Events in 2007

2007-12-15 Dance for Darfur, 8-11 PM, Ipswich Moving Company, Dance Studio, Rear of 62 East Street on Cogswell Street, Ipswich. $10 admission (with percentage going to American Jewish World Service: Sudan Relief & Advocacy Fund).
2007-12-11 Congressional Human Rights Caucus briefing on “Genocide-free Investing” — Postponed from 12/11 to late January.
2007-12-10 Final US-based Dream for Darfur event in Washington DC. Begins 10 AM on Monday, 12/10, World Human Rights Day. Contact Jirair Ratevosian at jratevosian@gmail.com before 4 PM on Wednesday, December 5, to get a seat on a bus from Massachusetts to DC. Space limited. First come, first served. Bus will leave at 11:45 PM on 12/9. Arrive Washington DC by 8 AM. Depart Washington DC after the events, about 3 PM. Return to Boston by midnight. $20 roundtrip!
2007-12-10 Not On Our Watch –Human Rights Day Observance for Darfur, 7:30 PM, Gloucester Universalist Church, at the corner of Church and Middle Streets in Gloucester.
2007-12-09 Photo exhibit and MA Tents of Hope kickoff, 2:30-4:30, Worcester African Cultural Center; 33 Canterbury St. Worcester. Please join Congressman James McGovern and renowned Sudanese-American artist and Boston College faculty member Khalid Kodi, in creating a ‘tent of hope’ to build awareness and solidarity for people of Sudan who are suffering as we are celebrating our holiday season. The congressman will share photographs he took during his trip to Darfur as well as his experiences being a leader in the fight for Darfur. Khalid Kodi will then work with us to paint a tent which will eventually house a family driven from its home by the terrible violence in Sudan. This will launch the nation-wide Tents of Hope project in Massachusetts.
2007-12-09 Darfur Fundraiser Dinner, 7-9 PM MIT, Walker Memorial (142 Memorial Drive), Cambridge. Please join us for a delicious full course dinner + entertainment to raise funds for the World Food Program’s ‘Darfur Emergency Appeal’ and solar cookers for the 3+ million living in refugee camps.Dinner plus performance by Berklee College of Music’s ‘Voices of Mercy,’ an acoustic set by Delhill, solo artist & darfur activist Sunish on keyboards, and an update by Physicians for Human Rights. Suggested donation of $10-15 at the door. FREE parking.Flyer. More information.
2007-12-06 Sand and Sorrow documentary on HBO followed by conference call with ENOUGH. 8 PM. Join thousands of activists and viewers across the country to watch the premiere of the HBO documentary Sand and Sorrow, a powerful film about the tragic and ongoing genocide in Darfur. ENOUGH and Campus Progress have teamed up to coordinate and organize house parties across the U.S. to view and discuss the film together. Samantha Power, Nick Kristof and John Prendergast will host a conference call following the film. The chat will give you the opportunity to talk about the film and discover practical ways that you can make a difference to stop the genocide. Sign up for the call here. Discussion questions available here. Sign up to host a house party and get suggestions for how here.
2007-12-05 DarfurFast, everywhere. Donate and more information here. Across the world, students will be asking their peers, families, and communities to join them in DarfurFast. Give up one luxury item for one day and donate the money you would have spent on those items to protect civilians in Darfur. Just three dollars, less than the cost of a latte, can provide protection for one woman for a year. To get involved, sign up on the website or e-mail communities@standnow.org.
2007-12-02
John Prendergast and Samantha Power, panel and book sale. 7-9 PM, Northeastern University, Curry Student Center Ballroom, Boston. FREE. Here is a wonderful opportunity to listen to two great people and also contribute to Darfur Fast. For more information, please contact Sunish Otukar at: incubusman@gmail.com. This event will feature a panel with the two authors on the current issues of Darfur. We will then open it up to the floor for a limitless question and answer. As long as people have questions, we will allow time for them to answer. The Q&A will then lead into a book signing. We encourage people to purchase their books at the event, as 20% of all proceeds from booksales will go directly towards Darfur Fast. That is $2.99 from Prendergast’s book, Not On Our Watch: A Mission To End Genocide In Darfur And Beyond, and $3.59 from Power’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.
