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Climate Action for Peace - UN International Day of Peace Boston 2019

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Boston Common

139 Tremont Street

Boston, MA 02111

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The United Nations has established “Climate Action for Peace” as the theme for this year's International Day of Peace. The theme draws attention to the importance of combatting climate change as a way to protect and promote peace throughout the world. Join CMM, Friends Meeting at Cambridge, Bethel Lowell Church, along with other partners, on the Boston Common in a day of music (starting at 1:45pm), dance, song, poetry, artwork, facepainting & activities for children, and peace education, followed by a walk to the Garden of Peace.

Proclamations from Mayor Walsh's office and Governor Baker's office to be read. This year's program will include:

  • Rob Bethel Albioni’s “Adagio in G Minor”
  • Building Bridges Through Music
  • Neil Dale “Heart of the Earth” and “Help Wanted”
  • David Doms, Dan Fitzmartin, Toussaint Liberator, and Stu Repogle “How Long Can We Wait?”
  • Dawn Duncan “Carry It On”
  • Stone of Hope Drumming Circle “Djembe Rhythms”
  • Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman
  • Allen McGonagill “Headed for Extinction & What to do About It”
  • Kevin C Peterson of the New Democracy Coalition
  • Nick Rabb “Climate Change & War: Organizing Against Sanctioned Violence”
  • Rev. Vernon K Walker
  • Alewife Poets
  • Jubilee Christian Church Harvest Adult Dance Ministry
  • Participatory Dance led by Kaeza Fearn

For more updates, please visit: http://www.idpboston.org/ For more info and to ask about sponsorships, please email info@coopmet.org


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Video recap from 2018: https://youtu.be/GsFNmFCg8Ho

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