Boston

City Profile: Boston, MA (2012)

Since its founding in 1630, the city of Boston has been profoundly shaped by the religious communities that call it home. While the Freedom Trail commemorates many of the city’s earliest Christian influences, including Christ Church in the City of Boston (the famed “Old North Church” of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere”), the city’s religious landscape is much more diverse today. Nearly fifty Islamic centers, almost forty Hindu temples, over ninety Buddhist groups, six gurdwaras, and small but vital communities of Jains, Zoroastrians, the headquarters...

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2001 Apr 28

Consultation on Women’s Networks in Multi-Religious America

Sat - Sun, Apr 28 to Apr 29, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard University

In 2001, the Pluralism Project embarked on a new initiative to convene and cultivate Women’s Networks in Multireligious America. This first consultation of religious advocacy organizations, recognized that women rarely held formal leadership positions, but played critical roles within the community. The common concerns of religious women represented important opportunities for collaboration, yet their voices were rarely heard within the public conversation, or the traditional structures of interfaith dialogue. This event was first in a series of multi-religious...

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Rachel Quednau

Research Associate, Academic Years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020

Sarah Sturm

Research Associate, Academic Years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020
2019 Jul 13

Action for Immigrant Lives

(All day)

Location: 

138 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Learn about national and local issues facing immigrant communities, including the Safe Communities Act, Temporary Protected Status, "Driver's License Bills," and more. Discover how to contact your legislators, host phone-banking parties, and hold community events in your town.
2019 Jul 21

Roxbury Unity Parade 2019

(All day)

Location: 

75 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02120, USA
75 Malcolm X Blvd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Music, face painter, and parade check-in 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Opening/Award Ceremony 1:00 pm Parade Step off. Malcolm X Park 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Empowerment Resource Fair, Live music,and family fun.
2019 Jul 17

Celebrating Immigrants in Somerville and Beyond: A Mini-Film Festival

(All day)

Location: 

431 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
There will be community organizations tabling at the event sharing resources and information for the community as well. Mini Short Film Festival Lineup: -"SCATV Youth Documentary: Ebi Sushi | Produced by Karla Cortez & Karen Miranda (5mins) -"Pathways to Success: Told by Somerville Immigrant Youth" (15mins) -“Back of the House” Documentary | Produced by Lia Kornmehl (22mins) -“La Lucha” | Produced by Tessa Tracy & Sophia Santos (11mins) This event is co-sponsored by SomerViva: Office of Immigrant Affairs, Somerville Media Center and Arlington International Film Festival.
2019 Jul 23

Secular Mindfulness Meditation

(All day)

Location: 

O\'Hare International Airport - Terminal 1 Departures, Chicago, IL 60666, USA
The Humanist Hub hosts secular mindfulness meditation at the Cabot Library in the Harvard Science Center. No previous experience with meditation is necessary. No affiliation with Harvard is necessary. All are welcome. If you have any questions, email rick@humanisthub.org. Read more about Secular Mindfulness Meditation
2019 Jul 16

Women and Judaism with Elisha Gechter

(All day)

This 6-part series, taught by Elisha Gechter, focuses on all things Jewish and female. It will discuss topics from traditional women’s rituals (shabbat candels, baking challah) to ways women mark time, and even the taboo (sex, dress). Explore where the concepts come from, how practices have evolved and how we can interpret for our modern lives. The conversations will be text based and open. This class open to all genders, sexual orientations, in any relationship status, with any (or no) Jewish background. Tuesdays and 1 Friday, 7-9 p.m., July 16, 23, 30; August 2, 6, 13 Cambridge Facilitator... Read more about Women and Judaism with Elisha Gechter
2019 Jul 02

Secular Mindfulness Meditation

(All day)

Location: 

1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The Humanist Hub hosts secular mindfulness meditation at the Cabot Library in the Harvard Science Center. No previous experience with meditation is necessary. No affiliation with Harvard is necessary. All are welcome. If you have any questions, email rick@humanisthub.org. Read more about Secular Mindfulness Meditation
2019 Jul 22

An Interfaith Conversation on Screen Time

(All day)

Location: 

89 South St #403, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Host Jean Rogers will interview filmmaker and media expert, Tiffany Shlain, author of the new book 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week; writer and speaker Andy Crouch, author of The Tech-Wise Family; and Amin Aaser, founder and director of Noor Kids. Bringing Jewish, Christian, and Muslim perspectives, presenters will touch on these universal topics and more: – How is screen time affecting families as they strive to grow in wisdom and courage? – What can we learn from a technology Shabbat or Sabbath? – How can houses of worship help families resist the notion that kids need screen... Read more about An Interfaith Conversation on Screen Time
2019 Aug 11

50th Annual Chinatown August Moon Festival

(All day)

Location: 

Phillips Square, 1 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England hosts the 50th Chinatown August Moon Festival on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10am-5pm. Two stages with live performances of Chinese dance, music, and martial arts. Street fair with food and merchandise vendors, sponsor tables, and arts and crafts booths. This event is open to the general public. Chosen best festival in 2018 by Boston Magazine:... Read more about 50th Annual Chinatown August Moon Festival

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