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Sudan Comes to Lincoln, weekend of events, Friday night, all day Saturday, all day Sunday. Sponsored by the Sudanese Education Fund. Featuring a special event with John Prendergast on Sunday, December.
2007-11-29 Bearing Witness in Darfur: Who Will Be My Sister’s Keeper?, 7 PM, withPastor Gloria White Hammond.First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, Sanctuary
6 Eliot St. (Across from the Monument) www.jamaicaplainforum.org
2007-11-24 Dance for Darfur, 8-11 PM, Ipswich Moving Company, Dance Studio, Rear of 62 East Street on Cogswell Street, Ipswich. $10 admission (with percentage going to CARE Darfur Emergency Response).
2007-11-20 Frontline: On Our Watch, 9 PM on PBS. Available to watch online here.
2007-11-17 Dance for Darfur, fundraiser, Congregation Beth El, Sudbury.
2007-11-14 The Devil Came on Horseback, screening and panel discussion, 7:30-9:30 PM, MIT building 6-120, Cambridge. Contact Kayvan Zainabadi, mitai-exec@mit.edu .
2007-11-13 Darfur Too Dark, documentary, panel, and reception, 5 PM, Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge. A panel discussion will follow the film screening, featuring: Simon Deng, iAbolish American Anti-Slavery Group; Former Sudanese Slave; Human Rights Activist; Dr. Jerry Ehrlich, Pediatrician, Doctors Without Borders; Hafiz Farid, Award-Winning Filmmaker/Director; Executive Director, NoCane, Inc.; Dr. Lori Heninger, Executive Director, HiTOPS, Inc., Teen Health & Education Center; Former Director, Children and Adolescents Program, Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children.
2007-11-02 Massachusetts State Divestment bill signed into law.Thank you to supporters on Beacon Hill and throughout the state. Click here for information about the bill.
2007-11-01 A Glory from the God, 7-8 PM, world premiere of Liz Walker’s documentary featuring Gloria White-Hammond, at the Boston Boston Public Library in Rabb Lecture Hall. Film open to the public. For more information, call 617.536.1317. To guarantee your seat, register online at www.lizwalkerjourneyproductions.org. Private reception after the film, 8-10 PM, dress: creative elegance.
2007-10-21 Voices for Darfur, 3-5 pm, Weinstein Auditorium at Smith College’s Wright Hall. Among the performers are Evelyn Harris with the Kuumba chorus; the Amandla Community Chorus; 5-Alone, a Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School a cappella group; Mak’hela, Jewish Chorus of Western Mass. A featured speaker will be 18-year-old Nick Anderson, who has gained national recognition as co-founder of Dollars for Darfur, an organization that has raised more than $300,000 from high school students for humanitarian assistance for Darfur. New York photographer Richard Levine will speak of his recent trip to Darfur. Admission is free and open to the public.
2007-10-21 Ending the Genocide in Darfur through Advocacy, featuring Irit Tamir, 10:30-noon, Congregation Eitz Chayim, 136 Magazine Street,Cambridge, www.eitz.org. Irit Tamir is the Director of Government Affairs at the Jewish Community Relations Council, and an attorney with a masters in International Law. Most recently, she has been advocating on behalf of State divestment from companies doing business in Sudan. She is also a member of the MA Coalition to Save Darfur’s Steering Committee. She will discuss the various ways in which people are using advocacy to put an end to the genocide in Darfur.
2007-10-17 War in Darfur and the Search for Peace, 7 PM, MIT 4-270, featuring Alex de Waal, director of Justice Africa, based in London, a fellow of Harvard’s Global Equity Initiative, and an expert on the current situation in Darfur. Sponsored by MIT STAND, Amnesty International, Model United Nations,Forum on American Progress. Contact Cecilia Scott at mit-stand@mit.edu for more information.
2007-10-07 Massachusetts Dream for Darfur – Torch Relay and Rally – torch relay events aroundthe state from 10 AM-3:30 PM, followed by a culminating event from 3:30-5:00 PM as torches from around the state converge in Boston for a torch-lighting ceremony featuring survivors of genocide. Speakers included Gloria White-Hammond, Congressman John Tierney, and Jill Savitt, Director of Dream for Darfur. Click here for a poster showing some rally attendees, sent to the Chinese Ambassador.
