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March 2020

Coronavirus: Time to End US Sanctions on Iran (Webinar)

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lift Sanctions on Iran; Stop Coronavirus

Lift the Sanctions Now - Stop Coronavirus As the US tightens sanctions on Iran, our country is responsible for impacting that nation's ability to fight off the coronavirus pandemic. With 21,000 cases and over 1,000 new cases a day, basic medicines are in short supply. And if the US sanctions are successful in their goal of topping the regime, we can expect a new wave of refugees -- many of whom will carry the virus. Panelists: Shahin Tabatabaei Born in…

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April 2020

Coronavirus: Time to End US Sanctions on Venezuela (Webinar)

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lift the Sanctions Now - Stop Coronavirus Our country's escalating sanctions on Venezuela in the last few years has caused the death of tens of thousands of innocent civilians and led to more than 4 million refugees, according to the UNHCR.  Now, as the US tightens sanctions on Venezuela, our country is responsible for impacting that nation’s ability to fight off the coronavirus pandemic, which will lead to more death and create more refugees, thus endangering all of us, as…

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Massachusetts Peace Action Special Annual Meeting

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
MAPA newly elected board members April 2020

Our annual meeting scheduled for March 28, 2020 was cancelled due to coronavirus social distancing requirements.   This special, abbreviated annual meeting will be convened by online conference.  Please register to attend. Nika Elugardo State Rep. Nika Elugardo will present her reflections on the Coronavirus crisis including the state and federal response and what is needed now. Elugardo defeated a powerful incumbent in 2018 to become State Representative from  Jamaica Plain and nearby areas of Boston.  In her first year she…

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Coronavirus: Time to End US Sanctions on Cuba (Webinar)

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuban doctors hold an image of late Cuban President Fidel Castro during a farewell ceremony before departing to Italy to assist, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Havana, Cuba, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Lift the Sanctions Now - Stop Coronavirus Lee Schlenker Our presenter will be Lee Schlenker, regional organizer with Witness for Peace New England, based in Boston.  Schlenker, a graduate in Latin American Urban Studies from Middlebury College, is a dynamic and bilingual researcher, community organizer and solidarity worker with experience living and working in the United States, Cuba and Mexico. Currently based in Boston as a regional organizer with Witness for Peace New England, he is a strong believer in…

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