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Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States

August 2013

Boston’s Unfinished March for Jobs, Freedom and Justice

August 28, 2013 @ 4:30 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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An Event Marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington The Boston Workers Alliance, Inc. has issued a clarion call for a mobilization in Boston on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.  A coalition of neighborhood organizations, base building community organizing groups, labor unions, civil rights organizations, and faith communities will gather to mark “re-remember, re-imagine, and relive the March for our times. We are holding Boston’s Unfinished March for Jobs, Freedom & Justice on Wednesday, August 28, 2013…

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April 2014

Jobs Not Jails Rally on Boston Common

April 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Let us ALL bring together 10,000 people from across Massachusetts to say NO to incarcerating our family, friends, neighbors, and loved ones. Let us say YES to good jobs that are meaningful and pay living wages. We will listen to speakers. We will chant with one another. We will be motivated to act with loud voices.  This event is being organized by a statewide coalition. JOIN US!   www.jobsnotjails.org Massachusetts taxpayers are expected to build 10,000 new prison units by 2023,…

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September 2015

International Day of Peace – Boston

September 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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6th Annual International Day of Peace2-4:00pm; 4-4:30 optional walk to the Peace GardenBoston Common(near Park Street T stop, in front of the State House)------A note from the planning committee: Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The United Nations General Assembly has declared that this day be devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. We celebrate the International Day of Peace on the Boston…

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December 2015

Candlelight Vigil: War is Not the Answer

December 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Thurs, Dec 10, 5:30 pm, Boston Common - Human Rights Day War is not the answer.  We should: Welcome and fund refugees forced to flee their countries to avoid war and death inflicted by others. Isolate ISIS by beginning to demilitarize the region. Immediately end all arms shipments to the Middle East. Weapons shipped to U.S. allies and “opposition forces” have fueled the Syrian War and often fall into ISIS’ hands. Suspend US bombing and military actions and withdraw US/NATO…

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November 2016

Boston Stands with Standing Rock

November 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Boston Stands with Standing Rock

Due to the events happening at Standing Rock, let's come together in a peaceful march to bring awareness and to show support to those at Standing Rock. Please share this page and use the hashtags #NoDAPL #MniWiconi#WaterIsLife #StandWithStandingRock Here are some DETAILS for Wednesday's Boston Stands With Standing Rock: -We will meet at Boston Common/Park Street Station for a rally from 4 pm until about 5 pm or so. -We will make sure that updates are posted on this facebook…

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January 2017

Day Against Denial

January 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Stop Trump's Team

The climate is changing, and anyone who denies it shouldn't be in the White House Cabinet. On January 9th, people in all 50 states will send a message to every US Senator: reject Donald Trump's reckless climate denying cabinet nominees. With speakers, music and skits, we'll tell our Senators to fight Trump's Climate Denial Cabinet, and ask our Governor to speak out for a sane climate policy. This event is organized by 350Massachusetts for a Better Future: http://350mass.betterfutureproject.org/ and endorsed by…

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September 2017

International Day of Peace: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”

September 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Come celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace on the Boston Common (near the Park Street MBTA station) from 1 – 3 pm on Sunday 24th September.  Consistent with the Day’s theme (Together for Peace:  Respect, Safety and Dignity for All), this year’s event features a culturally-diverse set of performers.  Event sponsors will provide information for pickup on tables located around the audience.   Music, Dance, Song, Poetry, Spoken Word, and Brief Presentations from Local Peacemakers Face-painting and activities for the Young.…

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April 2018

Rally for Palestine!–Education Under Occupation

April 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Sunday, April 22 (subject to change) 2-4 PM Park Street Station Boston Common, Boston   As students living in the United States on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, we raise our voices and our fists in solidarity with our student counterparts in Palestine, who suffer daily harassments and deprivations at the hands of the Israeli occupation. We call on all students and allies of conscience in the greater Boston area to join us on April 22nd, 2018, as we…

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September 2018

United Nations International Day of Peace

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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International Day of Peace Boston

Sunday, September 23, 2018   2-4 PM Boston Common   near the Park Street MBTA Station   Music, Dance, Song, Poetry, Artwork, & Peace Education   Special prelude music starts at 1:45   Face-painting and Activities for Children   Followed by Walk to Garden of Peace     United Nations Theme for 2018 International Day of Peace: "The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70"     Bad Weather plans: see Alternate Site Information (click…

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February 2019

Rally: US Hands off Venezuela!

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
No War on Venezuela

Join us as we support Venezuelan sovereignty and oppose US meddling in Venezuelan affairs, through sanction and military threats. We support Venezuela's right to chart its own course, without interference from the US or other imperialist powers. This rally is sponsored by the Boston Venezuela Solidarity Committee, the Committee for Peace and Human Rights, the International Action Center (IAC), Workers World Party, United American Indians of New England (UAINE), United for Justice with Peace (UJP), United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC)…

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May 2019

Rally for Venezuelan Sovereignty

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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There will be a rally on Saturday, May 18, at 1pm at Park Street Station protesting US interference in Venezuela and the treatment of the peace activists who were occupying the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, at the invitation of the Venezuelan government, until they were evicted by the Police on Thursday, May 16.  This is a local rally in support of the larger protest that will happen in DC on Saturday. The United States has been trying to engineer a…

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June 2019

Rally: No War on Iran

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boston Common – Park St, Tremont & Park Streets
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Rally: No War on Iran

Speakers will include: Stephen Kinzer, Boston Globe columnist, author, and former New York Times foreign correspondent Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate Mojgan Haji, National Iranian-American Council Kevin Peterson, New Democracy Coalition Ryan Costello, Coalition to Stop the Genocide in Yemen Ana Milosavjevic, Massachusetts Peace Action NextGen Massoudeh Edmond, Iranian-American artist and activist Brian Garvey, Massachusetts Peace Action Chance Charley, BU Students Against Imperialism Beena Sarwar, Pakistani journalist, filmmaker and peace campaigner The U.S. war and media propaganda machines are currently gearing up…

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