Dream for Darfur torch light ceremony, Armenian Weekly
Genocide survivors urge China to address Darfur, Boston Globe
Genocide survivors bring cause to Boston, Boston Herald
Survivors cry for end to genocide, Boston Herald
Genocide survivor now shifting her focus toward Darfur, Boston Metro
Srebrenica survivor addresses Darfur rally, Center for Balkan Development
China urged to help in Sudan, Jewish Advocate
More details at the website for the event – MADreamForDarfur.org.
2007-10-01 Witness to Darfur, 8 PM at Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge. Witness Cantata musical performance plus a Darfur panel including Samantha Power, Gloria White-Hammond and Ambassador Swanee Hunt. .
2007-09-15 Darfur Awareness Day, 12-3 PM at Sandwich High School, Sandwich, MA. Guest
speakers from the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur, poignant videos of the crimes against humanity, and more. All are welcome. For more information, contact Elizabeth Esborn at biz2ds@yahoo.com.
2007-09-07 Darfur/Darfur exhibit, Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave, Boston, near the Silver Line World Trade Center stop. 7:00-8:30 PM, Friday evening inside there will be a ticketed program in the ICA’s theater that will include the exhibit, and speakers: Pulitzer-prize winning author Samantha Power; Susannah Sirkin, of Nobel Prize winning Physicians for Human Rights; photo-journalist Michal Ronan Safdie; and a performance by cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Tickets are $50.7:00-10:00 PMYou can hear the speakers and see the exhibit projected for FREE outside on the ICA’s waterfront Deck & bandstand. Both indoor and outdoor audiences will have a great view & hear everything. The Berklee College of music group Voices of Mercy will be performing too. More information about the Darfur/Darfur exhibit at darfurdarfur.org.
2007-09-05 Press Conference announcing Investors Against Genocide followed by Fidelity petition delivery, 2 PM downtown Boston, at the corner of Congress and Franklin across from the Fidelity retail office at 155 Congress, then short walk to Fidelity HQ at 82 Devonshire Street. Click here for pictures.
2007-08-25 Screening of The Devil Came on Horseback, followed by a panel discussion on Darfur activism, 7:15 PM, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline. Seating limited. Sabina Carlson, STAND’s National Community Outreach Coordinator, and Eric Cohen. Purchase advance tickets and confirm times at the theater (recording: 617.734.2500, office: 617.734.2501) or www.coolidge.org or www.coolidge.org/devilcameonhorseback
2007-08-17 through 2007-08-30 Boston-area premiere of The Devil Came on Horseback, at 2:00, 4:30, 7:15, 9:45 PM, Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline. Seating limited. Purchase advance tickets and confirm times and additional dates, 8/17 through 8/30 by contacting the theater (recording: 617.734.2500, office: 617.734.2501) or www.coolidge.org or www.coolidge.org/devilcameonhorseback. Click here to read the NY Times review and here to read the Globe review
2007-08-08 Genocide Olympics? Ultimate Frisbee tournament, 1-5 PM, at the Dennis-Yarmouth High School soccer fields. Sponsored by DY STAND, coinciding with the beginning of the Dream for Darfur torch relay, one year in advance of the start of the Beijing Olympics. Teams of 7-10 people can join with a $10 per person donation. Each team gets to play at least twice. All proceeds go to the Genocide Intervention Network. To enter a team or for more information, contact Jeff Howell at howellj@dy-regional.k12.ma.us
2007-07-17 Darfur Diaries, film screening, at sundown, on the Winchester Common. Sponsored by the Winchester Youth Center to spread awareness. Admission is free. Save Darfur t-shirts and wristbands will be sold and free informational flyers will be handed out.
2007-06-23 Darfur Program, 9:30 AM, Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell Street, Peabody, featuring Alan Greenfield.
2007-06-20 UUSC training day for Darfur, 9 AM – 5 PM, a full-day of training to increase awareness and organize action to bring peace and justice to Darfur, in Portland, Oregon, featuring three inspiring speakers: Darfurian activist Omer Ismail, author and activist Frances Moore Lappé, and UUSC President Charlie Clements. Open to all with no charge to attend. Registration for UUA’s General Assembly not required. Space limited. Contact Rachel Jordan at 617-301-4307 or volunteerservices@uusc.org.
