Boston

2018 Mar 04

Second Annual Voices of Freedom Concert

(All day)

Location: 

Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
This extraordinary multicultural event features three choirs: the Zamir Chorale of Boston, America’s foremost Jewish choral ensemble; VOICES 21C, a diverse choir dedicated to positive interactions, social justice, and global understanding; and the Boston Community Gospel Choir, which often performs with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Each group will separately perform songs from the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian cultures, respectively, and then join together to perform music that transcends the collective cultures. The idea of shared values, especially in these turbulent times, rises above... Read more about Second Annual Voices of Freedom Concert
2018 Mar 22

2nd Annual Black Religion, Spirituality & Culture Conference

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The 2nd Annual Black Religion, Spirituality, & Culture Conference will take place March 22-23, 2018 at Harvard Divinity School! Our Conference seeks to advance the exploration of Black religion, spirituality, and culture across the Diaspora. We look to interdisciplinary scholarship and engagement for training in ethical leadership to address the world's most pressing issues. The Black Religion, Spirituality, and Culture Conference aims to (1) ask and explore questions of religion, spirituality, and culture from a Black perspective; (2) provide a gathering space for Black scholars,... Read more about 2nd Annual Black Religion, Spirituality & Culture Conference
2018 Feb 07

Claiming God's Peace When Whiteness Stands Its Ground

(All day)

Location: 

Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us for the Annual Greeley Lecture for Peace and Social Justice, delivered by Kelly Brown Douglas. This lecture will examine the social/political and theological implications of whiteness as an impediment to living into God’s justice. Special attention will be given to the implications for the church as well as theological education. Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas is Dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary. Ordained as an Episcopal priest in 1983, Douglas holds a master’s degree in theology and a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Union. She is the author of... Read more about Claiming God's Peace When Whiteness Stands Its Ground
2018 Feb 10

About Muslims and Jews with Haroon Moghul

(All day)

Location: 

105 Hudson Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776, USA
Don't miss this timely and fascinating opportunity- open to all- to learn about the commonalities and differences between Muslims and Jews. Saturday evening February 10th at 7:30pm (includes refreshments) and Sunday morning February 11th at 9:00 am. During the Saturday evening program, Haroon will discuss his journey into the Jewish community through the Muslim Leader Initiative (MLI), an educational program of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, what he learned in working at Hartman, and what many Jewish communities might not know about Muslim communities in America. For the... Read more about About Muslims and Jews with Haroon Moghul
2018 Feb 26

Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center for a panel and discussion with the following panelists: Diana Eck, Professor, Harvard University; Director, The Pluralism Project Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core Jennifer Peace, Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School Rabbi Or Rose, Director, The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership, Hebrew College This event will be live streamed. Please check back as the date approaches... Read more about Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization
2018 Feb 26

Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center for a panel and discussion with the following panelists: Diana Eck, Professor, Harvard University; Director, The Pluralism Project Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core Jennifer Peace, Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School Rabbi Or Rose, Director, The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership, Hebrew College If you have questions please e-mail us at staff@pluralism.org. Read more about Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization
2018 Jan 21

Young Muslim Collective Workshop

(All day)

Location: 

89 South St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Young Muslim Collective, a grassroots Somali organization from Minneapolis, will be providing a workshop for Muslim youth! The workshop will be focused on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programs, the harms that CVE programs cause to Muslims, and in particular the Somali community both in Minneapolis and locally in Massachusetts. We'll talk about what CVE looks like there and here in Boston, how YMC has organized against CVE, and what we can do locally! This workshop is for Muslim youth ages 14-30 and food will be provided.
2018 Feb 08

RPP Colloquium Series: Why Nonviolent Civil Resistance Works

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

This colloquium explores some of the key challenges that nonviolent resistance movements face, including obstacles to building and maintaining movement cohesion, ensuring effective communication, and gaining political leverage; how advocates of principled nonviolence (who promote nonviolence on a moral basis) often clash with advocates of civil resistance (who promote nonviolent action on a strategic or utilitarian basis); the ongoing debate on diversity of tactics; and the ways in which power and privilege undermine solidarity. The colloquium highlights the power of women...

