Highlighted Community Events: November, 2015

October 31st, 2015

HIGHLIGHTED COMMUNITY EVENTS: November, 2015

The Liberation Movement in Greece on Tuesday, November 5th, 7pm at City Life/Vida Urbana, 284 Amory St. in Jamaica Plain. Dr. Dora Teloni, a prominent Social Worker in Greece, and will be speaking to us about the inspiring and powerful solidarity movement going on in Greece in the wake of economic collapse.

#FallRising: National Mobilization to Stop the TPP from November 14th through 18th in Washington, D.C. The U.S. is negotiating 3 massive international treaties–the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trade-in-Services Agreement (TiSA). These agreements, whose contents are classified secrets, will expand global corporate power, harming the planet and people everywhere and destroying democracy. More info at popularresistance.org.

Transgender Day of Rememberance on Sunday, November 22nd, 4pm at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Boston. The annual Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes individuals who have died throughout the world in the previous year because of anti-transgender hatred. Each November, the worldwide transgender community turns its attention to family, friends and loved ones lost to prejudice.

National Day of Mourning on Thursday, November 26th, 12pm at Cole’s Hill in Plymouth, MA. Since 1970, Native Americans have gathered at noon on Cole’s Hill in Plymouth to commemorate a National Day of Mourning on the US thanksgiving holiday. Participants in National Day of Mourning honor Native ancestors and the struggles of Native peoples to survive today. It is a day of remembrance and spiritual connection as well as a protest of the racism and oppression that Native Americans continue to experience.

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