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Colrain After 25 Years: Looking Back and Looking Forward

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - November 18 @ 1:00 pm
Woolman Hill Retreat Center, 107 Keets Rd
Deerfield, MA 01342
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$30 – $60

The 34th New England Regional Gathering of War Tax Resisters Between 1989 and 1993, hundreds of people flocked to Colrain, MA, to voice their opposition to war and military spending by supporting the war tax resistance of the Corner-Kehler household.  As this year marks 25 years since the end of the Colrain action, we are […]

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9:00 am

The Next Two Years And Beyond: A Movement-Building Conference

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Simmons University, 300 the Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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$35

The return of the Democratic Party to control of the House of Representatives opens new possibilities for holding the Trump administration accountable and to block its attacks on labor and working people, tax cuts for the rich, sharply increased military spending, anti-immigrant and xenophobic policies, and escalated racism, sexism, and attacks on LGBTQ people. But […]

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2:00 pm

Peacekeeper Training for Marches and Other Actions

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bethesda Lutheran Church, East Church UCC, 455 Island Pond Road
Springfield, MA
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This highly interactive training will include discussions of the role of peacekeepers at marches and rallies, the tenets of nonviolence, how and why codes of conduct are created and followed, responding to hecklers, and how to support demonstrators who are having a hard time or are hurt. Using a combination of discussion, readings, small-group work, […]

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