[act-ma] 6/17: ROBERT MEEROPOL: "McCarthy-Era Lessons for Bush's America"
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Tue Jun 12 12:31:26 PDT 2007
THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF BOSTON
SUNDAY SPEAKERS FORUM presents...
Sunday, June 17, 2007 at 11:00am
Annual Ethel & Julius Rosenberg Commemoration
Atty. ROBERT MEEROPOL
"McCarthy-Era Lessons for Bush's America"
w/ music by Janet Feld
at Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
Rob Meeropol was six years old when his parents, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg,
were sent to the electric chair 54 years ago, executed by the U.S.
government after one of the most hotly debated trials in American history.
In the wake of 9/11 and the war with Iraq, "our" Homeland Security and USA
PATRIOT Acts have given government unprecedented powers to investigate
citizens' lives in the name of preventing terrorism. Rob--who is also an
activist, author & executive director of the Rosenberg Fund for
Children--will discuss his parents' case and the many dangerous parallels
between 1953 and post-9/11 America.
SHARE THE MORNING WITH US
10:00am Coffee, Tea and Bagels
11:00am Sunday Speakers Forum
THE JUSTICE SCHOOL:
A SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Community Church of Boston is proud to announce the start of The Justice
School, a new social justice program that begins on Sundays in September
2007, for kids 7-14. The Justice School will teach and learn from young
people about social justice and how to live it. Director JooYoung Choi has
developed an awesome curriculum, and families are now enrolling their kids.
Visit www.thejusticeschool.org for a look at curriculum. For more
information, contact JooYoung at jooyoung at commchurch.org or 617.266.6710.
After the Sunday Speakers Forum we share lunch with one another, prepared by
Luis Alonso Guzman. We ask for and appreciate your contribution, which helps
cover luncheon expenses.
The Community Church is located at 565 Boylston Street in Copley Square,
between Dartmouth and Clarendon Streets. Parking is available on Sunday
mornings at the Back Bay Garage (entrances on Clarendon Street or St. James
Ave.). We can provide a sticker to affix to your parking receipt and you
will be charged only $3 until 1:30pm.
By public transportation, take the Green line to Copley or take the Orange
line to Back Bay station. Community Church is a 2-4 minute walk from either
A PEACE AND JUSTICE CONGREGATION SINCE 1920
The Community Church of Boston is a free community of human beings united
for the study and practice of universal religion, seeking to apply ethical
ideals to individual life and the democratic and cooperative principle to
all forms of social and economic life.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US
Jason Lydon, Congregational Director
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
info at commchurch.org
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