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November 2020

Public Health Amidst a Pandemic: Dr. Howard Ehrman

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Howard Ehrman

Howard Ehrman, MD, MPH is a retired Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois (UIC) in Chicago who has researched and taught courses on the relationship of climate change to the global economic and health crisis at UIC, DePaul University and Knox College for two decades. He was a co-founder of the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) in Chicago, a student of Professor Barry Commoner at Washington University, and a Labor Union Organizer. More details about this program are…

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What a new US President Means for Relations with China, Russia and Korea

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Then US Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in 2013., Reuters/Lintao Zhang

The election of a new president presents us with an important question: will the Biden administration change policy when it comes to Russia, China and Korea? The former Vice President is just as committed to U.S. hegemony and to the “pivot to Asia”, the new military, economic, diplomatic and soft-power Cold War with China. Biden is also aiming to revitalize U.S.-European alliances aimed at Russia. President-elect Biden may extend the New START Treaty with Russia and has signaled an openness to…

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December 2020

Phone Bank for Raphael Warnock for Senate in Georgia

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

Raphael Warnock Endorsement

While the presidential race is thankfully over, control of the Senate remains at stake, and will come down to the results of a special election this January in Georgia. The Senate has been a graveyard for pro-peace legislation coming out of the House these past two years, so the urgency in this election is sky-high. This is the final push, and we need your help to ensure the make up of the new Senate is as pro-peace as possible. Peace Action is…

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Identifying Issues

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Identifying Issues

Identifying our issues In community organizing, we wage strategic campaigns directed at a target with a clear issue cut to win. With our grassroots organizing, leadership development, smart campaigning, and power & movement building, we are unstoppable and another world is possible. In this training you will learn how to identify problems and issues, find an issue that is meaningful, impactful, and win-able, create an “issue cut,” identify your target, and launch your campaign. Hosted by: Lily Huang, Co-Executive Director…

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Fruitvale Station: Dismantling White Supremacy (DWS) Film Series

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fruitvale Station

Zoom Panel Discussion of Fruitvale Station and Local Policing Reform The film Fruitvale Station depicts the story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old from Hayward, California, and his experiences on the last day of his life, before he was fatally shot by BART Police in the early morning of New Year's Day 2009. The movie begins with the actual footage of Oscar Grant and his friends being detained by the BART Police at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland on…

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Where do we go from Here? Preparing our Movements for the Next Four Years

December 5 @ 9:00 am - December 6 @ 12:00 pm

Keynote Address Sen. Ed Markey United States Senator from Massachusetts So, Now What do we Do? Joe Biden’s election victory is a relief. But it also means that all of our movements for peace and social justice know that we have to organize now like never before. What does that organizing look like? Join us on December 5-6 to help figure that out. John Nichols National affairs correspondent for The Nation. His most recent book is The Fight for the…

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Where is the Hope? with Rev. June R. Cooper

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rev. June R. Cooper

Signs of Hope: Derrick Bell, a noted Harvard Professor, wrote a book called Faces at the Bottom of the Well, The Permanence of Racism (1992) in which he states that racism is a permanent feature of American society. Do we accept this claim or do we see hope rising for recent protest and calls for police reform? Reverend June R. Cooper is the Executive Director of City Mission Boston, a social justice organization that is addressing family homelessness and racial…

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GLORY – The Deadliest Drug

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glory

Now that Trump is going, we will have Biden with his call for “duty, honor, service, country.” In the wake of a global pandemic, abandoned industries, decaying infrastructure, deteriorating environment, and a declining standard of living, the 99% can be offered the promise they can merge with the glorious American democracy, the beacon for the rest of the world, even if this democracy is ruled by an oligarchy. Soldiers can kill and die for freedom-the freedom of Exxon-Mobil to invest…

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Phone Bank for Raphael Warnock for Senate in Georgia

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

Raphael Warnock Endorsement

While the presidential race is thankfully over, control of the Senate remains at stake, and will come down to the results of a special election this January in Georgia. The Senate has been a graveyard for pro-peace legislation coming out of the House these past two years, so the urgency in this election is sky-high. This is the final push, and we need your help to ensure the make up of the new Senate is as pro-peace as possible. Peace Action is…

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Advocacy Day for Priority Legislation!

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Advocacy Day

Many important bills need to pass the State Legislature before the legislative session ends on Dec 31st!.   Mass. Peace Action is partnering with  UU Mass Action to hold a virtual lobby day on Thursday, Dec 10th  Join Us!  We have a short timeline to make this happen - we need to register ASAP so that we can start making appointments. The plan:  Our focus is on State Representatives.  Larger meetings will be constituents and one State Representative.  Smaller meetings will include a…

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Music for Peace: Balourdet String Quartet

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music for Peace with the Balourdet Quartet

Music of Mozart and Beethoven In the first concert of our 2020-2021 season, Music for Peace presents the Balourdet String Quartet playing two masterpieces, Mozart's quartet K.465 in C Major ("Dissonance") and Beethoven's quartet Op.131 in C# minor. The Balourdet String Quartet: Angela Bae, Violin Justin DeFilippis, Violin Benjamin Zannoni, Viola Russell Houston, Cello The Balourdet String Quartet, based in Boston, is currently in residence at the New England Conservatory’s Professional String Quartet Program. The quartet received the Gold Medal in…

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Phone Bank for Raphael Warnock for Senate in Georgia

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

Raphael Warnock Endorsement

While the presidential race is thankfully over, control of the Senate remains at stake, and will come down to the results of a special election this January in Georgia. The Senate has been a graveyard for pro-peace legislation coming out of the House these past two years, so the urgency in this election is sky-high. This is the final push, and we need your help to ensure the make up of the new Senate is as pro-peace as possible. Peace Action is…

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Phone Bank for Raphael Warnock for Senate in Georgia

December 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

Raphael Warnock Endorsement

While the presidential race is thankfully over, control of the Senate remains at stake, and will come down to the results of a special election this January in Georgia. The Senate has been a graveyard for pro-peace legislation coming out of the House these past two years, so the urgency in this election is sky-high. This is the final push, and we need your help to ensure the make up of the new Senate is as pro-peace as possible. Peace Action is…

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January 2021

Noam Chomsky: Internationalism or Extinction

January 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Noam Chomsky Extinction or Internationalism

New England Film Premiere “No one but Noam so passionately links the twin, man-made threats to organized human existence--catastrophic climate change and nuclear doomsday machines--and no previous communication of his warnings and challenge to action has presented them so impressively. The brilliantly chosen visuals transform what might otherwise be an almost unbearable recitation of horrific facts--and the institutional failures to move toward changing them--into a presentation with a potential to inspire and motivate public activism which I can hardly imagine being surpassed.-…

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