Boston

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

Standing Against Violence: Boston Vigil #JusticeforNabra

(All day)

Location: 

Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116, USA
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
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.
2017 Jun 14

Boston Synagogue Downtown Film Festival: "Arranged"

(All day)

Location: 

55 Martha Rd, Boston, MA 02114, USA
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! "Arranged" 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.

Pluralism Project...

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2016 Nov 17

Being a Muslim in the US These Days: A Panel Discussion

(All day)

Location: 

755 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420, USA
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
2016 Dec 04

Abrahamic Trialogue

(All day)

Location: 

13 Common St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
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
2017 Jan 28

Muslim Solidarity at Logan Airport Boston #NoBanNoWall

(All day)

Location: 

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
2016 Nov 15

Post-Election Chat with City Councilor of Cambridge Nadeem Mazen

(All day)

Location: 

33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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
2017 Jun 10

GBIO "Out of Many, One" Bystander Intervention Training

(All day)

Location: 

40 Walk Hill St, Boston, MA 02130, USA
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...
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2017 Jun 06

Cambridge Community Ramadan Iftar

(All day)

Location: 

806 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Cambridge Community Ramadan Iftar open to everyone, featuring local politicians and community members including Cambridge vice mayor Marc McGovern and Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem Mazen. This event presents an opportunity for community members to get to know one another and their local representatives.
2017 Jan 31

Interfaith Solidarity Proclamation Press Conference

(All day)

Location: 

138 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
People of all faiths and shared values are welcome to join a press conference, sponsored by the Massachusetts Communities Action Network, to condemn the hate filled Presidential Orders of the past week. The faith community of Massachusetts is standing together calling for the state to be a place of sanctuary and solidarity. We applaud our Mayors who have come out in support of all of our neighbors and will be calling on the Governor to stand with us as well. Read more about Interfaith Solidarity Proclamation Press Conference
2017 Feb 25

Op-Ed and Letter to the Editor Writing Workshop

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
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.
2017 Mar 12

Becoming Instruments of Peace - Moving from Prayer to Action

(All day)

Location: 

5 Park St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
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

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