This monthly meeting will focus on preparing for the JVP National Membership Meeting (3/31-4/2). We especially encourage those who are attending the NMM to join us at this meeting. In addition to discussing what we want to get out of the NMM as individuals and as a chapter, we will also hold a training in de-escalation for those who would like to volunteer for the de-escalation team at the NMM.
Keynote Address by Vijay Prashad: Trump’s Foreign Policy and the American Empire in Decline. We will also participate in issue-oriented breakout groups; members will elect Massachusetts Peace Action’s board of directors and approve our 2017 work plan.
Come hear Sarah Ezzat Mardini’s story. Sarah escaped Syria by sea and was able to save her sister along with 20 people from their sinking boat. Today Sara lives in Germany with her mother and two sisters. She helps Syrian refugees in Greece rebuild their lives.
Join 1for3 for the annual Walk for Water! 100% of the money raised from this 5K will directly support Palestinian refugees in the West Bank. Water is the key element through which all of 1for3's programs are able to exist. We are Watering the Seeds of Hope in the form of education, healthcare, food security and other basic human rights.
Take action to end sexual violence!
You have the power to show all survivors the support they deserve! Join us for an inspiring day of community, awareness, healing, and hope.
How do people change their minds? Jewish artists and intellectuals like Tony Kushner, Judith Butler, James Schamus, and Gary Shteyngart as well as young people talk about what they were told about Israel growing up and how they came to change their minds.