2007-06-16 through 2007-06-17 The Devil Came on Horseback, screening, Nantucket Film Festival, 5:00 PM at the Unitarian Church on 6/16, 5:00 PM at Bennett Hall on 6/17, Nantucket. $12 tickets available online. More information about the documentary at www.thedevilcameonhorseback.com
2007-06-11 League of Women Voters discussion on Darfur, 7:30 PM, featuring Barbara Palant, at Cary Library, Lexington
2007-06-10 Bridging the Generations to Save Darfur, concert, 3:00 p.m. at the Needham Congregational Church, featuring Soomi Lee Lowry of Needham and her son Will, singers Sean Reardon and Molly Spector, and The Needham HS Treble Rebels A Cappella Group. Donations will benefit Darfur relief by CARE and Doctors Without Borders.
2007-06-07 Facing Sudan, screening and discussion with the filmmaker Bruce David Janu, 1:00 PM at the AMC/Loews Theaters Boston Common, 175 Tremont Street, Boston. Part of the Boston International Film Festival. More information about the film at www.facingsudan.com
2007-06-04 A Benefit to End Genocide in Darfur, an evening with Mark Brecke, documentary photographer and filmmaker, 7-9 PM, Boston University Hillel, 213 Bay State Road, Boston, $18 before June 1, $25 at the door. All proceeds will go to the American Jewish World Service – Sudan Relief and Advocacy Fund. Light snacks will be provided. Dietary laws will be observed. For more information, contact Solomon at solomons@cjp.org or 617- 457-8537.
2007-05-30 Understanding Darfur, an evening of slides, film and dialogue with Mohamed Elgadi, Sudaness refugree, torture survivor, witness, world court, 7:00 PM, Leverett Library Community Room, Leverett. Also visit the collection of drawings by Darfurian refugee camp children on display at the library. Contact Sarah Hankinson, 413-548-9276.
2007-05-24 God Grew Tired of Us, screening and panel discussion, 7:30 PM, The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH. $8 at the door. Contact 603-436-2400 for the box office.
2007-05-22 Global Humanitarianism: How Conflict Impacts Health, 7-9 PM, 6:30 PM registration, Massachusetts Medical Society Headquarters at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter St, Waltham, featuring Gloria White-Hammond, Susannah Sirkin, Stephanie Rosborough and John Woodall. Open to the public! Preregistration suggested. Contact James Clifton at (781) 434-7322 or jclifton@nejm.org.
2007-05-17 MIT Die-In for Darfur at 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, main entrance lobby of Building 7, to bring attention and raise funds for the victims of the genocide in Darfur. Click here for map of location.
2007-05-15 POSTPONED to a new date, TBD – screening of Screamers. Old schedule was for Screening of the “Screamers the Movie” at 11 AM – 1 PM, in the Gardner Auditorium at the State House, Boston. Welcoming remarks by Lt. Governor Tim Murray, continuing with a screening of the film, and concluding with a discussion with the film’s director, Carla Garapedian, and special guests. Screamers is a documentary feature examining why genocides keep occurring — from the Armenian genocide in 1915, to the Holocaust, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. Details about the movie at www.screamersmovie.com. The event is co-hosted by Lt. Governor Tim Murray, State Senators Ed Augustus, Harriette Chandler and Steven Tolman, State Representatives Peter Koutoujian, Rachel Kaprielian and Jay Kaufman, the Armenian National Committee, the Sudan Divestment Task Force, JCRC Boston, and the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur. RSVP attendance to ancem@hotmail.com.
2007-05-13 through 2007-06-03 Darfur, a Hell on Earth: Darfur, Dar Africa, Dar China, art exhibition by Khalid Kodi, on view Thursday and Friday from 5-9pm and Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm through June 3rd, at Studio Soto, 63 Melcher Street, Boston 02210. Click here for more. Contact 617-426-7686, www.studiosoto.com.
2007-05-13 A Crisis of Conscience: A teach-in on Darfur, 9:30 AM – 12 noon, Temple Hillel B’nai Torah, 120 Corey Street, West Roxbury. Featuring Susannah Sirkin and Sifa Nsengimana. Click here for detail and flyer. Contact Nechama Katz at nekatz@comcast.net.
