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June 2016

Lives at Stake: A Community Conversation On Mass Incarceration

Thursday 16 June 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Baptist Church, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The Jamaica Plain Progressives are working with JP Forum and other local community organizations to host a conversation about the impacts of mass incarceration and what we can do about it. The forum will be held at First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 16 at 7:00pm. There is a growing recognition of the damage mass incarceration is doing, especially in communities of color where 3 in 4 black men spend time in prison — not only impacting their families while they are imprisoned, but making…

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Film Screening: How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change – With Director Josh Fox

Sunday 19 June 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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RSVP on Facebook Join Director Josh Fox (GASLAND) at the JP Forum for a screening of his new film! In How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change, Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on 6 continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the…

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July 2016

Sacred America, Sacred World: Fulfilling our Mission in Service to All

Saturday 16 July 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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RSVP on Facebook On Saturday, July 16th, the JP Forum will host an exciting event with Stephen Dinan, the founder of The Shift Network, that brings our spirituality and our citizenship together in important new ways. Stephen's new book is called Sacred America, Sacred World and it's winning rave reviews from left and right because it charts a more unified path into a brighter future. It's both visionary and practical. In a year in which so our country is being torn…

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Biking Party, Summer Gear Swap & Ice Cream Social

Saturday 30 July 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Located at the Festival Garden In the Southwest Corridor Park across from the Stonybrook T RSVP on Facebook! The JP Time Exchange is organizing a meet-up and swap for anyone interested in biking or ice cream! Experienced bikers will be on-hand to answer your biking questions and offer tips about bike maintenance and biking in the city Bring summer gear you want to swap – outdoor toys, bikes, bike gear, or sports equipment Learn about the Time Exchange – and…

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August 2016

How New England Can Feed Itself: Part II

Wednesday 17 August 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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An update with the Food Solutions New England network Co-sponsored by the Boston Food Forest Coalition RSVP on Facebook! Many of us in JP and beyond are concerned about our food system. From unsustainable farming techniques to food deserts to widespread poor nutrition, the problems can be overwhelming. The good news is that Food Solutions New England (FSNE) has presented us with a Vision, A New England Food Vision for a regional food system that is sustainable, equitable and resilient.…

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