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June 2019

Resistance Film @ Forbes Library, June 12

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Forbes Library, 20 West St.
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (a.k.a. Chavez: Inside the Coup) is a documentary about the April 2002 coup attempt on the democratically elected Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez which briefly deposed him. The documentary argues that the coup d'état by an American-backed opposition party was the result of a conspiracy between various old guard and anti-Chávez factions within Venezuela and the United States. A television crew from Ireland's Radio Telifís Éireann happened to be recording a documentary about Chávez during…

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Gardening for Pollinators – June 12, 6:30PM – 8:30 PM

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
1st Congregational Church, 43 Silver St
Greenfield, MA United States
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Gardening for Pollinators Why Native Plants Matter to Pollinators and Song Birds      Wednesday, June 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm     1st Congregational Church, 43 Silver St, Greenfield, MA    Refreshments will be served.                                                                                             Dr. DESIREE L. NARANGO, URBAN WILDLIFE…

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15th Annual Fundraising Gathering in Support of the Palestinian House of Friendship

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about life under occupation from a peacemaker, educator, organizer, and father With Director Mohammad Sawalha View slides of the current reality, and of the camp that provides sports, dance, crafts, healthy meals and fun to the children of Nablus If you can't attend, please make your deductible donation to The Advocacy Project- PHF and send your check to Peter Titelman, AFPHF, 11 Kensington Avenue, Northampton MA 01060 (Please put "PHF" in memo line on check) Please RSVP by June 7…

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Report-back from Jewish delegation to Homestead Youth Detention Center in Florida

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pathways Cohousing Great Room, 25 Mountain Laurel Path
Florence,
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Come hear from local Jewish community activists who will have just returned from Homestead, FL to join as witnesses outside this for-profit prison for migrant youth. While they are there, they will join local activists in Homestead and the Miami area, as well as organizations and individuals from across the country, in a Father's Day protest to demand that the Homestead Detention Center, and all other child prisons, be shut down! Join us to learn what we saw, heard and…

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Honduras Coups and Caravans

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Northampton Friends Meeting, 43 Center St, Ste 202
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Honduras’ democracy has not been able to find stable footing since the U.S.-backed coup of 2009, and political dissidents continue to be jailed for protesting a deeply corrupt electoral system. Edwin Espinal and Raúl Álvarez are two Honduran political prisoners jailed in the maximum-security, military run ‘La Tolva’ prison for over 16 months. Edwin and Raúl were detained and denied due process for protesting the 2017 electoral fraud in Honduras, and both have a history of community organizing. The conditions…

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Resistance Film June 26, 6:45 – 8:30pm

June 26 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Forbes Library, 20 West St.
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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“Impeachment of a President , Bill Moyers Journal”  is a history of impeachment with constitutional scholar Bruce Fein who wrote the first article of impeachment against President Clinton, and with The Nation’s John Nichols, who wrote “The Genius of Impeachment: the Founders Cure for Royalism.  Discussion follows with Amherst-based John Bonifaz, author of the 2004 book “Warrior King: The Case for Impeaching George W. Bush.” Co-sponsored by Indivisible Northampton.

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July 2019

Reading Frederick Douglass Together

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St.
Northampton, MA 01060
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Join us for a shared community reading of Frederick Douglass's speech, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" You can step up to read a section of the speech, and join as we reflect on race, rights, and our responsibilities to each other.

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Asylum Seekers Share Their Experiences

July 6 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
First Congregational Church of Greenfield, UCC, 43 Silver St
Greenfield, MA 01301 United States
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Speakers from the LGBT Asylum Task Force in Worcester will join Racial Justice Rising to share their stories. Saturday, July 6, at the First Congregational Church, 43 Church Street, Greenfield 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - doors open at 9:45 FREE! Light snacks and child care available The LGBT Asylum Task Force supports and advocates for LGBTQI immigrants who are fleeing persecution in their home countries. The Task Force, a ministry of Worcester’s Hadwen Park Congregational Church, UCC, provides safe…

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Indivisible NOHO Meeting

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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Indivisible NOHO meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month
25 Mountain Laurel Path Florence MA 01062 MA, 25 Mountain Laurel Path
Florence, 01062
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This is a regularly scheduled meeting for the Northampton Chapter of Indivisible. Indivisible NOHO meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month. Join us for this informative and educational meeting. Special Guests or agenda, TBD.

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Disability 101

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main Street
Greenfield, MA
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Recommended for parents, teachers, politicians, supervisors and others. Disability 101 provides participants a basic understanding of what it means to have a disability. Learn basic information about the laws. Learn the do’s and don’ts from disability theory, manage access and become an ally. Disability 101 Trainer: Dr. Madeline L. Peters Dr. Peters has worked in higher education for the past 38 years, 30 of which she has served as the Director of Disability Services (DC) at UMass Amherst. Dr. Peters…

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