2007-05-11 Dads (Rock) for Darfur, 8 PM – 12:30 AM, The Grog Restaurant, 13 Middle Street, Newburyport, featuring Monkeywax, Das Pintos, and Slam Poet Harlym 125 (Jamele Adams). Minimum $10 donation at the door, 21+. Show to benefit Regugess and Genocide Awareness.
2007-05-09 The Art of Activism Concert, 7-9 PM 6:30 PM, Pine Manor College Ellsworth Hall, Chestnut Hill. Private cocktail reception 5:30-6:45 PM at Pine Manor College Ferry Building. Featuring Mia Farrow, Liz Walker, Gloria White-Hammond, Joyce Kulhawik, Daren Chentow-Killingsworth, Humorist Jimmy Tingle acclaimed Composer Pianist Donal Fox and Singer Songwriter Patty Larkin. Viewing of “A Glory From the God” the documentary “in progress” produced by Liz Walker about Gloria White-Hammond’s leadership in the movement against genocide in Sudan. Tickets required. Contact Maya Balle 617-536-1317.
2007-05-05 A Cappellooza: Voices for Darfur, 7 PM, Westborough High School, festival of many high school a cappella groups from around central Massachusetts and from Brandeis University. Admission $5. Proceeds to Darfur. Contact Kevin Machnik at kevinmachnik@gmail.com
2007-05-05 Dancing for Darfur, 7:30-11:30 PM, Kelty Hall, St. Brigid Parish, 2001 Mass. Ave., Lexington. Tickets $10, $8 with student id, $12 at the door. Professional swing dancing instruction by Studio 665 of Woburn from 7:30-8:30, followed by an open dance floor. Music by Lexington High School jazz groups. For advance tickets contact dancing.darfur@gmail.com.
2007-05-04 Darfur: Not On Our Watch, 2-:3:30 PM, Kennedy Library, Boston.Don Cheadle and John Prendergast discuss their new book, Not On Our Watch, about the genocide in Darfur and individuals who have raised awareness to stop the suffering, with Liz Walker moderating. See the Kennedy Library for details. Tickets required in advance.
2007-05-04 SuDance: A Performing Arts Movement Against Darfur Genocide, 8 PM, Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley. Contact: Natasha at njhunter@mtholyoke.edu.
2007-05-04 JAmnesty concert for Darfur, 7–10 PM, Ipswich High School cafeteria, 134 High Street, Ipswich, featuring four High School bands: Fridays and Hidden Drive from Ipswich, Bo Burnham from St. John’s Prep, and Dylan Murphy and his band from Hamilton-Wenham, to raise money for Oxfam and the survivors of the Darfur genocide. Sponsored by the Hamilton-Wenham and Ipswich High School Amnesty International chapters. Information booths and a guest speaker, Lakshmi Sirois, Steering Committee member of MA Coalition to Save Darfur and founder of Save Darfur North Shore. Entrance $7 at the door.
2007-05-02 Understanding our world: Darfur, 6-8 PM, 2 International Place, 13th Floor, Boston, public lecture by Craig Murphy, Professor of International Relations at Wellesley College, on the history behind the conflict, its effects on the surrounding regions, and the international reaction and aid. Sponsored byBoston Cares. Reservations required for access to the building; contact Amy Wheeler at awheeler@bostoncares.org
2007-04-29 Global Day for Darfur major event in Boston. Rally, Die-In and Protest march. 2000-3000 people gathered on Boston Common for one of the largest events in the county. Click here for pictures, articles and video from the rally. Part of events around the world coordinated by the national Save Darfur Coalition. Organized by STAND and the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur. Details for the Boston event at DarfurDieIn.org
2007-04-28 Dollars for Darfur, 1-5 PM, spring music fest at the Weston Town Green, to raise money for refugees of the Sudanese genocide, to raise awareness about the conflict, and to participate in letter writing campaigns. Music, speakers, arts and food. Contact: Michiko Kurata at Kuratam@mail.weston.org.
2007-04-27 Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, 8 PM, at Temple Shalom of Newton, as part of the Rothman Memorial Lecture Series and Shabbat services. 175 Temple Street, West Newton. Contact savedarfur@templeshalom.org.
