Conference

No War 2017: War and the Environment

September 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

September 22-24 Conference in Washington, D.C. Just following the International Day of Peace, and in the tradition of No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism, and the best speech any U.S. president ever gave, this year’s conference will focus on activism, including activist planning workshops, addressing how the …

2017 Peace Conference at Rolling Ridge

July 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Since its inception in 2011, the Peace Conference at Rolling Ridge has served as an important platform for healthy dialogue and inspirational hope. Diverse speakers over the years have addressed issues of peace-making, Earth tending, and inter-faith reverence. In a confusing political and social climate, …

Nuclear Disarmament Advocates gather at MIT

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Michael VanElzakker, Somerville, and Jonathan King, Cambridge On May 6 more than 200 concerned people gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the 2017 “Resisting the Threat of Nuclear War” conference.  MAPA was a key co-sponsor of this gathering along with AFSC, Council …

Journey of Change: Transforming ourselves and our communities as we transform conflict   AVP offers the tools to transform violent conflict.  If we seek deep and lasting change, we must seek transformation not only of the conflict at hand, but of ourselves. We must continually ask …

Join us on May 6th for Progress as Resistance, a statewide organizing conference to move forward a progressive agenda in Massachusetts! Come together with members of the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition and activists from across the Commonwealth as we use resistance to make progress on …

Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War

May 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The growing hostility between the US and Russia, North Korea and Iran makes it more urgent to reduce the risk of nuclear war, as do plans to spend a trillion dollars replacing US nuclear weapons by new ones more suited for first-strike. Nuclear war can …

Challenging Trumpism, Wars and Militarism

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

After the Inauguration: Rest Your Feet, Feed Your Head, Stoke Your Fire! A free conference at American University’s Kay Spiritual Life Center Please join featured speakers Phyllis Bennis, Michael McPhearson, Judith Le Blanc, John Feffer, Alli McCracken, maTT DeVlieger, Jackie Cabasso, John Feffer, Raed Jarrar, …

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