Events in 2018

  • 2018-06-21: Heart of Nuba, 7:30pm,  screening and Q&A, Natick Center for the Arts, 14 Summer St., Natick. This inspiring film is about the plight of the Nuban people in Sudan, under attack by their government since 2011, and focuses on the work of Dr. Tom Catena in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Tom won the 2017 Aurora Prize and was highlighted by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in 2015. Information about the film is online at www.theheartofnuba.com. After the film, there will be a Q&A session. Flyer here.
  • 2018-06-19: Heart of Nuba, 7:30pm,  screening and Q&A, Natick Center for the Arts, 14 Summer St., Natick. This inspiring film is about the plight of the Nuban people in Sudan, under attack by their government since 2011, and focuses on the work of Dr. Tom Catena in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Tom won the 2017 Aurora Prize and was highlighted by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in 2015. Information about the film is online at www.theheartofnuba.com. After the film, there will be a Q&A session. Flyer here.
  • 2018-06-10: Yom HaShoah Commemoration, “Rededication to Resiliency,” 10:30am, Faneuil Hall, Boston. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston and its partners. The commemoration will feature Rabbi Alan Turetz of Temple Emeth in Chestnut Hill, as well as a rededication of the Memorial in a symbolic gesture of our resilience and perseverance. RSVP requested.
  • 2018-06-02: Heart of Nuba, 2-4pm,  screening and panel discussion, Natick Center for the Arts, 14 Summer St., Natick. This inspiring film is about the plight of the Nuban people in Sudan, under attack by their government since 2011, and focuses on the work of Dr. Tom Catena in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Tom won the 2017 Aurora Prize and was highlighted by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in 2015. Information about the film is online at www.theheartofnuba.com. After the film, there will be a panel discussion with Q&A featuring Aymen Korika, from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Flyer here.
  • 2018-04-23: Murder by Government, the Need for Genocide Education, 2-4pm, Viking Hall Room 123, Salem State University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, featuring Paul Rabchenuk. Flyer here.
  • 2018-04-22: 5th Annual Walk Against Genocide, 1:30-3pm, starting at the New England Holocaust Memorial, opposite 41 Union St, Boston, MA 02108, and proceeding to Armenian Heritage Park, with speakers at both sites. The program will feature survivors and descendants speaking on the genocide and mass killing experiences of Arawak native Americans, Armenians, Ukrainians (Holodomor), the Holocaust, Cambodians, Rwandan Tutsis, Bosnians, Sudanese and Kurds. If you are on facebook, add yourself as an attendee and invite Boston-area friends to join us. Flyer here.
  • 2018-04-20: State House Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, 10:30 AM – noon, House of Representatives Chamber at the Massachusetts State House, Boston. Reception to follow in the Hall of Flags.
  • 2018-04-14: Kwibuka 2018, 24nd Anniversary Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi, 3-6pm, Boston College High School, 150 William T. Morrissey Blvd Dorchester. Sponsored by Friends of Rwandan Genocide Survivors (FORGES) and Boston College High School. Please join us as we remember the victims, celebrate the resilience of survivors, and raise our voices to stand against genocides.
  • 2018-04-06: Get On the Bus 2018 will feature actions focused on Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tibet/China and Burma. The annual day of human rights education and activism organized by Amnesty International USA Group 133 of Somerville. Now in its 23rd year, GOTB draws upwards of 1,200 participants riding buses, commuter trains, and carpooling to New York City to take peaceful action in front of embassies, consulates and corporate headquarters in NYC in support of human rights. Buses will depart Alewife Station at about 6am and will return around 11pm. Register online here.
  • 2018-03-29: Lessons from the Rwandan Genocide: Empathy and Inclusiveness, 7-9pm, featuring Carl Wilkens, Viking Hall 123, Central Campus, Salem State University, 71C Loring Avenue, Salem. Join The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies as we present an evening with Carl Wilkens, the only American to stay in Rwanda during the country’s horrific genocide. Mr. Wilkens will talk about his experiences during his time in Rwanda and reflect about how communities can heal and come together in the aftermath of mass atrocities.
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