2007-04-27 Social Action Shabbat,” 8 PM, Temple Sinai of Sharon, 25 Canton Street, Sharon, featuring Sifa Nsengimana. For information, call 781-784-6081.
2007-04-26 Sand and Sorrow, documentary screening about Darfur, 7 PM at MIT 6-120, featuring a panel discussion with the filmmaker Paul Freedman, Susannah Sirkin, Bec Hamilton, Morgan Simon, and Eric Cohen. Click here for campus map and location. Contact Kayvan@mit.edu.
2007-04-23 Panel discussion on Darfur, 6:30 PM, in the Martin Institute Auditorium at Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, North Easton, featuring Karen Hirschfeld, Sudan Coordinator for Physicians for Human Rights and Sabina Carlson, the STAND leader who helped organize the Chain2China protest in New York City. Public welcome. Contact kantolini@student.stonehill.edu
2007-04-22 Let’s Care: An Evening to Help Save the People of Darfur” at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. A fundraiser for Darfur. Jane Pauley, Mia Farrow, Rep. Barney Frank, Rep. Mike Capuano, Samantha Power, Gloria White-Hammond, Fleur A. Just, Nicolas de Torrente, Liz Walker, Panther Alier. Performances by Berklee College of Music, Vincent Nsengiyumva and Ivanga Inanga Group, Barclay Martin, James Montgomery Band. Honoree of the Event is Eric Reeves. More information at BostonNightForDarfur.com. Press release. Poster. Click here for video interviews and recordings from the event, online at YouTube.
2007-04-18 Dinner for Darfur,” 6-8 PM, Ropes-Gray Room, Harvard Law School, $10/person, benefiting refugees from Darfur. Co-sponsored by Black Law Students Association, Christian Fellowship, Environmental Law Society, Harvard Law Review, HL Central, HLS Democrats, HLS Republicans, Jewish Law Students Association, La Alianza, Lambda, South Asian Law Students Association, Women’s Law Association.
2007-04-17 Darfur in the context of Sudan’s Conflicts: A human rights reality check,” 5:00–6:30 PM, MIT building 66-110, off Ames Street, Cambridge, a public lecture featuring Francis M. Deng, Director of the Sudan Peace Support Project, Wilhelm Fellow at the MIT Center for International Studies. Ambassador Deng served from 1992-2004 as the Under-Secretaryy-General of the UN on Internally Displaced Persons. He also served as Sudan’s Ambassador to Canada, the Scandinavian countries and the United States, and was Sudan’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. He resigned from the foreign service in 1983 to protest Sudan’s growing orientation toward Islamic fundamentalism. For more information, contact: CJ Huang, 258-7614, phrj@mit.edu.
2007-04-16 “A Long Day’s Dying: Genocide by Attrition in Darfur 7:30 PM, Bronfman Auditorium at Williams College. A public lecture by Eric Reeves. Free and open to the public. Professor Reeves has written and published extensively on Sudan for the past eight years. He received a Bicentennial Medal from Williams College in 2006 for distinguished achievement in stemming genocide in Sudan.
2007-04-13 Darfur Awareness Night, Fundraising Dinner, 6:30 PM, at the Chapel at the Mill, 45 River St., Millbury, featuring Liz Walker and the screening of her documentary “A Glory from the God.” For information or tickets, contact Anne White at 508-277-1162.
2007-04-12 Accountability and the Obligation to Protect in Darfur, 5 PM, Pound Hall, Room 102, Harvard Law School, featuring Fancis Deng, Richard Goldstone, Juan Mendez, and Ryan Goodman.
2007-03-29 Hearings on the Mass. State Divestment bill, SB 1474, 10:30 AM, Gardner Auditorium at the State House. Attend the hearings, hear testimony, support the bill by attending.
2007-03-28 What Can We Do: Darfur and the Jewish Community, 7 PM, Temple Shalom, 173 Temple Street, West Newton, featuring Rabbi Or Rose and Panther Alier. Contact Temple Shalom at 617-332-9550 or visit www.templeshalom.org.
2007-03-25 Screening of “Darfur Diaries” film, 12 pm, at the First Religious Society,Unitarian Universalist, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport. Free. Guests may bring their own lunch; some refreshments will be available. Co-sponsored by the Social Action Committee of FRSUU and GenocideAware, a group of concerned citizens raising awareness on the North Shore. For driving directions, go to www.frsuu.org.
