Boston Solidarity Event

2017 Mar 28

Seeking Higher Ground: Religion and Conflict Transformation

(All day)

Location: 

160 Herrick Rd, Newton, MA 02459, USA
In these highly polarized times, how do we make our Religious Communities places where people can:
  • Share their stories and have simple, honest conversations about things that matter
  • Find Higher Ground even when common ground is not achievable in the short run
  • Create communities that respect the dignity of differences
  • Focus on relational and communal healing
In this one-day, interactive workshop for community leaders, we will explore the vision of our religious communities as places for "higher ground." Hands-on workshops will offer... Read more about Seeking Higher Ground: Religion and Conflict Transformation
2017 Jun 30

Eid Celebration

(All day)

Location: 

40 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Please come join the MIT MSA this Friday to celebrate Eid with dinner and sweets in La Sala de Puerto Rico (2nd floor of the Student Center)
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2017 Oct 17

Mediation Skills Training for Clergy and Lay Leaders

(All day)

Location: 

99 Summer St, Boston, MA 02110, USA
Mediation skills can help you more productively engage with Clergy-board negotiations, intra-communal disputes between congregational members, ritual differences among and between denominations, and theological differences that arise on local interfaith clergy committees. This one-day interactive training will provide religious leaders with an overview of the mediation process. A portion of the program will be devoted to providing participants with the opportunity to practice these skills in simulations involving faith-based conflicts and coached by experienced practitioners. https://www.... Read more about Mediation Skills Training for Clergy and Lay Leaders
2017 Jul 25

Muslim Teach-In: Out of Many, One

(All day)

Location: 

55 Lincoln St, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
Temple Isaiah will host "Out of Many, One": Teach-In and Solidarity with the Boston Muslim Community. Join together with our Muslim neighbors from the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and other Greater Boston Interfaith Organization leaders for an evening of learning, relationship-building, and solidarity. This is an opportunity to learn more about the Muslim faith and to hear stories from individuals of their experiences being Muslim in Boston. We’ll also learn about specific threats facing the Muslim community in these...
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2017 Jul 24

Program on Interfaith Peacebuilding by Boston and Jerusalem Teens

(All day)

Location: 

9 Piper Rd, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
Temple Isaiah Co-Sponsors Program on Interfaith Peacebuilding by Boston and Jerusalem Teens at Temple Emunah Light Dinner (suggested fee $10/person collected at the door); RSVP Here Meet inspiring Israeli, Palestinian, and Boston-area 10th graders who have completed two weeks of advocacy training at the Kids4Peace Global Institute in Washington, DC. Hear how these young leaders...
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2017 Jul 22

Peace Action Yoga

(All day)

Location: 

550 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Join us Saturday, July 22nd from 1:30-3:00p for a peaceful yoga flow at Studio 550 led by instructor Ruby Perlmutter. Learn more about MAPA's mission for peace and how you can join us in taking action towards promoting human rights and global cooperation. MAPA is looking to bring together peace minded folks in their 20's and 30's to join a community of people passionate about advocating for peace and justice issues in our communities and country. Come to enjoy the benefits of a peaceful zen yoga practice alongside like minded yogis looking to take the power of peace on and off the mat! Please... Read more about Peace Action Yoga
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 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 Jun 13

A Conversation about Jewish/Muslim Solidarity and Civil Liberties

(All day)

Location: 

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 05

Bystander Intervention Against Racism, Xenophobia, Bigotry

(All day)

Location: 

562 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
These information sessions are in collaboration with Welcoming Framingham. We will discuss -Systems Thinking Systems Approach to Problem Solving -The System of Systemic Racism - the 4 Is' Individual Racism, Interpersonal Racism, Institutional Racism, and Ideological Racism -What is "Racial Prejudice vs Racism" -Defecting from White Privilege, Breaking the White Silence and Standing up to "White Solidarity" -What is Bystander Intervention -The four Ds' of Bystander Intervention - Direct, Deflect, Delegate and Delay -Stories of Bystander Intervention -What will you be getting into if you... Read more about Bystander Intervention Against Racism, Xenophobia, Bigotry
2017 Jul 06

Livestream Event: Supreme Court Review 2017

(All day)

Location: 

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 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.
2017 Jun 09

Safe Communities Act Hearing

(All day)

Location: 

24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will conduct a public hearing and accept testimony on the Safe Communities Act in rooms A1/A2 of the State House on Friday, June 9, starting at 10 am. The Safe Communities Act would effectively make Massachusetts our nation’s first “Sanctuary State” by limiting our cooperation with ICE detainer requests, 287(g) agreements, and proposals for a Muslim registry. This page is maintained by Rep. Connolly to provide constituents and other interested folks with information and updates on the hearing. Details about this hearing are subject... Read more about Safe Communities Act Hearing
2017 Apr 23

Combating Islamophobia: A Youth-Led Teach In

(All day)

Location: 

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!

(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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