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Dorchester People for Peace

Walk with us for Peace!

When: Sunday, May 10, 2015, 4:00 am to 7:30 am
Where: Town Field Park • 1520 Dorchester Ave • Fields Corner • Dorchester

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice Annual Dinner

When: Thursday, April 2, 2015, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: 1199SEIU • 150 Mt Vernon St • JFK T • Dorchester

Fed Up with MBTA Budget & Service Cuts? There Is an Alternative!

When: Friday, March 20, 2015, 4:30 am to 6:30 am
Where: Ashmont MBTA Station • 1900 Dorchester Ave • Dorchester

People Freezing in Snow

Commuters waiting for shuttle buses at Wollaston T station on Feb. 11

Over the years, Congress has cut funds for MBTA operations and upkeep—and it shows. Next week, Congress is poised to cut even more.

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Mass Incarceration and Reentry: The Search for Community Revitalization

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Perkins Community Center • 155 Talbot Ave. Dorchester • Dorchester

 Invitation to a Strategic Public Forum
and Panel Discussion. 

 The Center for Church and Prison, Inc. invites you to its end-of-year public forum/panel discussion on the topic: 

Mass Incarceration and Reentry:
The Search for Community Revitalization

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Why Is It So Hard to Get Women to the Peace Table? And Why Is That Not Even the Right Question?

When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Quinn Administration Building, Chancellor’s Conference Room, 3rd floor, • UMass Boston • JFK Station • Boston

Let Gaza Live! Stop the Bombing - End the Blockade - Standout/ Flyering

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Ashmont T Station • 1900 Dorchester Avenue • Dorchester


When: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Where: Roxbury Crossing • Dorchester


Dear Friends,

Many of you have read about or participated in protests against the Israeli attack on Gaza in Copley Square and downtown Boston.  Now it’s time to bring the message to our neighborhoods!


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Paternalism & Women’s Political Participation in Sri Lanka

When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:00 am
Where: UMass Boston • Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3545 • Dorchester

Malathi de Alwis

Consultant Socio-Cultural Anthropologist

Sri Lanka protest

The Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights presents a lecture with Malathi de Alwis, a consultant socio-cultural anthropologist.

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Mothers' Day Walk for Peace

When: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 4:00 am to 7:00 am
Where: Town Field Park • Fields Corner • Dorchester
The Mother's Day Walk for Peace began in 1996 for families who had lost their children to violence. On a day that we celebrate mothers and children, the Walk became a place for families and friends to feel support and love with thousands of others who pledge their commitment to peace. Through the years, it has become a way for thousands of people to financially support the work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.
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Boycott Israeli Occupation! Boycott SodaStream!

When: Sunday, December 8, 2013, 8:15 am to 9:30 am
Where: Andrews T • Dorchester

Join the national week of action telling chain stores to

Boycott Israeli Occupation!

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Women’s Economic Empowerment in Conflict and Post Conflict Society

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: UMass Boston Campus Center, Room 2545 • UMass/JFK T • Dorchester

Joy Ada Onyesoh


Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom Nigeria

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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

When: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: John F. Kennedy Library • 220 Morrissey Blvd • JFK T • Dorchester

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Kennedy Library will show the 2003 documentary on the life of Bayard Rustin. Following the screening, there will be a Q&A with the filmmaker, Nancy Kates.

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March on Washington 50th Anniversary

When: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: John F. Kennedy Library • 220 Morrissey Blvd • JFK T • Dorchester

 Pre-registration required. Register HERE.

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Celebration of the Life of Charley Richardson

When: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 12:00 pm
Where: UMass Boston • Campus Center Ballroom • 100 Morrissey Blvd • Dorchester

Dear brothers and sisters,rebels and rabble-rousers,friends and relations,in-laws and outlaws:


Please join us for a celebration of the life of

 Charley Richardson 1953 - 2013

Saturday, June 29th at 3:00 pm

at the UMass Boston Campus Center Ballroom

RSVP requested

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John Iversen: Tango Singer Fantasticó - CD Release Benefit

When: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 10:00 am
Where: Codman Square Health Center • 637 Washington St • Great Hall • Dorchester


CD Release Benefit

John Iversen – Tango Singer – Fantasticó

El norteamericano que canta tango como Carlos Gardel’

(‘The North American guy who sings tango like Carlos Gardel’)                                                    

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