2007-03-23 Spreading the Word about Darfur, 7:30 PM, featuring Alan Greenfield, at Congregation Bnai Shalom, 117 East Main Street (Rte 30), Westboro. Contact Ann Kottler at 508-871-1800 x1 or Anne@sagecommunications.com.
2007-03-21 “Sand and Sorrow” screening and panel discussion, 6:30-9:00 PM, Harvard Square Lowes Theatre, 10 Church St. Cambridge, panel includes Mia Farrow and Samantha Power, with guests: Alex de Waal, Nicholas D. Kristof. Contact 617-495-5819.
2007-03-21 Interfaith leadership meeting on Darfur 11:00-1:00 PM at Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard St., Brookline. Or Rose, Mark Hanis, Gloria White-Hammond, Eric Cohen.
2007-03-21 Conscience, Consciousness and Banner Raising Ceremony, 5:15 PM, in front of Temple Ahavat Achim, 86 Middle Street, Gloucester. The banner, “A call to your conscience, SaveDarfur.org,” will remind the Cape Ann and greater community that helping those who are suffering in Darfur is a matter of conscience. Information on ways to help will be available at the ceremony. Participants can make a donation and get a lawn sign for the front of their homes.
2007-03-18 Darfur: Working Toward a Solution, League of Women Voters panel discussion on divestment from Sudan, 2-4 PM, Framingham High School. Liz Lucas, Sifa Nsengimana, Eric Cohen. For more information call Susan Lebold, LWV Framingham Program Chair, at 508-877-2595.
2007-03-15 Displacement from Darfur: The Legal and Human Implications, 5PM, Tsai Auditorium, S010 Center for Government and International Studies, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, Harvard University, featuring Walter Kalin, Roberta Cohen, Dong Luak, Salih Mahmoud Osman, and Jacqueline Bhabha.
2007-03-13 Ordinary Heroes: From the Holocaust to Darfur, 7:30 PM, featuring Dr. Charlie Clements, President of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, at First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Road, Lexington, next to the Lexington Green.
2007-03-13 Support Divestment from Sudan: Learn About State and Local Divestment, 6PM, Lurie Conference Room, 1st floor of the University Center, Clark University, Worcester, featuring State Senators Harriette Chandler and Ed Augustus, Irit Tamir, Maggie Tiernan, and Clark and Holy Cross students. Contact Joe O’Brien at 508-335-8768 or Naomi Sully of Clark University STAND at 240-672-2954.
2007-03-11 Wellesley For Darfur: An Afternoon of Music, Advocacy and Action, 3-5 PM, at Wellesley High School. Speakers include Sifa Nsengimana and Panther Alier. Musical performances by featured artists on new CD, “We Are All Connected: Berklee College of Music Reaches out to the Women of Darfur.” An action fair will to follow the presentation.
2007-03-10 Chain to China in NYC, human chain protest, between the Sudanese and Chinese Missions
2007-03-08 Sudan Divestment: A Means to End Genocide or a Harmful Practice?, 6 PM, Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge, Harvard University, featuring Daniel Millenson, J. Daniel O’Flaherty, Jay Kaufman, and Jacqueline Bhabha. Contact humanrights@harvard.edu
2007-03-01 PHR presents “The Genocide in Darfur: Roots of the Conflict and the Current Stalemate”– 6pm, 222 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02139, MIT Building 10, Room 250
2007-02-24 Soup For Sudan Community Dinner Benefit at Williams College, Williamstown, MA
2007-02-17 Save Darfur Benefit: A Cause for Justice, 5:30-7:30pm, 30 Gordon Street, Allston/Brighton
2007-02-15 Artists for Darfur Exhibition and Reception – 5-9:30pm at Plum Island Coffee Roasters, Newburyport, MA
2007-02-08 State Radio Darfur Benefit Concert – 7-10pm at Newton South High School
2007-02-04 Free screening of Darfur Diaries at Temple Sinai, Brookline
2007-01-28 Screening for, “A Glory from the God.”The film is a documentary produced by Liz Walker to chronicle the work of Gloria White-Hammond
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