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Venezuelans Under Siege

Northampton Friends Meeting 43 Center St, Northampton, MA

Join us as we hear from local activists Scott Reed and Professor Kevin Young of the UMass History Department about the conditions in Venezuela, and watch Young's recently released film about the U.S. sanctions on the country. About Scott Reed: The Food Sovereignty Delegation with [...]

Invest in Peace Fundraiser

Online Event

Whether you can give $5 or $500, our grassroots donors sustain the Resistance Center for Peace and Justice. We're inviting all our supporters to an online evening of music, peace and justice trivia, and story-sharing to build community. We'll share how the Resistance Center has [...]

No War, No Warming: Confronting Militarism in Massachusetts

Online Event

In the face of both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, we urgently need to shift from a culture of war to a culture of care. Funneling trillions into the military to wage endless wars and project military dominance isn’t keeping us safe. In fact, it's [...]

75 years of Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki Events Across the Valley: Turner Falls

Peskeomskut Park Avenue A between 6th and 7th Streets, Turner Falls, Montague, MA

August 6 and 9, 2020, mark the 75th anniversary of the devastating, racist and unnecessary atomic bombing of two Japanese cities, resulting in the immediate deaths of between 129,000 and 226,000 people, with many dying later from radiation exposure. In Japan and around the world, [...]

75 years of Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki Events Across the Valley: Greenfeild

Greenfield Town Common Court Square, Greenfield, MA

August 6 and 9, 2020, mark the 75th anniversary of the devastating, racist and unnecessary atomic bombing of two Japanese cities, resulting in the immediate deaths of between 129,000 and 226,000 people, with many dying later from radiation exposure. In Japan and around the world, [...]

75 years of Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki Events Across the Valley: Easthampton

Emiliy Williston Library Easthampton 9 park street, Easthampton, MA

August 6 and 9, 2020, mark the 75th anniversary of the devastating, racist and unnecessary atomic bombing of two Japanese cities, resulting in the immediate deaths of between 129,000 and 226,000 people, with many dying later from radiation exposure. In Japan and around the world, [...]

Resistance Center Virtual Open House

Online Event

The Board of Directors of The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice invites you to learn about our campaigns and celebrate our victories. You're invited to The Resistance Center's first Virtual Open House! Tuesday September 8th at 6:30PM Via Zoom While adapting to the pandemic, The Resistance Center is doing [...]

Our Neighbor L3Harris: Settler Colonialism of Palestine

Online Event

Did you know L3Harris supplies weapons and surveillance equipment for settler colonial states around the globe? L3Harris is an accomplice in settler colonialism and state violence. In occupied Palestine, L3Harris has aided the Israeli settler state’s apartheid regime by providing screening technologies and surveillance equipment [...]

Cries from every Corner: Fund Healthcare, Housing, Jobs- Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

locations across Massachusetts

September 26, 2020 - The UN’s “International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons” "Nuclear weapons present an unacceptable danger to humanity. The only real way to eliminate the threat of nuclear weapons is to eliminate nuclear weapons." - UN Secretary-General António Guterres Join [...]

37th Annual MLK Day Celebration

Online Event

Join us in celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in this day-long, virtual gathering that will include a historic tour, a convocation with panelists and a keynote speaker, community workshops, and opportunities to get involved in social justice work. Given our divisive [...]

Treaty Compliance Unit: Northampton Demonstration at L3Harris

L3 Harris 50 Prince St, Northampton, MA

A "Treaty Compliance Unit" comprised of activists with NuclearBan.US and the Resistance Center for Peace and Justice will be deployed to the Northampton offices of L3 Harris, a subcontracting company to Northrop Grumman. One of the world's largest weapons manufacturers, Northrop Grumman has been awarded an $85 billion Pentagon contract to build a [...]

38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration

Online Event

The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice is excited to host its 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. The day-long, virtual event will include a walking tour, convocation with speakers, community workshops, and opportunities to get involved in social justice work. This [...]

Western Massachusetts Peace Organizing Meeting

Online Event

The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice and Massachusetts Peace Action invite Western Massachusetts peace and justice activists to come together and plan the future of peace organizing in Western Massachusetts.   Read the Resistance Center transition announcement. What issues and campaigns should we focus on? [...]