We have been working. We have been organizing. We have been marching. We have been resisting. We have been fighting back! Now let us come together for a time of refreshing, an evening of soulful, intimate conversation. Encouragement. Inspiration. Radical Imagination! We need it...
Cornel West: Professor of the Practice of Philosophy at Harvard University
Karlene Griffiths Sekou: Principal at the Dignity Project International and BLM Boston Organizer
Neiel Israel: Internationally acclaimed poet, vocalist, and arts educator
Brittany Farrell: Co-founder of Millennial Activist... Read more about IMAGINE! An Evening of Encouragement. Inspiration. Radical Imagination
NEC's Intercultural Institute, in collaboration with the Boston Byzantine Music Festival, presents a Symposium on Music and Morality in Abrahamic Traditions.
The Israeli scholar of Islamic music, Amnon Shiloah, has described the role of music in the Muslim world as “polyvalent”, an idea which may be applicable across the Abrahamic spectrum—that is: music in all three traditions is respected for its power, and it is given cultural space in which to survive and even thrive, but it does not get a free ride. It must continually argue for its usefulness, and for its place in the spectrum of... Read more about Symposium on Music & Morality in the Abrahamic Faiths
Please join us for Jetpac's 2nd Annual Winter Fundraising Banquet at the Wellesley Country Club on the evening of December 3rd.
We cordially invite you to this exciting event as we celebrate aspiring American-Muslim candidates and share more about how Jetpac’s work is preparing them for their political runs. Special presentations by Jetpac President and Founder Nadeem Mazen, Vice-President of ISNA Dr. Altaf Husain, and more!
This is a plated dinner, and we are recommending formal attire. The venue's dress code can be found here: ... Read more about Jetpac Winter Banquet
Tickets are available now for Phillips Brooks House Association’s 11th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, honoring Co-Founder of the Council on American Islamic Relations Nihad Awad. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited — please RSVP now to reserve your spot! We recommend RSVPing on a web browser rather than a mobile device.
If you are a teacher or organization and would like to register a group please email Jalem at jalem@pbha... Read more about 11th Annual Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture and Award
A fundraiser for the Neighbors Fund, which supports immigrants who need legal or bail assistance and their families in crisis. Greater Framingham Community Church is graciously hosting. We would love to have other faith communities sign on as sponsors. If you would like to sign on as a sponsor, please contact Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Read more about Singing in Solidarity with our Immigrant Neighbors: Music from M
Harvard Book Store welcomes Khizr Khan—the Muslim American Gold Star father well known for his 2016 Democratic National Convention speech—for a discussion of his debut memoir An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice.
Learn more at ... Read more about Khizr Khan at First Parish Church
Join us for the 29th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival, presenting premieres of documentary and narrative films from around the world. Watch films with Jewish themes and hear stories of Jewish life from around the globe and throughout history. Films are followed by in-depth conversations with filmmakers and other special guests.
$14 for ICA, BJFF, WGBH, or MFA members, seniors + students/ $16 nonmembers
Women on the Verge: Short Film Program | 2:30 PM
approx 100 minutes
Hinda and Her Sisterrrz
A Portrait of a Beautiful Woman
And, the winner of the BJFF Short Film... Read more about Boston Jewish Film Festival
In its 19th year Jamaica Plain's Latin American Cultural Family Network, La Piñata returns to Spontaneous Celebrations with their traditional Latin American Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration! A holiday remembering and connecting with family and friends who have passed on.
OUTSIDE, a traditional community altar (with fire) will be built, where all are welcome to come and remember/celebrate loved ones lost. As always, the fire ceremony will include traditional live music and dancing by the kids of La Piñata (... Read more about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
The Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration conference will gather scholars of various disciplines in conversation alongside activists, organizers, and formerly incarcerated persons. We hope to advance through this workshop a critical study of carceral punishment, especially as it relates to questions of Christian thought and practice, and to provoke awareness and activism around incarceration in America.
Organized by Professor Mathew Potts and Assistant Professor Michelle Sanchez. Hosted in the Sperry Room of Harvard Divinity School.
Free and open to the public. Registration required:... Read more about Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration
"I'm Not A Racist, But..." Examining the White Nationalist Efforts to Normalize Hate
Graduate Student in History and Medieval History
Former White Nationalist Activist
Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Correspondent, VICE News Tonight
Former Senior Editor, The New Republic
Join in a vigil against violence with members of the Wayland Interfaith Leaders Association, the Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable, and the Lauren Duane Astley Memorial Fund.
The walk is planned to start at 5:45 PM at Community Methodist Church (5 Damon Street, Wayland), and end at 7pm at First Parish UU (50 Cochituate Road, Wayland), when the vigil will start and run until about 7:45. Purple lights will envelope First Parish as they have the Community Methodist Church for two weeks in recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Community members are... Read more about Shine a Light: Community Walk and Vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness
Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM) fundraiser, "Global Harmony and Empowerment Through Music Featuring Internationally-Renowned Pianist Kimball Gallagher." Kimball Gallagher, virtuoso classical pianist, teacher, and Director of 88 International, fosters musical humanitarian projects with NGOs throughout the world. 88 International’s mission is to access the universality of music to bring together people from diverse backgrounds.
Join us for the next CAIR Massachusetts Ambassadors training at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC)! Our Government Affairs Director, Nazia Ashraful, will lead a workshop on building meaningful relationships with elected officials, especially in the local context. We're looking forward to seeing you there!