Boston Solidarity Event

2018 Apr 15

Muslima Self-Defense: A Class with Maryam Aziz

(All day)

Location: 

Ell Hall, 346 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
The Center for Intercultural Engagement and the Somali Student Association of Northeastern Presents: Muslima Self-Defense a class with Maryam Aziz. This class will be a workshop that will be focusing on creating a space to allow its participants to empower themselves by learning universally effective martial arts techniques. This seminar will focus primarily on how to defend from attacks that are common in hate crimes, such as shoves, multiple strikes to the face, and scarf/turban grabbing. It will also cover the “Know Your Rights “ of self-defense. Come dressed in your regular clothing, not... Read more about Muslima Self-Defense: A Class with Maryam Aziz
2018 Apr 14

Mathew Vines at Harvard

(All day)

Location: 

2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Hello, interfaith community! Have you been watching the controversy on campus, and pondering whether a Christian identity and an LGBT identity are compatible? Are you curious about the intersection of sexuality and scripture in general? Want to hear from a Biblical scholar? This Saturday, at 2pm, hear from Matthew Vines, author of God and the Gay Christian in Yenching Auditorium! Hope to see you... Read more about Mathew Vines at Harvard
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
2018 Apr 19

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/ Thursday: Islam In Action: The BC Experience 7-8pm Gasson 305.... Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2018 Apr 14

The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School

(All day)

Location: 

1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School has gathered a diversity of voices from leading scholars, religious authorities, civic community leaders, and policymakers alike to push forward analytical understanding and dialogue on the pressing topic of sectarianism in the Muslim world. From the rise of ISIS and militant extremism in the context of an eroding Arab state system to the intensification of the Iran-Saudi cold war in the wake of the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, the dire consequences of Shi’a-Sunni... Read more about The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School
2018 Apr 21

Intersectional Women's Forum

(All day)

Location: 

45 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
INTERSECTIONAL WOMEN'S FORUM Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards moderates a discussion between Gubernatorial Candidates Jay Gonzalez Mayor Setti Warren, & Bob Massie for Governor on women's issues using an intersectional lens. Space is limited. *RSVP & Submit Your Questions Here: ... Read more about Intersectional Women's Forum
2018 Apr 15

The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School

(All day)

Location: 

Cgis South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School has gathered a diversity of voices from leading scholars, religious authorities, civic community leaders, and policymakers alike to push forward analytical understanding and dialogue on the pressing topic of sectarianism in the Muslim world. From the rise of ISIS and militant extremism in the context of an eroding Arab state system to the intensification of the Iran-Saudi cold war in the wake of the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, the dire consequences of Shi’a-Sunni... Read more about The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School
2018 Apr 10

Recognizing Hate: Why Symbols Matter

(All day)

Location: 

730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476, USA
In the last year communities across Massachusetts have seen symbols of hate appear on schools, homes and houses of worship. While such acts are deeply troubling, there are ways we can fight back. All members of the community are invited to join the Arlington Human Rights Commission and ADL New England for this important conversation. For questions please contact Dan Levenson, ADL Associate Regional Director at dlevenson@adl.org or by phone at 617-406-6328. Read more about Recognizing Hate: Why Symbols Matter
2018 Apr 11

Women in the World Conference- Climate Change and Faith Community

(All day)

Location: 

745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Since 1985, the Anna Howard Shaw Center has hosted an annual spring conference to explore experiences of women’s ministries in the church and society. The conference provides opportunities for women to hear women preach, share testimonies in ministerial and multicultural leadership, and develop networks of support with one another.

This year's theme is "Am I the Earth's Keeper: Climate Change and Faith Community." Dr. Rebecca Copeland, Assistant Professor of Theology, will be giving the keynote address. We will have breakout...

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2018 Apr 12

TML Speaks: Of Equal Worth and Personhood: A Theology of Disability

(All day)

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Theology and Ministry Library, 117 Lake St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
4:00 to 4:10 - Welcoming remarks and introductions (Steve Dalton) 4:10 to 5:00 – "The Power of the Powerless" (Christopher de Vinck) 5:00 to 5:10 - Break 5:10 to 5:25 - "Wonderfully Made: A Personal Reflection" (Brian Heffernan) 5:25 to 5:40 - "Theology, Relational Anthropology, and Disability" (STM Professor Mary Jo Iozzio) 5:40 to 6:00 - "A Conversation" (Christopher, Brian, and Mary Jo - facilitator) 6:00 to 6:30 - Q & A with audience
2018 Apr 04

JSA Passover Seder

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Join the Jewish Student Association for the annual Passover Seder to celebrate, discuss, consider, reimagine, and meditate on the ancient story of the Exodus and take part in the ritual meal that will bring in both modern and traditional readings, rituals, and interpretations. Free a open to Harvard Divinity School students of all faith, affiliation or background. Hosted in the Braun room. Please RSVP to Jessica Rosenberg at jrosenberg@hds.harvard.edu. Read more about JSA Passover Seder
2018 Mar 30

The State of Muslim Women Organizing

(All day)

Location: 

79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
We're excited for our second annual National Muslim Women's Summit, a conference that invites 50 inspiring leaders to spend a weekend at Harvard Kennedy School learning from incredible speakers that will be joining. Our opening event is open to the Harvard University and local community. Please join us for an evening of enriching exchange on the status of Muslim American woman organizing in the current post-election climate. Come mingle with incredible Muslim women leaders from across the country and hear from Muslim women community leaders. Get hyped to hear from people who speak truth to... Read more about The State of Muslim Women Organizing
2018 Apr 02

Deen & Dine: Sunni Shia Dialogue

(All day)

Location: 

Ell Hall, 346 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Join us in a dialogue between Sunni and Shia members of our community during Deen and Dine! Tasbiha Batool and Samer Naseredden will speak to common misconceptions the two communities hold of one another and then we will delve into dialogue. This event is open to Muslim students in the Boston area. Food will be served! Meeting on the 3rd Floor of Ell Hall in Room 313.
2018 May 09

The Road from Hate to Hope

(All day)

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1 Kernwood St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
ADL's Essex County Law and Education Day brings together students, educators, law enforcement officials, community leaders and elected officials to honor and celebrate those who exemplify ADL's values and ideals. We are proud to honor Catherine C. Latham, EdD, Lynn Superintendent of Schools and Chief James A. DiGianvittorio, Middleton Police Department for their remarkable impact on the North Shore Community. This year, Christian Picciolini, former Neo-Nazi turned peace activist, will join us to share his journey from hate to hope We hope you can join us on Wednesday, May 9th for... Read more about The Road from Hate to Hope
2018 Apr 02

Mr. Gay Syria

(All day)

Location: 

40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Mr. Gay Syria - Directed by Ayşe Toprak - 84 mins - Arabic In focusing his attention on the competitors of Mr. Gay Syria, director Ayse Toprak shatters the one-dimensional meaning of “refugee”. Using the pageant as a means of escape from political persecution, the organizer Mahmoud — already given asylum in Berlin — hopes to offer the winner a chance to travel as well as bring international attention to the life-threatening situations faced by LGBT Syrians. This film is presented with English subtitles. Pluralism Project Summary: Approximately forty people attended the... Read more about Mr. Gay Syria

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