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2017 Jul 09

Greg Epstein: Humanism in the Age of Trump

(All day)

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30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
“Don’t Believe in God? You’re Not Alone.” That was one of the slogans on ads adorning Boston’s Red Line T, the New York City Subway, and busses and billboards nationwide, when Greg Epstein’s book Good Without God was published back in 2009. At that moment, atheism and agnosticism were becoming not only more common, but more normal. Greg’s message was that the nonreligious have a positive, inspiring and ethical way of life -- call it humanism if you like the word -- and that “lifestance” had made the world better in countless ways, from its critique of religious hypocrisy in ancient India to... Read more about Greg Epstein: Humanism in the Age of Trump
2017 Jun 13

A Conversation about Jewish/Muslim Solidarity and Civil Liberties

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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 06

Livestream Event: Supreme Court Review 2017

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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 Apr 23

Combating Islamophobia: A Youth-Led Teach In

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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!

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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

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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

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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 Feb 16

Community Support: Recognizing the Impact of Hate Speech

(All day)

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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 06

Cambridge Community Ramadan Iftar

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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 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 29

Boston Protest Against Muslim Ban and Anti-Immigration Orders

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560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
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!    
2017 Jun 14

Somerville Progressives Celebrate Ramadan: All Welcome!

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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

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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 May 28

Vigil for Victims of Manchester Bombing

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Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Take a stand against hate! Join us this Sunday, May 28th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at Parkman Bandstand, Boston Commons, 139 Tremont Street for a Silent vigil in solidarity with victims of the Manchester bombing. Bring signs!!! Organizers: Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom,Boston Chapter; Massachusetts American Muslims - MAAM
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.