Boston

2017 Nov 17

Open Minds Speaker Series: Meet Your Muslim Neighbors

(All day)

Location: 

842 Tremont St, Duxbury, MA 02332, USA
Please join our Youth Empowerment Coordinator,Sumaiya Zama, along with CAIR Massachusett sadvisory board member Nichole Mossalam and Volunteer Coordinator Martin Bentz at the First Parish Church Duxbury-Unitarian Universalist this Friday as part of their Open Minds Speaker Series! Admission is free and all are welcome. Refreshments will be served!
2017 Dec 05

Muslim Bans, Refugee Bans, Ending DACA A Threat to Our Freedoms

(All day)

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Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Muslim Bans, Refugee Bans, Ending DACA – A Threat to All Our Freedoms How Did We Get Here – and What Can We Do? Where: Harvard Law School, Hauser Hall, Room 102 When: 5:30pm – 6:00pm Check-in and Refreshments. 6:00pm – 8:00pm Panel Discussion The Muslim and Refugee bans are discriminatory and unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, in Honolulu, wrote that the Muslim Ban 3.0 Executive Order "plainly discriminates based on nationality" and would be “detrimental to the interests of the United States." The Trump Administration wants to negotiate DACA protections for building the... Read more about Muslim Bans, Refugee Bans, Ending DACA A Threat to Our Freedoms
2017 Nov 28

IMAGINE! An Evening of Encouragement. Inspiration. Radical Imagination

(All day)

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485 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
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... Speakers: 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
2017 Nov 14

Friends for Good: What Happened When an Imam, an Evangelical Pastor and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Built a Community of Theological Reflection and Friendship in Dallas, Texas?

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45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Pastor Keith is the Senior Pastor of Trinity Fellowship Church, in Richardson, TX. He grew up in the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania, graduated with a BS in electrical engineering from Penn State University, and holds a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. Rev. Dr. Daniel Kanter is the Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church of Dallas, currently a Resident Fellow at HDS, and author of the book, Faith for the Unbeliever. He holds a D.Min. from Perkins School of theology and an M.Div. from Starr King School for the Ministry at the GTU. Imam Shpendim Nadzaku is the Resident Scholar... Read more about Friends for Good: What Happened When an Imam, an Evangelical Pastor and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Built a Community of Theological Reflection and Friendship in Dallas, Texas?
2017 Nov 11

Arab Conference at Harvard: Defending Arab and Muslim Rights in an Age of Trump

(All day)

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Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Panel at the annual Arab Conference at Harvard: [Get your tickets here: http://arabconferenceharvard.com/] Cost: $55-160 The Muslim ban and other Trump administration efforts specifically target and seek to punish Arab and Muslim communities in the US and abroad. This administration poses old... Read more about Arab Conference at Harvard: Defending Arab and Muslim Rights in an Age of Trump
2017 Nov 09

Symposium on Music & Morality in the Abrahamic Faiths

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290 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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
2017 Dec 03

Jetpac Winter Banquet

(All day)

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300 Wellesley Ave, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
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
2017 Nov 03

11th Annual Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture and Award

(All day)

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1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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
2017 Nov 04

Singing in Solidarity with our Immigrant Neighbors: Music from M

(All day)

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44 Franklin St, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
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 pastor@edwardschurch.org as soon as possible. Read more about Singing in Solidarity with our Immigrant Neighbors: Music from M
2017 Nov 06

Khizr Khan at First Parish Church

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1446 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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
2017 Nov 19

Boston Jewish Film Festival

(All day)

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25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210, USA
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 116 Cameras Hinda and Her Sisterrrz A Portrait of a Beautiful Woman Wig Shop And, the winner of the BJFF Short Film... Read more about Boston Jewish Film Festival
2017 Nov 04

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

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45 Danforth St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
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)
2017 Oct 19

Christianity, Race, and Mass Incarceration

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45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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
2017 Oct 18

Analyzing White Nationalism’s Efforts to Normalize Hate

(All day)

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79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
"I'm Not A Racist, But..." Examining the White Nationalist Efforts to Normalize Hate Derek Black Graduate Student in History and Medieval History Former White Nationalist Activist Khalil Muhammad Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Elle Reeve Correspondent, VICE News Tonight Former Senior Editor, The New Republic

Pluralism Project Summary:

On October 18, 2017, Harvard Kennedy School hosted a panel examining white nationalism, featuring the following speakers: Professor Khalil Muhammad, a professor of... Read more about Analyzing White Nationalism’s Efforts to Normalize Hate

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