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Respecting the Earth – Working for Peace

Sun October 8, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Respecting the Earth - Working for Peace Uniting to Save the Planet. MAPA Annual Dinner 2023

Uniting to Save the Planet

MAPA 2023 Annual Dinner

Sunday, October 8, 2023 – 4-7 pm

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street

Buy TicketsTo preserve our only home, Planet Earth, we face the twin existential threats of nuclear war and climate change.  MAPA’s annual dinner is devoted to exploring this connection.

Nuclear weapons and climate devastation are the offspring of power-and-profit obsessed corporations, parasites who make their living from the earth-threatening activities of their gargantuan twins.

To make matters even worse, our elites appear to be congenitally blind to the effects of their profiteering on survival of life on this planet.  As President Biden doubles down on the Ukraine war and confrontation with China and pursues development of a new generation of nuclear weapons, he approves new fossil fuel infrastructure from Alaska to West Virginia.

There is no alternative to unity to confront these challenges.

At this dinner, we will celebrate the work of Massachusetts leaders and organizations who are leading the way in uniting to save the planet.

Comedian and political commentator Jimmy Tingle will be our MC and will perform comedy.  He will mix his funniest comedic hits and newest, post pandemic bits, to deliver the humor, hope and humanity the country so desperately needs in 2023 and beyond. He will make you laugh; make you think; and make you feel better, just what the doctor ordered.

Dinner by Eunice’s Cuisine
Roasted Rosemary Chicken w/carrots & potatoes
Beans & Rice
Yellow Rice with Vegetables
Grilled Vegetables, olive oil & basil with carrots, sweet potatoes, green & red peppers, red potatoes, green & yellow squash & garlic
Garden Salad w assorted dressing
Assorted pastries

Wine & Beer from Non-Nuclear Weapons Countries

2023 Peacebuilder Award Recipients

Molly McGinty, Program Director, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)

Jean-Luc Pierite, President, North American Indian Center of Boston (NAICOB)

Lewis and Meg Randa, founders of the Pacifist Memorial, Sherborn, and of the Life Experience School

Diane Turco, Cape Downwinders, Save the Bay

This dinner is a major part of our fundraising, essential for MAPA to continue its urgently needed advocacy for peace and justice.   Please attend and spread the word!

Tickets to the dinner are $75 for individuals, $125 for a couple, or $30 for student and low-income tickets.   There is a 10% discount for tickets purchased by October 1, so don’t delay in ordering your ticket!   Order your tickets online,  or mail a check to MAPA, 11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138.

You can also volunteer to help with setup, cleanup, or food and drink service.   Volunteers will receive free admission and dinner.   Write to info@masspeaceaction.org to sign up.

Businesses, organizations, unions, and individuals!  – Take out an ad in our program book.

We are concerned about making this event as safe as possible for everyone, so we ask that all attendees take a COVID-19 Antigen Test, within 24 hours of our event, Sunday October 8th. We will make tests and masks available to those who need them.



Sun October 8, 2023
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


Massachusetts Peace Action
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First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, UCC
11 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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