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September 2017

RESIST: Charlie Derber & DACA Activist Katherine Asuncion

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Come hear Charlie Derber and other contributors discuss the new book Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times. Sept, 28th 7pm-9pm First Church JP | in the Parish Hall   Charlie Derber author of the new book, “Welcome to the Revolution” with Katherine Asuncion, Dreamer and DACA Activist will talk about their vision and strategy to resist Trumpism and extractive capitalism. The authors argue that a new universalizing wave, a progressive and revolutionary "movement…

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October 2017

Insights on the Affordable Care Act

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Come hear John McDonough and Rep. Liz Malia at the JP Forum October 17th 6:30 pm First Church JP | in the Parish Hall Co-hosted with Addams Richards Tubman Institute   We welcome back former Jamaica Plain State Representative John McDonough, the champion of the Massachusetts health care system, which served as a national model for the Affordable Care Act. John and current State Representative Liz Malia will reflect on two decades of working to expand quality health care coverage. They…

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Class Consciousness: Talking to Kids, Schools and Parents

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Come hear Journalist Alissa Quart, Economic Hardship Reporting Project & Director Anne Phillips, Class Action at the JP Forum   Thursday, October 26 @ 7pm First Church JP | in the Parish Hall   One of the most toxic and unspoken ways in which children and teens are shamed or bullied or simply made anxious has to do with social class. Talking about privilege or economic struggle could—and perhaps should--start at home, but parents often don’t have the tools with…

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