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Nonviolence and peacemaking

One Peace At A Time

When: Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: St. James Conference Room, corner Bridge and Flint Sts., Salem, • Salem




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A Lifetime of Peacemaking: 2012 Cambridge Peace and Justice Awards

When: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Russell Youth Center • 680 Huron Ave • Cambridge


When: Thursday, May 3, 2012, 4:30 pm
Where: AMC Harvard Square 5 • 10 Church St., • near the Harvard Square T stop on the Red Line • Cambridge)

The award-winning documentary film, #ReGENERATION, will screen for one night only on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30PM at the AMC Harvard Square 5 (10 Church St., Cambridge). #ReGENERATION explores the galvanizing forces behind the Occupy Movement and the state of social activism in our society.

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Protest Appearance of Karl Rove at Tufts University

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: Tufts University, Cohen Auditorium • 40 Talbot Avenue • Medford

Karl Rove, war criminal and torture apologist, will be speaking at Tufts campus.Karl Rove

Let's make it clear that Rove is not welcomed here! And that Tufts students, the Somerville/Medford community, and the Boston community finds it unacceptable that Tufts University spends university money to promote "dialogue" with someone who has normalized and promoted state institutionalized torture.

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Occupy for Change

When: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 5:30 pm
Where: Peace Abbey • 2 North Main St. ( Rt. 27) • Sherborn

New England Peace Studies Association 

presents our annual Spring Conference

Calling all students, educators, and anyone interested in building a society of peace

Join us for a day of workshops, speakers, and inspiration


Schedule of Events:

8:30-9:15 Coffee/Registration

9:15-9:30 Opening Remarks & Moving Meditation

9:30 True Story Theater

10:30-12:00- Morning Workshops

12:00-1:00 Lunch, Celebrate Peace with poetry and music

1:00-2:30 Afternoon Workshops

2:30-3:00 Closing Ceremony:


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An Open Appeal to Help Save the Peace Abbey

Mother's Day Walk for Peace

When: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 5:00 am to 7:00 am
Where: Town Field Park • 1565 Dorchester Ave • Fields Corner T • 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 Peace Institute.

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Take Back Dewey

When: Sunday, April 1, 2012, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Where: Dewey Square Park • South Station • Boston
  • 12:00pm – Lunch (Bring some to share).
  • 1:00pm – April’s Fools March – The theme is to sarcastically invoke the ideas and thoughts that Occupy Boston are fighting against.
  • 3:00pm – Livestream training (meet by Gandhi)
  • 3:00pm – Clothing Swap (Got stuff you don’t wear anymore? Bring your clothes, and trade with friends! Surplus clothes will be going to a worthy cause).
  • 4:30pm – Open Mic/Stack
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Direct Action Training Camp

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 6:00 am to Friday, April 13, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Washington

 Please help to spread the word about the Direct Action Training Camp, which is taking place from April 11-13, 2012 in the lead-up to the Days of Action in Washington, DC ( ). Forward the message below to anyone who might be interested, and to your lists.

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Women Making Democracy

When: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 4:00 pm to Friday, March 30, 2012, 2:15 pm
Where: Radcliffe Gymnasium • 10 Garden St, Radcliffe Yard • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

The conference is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Registration for the Thursday and Friday conference events must be completed separately.
We are currently at capacity for the Thursday event.  If you would like to add your name to the wait list, please e-mail

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Exploring the Origins of Violence and Creating a More Peaceful Society

When: Sunday, April 8, 2012, 7:30 am
Where: Ethical Society of Boston - Spiegel Auditorium • 56 Brattle St • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Ronald Goldman, Ph.D.'s presentation will identify generally unrecognized important factors associated with violent behavior, common American cultural beliefs and practices that may contribute to such behavior, and specific principles that can contribute to peace and happiness among our family, friends, and the world.

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Exploring the Origins of Violence

Our society recognizes the problems of murder, assault, domestic violence, and rape but generally responds with only more security and protection for ourselves and jails for offenders. Another response to violence is the increasing use of drugs to modify and control behavior. But these measures only treat symptoms. Is there a better way? What about prevention?<

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Esoteric Science and The New Age of Democratic Enlightened Self Government

Reflections from Behind the Wall

Chuck TurnerPart 1: Overview of the Field of Esoteric Science:

A) Introduction:

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30th Anniversary of Agape Community

When: Saturday, October 6, 2012, 7:00 am
Where: Agape Community • 2062 Greenwich Rd • Ware, MA

Agape Community 30th AnniversaryFr. Roy Bourgeois: human rights activist and founder of School of the Americas Watch


Arun Gandhi: grandson of the Mahatma; international nonviolent educator

Music, dancing, food, and other speakers are all part of a celebratory day at Agape - 413-967-9369

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4th Annual NH Culture of Peace Conference

When: Saturday, March 3, 2012, 4:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Keene State College Student Center • Keene, NH

Inspired by UNESCO’s Culture of Peace Initiative, and previously hosted at Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire , the 4th Annual NH Culture of Peace Conference at Keene State College has been organized by a coalition of college, community and state-wide activists and academics.  It will take place in and around the KSC Student Center , from 9:30am to 6pm, and include workshops, actions, music and more.

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