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November 2018

Film: SELMA

Wednesday 14 November 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Co-sponsored by First Church in JP UU, Social Justice Action Committee and Theodore Parker Church, Racial Justice Task Force Selma, Wed. 11/14 @ 7PM To kick off our second year of the Dismantling White Supremacy Film series is SELMA. A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. For more information: Jom45@aol.com Free & Open to All.

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December 2018

Understanding the Climate Picture: Lessons from the IPPC & National Climate Assessment

Wednesday 12 December 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Invite your friends on Facebook HERE Join us to hear from scientists and activists to dissect the report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Climate Assessment compiled by hundreds of scientists from around the world. These reports warn that these dangers are no longer remote or hypothetical. Both reports call for urgent action. How do we respond to a crisis larger than any we as a species have ever faced? We will hear from a panel of…

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January 2019

Film: RUMBLE

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Co-sponsored by First Church in JP UU, Social Justice Action Committee and Theodore Parker Church, Racial Justice Task Force THE INDIANS THAT ROCKED THE WORLD Rumble, Fri. 1/11@ 7PM As part of Dismantling White Supremacy Film Series this revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. The early pioneers of the blues had Native as well as African American roots, and one of the first and most influential jazz singers’ voices was trained…

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INEQUALITY AND OUR WELL-BEING: Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! Globally recognized UK health leaders Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett will be speaking at the JP Forum about their new book, THE INNER LEVEL: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being. In 2009, Wilkinson and Picket revolutionized our understanding of economic inequality with their globally-recognized book, THE SPIRIT LEVEL: Why Equality is Better for Everyone.  They are coming to Jamaica Plain on their U.S. book tour for The Inner Level. Brookline Booksmith…

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February 2019

A Night with Award-Winning Poet: Morgan Parker!

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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In collaboration with Papercuts we bring to Jamaica Plain the Morgan Parker, to celebrate the release of her forthcoming poetry book, MAGICAL NEGRO (2/5/19, Tin House)  A Most Anticipated Book of 2019 at Vogue, O: the Oprah Magazine, NYLON, BuzzFeed, Publishers Weekly and Papercuts! “Parker’s voice is surprising, ranging from elegiac to conspiratorial to ecstatic; she interrogates both blackness and femininity like ports in a long personal journey, as places to land but also as points of departure.” - Vogue…

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