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Justice for Sayed Arif Faisal!

Somerville High School 81 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA

Sayed Arif Faisal was a graduate of Somerville High, a UMass Boston student, and a Mystic Mural participant who was shot and killed by Cambridge police.  March with us to demand justice and pay respects to this young man whose life was cut short by [...]

No New Women’s Prison: 2023 Campaign Relaunch

Online Event

Join Families for Justice as Healing and The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls for the 2023 #NoNewWomensPrison campaign virtual relaunch event. Hear from leaders in the movement and learn about the ongoing work to pass the Jail and Prison Construction [...]

An introduction to the Baystate Reentry Network

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Reintegrating a despised population into our communities under the banner: "No more victims of sexual offenses" An introduction to the Baystate Reentry Network with Bill Canavan, Director and Coordinator Tuesday, February 7 @ 6:30pm Cambridge Friends Center,  5 Longfellow Park,  Cambridge (off Brattle Street out [...]

The Plight of Haitian Migrants

Online Event

Join this online event on Sunday, February 12 at 4:00 PM for an important discussion on The Plight of Haitian Migrants: How Racism Works to Undermine an Immigration System Already in Crisis. Speakers include: A Haitian political and economic policy specialist at the Mexican consulate [...]

Black Religion in the Public Square

Grove Hall Branch Library 41 Geneva Ave., Dorchester, MA

A Conversation with Dr. Earle J. Fisher on the Rev. Albert Cleage Jr. & the Black Messiah

None of Us Is Free Unless All Are Free: Anti-Imperialism and the Black Radical Tradition

UMass Amherst - Bowker Auditorium 100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA

Bill Fletcher Jr. Principal at Common Forces, LLC, former president of TransAfrica Forum, longtime trade unionist and writer The James Baldwin Lecture is co-presented by the UMass Amherst W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, the Department of History, and the College of Humanities and [...]

Opposing the Militarization of Youth

Online Event

Military recruiting of high school students has been a tactic of the United States military services and a concern for many parents, grandparents, and families for decades. Recently, meeting recruitment goals has become more difficult for military recruiters, so much so that there are alarming [...]

Flawed and Whole: What does it mean to be white and antiracist?

Fields Corner Branch, Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA

What does it mean to be white and anti-racist?  Through storytelling, movement, unanswerable questions, and french fries, Flawed and Whole is one white woman grappling with self acceptance and racial identity, while trying to be the best ally and accomplice possible. Is this white saviorism? [...]

Art & Activism Workshop

11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Join Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) on March 11th @1-3:30 pm for our Art and Activism workshop! Learn about the history of artistic protest and hear from speakers with experience in this field, followed by a hands-on opportunity to create a piece of your own political art [...]