Please consider attending these exciting events in the coming weeks!
The Peacemakers- The Cambridge Community Chorus
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm -48 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, Kresge Auditorium, MIT
Karl Jenkins: The Peacemakers- The Cambridge Community Chorus
featuring The Worcester Children’s Chorus!
Tickets online and at the door:
General admission: $25
Students and Seniors: $15
Reduced ticket prices available
“The Olympics: More Than a Game” with Dave Zirin and Kade Crockford
June 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Jamaica Plain
Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation and author of Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Struggle for Democracy, and Kade Crockford, Director for the Technology for Liberty Project at the ACLU of Massachusetts, will talk about militarization, surveillance, and other Olympic legacies that the Mayor’s Office won’t be talking about.
More information here: http://masspeaceaction.org/events/no-boston-2024
Palestinian House of Friendship Benefit
June 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Cambridge
A Benefit for the Palestinian House of Friendship and Smiling Faces Summer Camp in Nablus, West Bank, Palestine. Learn about life under occupation and creative resistance form Mohammed Sawalha, Director, an educator, peacemaker and organizer who will tell us about their programs for children and adults.
June 3 @ 6pm – Cambridge
Arlington based artist Massoudeh Edmond reports back and shows slides. Join us to discuss the changes and their significance. More info
June 4 @ 7:30 pm – Cambridge
Reportback from the NPT Review Conference and discussion on the way forward. A discussion with nuclear abolition leaders Joseph Gerson and John Loretz, moderated by prof. Elaine Scarry. More info
Join us at the Cambridge River Festival
June 6 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Central Square Cultural District
Join us for this free annual celebration of the arts, family art-making activities, and over 100 specialty food purveyors and craftspeople.
We will displaying the nuclear globe and distributing information regarding nuclear weapons, Mideast war, Palestine, climate change, and peace economy
Location: 402 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
CALL 617-466-9274 if you are having trouble finding our booth!
Peace Contingent Dorchester Day Parade
June 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm- Dorchester Lower Mills, Richmond Street
Dorchester People for Peace will be marching again this year in the Dorchester Day Parade on June 7 – along with our friends and allied
organizations. Together we bring our vision and our values to thousands of people along the four-mile route. Join us this year!
Marchers will gather around Noon in Dorchester Lower Mills (Richmond
St.) with the parade kick-off about 1 pm. There will also be a barbecue at 123 Cushing Ave at 3:30 pm.
Guantanamo – What Is the Answer?
June 10 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm- Keyes Community Room at Milton Public Library
Milton High School Amnesty International Club together with Milton for Peace will be presenting a forum on Wednesday evening June 10th at Keyes Community Room at Milton Public Library entitled “Guantanamo – What is the Truth? Detention, Interrogation and Judicial Practices of the US Government” with speakers Terry Rockefeller documentary film producer of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows; Matthew Allen, Public Advocacy Coordinator for the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts; Margaret Ashur of International Law Journal at Boston University; and Peace and Justice Activist Susan McLucas. The event starts at 6:45.
March For Our Children – Shut Pilgrim Now
June 13 @ 8:00 am – June 16 @ 6:00 pm – Plymouth to Boston
Join Mass. Downwinders as we call for closing the most unsafe nuclear plant in the nation.
The march with consist of 54 miles over 4 days – You can join for part of, or all of the march. The march wil go through Plymouth, Kingston, Scituate, Braintree, and Boston.
Don’t miss out on any of these unique and informative opportunities for activism, learning, and change. We hope to see you at one or, hopefully, many of these events!
– Cole Harrison, Executive Director