16th Annual "Walk for a New Spring", Sanctuary City Sanctuary World, March 12 2017 - April 8, 2017, Please join us for the organizing or to walk part of the way or pilgrimage all the way on this journey of transformation. For more information or to volunteer your time and energy to this effort contact Timm Bullock, walk organizer, 413-485-8469, walk4anewspring@gmail.com , www.newenglandpeacepagoda.org , Endorsers: Arise for Social Justice, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, Mass Peace Action, Merrimack Valley People for Peace, North-shore Coalition for Peace and Justice, Salem Peace Committee, Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, United for Justice with Peace, Veterans for Peace, Western Mass American Friends Service Committee

16th Annual “Walk for a New Spring”

Beginning on March 12th, the New England Peace Pagoda will begin a 27 day pilgrimage in Amherst Massachusetts. They will finish in Washington D.C. on April 8th. This walk is titled “Sanctuary City, Sanctuary World” Participants will be breaking for lunch at the First Congregational Church of Hadley from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  They…

Our Bodies, Our Justice Rally in Springfield

  INVITATION TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm City Hall 36 Court St Springfield, MA 01103 Access to reproductive health care is under attack. The House introduced a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. SCOTUS nominee Judge Gorsuch could overturn Roe v. Wade. Anti-choice movement is having “defund Planned…

Support the Safe Communities Act!

The Safe Communities Act of Massachusetts (Senate #1305, House #3052) is a bill that would: Ensure no state support for a Muslim registry. Prohibits access to information in state databases for use in any federal registry program based on national origin, religion or other protected characteristics. Ensures Basic Due Process Rights for people detained in…

Reese Erlich: Inside Syria

Reese Erlich will present a talk about his new book “Inside Syria: The Backstory of their Civil War and What the World Can Expect.” Based on numerous reporting trips to the region, Erlich will discuss the growth of Syrian extremist rebel groups, the status of the Assad regime, foreign intervention and the failure of U.S.…