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Satanic Temple Files Discrimination Complaint Against the Boston City Council 

March 4, 2019
Council meeting invocation speakers are invited by the City Council President “based on a personal relationship she has with them.” According to the members of The Satanic Temple, the City Council discriminated against them by denying them the opportunity to say the opening prayer at a recent public meeting. The City Council meetings typically begin […]

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2018 Apr 17

Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College

(All day)

Location: 

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Boston College MSA is proud to announce the 5th annual Islamic Awareness week, which is an initiative to unite the Boston College Community in appreciation and celebration of Muslims and Muslim culture and tradition. This year, Islamic Awareness Week's events center around the understanding and exploration of the hijab, Islamic art, and the Muslim student experience on campus as well as examining Islamophobia both on campus and around the United States. Islamic Awareness Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/624349311237406/ Tuesday: Hijab Booth 11am-2pm on O'Neill Lawn Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2017 Jul 21

Volunteer at MIRA's Citizenship Workshop on Friday, July 21st

(All day)

Location: 

105 Chauncy St #901, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Are you interested in helping someone become a United States citizen?Please join MIRA Coalition for a Citizenship Workshop. We offer FREE naturalization information and application assistance to eligible green-card holders. Your assistance is greatly appreciated! All volunteers are expected to arrive by 9:30 AM SHARP (usually end around 3:30 PM) and all new volunteers must attend ONE volunteer training prior to serving at a clinic. Clinic Date: Friday, July 21st 9:30 AM @ MIRA ~ 105 Chauncy St. (basement) Boston, MA 02111...
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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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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 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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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!
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 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
2017 Jun 14

Somerville Progressives Celebrate Ramadan: All Welcome!

(All day)

Location: 

Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA

Come celebrate Ramadan and learn about the Islamic faith with Tufts Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim, Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem Mazen and The Welcome Project! Join the Tufts Muslim Student Association on Wednesday, June 14th at the Tufts Interfaith Center for an immersive experience. Doors open at 7:30, meal served after the sunset prayer. All are welcome.The Welcome Project and Jetpac will be in attendance. The event is co-sponsored by the Tufts University Muslim Alumni Association (TUMAA). Community members are encouraged to support our program with a...

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2017 Mar 10

Vigil in Memory of Srinivas Khuchibhotla

(All day)

Location: 

2 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA
PURPOSE: The purpose of this vigil is to peacefully gather to honor the life and memory of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed on February 22, 2017 by Adam Purinton who believed that Mr. Kuchibhotla did not belong to our American community. INVITATION: We plead with all community organizations to join us to unite against forces that are tearing us apart. We would be very grateful if you would invite your friends, family, colleagues, and like-minded organizations in coming together as...
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2017 Jun 02

Laura Everett: The Good Life on Two Wheels

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
A Humanist Hub religious ally, Laura Everett is a four-season bike commuter in Boston, pastor in the United Church of Christ, and author of "Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels." She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches. Laura writes and reflects on urban spirituality, noting that much contemporary spirituality focuses on finding the holy in the wilderness. Yet for those of us who feel called to cities, or do not have the option to leave, where do we find the transcendent in the daily disciplines of urban life? What can... Read more about Laura Everett: The Good Life on Two Wheels
2017 Jun 09

Greg Epstein: Humanism in the Age of Trump

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Join Humanist Chaplain and Hub Executive Director Greg Epstein for his monthly talk at the Hub: with music, food, poetry, discussion, and more. This talk will be great for newcomers, and we will have childcare available. Find out more here.