Boston

2017 Jun 13

A Conversation about Jewish/Muslim Solidarity and Civil Liberties

(All day)

Location: 

1762 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
A Conversation about Jewish/Muslim Solidarity and Civil Liberties with Shannon Al-Wakeel, Executive Director, Muslim Justice League Please join the Jewish-Muslim Relations Committee for a conversation with preeminent attorney, activist, and organizer, Shannon Al-Wakeel about building Jewish-Muslim solidarity in the... Read more about A Conversation about Jewish/Muslim Solidarity and Civil Liberties
2017 Jul 05

Bystander Intervention Against Racism, Xenophobia, Bigotry

(All day)

Location: 

562 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
These information sessions are in collaboration with Welcoming Framingham. We will discuss -Systems Thinking Systems Approach to Problem Solving -The System of Systemic Racism - the 4 Is' Individual Racism, Interpersonal Racism, Institutional Racism, and Ideological Racism -What is "Racial Prejudice vs Racism" -Defecting from White Privilege, Breaking the White Silence and Standing up to "White Solidarity" -What is Bystander Intervention -The four Ds' of Bystander Intervention - Direct, Deflect, Delegate and Delay -Stories of Bystander Intervention -What will you be getting into if you... Read more about Bystander Intervention Against Racism, Xenophobia, Bigotry
2017 Oct 17

Mediation Skills Training for Clergy and Lay Leaders

(All day)

Location: 

99 Summer St, Boston, MA 02110, USA
Mediation skills can help you more productively engage with Clergy-board negotiations, intra-communal disputes between congregational members, ritual differences among and between denominations, and theological differences that arise on local interfaith clergy committees. This one-day interactive training will provide religious leaders with an overview of the mediation process. A portion of the program will be devoted to providing participants with the opportunity to practice these skills in simulations involving faith-based conflicts and coached by experienced practitioners. https://www.... Read more about Mediation Skills Training for Clergy and Lay Leaders
2017 Jul 06

Livestream Event: Supreme Court Review 2017

(All day)

Location: 

525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
On July 6, 2017, 12-1:30 ET (9-10:30 PT), tune in for ADL's 18th annual Supreme Court Review, broadcast live from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
With a new justice on the Supreme Court and dozens of legal challenges to the President’s executive orders filed all over the country, this year has already been a blockbuster...
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2017 Jun 09

Safe Communities Act Hearing

(All day)

Location: 

24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will conduct a public hearing and accept testimony on the Safe Communities Act in rooms A1/A2 of the State House on Friday, June 9, starting at 10 am. The Safe Communities Act would effectively make Massachusetts our nation’s first “Sanctuary State” by limiting our cooperation with ICE detainer requests, 287(g) agreements, and proposals for a Muslim registry. This page is maintained by Rep. Connolly to provide constituents and other interested folks with information and updates on the hearing. Details about this hearing are subject... Read more about Safe Communities Act Hearing
2017 Jun 22

What Do Muslims Believe?

(All day)

Location: 

27 Richmond St, Dorchester, MA 02124, USA
Hayat Imam is a Muslim feminist, member of Dorchester People for Peace, and a long time activist for social justice. Hosted by Dorchester People for Peace at the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library.
2017 Apr 23

Combating Islamophobia: A Youth-Led Teach In

(All day)

Location: 

Paige Hall, 12 Upper Campus Rd, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Join Boston Mobilization for a Muslim youth-led teach in on combating Islamophobia! Together we will unpack Islamophobia, break down policy, and share action steps. All are welcome. Registration is required. RSVP your free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/combating-islamophobia-a-youth-led-teach-in-tickets-... Read more about Combating Islamophobia: A Youth-Led Teach In
2017 Feb 14

Latino and Muslim/Arab Communities Together in the Struggle!

(All day)

Location: 

24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
Centro Presente Brings Together Latin American and Muslim/Arab Community in Show of Solidarity for Immigrant Rights Media Contact Patricia Montes, Centro Presente 617 483 293 WHAT: Centro Presente is bringing together Latin American immigrants with members of the Muslim/Arab community to hear testimonies from immigrants directly affected by the xenophobic policies of the Trump Administration and to show solidarity with these communities. WHEN: Tuesday, February 14th at 6:00 PM WHERE:...
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2016 Nov 21

Massachusetts Speaks out Against Hate

(All day)

Location: 

24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
Featuring Attorney General Maura Healey, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim In the wake of an alarming number of hate and bias fueled incidents across the country and in Massachusetts, we are convening the community on the Massachusetts State House steps to speak out against hate. The event will feature local and state leaders who are willing to send a message that irrespective of politics or who you supported in the election this kind of behavior is simply...
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2017 Apr 05

Emergency Rally: To Protect Immigrant Rights

(All day)

Location: 

2 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Join us in the Common by the steps of the State House! The current Administration has decided to level empty threats at "Sanctuary Cities" and attempt to bully cities into abandoning their policies to protect ALL their residents. We need to show both our legislature and the Administration that we will not be cowed. Join us next Wednesday to hear stories from the community about how they are resisting and stand together as we ask our legislators to protect the rights...
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2017 Jul 06

DignityUSA Conference: A Place at the Table

Thu Jul 6 (All day) to Sun Jul 9 (All day)

Location: 

50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Our Church is a communal table around which we are all invited to take our place. But are we welcomed and our stories heard? The program for the Conference will invite us to dive into what it means for the marginalized to take their place at the table and how the stories of the marginalized change those who tell them and those who hear them. Our experience together will recommit us to create communities that are welcoming and affirming, where all are welcomed at the table. During the conference, over three hundred... Read more about DignityUSA Conference: A Place at the Table
2017 Jun 24

Bless The City-Prayer Walk for Peace

(All day)

Location: 

3134 Washington St, Roxbury, MA 02119, USA
Join us for the second annual “Bless the City Boston” Prayer Walk for Peace. Come with your whole family – there will be a kids zone, music, dance, drama, free giveaways, a free cookout for the community, and so much more. The walk starts at the Egelston Square YMCA, 3134 Washington Street, Roxbury at 10am on Saturday June 24th. Walk ends at Mozart Park, Jamaica Plain. For more information, contact Pastor Marcos, 617-602-6205. Let’s bless the city together!
2016 Feb 16

Community Support: Recognizing the Impact of Hate Speech

(All day)

Location: 

1340 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Please join Fenway Health's Violence Recovery Program for a Community Support Space on Recognizing the Impact of Hate Speech on our communities. This event is part of our Third Thursdays community discussion series. As always there will be options for art projects, peer-led discussion, and the possibility to debrief with VRP staff. We will be on the 9th floor of 1340 Boylston St.
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2017 Jun 20

Open communal gathering for Philando Castile

(All day)

Location: 

485 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Black Lives Matter Boston stands with Philando Castile's family and all families who have lost loved ones to State sponsored murders. We will hold an OPEN communal space as a response to the unjust murder of Philando Castile and all Black people in the United States. We gather to lament and decry their murders. We gather to affirm our sacred lives and commit to continue the fight against Black genocide and the struggle for human rights. ALL who stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives and Black Lives Matter will be welcomed.

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2017 Feb 16

Unity Vigil

(All day)

Location: 

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Join us as we, Muslim and Jewish women, hold a Unity Vigil to affirm shared humanity and solidarity, a call for Prayer and Meditations of Courage to resist unjust policies. This event will take place on Brandeis Campus at the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Atrium. This is national event that will be taking place simultaneously with 100 other cities. Sponsored by the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Boston Chapter and Maryam Sharrieff of Brandeis Muslim Chaplaincy.

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