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AFSC Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

This year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration will take place onMonday, January 18. It will feature a walking tour of Florence’s historically significant sites by Steve Strimer of the David Ruggles Center; followed by a children’s program at 10:30 a.m. at the Florence Community Center (140 Pine Street). AFSC’s Annual Convocation will be held […]

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SOUL MENDING

Saturday, December 12 2 pm ​Feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe ​​A Healing Ceremony for our Souls and for the World We will enter into the healing energies of our Lady of Guadalupe. ​All we have to do is a heart-call and she will make her way through walls, across water and under mountains […]

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Renewables Are Ready!

Renewables Are Ready is a presentation developed in response to the defining issue of our times – climate change. Our goals are to inform about the advances in renewable energy technologies and their potential, together with efficiency, to power our country by 2050 and to identify the political obstacles in getting there. We finish with inspiring examples of action and […]

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SOCIAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE — Heart-centered involvement in social change

This training supports people to see themselves as involved in a life-long engagement in social change fueled by their own heart calling,while connected to generations of those who came before. We will learnhow to lead three basic activities relating to communicating nonviolently and changing systemic oppression. We will keep a focus on supporting the empowerment […]

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The Song – Sarah Pirtle

The newest episode of The Song features Sarah Pirtle of Western MA. A multi-talented singer/songwriter, Sarah is also a teacher, an activist, an award winning author and more. On The Song she performs songs about courage that are on her new CD, Everyday Bravery. Wonderfully inspiring songs that are beautifully written and performed with great […]

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The Draft

Date/Time Date(s) – 09/27/2015 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm Location Academy of Music Theatre Categories Theater “What the hell am I going to do?” The military draft during the U.S. war in Vietnam created an agonizing dilemma for millions of young Americans. And the choices they made changed their lives forever. The Draft, a new […]

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Pipeline Procession & Nonviolent Direct Action workshop: Sat Aug 29 Woolman Hill

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015 at WOOLMAN HILL We welcome any and all to participate in any part of the following event: PIPELINE PROCESSION with CHILDREN OF THE WILD 6:00 Procession 7:30-8:15pm Facilitated conversation Take part in a journey through the Wastelands of our own grief, darkness, and despair into the Wilds of imagination, hope, and […]

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Mina Hamilton: energy research on fracking and more

Environmental writer-researcher Mina Hamilton has written a series of articles exploring aspects of so-called ‘natural’ gas through hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). they explore: related pipeline and compressor station construction and operation; possible gas exports via liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals; and most recently a critique of fracked gas-fueled combined-cycle power plants. We are happy to have […]

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