Applying President Kennedy’s American University Speech

Online Event

The JFK Peace Speech Committee will host its monthly showing and discussion of President Kennedy's critically important address on world peace. This month the discussion will focus on how we might apply the principles of world peace that President Kennedy articulated. Those who are familiar [...]

Building Worker Power: Solidarity, Cooperation and Care

University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United States

In this time of economic crisis and ecological collapse, workers of all kinds are organizing to reject the alienation of racial capitalism. This conference explores the deep histories, current happenings, and future possibilities of collaborations between union organizing, worker-owned cooperatives, and care-work of all kinds. [...]

The Movement and the “Madman” (online film premiere)

Online Event

The MOVEMENT and the “MADMAN” will premiere on Tuesday, March 28 at 9pm / 8pm (CT) on all PBS stations and will also stream on PBS.org during and after the premiere. The film tells the little-known story of how, in the fall of 1969, two of the largest demonstrations in U.S. history at the time caused President Nixon to abandon his secret, self-described “madman” [...]

Lessons of the Anti-Vietnam War Movement

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PBS will screen The Movement and the "Madman", a new documentary about the anti-Vietnam war movement and its impact on President Nixon's war policy, on March 28. Our panel two nights later will feature the film's executive producer, Robert Levering, in dialogue with three Massachusetts activists, who [...]

Fighting the War Machine: in Chicago and Beyond

Loyola University: Lake Shore Campus 6339 N Sheridan Rd,, Chicago, IL, United States

In person at Loyola University's Lake Shore Campus, 10 A.M.-4 P.M. -- Registration info coming soon!  Throughout this past year’s news cycle, one of the major events commonly covered was the war in Ukraine. Although it may have been the most highlighted, this conflict is [...]

Art & Activism Workshop

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

Join Massachusetts Peace Action on April 8th @1-3:30pm for our Art and Activism workshop!   Learn about the history of artistic protest, followed by a hands-on opportunity to create a piece of your own political art on an issue important to you. If you can’t [...]

Breaking Through Cold War Thinking

Online Event

MAPA's JFK Peace Speech Committee will host its monthly showing and discussion of President Kennedy's critically important address on world peace, given at American University in June 1963. We will view the speech, followed by a discussion of how to break through cold war thinking. [...]

President Kennedy’s Speech on World Peace — Sharing the Message

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MAPA's JFK Peace Speech Committee will host its monthly showing and discussion of President Kennedy's critically important address on world peace, given at American University in June 1963. After the film there will be discussion with the audience on the topic:  "What can I do [...]

President Kennedy’s Vision of Peace — How It Applies Today

Online Event

Saturday June 10, 2023 is the 60th Anniversary of President Kennedy's American University speech on world peace. The JFK Peace Speech Committee is sponsoring a webinar on this date from 11:30AM to 1PM EDT that will include showing the film of the speech, followed by [...]

The Rosenberg Case 70 Years Later: Fighting Fascism Then and Now

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Buy tickets for the Wednesday, June 14th at 7 pm EDT or Sunday, June 25th at 4 pm EDT virtual film screening honoring the Rosenbergs' resistance and highlighting anti-fascism organizing within the RFC beneficiary community. Seventy years ago on June 19th, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were [...]

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: Intergenerational Education & Organizing Project

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Thursday June 22nd 7pm - 8pm You’re invited to a virtual town hall on Thursday, June 22 at 7:00 pm EDT to hear more about a new initiative to address the disconnect between older peace activists and younger social justice activists in the Greater Boston [...]

Activating Everyday Nonviolence

Woolman Hill Conference Center 107 Keets Rd, Deerfield, MA, United States

Juanita Nelson’s 100 Birthday Celebration and Gathering 

The Freedom to Have Peace: What JFK’s American University Speech Tells Us

Online Event

Our commentator is Karen Kwiatkowski. Karen Kwiatkowski is a retired U.S. Air Force Lt Colonel who served tours in Alaska, Massachusetts, Spain and Italy, and later served in communications and political military analysis at the National Security Agency and Pentagon.  Since her retirement in 2003, [...]

Strategies to Build Progressive Political Power

Online Event

Call to Conference Dec 2, 2023 - online Massachusetts has the reputation of being one of the most progressive states in the country. Yet we lack legislative transparency, and we have a progressive Democratic Party platform that the leadeership ignores and a state government that [...]

Peace or Primacy– America’s Choice for the 21st Century: Stephen Kinzer

First Parish of Watertown 35 Church St, Watertown, MA, United States

Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment warmly invites you to our Annual Meeting & Potluck Dinner Sunday, June 2, 2024 First Parish of Watertown-Unitarian Universalist 35 Church Street, Watertown Parking in Church lot off of Summer Street and in CVS parking lot below [...]

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