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2018 Jan 25

RPP Colloquium: The Church as a Reconciling Presence in a World of Conflict

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Is religion a cause of violent conflict or a catalyst for its transformation? Do faith leaders have a role at the international peacebuilding tables? Current international affairs highlight the power of religious ideologies—and their misappropriation—as a catalyst for social action. They have also prompted unprecedented interest in the role of religious leaders and ideologies to transform conflict and violence. The keynote session of the fourth annual RPP Colloquium dinner series will feature Canon Sarah Snyder, PhD, Archbishop of Canterbury's Director of Reconciliation, joined by her... Read more about RPP Colloquium: The Church as a Reconciling Presence in a World of Conflict
2018 Apr 08

Welcome the Stranger

(All day)

Location: 

136 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Welcome the Stranger combines the talents of sacred and secular artists from Muslim and Sikh traditions in a musical response to hate crimes. Featuring the passionate vocals of Kiran Ahluwalia (India) and inspired songwriting of Souad Massi (Algeria), combined with traditional Sikh temple singers Bhal Kabul Singh and the colorful whirling Sufi dancers Abdul Gheit Dance (Egypt), this eclectic celebration illuminates a diverse world of artistic freedom, creativity, and tolerance. Cost: Tickets range from $25-$45. Tickets can be purchased at: http://worldmusic.org/content/event_page/6486/... Read more about Welcome the Stranger
2018 Jan 30

2018 MA Muslim Lobby Day

(All day)

Location: 

24 Beacon St #195, Boston, MA 02108, USA
There's never been a more important time for minorities to make their voices heard in local politics, especially American Muslims. A year ago over 20,000 of us made our voices heard in Copley Square. Now, it's time to bring that energy to the Massachusetts State House. That's why CAIR Massachusetts is proud to host the 2018 Muslim Lobby Day! We invite Muslims and allies - and their families - to come meet with your elected officials and talk about the issues that matter to you. No previous lobbying experience necessary.  Children are strongly encouraged to attend! Please RSVP in advance... Read more about 2018 MA Muslim Lobby Day
2018 Jan 14

Training Active Bystanders- An Interactive Workshop

(All day)

Location: 

126 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778, USA
In the current climate, hateful harassment and assaults on racial & religious minorities are becoming increasingly frequent. If you witness a harmful situation, you have a choice to make. Should you do something or not? The 2-hour workshop, conducted by trainers certified by Quabbin Meditation, seeks to equip participants with tools to intervene appropriately, de-escalate tensions, and support the vulnerable. Suggested donation: $15.
2017 Dec 05

Islam Awareness Week

Tue Dec 5 (All day) to Thu Dec 7 (All day)

Location: 

60 Willow St, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA

Basic Intro to Islam: Dec 5th (7:00-8:30 pm)

Ahmed Lotfy Rashed, Author of What Would a Muslim Say.

Women in Islam: Dec 6th (7:00-8:30 pm)

Sana Ali, Muslim Girl Scouts Troop-Leader.

Islam in Current Events: Dec 7th...

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2017 Nov 27

Ambedkar Lecture Series: Ambedkar's Unfinished Agenda in the United Nations

(All day)

Location: 

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Ambedkar Lecture Series: Working towards a UN Convention Elimination of Discrimination based on Work & Descent including Caste. Boston Study Group presents a half day conference under Ambedkar Lecture Series at Brandeis University on "Ambedkar's Unfinished Agenda in United Nations" having speakers - Paul Divakar Namala, Magda Matache and Abdarahmane Wone.
2017 Nov 19

What is Progressive Islam with Ani Zonneveld

(All day)

Location: 

565 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
The talk “What is Progressive Islam” will define the alternative and traditional interpretations of Islam in contrast to the current belief system. The issue of Sharia law, women, LGBT rights, apostasy, music, hijab, women imam and all the hot topics will be covered. Ani’s talk will cover the problems, the solutions and the work she’s doing in the U.S., the U.N. and globally. Ani Zonneveld is Founder and President of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV). She has organized numerous interfaith arts and music festivals and is a strong supporter of women and LGBTQ rights. Music by Ani Zonneveld... Read more about What is Progressive Islam with Ani Zonneveld

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