Boston

2018 Mar 27

No One is Illegal--Boston Educators for immigration rights

(All day)

Location: 

15 Sudbury St, Boston, MA 02203, USA
Educators in Boston and beyond are standing in solidarity with their immigrant students, colleagues, and friends in the face of xenophobic, racist, and anti-immigration policies. We stand for immigration rights, for the rights of our DACA students and their parents, for TPS workers and their families, and for fair, equitable and non-discriminatory immigration policies. We stand for a safe and just environment for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Queer communities in this country. We stand against racism, colonialism, xenophobia, and discrimination and the political games played at the expense of... Read more about No One is Illegal--Boston Educators for immigration rights
2018 Mar 22

Caste in the United States

(All day)

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11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Equality Labs conducted the first comprehensive survey that details the extent to which Caste has embedded itself in the United States. Our results point to the fact that increasingly, Caste has become a matter of considerable weight in South Asian diasporic communities.

A better understanding of the full spectrum of Caste experience in the South Asian American immigrant community is crucial to the understanding of our internal hegemonies and how it maps on...
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2018 Mar 29

Queer Faith: A Live Story Telling Event at ONCE Lounge

(All day)

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156 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
ONCE Somerville presnts Queer faith: A Live Storytelling Event, Begged, borrowed and stolen, Fabulous and fierce $12 advance/$15 day of show 7pm doors/8pm show Physical tickets are available at: A Curated World by Kay McGowan
2018 Mar 18

AJC New England 19th Annual Diplomats Seder #JourneyToFreedom

(All day)

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Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125, USA
Each year people from all walks of life gather at the Kennedy Library with diplomats from around the globe to celebrate and rededicate ourselves to the preservation of our freedom. In a time of urgent global challenges, the AJC New England Diplomats Seder connects the modern quest for religious freedom, free speech, co-existence, and other core democratic virtues with the ancient Jewish ritual of the Passover Seder. The result is an inspiring, thought provoking, and thoroughly engaging evening that will stay with you long after the singing has stopped. The 2018 AJC New England Diplomats... Read more about AJC New England 19th Annual Diplomats Seder #JourneyToFreedom
2018 Apr 07

CAIR Ambassadors Training: Responding to Islamophobia

(All day)

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100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
"All Muslims aren't terrorists, but all terrorists are Muslim." "The Quran is more violent than the Bible." "Sharia law is coming to take over our country." "We need to keep out Muslims to stop terrorism." Too many of us have heard these and similar statements not just in the media, but from friends, co-workers, or even family members. This workshop will examine some of the most common misconceptions about Islam and Muslims, and work with participants to develop strategies for responding to them using research-based messaging. The goal is to be able to counter this negative messaging on the... Read more about CAIR Ambassadors Training: Responding to Islamophobia
2018 Apr 08

Open Mosque Day

(All day)

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100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
ISBCC is proud to be taking part in the 2nd Annual Massachusetts Open Mosque Day on April 8th from 3 pm - 6 pm! Make sure to take part and bring your non-Muslim friends, family, and colleagues. Everyone from all walks of life is welcome to enjoy this day of fun and learning in which all aspects of Islam will be highlighted. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to do your part and help us dispel stereotypes about our wondrous faith!
2018 Mar 11

Kids 4 Peace Boston

(All day)

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60 Highland St, Newton, MA 02465, USA
Meet inspiring interfaith youth leaders from Boston, hear about peace building in Jerusalem from K4PJ Co-Director Tareq Samman, and enjoy light refreshments with an engaging interfaith community. Please pre-register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOX8DlP2wAHVhhdRgG7Kfp1rnkXRYhm3wpVbHQQxjZUdXEOA/viewform Read more about Kids 4 Peace Boston
2018 Mar 21

Get Out: Wide Lens

(All day)

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290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA

Following the screening, Boston University’s Dr. Raul Fernandez will lead a discussion on race and micro-aggressions, featuring Boston Globe editor Patricia Wen (who oversaw the recent Spotlight series on Race in Boston) and Vice Chair of Boston Public Schools Committee Hardin Coleman.

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener) and Dean (Bradley Whitford).

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2018 Mar 03

Harvard LGBTQ Conference: Bridging Communities Faith-Based Leadership

(All day)

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Austin Hall, 1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Panel hosted in Austin Hall North.

Moderator: Reverend Cody J. Sanders, PhD, Pastor, Old Cambridge Baptist Church

Rabbi Steven Greenberg, Founding Director, Eshel Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, Director of Public Theology Initiatives, Faith Matters Network; Visiting Scholar, Vanderbilt University Divinity School N. Ahmad Khan, Co-Founder, Queer Muslims of Boston  
2018 Feb 16

Protest Homophobia and Conversion Therapy at Harvard

(All day)

Location: 

19 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
This Friday, Harvard College Faith & Action is bringing in Ex-Gay (saved from "homosexual sin" by Jesus,) activist Jackie Hill Perry to speak to undergraduates in Emerson Hall's auditorium. I urge you to come and silently protest, wearing as much rainbow and pro-LGBT paraphernalia as you can. Our goal is not to be disruptive but to peacefully let Perry and HCFA members know that there are Harvard students who will not stand for these hateful messages going unchallenged.
2018 Mar 02

Harvard LGBTQ Conference: Mr. Gay Syria Documentary Screening

(All day)

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45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
In conjunction with the Harvard LGBTQ Conference 2018, HDS Queer Rites is proud to present a screening of "Mr. Gay Syria," directed by Ayşe Toprak. Refreshments will be provided. "Mr. Gay Syria" follows two gay Syrian refugees who are trying to rebuild their lives. Husein is a barber in Istanbul, living a double life between his conservative family and his gay identity. Mahmoud is the founder of Syria's LGBTI movement and is a refugee in Berlin. What brings them together is a dream: to participate in an international beauty contest as an escape from their trapped lives and an answer to their... Read more about Harvard LGBTQ Conference: Mr. Gay Syria Documentary Screening
2018 Mar 04

#StopCVE Youth Workshop

(All day)

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268 Humboldt Ave, Boston, MA 02121, USA
This is a follow up to the January workshop on policing of Muslim youth and the impacts of programs like CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) that criminalize young Muslims - in Boston, these often focus on the Somali community. You can check out all of the CVE programs we know of in Boston, as well as a digital pamphlet on the harms of CVE at ... Read more about #StopCVE Youth Workshop
2018 Feb 22

Harvard College Faith and Action Event Debrief

(All day)

Location: 

Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
HDS Queer Rites, the organization by, for, and of LGBTQ+ students at Harvard Divinity School, is hosting a group debrief of the HCFA event with Jackie Hill-Perry during our regular weekly meeting on Thursday from 12-1pm in the Office of BGLTQ Student Life (Grays Hall, Lower Level). If you are feeling hurt, confused, silenced, or concerned in response to this event, we see you and you are not alone. All are welcome to join us. Refreshments will be provided. For any questions or comments, please reach out to us at queerrites@gmail.com. Read more about Harvard College Faith and Action Event Debrief
2018 Feb 23

Interfaith Jummah

(All day)

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Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Where do Muslims run off to on Friday afternoons? What do congressional prayer and discussions look like? What is the faith significant of Friday in Islam? WELL... Come to learn! Come to eat! Come to engage with the Islamic Friday tradition of Jummah!

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