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July 23rd - Cooperativity for Accessibility Party!

Outdoorsy House Party to support
wheelchair
accessibility at e5.

Saturday, July 23rd, 3-8pm

28 School Lane
Watertown, MA 02742
(Off Mt. Auburn St. Close to Tufts Health Plan)
Suggested Donation: $20-$50
(Includes 1st meal + drink)

Cooperativity: a phenomenon that runs in our blood and yet is denied in our society.

We invite you to an afternoon of spirit and games to raise funds for wheelchair accessibility at e5! Share an afternoon with friends, music, food and cooperative games! We will be sharing and learning games that highlight cooperativy over competition as we kick back and enjoy the day. Yes, we wish to raise funds, but also to expand the tribe and have fun, so bring your friends! If you can also bring an item of (non-meat) food or drink, that will be much appreciated (please let us know beforehand).

Cooperativity for Accessibility Party!

Outdoorsy House Party to support The ACCe5S! Project.

Saturday, July 23rd, 3-8pm

28 School Lane
Watertown, MA 02742
(Off Mt. Auburn St. Close to Tufts Health Plan)

Suggested Donation: $20-$50 (Includes 1st meal + drink)

Cooperativity: a phenomenon that runs in our blood and yet is denied in our society.

We invite you to an afternoon of spirit and games to raise funds for wheelchair accessibility at e5! Share an afternoon with friends, music, food and cooperative games! We will be sharing and learning games that highlight cooperativy over competition as we kick back and enjoy the day. 

Yes, we wish to raise funds, but also to expand the tribe and have fun, so bring your friends! If you can also bring an item of (non-meat) food or drink, that will be much appreciated (please let us know beforehand).

 
Our goal for this house party is $500 - $1,000, which is a portion of the project's total goal of $40,000. If you cannot make it, but would like to contribute, you can write a check payable to Mass. Global Action and send it to:
 
MGA
c/o The ACCe5S! Project
33 Harrison Ave, 5th Fl.
Boston, MA 02111
 
Or you may contribute through Paypal (click here).

PLEASE RSVP to alisa(at)encuentro5.org.

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Help out by distributing flyers (http://encuentro5.org/home/sites/default/files/ACCESS House Party CANVAS_sm.jpg">click here).
 
Thank you!

Peña Musical

Green Chile and Songs of Love & Protest

Saturday, May 14, 2011, 7:00 p.m. It's Peña time again, the great Latin American tradition of music & rebellion, with your friends Sergio Reyes, Mea Johnson, Rafael Medina, and Simon Rios will host the singer/poet circle. Manuel Santos and Julian Carabajal will also be present, as well as other special guests.

 Bring your songs, bring your verse, in whatever language on whatever instrument.

The Peña is a tradition dating back to the times of revolution in Latin America and continuing through those of today. Over the 5 years of our community space, it has become a tradition at 33 Harrison to accompany our events with live music and ample nylon-string guitars.

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Fundraiser for Equality in Volunteerism

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. Come hear about the social ventures that Global Potential leaders have created since they returned from their 45 days in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua this summer 2010! Play drums like you are in the Bateys of the Dominican Republic. Participate in a yoga session. Paint a mural. Watch and learn how to dance capoera. Watch award-winning documentaries made by GP youth. Listen and create your own slam poetry. Donation: $7 (door)

Concert: Labor Notes or Bust!

Saturday, April 3, 2010, 6:30 p.m. Labor organizers, musicians and friends come together for a night of music and activism to support a local youth contingent to the 2010 Labor Notes Conference.

6:30-7:30: Labor Notes Co-Director, Mark Brenner about the conference and this year’s themes: Defending Jobs and the Public Sector, Holding the Line, Organizing and Building our Unions, Examining Labor’s Political Agenda, the Next Generation, Making Sense of Our Movements, and Connecting Our Fights

Music 7:30-11pmPat Keaney, Jake & The Infernal Machine, and Labor Power

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A Night of Music to Benefit Witness for Peace

Friday, March 5, 2010, 8:00 p.m. [Updated flyers attached] Join Paul Baker Hernandez (from Nicaragua), Sergio Reyes, Dave Scandurra & The Excited People, The Grass Gypsys.

Paul Baker Hernandez - Eco-Minstrel performing Songs of Loveliness and Courage

Paul has invaded Queen Elizabeth II’s private castle heading a posse of bishops and other church leaders protesting nuclear weapons, confronted popes with protest songs for global justice, joined Hollywood stars on Central American picket lines in Los Angeles, and helped fight off death squads attacking Salvadoran exiles right in the heart of the USA.

He now lives in Nicaragua where he has founded Echoes of Silence, a network of “artists with broken nails” who support community health, education, ecological and cultural projects, and with whom he continues to write irreverent songs about cell phones, dictators, Starbucks, and more.

El Salvador Election Observers - Send Off Party

Friday, February 27, 2009, 8:00 p.m. This is a benefit for a CISPES delegation to El Salvador in March to monitor the presidential elections. Visit the CISPES website for more information about the elections. The Grass Gypsys, Gary Backstrom, Dean Stevens, Chris Eastburn, Mary Casiello, Avi Jacobs, Joseph Ziemba, and more … Download the flyer and the media advisory.

Send-off to Belem & WSF 2009

Saturday, January 17, 2009, 6:00 p.m. Members of the Boston delegation to the eighth World Social Forum (Belem, Brazil) will begin the evening by discussing their objectives for the forum, then moving onto identify the forum's contributions and closing by stating how the want the forum to evolve. Topics to be covered include solidarity economics, the human right to water, migration and global social movements. The event will be followed by informal conversation and music from Brazil. There will also be an auction to benefit the Global Economic Alternatives Network (GEAN).

Noam Chomsky Looks at the Elections, the Economy & the World

Thank you for attending the event with Noam Chomsky; over 800 people attended the sold-out presentation. 

The program book is online for download. An audio recording by the sound engineer, Freeman Z, is available below.

Spook the Wars!

Saturday, October 25, 2008, 7:00 p.m. Join the Greater Boston Stop the Wars Coalition in an evening of music, food, drinks, fun, music and more fun! Come out as your favorite Washington creature, warmaker, gangster, pirate or politician. Come rock! Let's jam! Don't be fooled by Uncle Sam! Party against the war. For more information visit the Stop the Wars Coalition website or send an e-mail to info [ a t ] stopthewars.org.

Jimmy Higgins - A Life in the Labor Movement

Saturday, October 4, 2008, 4:00 pm A new play by Harlan Baker, directed by Christopher Price. The name "Jimmy Higgins" has for generations stood for the name of the rank-and-file union and socialist activist.  Harlan Baker's one-man play personifies Jimmy Higgins, whom he plays himself, and takes us on an engaging and inspiring tour through the history of the American labor movement. The event is organized by DSA and tickets may be bought in advance from their website.