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June 2017

Disrupting the System – The Valve-Turners Direct Action Panel

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Climate organizers turned emergency shut-off valves on all 5 pipelines that carry tar sands oil into the United States. What can we learn from this direct action that shut down 15% of US crude oil imports for nearly a day?

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Retrofitting Our Residences: Beyond Fossil Fuels

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Featuring a panel of experts on how to save energy and reduce the carbon footprint of your home —while helping achieve the Boston Climate Action Plan.

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Boston’s Future Buildings: How Do We Get To Net Zero?

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Bostonians have a tremendous opportunity to show how our state and our nation can accelerate this transition by maximizing energy efficiency and local, renewable sources of energy.

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On your Own But Not Alone

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Co-hosted by JP@ HOME Older adulthood presents unique challenges. Nancy Goldner (Ph.D, LICSW) sh her clinical and personal experience identifying the resources and signature strengths that sustain physical and emotional wellbeing for those of us who live alone. As we enter later life, meeting these challenges requires single people to tap our remarkable human capacity to adapt to a life circumstance that may not have turned out as we expected. At the Forum, JP resident Nancy Goldner (Ph.D, LICSW) will…

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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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