans for Peace

When: Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Friends Meeting House • 5 Longfellow Place • Cambridge
 
Be There For “Open Mic,” Poet Georgia Parks, Vietnam Veteran Bob “Doc” Masters- Mini-Features TBA And More
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RESCHEDULED: Mobilize Against Trump's Veteran's Day War Parade

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: To Be Announced • Washington DC
Note: Trump has rescheduled the parade to 2019 at an undetermined date.  Celebration and antimilitarism events may still happen; more information wil be forthcoming.
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"Call Mr. Robeson," an award-winning play from the UK

When: Sunday, August 5, 2018, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Boston Center for the Arts • 539 Tremont Street • Boston

rom Carnegie Hall to BCA. Award-Winning Play About Paul Robeson Comes to Boston, Aug 5 Call Mr. Robeson, an award-winning play from the UK which rec

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The Empire’s War on the Border

When: Friday, July 13, 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 633 Centre St. • Jamaica Plain

The Empire's War on the Border

Investigative Journalist, Abby Martin explores why there are thousands of bodies on the US Mexico border–and uncovers a hidden war.
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