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Nonviolence and peacemaking

Women and War: The Lineage of Women Peacemakers

When: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 11:30 am
Where: Emmanuel College • Library Lecture Hall • Boston


“No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There is too much work to do.”

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Jane Addams, Gender and the Barriers to Peace

When: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm
Where: Wellesley College • 106 Central St • Multifaith Center, Ground Level, Houghton Chapel • Wellesley

Louise W. Knight, Northwestern University

Jane Addams, Gender and the Barriers to Peace


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Global Citizens and National Boundaries: Emily Greene Balch

When: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 11:15 am to 12:45 pm
Where: Wellesley College • 106 Central St • Multifaith Center, Ground Level, Houghton Chapel • Wellesley

Kristen E. Gwinn, Northwestern University

Global Citizens and National Boundaries: Emily Greene Balch and the Work Toward Internationalism


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Practices of Peace and Nonviolence

When: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 2:30 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 65 Common St. • Walpole

A talk by Claude AnShin Thomas

Claude AnShin Thomas is the author of the best selling book “AT HELL'S GATE: A Soldier’s Journey from War to Peace”.  The talk is sponsored by the Walpole Peace and Justice Group.

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Using Our Voices: Prophetic Witness in a Dark Time

When: Saturday, November 13, 2010, 4:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: College of the Holy Cross • 1 College St • Hogan Campus Center • Worcester

Pax Christi Massachusetts Assembly

“Using Our Voices: Prophetic Witness in a Dark Time”


Kathy Kelly

And Pax Christi Peacemakers

Registration begins at 8:30am – Program 9am – 4pm
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Kathy Kelly: Afghanistan Reportback

When: Monday, November 15, 2010, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Simmons College • 300 the Fenway • MCB - Special Functions Room • Boston

Kathy Kelly

is an inspiring Speaker and Anti-war Activist who has traveled to Iraq 26 times and been arrested more than 60 times for civil disobedience.

3 time Nobel Peace Prize nominee
Founder of Creative Non-Violence
Founder of Voices in the Wilderness
(peace and justice organizations)

This Special Event is OPEN to the PUBLIC

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Protective Shields or Open Doors?

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm
Where: Wellesley College • 106 Central St • Houghton Chapel - Multifaith Ctr, Main Rm • Wellesley


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Organize a Left-Right Alliance Against the War Parties

When: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 2:00 pm
Where: Arlington Street Church • 351 Boylston St • Arlington St T • Boston

Beyond War Boston

When: Thursday, November 4, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Jamaica Plain

Beyond War is the project of a non-partisan educational foundation ( whose mission is to explore, model and promote the means for humanity to live without war. We are just beginning our new "Daily Peacebuilders" program in the Boston area.

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David Rovics -- Singing for Peace and Justice

When: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 4:30 pm
Where: Loring-Greenough House • 12 South St • Jamaica Plain

“David Rovics is the musical version of Democracy Now!” –Amy Goodman
He’s having a concert in JP. Please don’t miss it!

For more information, email Jeff at To find more about David Rovics, visit

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Spirit of Mediation Gala

When: Friday, October 15, 2010, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Hotel Marlowe • 25 Edwin H. Land Blvd. • Lechmere T • Cambridge

The Community Dispute Settlement Center will host its annual fundraising gala, the Spirit of Mediation, Friday, Oct. 15, from 6-10 p.m. at the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge.

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Candle-Light Vigil for Gandhi's Birth Anniversary

When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Harvard Square • the Pit, near Au Bon Pain • Cambridge

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 141st birth anniversary this Sat, Oct 2, Association for India's Development [AID], Boston is organizing a candle-light vigil at Harvard Square [details below].

We request you to come and participate in this vigil and reflect on the many injustices in the world. If you can bring along a song/poem or a passage to share on the occasion [with enough copies to go around], that would be welcome.


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US Nonviolent Peaceforce Chapters Association Conference

When: Saturday, October 9, 2010, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where: Walker Center • 144 Hancock St • Newton

Tribute to Elise Boulding
Luncheon will feature talk by Dr. Gene Sharp, internationally known researcher on nonviolence followed by talk by Tim Wallis, executive director of NP
Evening Sing-a-long
Luncheon reservations requested ($13); Dinner ($17)

Contact Judy King at 617-780-5760.

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Cultures of War

When: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: MIT Stratton Student Center • 84 Massachusetts Ave • Twenty Chimneys (W20-306) • Cambridge

Talk by Prof. John Dower

The MIT-Japan Program & The Japan Society of Boston are pleased to present
Pulitzer Prizewinner JOHN W. DOWER speaking on CULTURES OF WAR: pearl harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq “An unrelenting, incisive, masterly comparative study.” 

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International Day of Peace

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Where: Boston Common • Tremont Street • Parkman Bandstand area - Park St T • Boston

Please join us as we build community in honor of the UN International Day of Peace, Tuesday, September 21st at the Bandstand area downtown Boston on the Common from 11:30am to 12:30pm.

The pivotal moment for this peace witness is 12 noon when people all over the world are invited to dedicate a moment of peace.

Please join us if you can - and if you can't - please dedicate a moment of peace at 12 noon on the 21st - from wherever you are.

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