Events Archive

June 22, 2018 - 9:00am to June 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Coventry University, Coventry, UK

Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation Research Group, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) presents this conference that will explore the power of everyday resistance among Kurds, Kashmiris and Palestinians and the different shapes and forms this takes locally and transnationally. 

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June 11, 2018 - 9:00am to July 7, 2018 - 5:00am

This short-term, accelerated summer program on the Sounds of Resistance: Music and Politics in Ireland is a unique opportunity to explore freedom of expression; how music is and has been viewed, produced and consumed; and how religion, politics and history have shaped the music scene in Ireland. The Seminar...Read more

June 7, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Special Collections & University Archives Floor 25, W. E. B. Du Bois Library UMass Amherst, MA. USA

Gene Bruskin and Rand Wilson, two seasoned labor organizers with deep roots in Massachusetts, are donating documents and papers from 40 years of labor campaigns and political activism to the UMass archives. 

Please join a reception to celebrate their contributions to the university's archives:

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April 30, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

E20 Machmer Hall, UMass Amherst, USA

This year's Goldman Environmental Prize winner Francia Márquez returns to UMass to discuss how the Black Women's Mobilization for the Care of Life and Ancestral Territories confronts environmental racism through the power of black maternal love.

Reflecting on nearly two decades of human rights activism in defense of...Read more

April 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Unitarian Universalist Society. 220 Main St., Northampton, MA. USA

The perfect combination comes together at Shazam – the arts in resistance featuring  performances Ben Grosscup (also the Master of Ceremonies), Pamela Means, Blackappella, Maya Apfelbaum, and Court Dorsey.

During the intermission they will feature an art exhibit by local artists, including Erin Long, Bruce Hawkins, Cara Moser,  Maggie...Read more

April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Forbes Library, Northampton, MA. USA

The Resistance Film Series of the Northampton Committee to Stop the Wars, the Resistance Center & the Arise Community Resource Board Present:

Three Films on the Poor People's Campaign, 1968 and 2018

The Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) is launching a long-term, multi-year campaign to unite the poor and disenfranchised...Read more

"Reproductive Justice, Intersectional Feminism & Palestine" Panel Event

April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Integrative Learning Center, Room N-151, UMass Amherst, MA. USA

A panel event with renowned scholar activists Loretta RossYamila Hussein-ShannanHind Mari Leanne Gale

Co-sponsored by UMass Amherst Amnesty International, Palestine Advocacy Project, Center for Education Policy and Advocacy (CEPA), Western Massachusetts Jewish Voice for Peace, Brattleboro Solidarity, Smith Students for Justice in Palestine, Boston Jewish Voice for Peace, Smith College...Read more

April 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Frost Library 2nd fl. Amherst College, Amherst, MA USA

Book Salon with Manuela Picq about her new book "Vernacular Sovereignties:  Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics"  Please join them to celebrate and discuss Manuela's work! 

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April 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 6:30pm

Morgan Elementary School, 596 So. Bridge St., Holyoke, MA, USA

Organizing Symposium free, snacks & lunch provided
Everyone welcome: REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE  BY 4/19/18

Childcare provided if requested with registration

Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an immigrant, women and people of color-led grassroots community organization that fights for dignity and against displacement in East Harlem, NYC.

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April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Campus Center Auditorium, UMass Amherst, USA

Jackson Katz, Ph.D. is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence. He has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence.

Katz received a...Read more