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.
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.
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.
The Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment is holding a vigil in Copley Square on Tuesday, June 20, at 6:30pm to mourn and pray for Nabra, a 17-year old woman from Sterling, VA who was killed after going missing while walking to a mosque with her friends.
According to the event page, "While the incident has yet to be labeled a hate crime, right now in America, Black Muslim women, especially those from marginalized communities are continuously targeted and attacked with malicious intent. Hate crime against Muslim... Read more about Standing Against Violence: Boston Vigil #JusticeforNabra
The Film Festival is back! But this time, we are looking at love and romance in Jewish films. The screening of "Fill the Void" was met with great success! Join us for our next film with curated discussion and refreshmants!
As it's title suggests, "Arranged" follows two young New York women, one Jewish and one Muslim. When confronted with arranged marriages, they find comfort, companionship and solace in the burden of their common, outmoded destiny. The acting performances of this romantic comedy are compelling and enchanting.
Come to the Follen Church in Lexington to learn how three Muslim Americans have experienced the past several months of political discourse, including the anti-Muslim sentiments stirred up during the presidential campaign.Panelists:
-Aishah Abdul-Musawwir, Library Media Specialist, Cambridge Public...Read more about Being a Muslim in the US These Days: A Panel Discussion
The Common Street Spiritual Center is bringing together Jews, Christians, Muslims and others who are interested to learn more about these three Abrahamic faiths in a spirit of respect, appreciation, and love. This is the second trialogue and the theme is "Founders: Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad."
Dr. Kecia Ali (Boston University), Rev. Brent Newberry (First Baptist of Worcester), and Alison Kur (Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley) will present for 15 minutes each about the founders of their faiths. Shaheen Akhtar (Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland) will moderate our Q & A.
Come join and be... Read more about Abrahamic Trialogue
This workshop, the first CAIR Massachusetts Ambassadors program event, will train community members to write Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to pitch to their local papers. Hosted by the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.
In follow-up to the Jan. 21st Pre-Women's March prayer service, the Paulist Center invites members of the church and local community to join a discussion on how Christians are being called to action and to help identify what issues to focus your energy and talents. Please bring local and national resources to share.
Read more about Becoming Instruments of Peace - Moving from Prayer to Action
Join together with people of faith from across the city for a special evening service that will feature testimonies from local residents, prayers from Boston's interfaith leaders, and a non-partisan call to Senator Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Walsh for dignity and diligence in this time of heightened social tension and political transition. Hosted by the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.
Pluralism Project Summary:
The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) worked with several different Boston faith communities in order to put on the event, “Out of Many, One... Read more about Out of Many, One: An Interfaith Call for Dignity & Diligence
On February 11 2017, the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) will host its Winter Gala, Leading with Love to support ISBCC’s efforts in responding to the divisive rhetoric that has taken over in recent times. It will be an exciting night of community building and coming together with special presentations by partner organizations: Institute of Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), Mercy to All Mankind, an Unity Productions Foundation (UPF) who will share an exclusive screening of their latest film ‘The Sultan...Read more about ISBCC Winter Gala: Leading With Love
In response to the Trump Administration's announced Muslim ban, CAIR Massachusetts is holding a protest in Copley Square at the site of the Khalil Gibran Plaque - Gibran was an immigrant from Lebanon. At 2:30 pm there will be a Muslim prayer in the Square. All are encouraged to attend - please spread widely!
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), 1 Harborside Dr, Boston, MA 02128, USA
EMERGENCY ACTION: Join activists TODAY at Logan Airport at Terminal E to protest the #MuslimBan and provide support to refugees and family members arriving. Please share with your networks and follow Movimiento Cosecha for updates.
Why we are doing it? Trump has suspended entry of all refugees to the US for 120 days, barred Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocked entry into the US for 90 days for citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. There are already reports of refugees and even permanent residents held in airports across t... Read more about Muslim Solidarity at Logan Airport Boston #NoBanNoWall
Come meet City Councilor Nadeem Mazen and learn more about his efforts to push progressive politics in Massachusetts. Mazen burst onto Cambridge’s political stage in 2013, when voters elected him to the City Council. He became the first Muslim-American elected to office in the state of MA. His grass-roots campaign emphasized empowering the people and getting more minorities into politics. Especially in light of the post-election climate, Mazen will shed some light on the role of community organizing for more progressive social change. Event by the Harvard Kennedy School's Muslim Caucus
This training will be facilitated by Quabbin Mediation:
Training Active Bystanders 2-hour Workshop
Creating Safety in Contentious Times
If you are a bystander witnessing a harmful situation, you have a choice to make. Do you do something? What do you do?
Training Active Bystanders (TAB) helps participants...