Events Archive

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

April 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to April 6, 2018 - 10:00pm

Amherst College, Amherst, MA USA


Thursday, April 5, 7PM
Film screening of "When Two Worlds Collide" 
Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College

Friday, April 6, 9AM-5PM
Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Frost Library, Amherst College

Friday, April 6, 7PM
The Octagon, Amherst College

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April 4, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Five College Women's Studies Research Center 83 College Street South Hadley, MA 01075

Mary Njeri Kinyanjui, FCWSRC Research Associate and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi

In Africa, feminism is an ambivalent concept that is used with caution. Those who define themselves as feminists are viewed with suspicion as a result of religious beliefs, traditional marriage setups,...Read more

April 4, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

The Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence is designed to promote interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and students interested in the topics of conflict, violence, and peace, from a wide range of departments across campus

Tawakkol Karman was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of her work...Read more