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The Sacred Run (film)

When: Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: St James Conference Room • Bridge & Flint Sts. • Salem



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Andrew Bacevich – Washington Rules

When: Tuesday, August 3, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Brookline Booksmith • 279 Harvard St. • Brookline

writers & readers series
- Free and open to the public
- Seating begins at 6:30pm

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Walk for Seven Generations

When: Saturday, July 31, 2010, 3:15 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park • off Brattle St. near Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

On Saturday, July 31, the Youth Programs Committee welcomes the "Walk for Seven Generations" to the Cambridge Friends Meeting House. Monks, nuns, and friends from the Leverett Peace Pagoda begin a ten day walk in Dorchester that morning. Around 6:15 pm, there will be a community potluck and sharing circle. All are joyfully welcome to the evening gathering and/or to join the walk for whatever time is doable for them. The walk will end on Nagasaki Day at the Leverett Peace Pagoda where there will be a remembering ceremony at 11:00 am.

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Building an Organized War (Tax) Resistance Movement

When: Friday, November 5, 2010, 2:00 pm to Sunday, November 7, 2010, 12:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge


25th Annual New England Regional Gathering of War Tax Resisters and Supporters

"Building an Organized War (Tax) Resistance Movement"

Friday-Sunday, November 5-7, 2010

 Cambridge Friends Meeting  (5th-6th), 9 Longfellow Park, Cambridge, MA

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Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking

When: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 10:00 pm to Sunday, October 24, 2010, 8:00 pm
Where: Memphis

"Experiments with Truth" 

with Tim Wise, Rev. Billy Kyles, & Jaribu Hill.

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Rally to Save Youth Jobs -- This Is It! Adult Allies Needed!

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Government Center • Boston
This is it! The hopes of 5,500+ young people in our communities depend on YOU!
Amidst a youth jobs crisis, more than 5,500 Boston youth will be denied jobs this summer due to city, state, and federal budget cuts. A cut of just 2,000 jobs in Boston brings us back to 2005 funding levels, when we had 75 homicides in the city.
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15th Annual World Peace and Prayer Day

When: Saturday, June 19, 2010, 10:00 am to Monday, June 21, 2010, 6:00 pm
Where: Blue Star Equiculture at Burgandy Brook Farm • 3090 Palmer St • Palmer


15th Annual World Peace and Prayer Day June 19-21, 2010

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Music for Peace

When: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: tba • Watertown

A benefit for Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund


*Benjamin Warsaw, pianist & composer, hold degrees in music from the Eastman School. He is a pianist for the Boston Ballet Company and the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre.

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Protest Nation: Book Release Party

When: Thursday, May 13, 2010, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Harvard College • 3 DeWolfe St. • Quincy House Master's Residence • Cambridge

Historic Mother's Day peace vigil

When: Sunday, May 9, 2010, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Market Square • Portsmouth
All are invited to this anti-war vigil led by mothers. The vigil starts with a reading of Julia Ward Howe's "Mother's Day Proclamation," which introduced this holiday in 1870 as a day for women to oppose war.
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Think Outside the Bomb National Youth Tour comes to Boston!

When: Thursday, May 6, 2010, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Lucy Parsons Center • 549 Columbus Avenue • Boston

Think Outside the BombThe Think Outside the Bomb National Youth Network is coming to Boston as part of its 40+ city tour of the USA beginning at Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference and culminating at a New Mexico Convergence in August. The tour will be a rad space with a focus on collective liberation.

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Cambridge Peace & Justice Awards - 2010

When: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: West Cambridge Youth Center • 680 Huron Ave • Cambridge

If You Want Peace Work For JusticeThe Cambridge Peace Commission will hold the 12th Cambridge Peace and Justice Awards. This year’s theme is “Peacemaking in a Time of Hope and Change,” and we plan to lift up and honor people of all ages who have worked for peace and social justice in a variety of ways and on a range of issues – from the very local to the global.

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Re:Imagining Change

When: Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Milky Way Lounge / Bella Luna • 284 Amory St • The Brewery • Jamaica Plain

Come out to hear some of the insights from Re:Imagining Change, chat with the author, connect with community, and pick up your very own copy of the book! We'd love to see you!

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Taking Action for Peace and Justice

When: Saturday, April 24, 2010, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park • Harvard Square T • Cambridge

The Peace & Social Concerns Committee of the Friends Meeting of Cambridge and The World Citizens Party of Massachusetts cordially invite you to come and hear

- Dave Wylie, (former Cambridge City Councilor) author of City, Save Thyself! Nuclear Terror and the Urban Ballot, on the growing role of urban leadership in building a peace system of enforced law

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Towards Lives of Peace and Justice: Reflection, Celebration and Renewal

When: Monday, June 28, 2010, 6:00 am to Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 2:00 pm
Where: Lesley University • Cambridge

18th and Final Peaceable Schools and Communities Summer Institute

$300 (Scholarships and group discounts available)
($100-$300 for returning participants based on economic resources)

Using the Peaceable Schools framework as a guide, core faculty and participants will reflect on how commitments and strategies for peace and justice have shaped our work as individuals and in community.  Through keynotes, reflection groups, workshops and Open Space, we'll share effective practices in school and community contexts.

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