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2018 Jun 03

Cambridge Mormon/Muslim Iftar

(All day)

Location: 

65 Binney St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Join us for the first annual Cambridge Mormon/Muslim Iftar! Learn about the traditions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ("Mormon") and Muslim faiths over a joint breaking of the fast potluck dinner with friends old and new. Speakers from both groups will discuss the nature and significance of fasting in each respective religion while we come to appreciate just how much we have in common.
2018 Feb 26

Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization

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Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center for a panel and discussion with the following panelists: Diana Eck, Professor, Harvard University; Director, The Pluralism Project Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core Jennifer Peace, Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School Rabbi Or Rose, Director, The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership, Hebrew College If you have questions please e-mail us at staff@pluralism.org. Read more about Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization
2017 Sep 17

2nd Annual New England Muslim Festival

(All day)

Location: 

195 Canal St, Malden, MA 02148, USA
A fun filled family event for all; live cultural performances, International foods, vendors, children's activities and so much more. Join your American Muslim neighbors as we share all that is the Muslim world, come and explore the diversity within. Headline Act: Deen Squad Performances By; Noor Ensemble and More Including: * Palestinian * Turkish * South Asian Please Visit Our Website to Learn More:... Read more about 2nd Annual New England Muslim Festival
2017 Jul 30

Lillian Medville: Social Justice Is Personal

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Your Privilege Is Showing is a facilitated social justice card game focusing on sexism, racism, and privilege. The fundamental philosophy of YPIS is that systems of oppression (sexism, racism, privilege, ableism, classism, among others) are both deeply personal and universal. We have all, no matter who we are, internalized and participated these systems, and are hurt by them in some way. But we don’t talk about them. And if we can't talk about them we can't even begin to understand our part in them. Lillian Medville is the creator and facilitator of Your Privilege is Showing. She has brought... Read more about Lillian Medville: Social Justice Is Personal
2017 Aug 13

Sonia David: Hue-manism: How Color Matters

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Growing up as a kid of color in a predominantly white community, Sonia David, former HDS Field intern and friend of the Humanist Hub, says she thought she was saved by the gift of the doctrine of colorblindness. That is, until she realized that her identity and experiences were being erased. Join Sonia for a conversation about how we can create and sustain a vibrant, inclusive community. Sonia David is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School class of 2016. She is young professional working in the fields of health & wellness and diversity & inclusion.
2017 Jul 15

Dalit and Black Lives Matter Symposium

(All day)

Location: 

351 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
The Dalit and Black Lives Matter Symposium is co-hosted by Black Lives Matter, Boston and Boston Study Group to explore the dehumanizing caste system in India and the Dalit resistance. We will also look at the historical linkages of Dalit-Black solidarity from India, South Africa to the Civil Rights Movement and Black Panther Party as well as linkages between the two modern liberation movements. This symposium will consist of political education, information about current local and transnational work, and imagining greater solidarity.
2017 Apr 09

Kultar's Mime

(All day)

Location: 

Cgis South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Kultar's Mime is a devised play that blends painting, poetry, theater and music to tell the stories of Sikh children who survived the 1984 Delhi massacre that was organized in the wake of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination. A collective of young Jewish artists decides to commemorate a 1903 Pogrom that targeted Jews in the Russian town of Kishinev. During their journey, they learn about the 1984 massacre of the Sikhs in Delhi and in a powerful moment of embracing the pain of the 'other', they shift focus and decide to tell a story that the world has largely ignored. The play... Read more about Kultar's Mime
2017 Mar 07

Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston

(All day)

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1279-, 1299 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
Please join the Pluralism Project as we convene religious, interfaith and civic leaders of Greater Boston for a roundtable discussion on what resources, skills, and help communities can offer one another in these increasingly tense times. Participants at the event include civic leaders, leaders of Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Sikh communities in the greater Boston area, and leaders of some of the interfaith and multicultural councils that have become something of a rapid-response team following incidents of threat, bias, or hate. The Pluralism Project will use insights gleaned from this... Read more about Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston
2017 Jul 20

Self Defense Class for Muslim Women

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
In the difficult times we face as Muslim women and minorities in the United States, it is very important we obtain the necessary skills to protect ourselves from violent situations. Come join us for a WISE self defense class with some of your favorite lead instructors. This is a class you do not want to miss, here is where you will learn how to deescalate violent situations against WISE Muslim women across the greater Boston area. This event is hosted by WISE, the Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality.

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2017 Jul 01

Eid Festival

(All day)

Location: 

3 The Green, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Come join the Tufts Muslim Community as we celebrate the holiday of Eid Al-Fitr that marks the end of the 30-day Ramadan fast. The event is family-friendly and includes food, open-air activities, and arts, including frisbee, Islamic songs, calligraphy, henna designs, and more. All are welcome. For details, please contact Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim at Celene.Ibrahim@tufts.edu. Read more about Eid Festival
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.