WILPF Boston at Islamic Cultural Center of Boston, August 19, 2017 for anti-fascist march. L to R: Barbara Stahler-Sholk, one of the imams of the mosque, Joan Ecklein, and David Rothauser. Photo courtesy Barbara Stahler-Sholk
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Tribute to Joan Ecklein

by Val Moghadam, WILPF Member and MAPA Board Member April 2022 Joan’s passing came as a shock because she and I had talked on the phone in late February, and we had planned to meet for lunch in April when the weather improved. Between spring […]

Paul Shannon delivered a eulogy for Joan Ecklein, May 21, 2022, First Unitarian Society of Newton. Photo: Cole Harrison/MAPA
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Joan Ecklein, in memory

Presented at the Celebration of Life for Joan Ecklein, May 21, 2022, First Unitarian Society of Newton When i think of Joan, I am reminded of a part of another eulogy given long ago by a young Chilean man at the memorial service for a […]

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Marty Nathan – A Remembrance

By Paul Shannon Funny how you assume certain people will always be there, because they always are there. I can’t remember a time when Marty was not there. (Do you?) Someone you could depend on if you needed her help. Someone with a big view […]

James A. Babson
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Tribute to James A. Babson

by Shelagh Foreman and Yeva Khranovska Jamie Babson was an important member of Massachusetts Peace Action since the 1970s and a member of our Board of Directors since its inception.   He was committed to building Massachusetts Peace Action and made a lasting impact on the […]

Joan A. Ecklein
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Tribute to Joan Ecklein

by Mark Solomon After retiring from a distinguished academic career that included co-authorship of a foundational book on community organizing, Joan Ecklein committed to full-time activism to advance peace and social justice. That activism was boundless; with combined determination and self-effacement, Joan rarely if ever […]

Hyun Lee
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Hyun Lee, ¡Presente!

Women Cross DMZ and Korea Peace Now! are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved colleague, mentor, teacher, friend and sister, Hyun Lee, passed away on March 7 surrounded by her family and closest friends after a long battle with cancer. Hyun was a tireless […]