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October 2018

Gubernatorial Candidates Environmental Town Hall

Monday 1 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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A people’s assembly of several environmental organizations and concerned community members are gathering to speak directly to our Gubernatorial Candidates about our state’s crucial environmental issues and the importance of sustainable legislation. Candidates will make opening remarks, answer questions from the audience, and then offer closing remarks. Governor Charlie Baker is unable to attend. Democratic candidate, Jay Gonzalez will be present to answer our communities concerns and questions.                

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William Powers: Dispatches from the Sweet Life

Wednesday 3 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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  Delighted to share with you that award-winning author William (Bill) Powers is launching his new book this fall and we’d like to have you part of this exciting moment, and the critical conversation this new book explores.   The underlying question so pertinent to our time “ whether academic, intellectual, spiritual or practical in nature - is this: How can one live fully, joyfully, sustainably, and in community while simultaneously healing the planet?   Bill’s new book, Dispatches from the Sweet…

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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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