[act-ma] [UJP Activist] Supporting the Peacemakers: Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting

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UJP Activist: Supporting the Peacemakers: Massachusetts Peace Action Annual  
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         MEETING =============================================================

Free to members - others $10. /Pre-Register Now! [1]  and //Sign Up as a  
Member Today [2]!/

Join Massachusetts Peace Action as we gather to plan our work in 2013.

*Workshops [3]*

 * Defunding Militarism with the Budget for All
 * Iran: Groundwork for Positive/ Peaceful Outcomes
 * War, peace, and climate change: Looking at and acting on the connections
 * Killing Drones and the Law

/Read workshop descriptions [4]/

We will complete the election of new board members. Read about the nominees  
[5] — Rosalie Anders, Burton Glass, Bonnie Gorman, and Jeff Klein — and  
the election process [6]. Candidates will be introduced and there will be a  
brief business meeting at the end of the afternoon.

The Raging Grannies will provide musical inspiration. Refreshments will be  

/Pre-Register now! [7] Questions? 617-354-2169 or info at masspeaceaction.org  

*When:* Saturday, February 16, 2013, 1:00 pm
*Where: *First Baptist Church • 848 Beacon Street (corner of Centre) •  
Newton Center

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*Jamal Abdi,* Policy Director of the National Iranian American Council, will  
speak on the politics of U.S. threats and sanctions towards Iran and how we  
can prevent the drift towards war. Abdi directs NIAC's efforts to monitor  
policies and legislation, and to educate and advocate on behalf of the  
Iranian-American community. He joined NIAC in 2009 and previously was a  
Congressional staffer and field organizer in Congressional elections in  
Washington state. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the  
University of Washington in Seattle. Abdi has written for The New York Times,  
CNN, Foreign Policy, The Hill, The Progressive and Public Service Europe, and  
blogs at The Huffington Post and at www.niacinsight.com [9]. He is a  
frequent guest contributer in print, radio, and television, including  
appearances on Al Jazeera, RT America, NPR, BBC Radio, and VOA.


United for Justice with Peace [10] is a coalition of peace and justice  
organizations and community peace groups in the Greater Boston region. The  
UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global peace through social  
and economic justice.

/Help us continue to do this critical work! Make a donation to UJP today.  

info at justicewithpeace.org [12]

617-383-4857 www.justicewithpeace.org [13] Upcoming Events:  Valentine’s  
Day Rally: Tell Washington to “Have a Heart” [14] Thu Feb 14 12:30pm JFK  
Federal Building Boston Supporting the Peacemakers: Massachusetts Peace  
Action Annual Meeting [15] Sat Feb 16 1:00pm First Baptist Church Newton  
Center Walk for Peace For the People – For the Earth - Potluck [16] Wed Feb  
20 6:00pm Cambridge Friends Meeting House Cambridge Panel Discussion on  
Immigration Reform [17] Thu Feb 21 11:00am tbd Boston area Deepening Crisis  
in the Middle East: Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine [18] Mon Feb 25 7:00pm  
Boston University - CAS Room 211 Boston Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade [19]  
Sun Mar 17 2:00pm South Boston
/More Peace and Justice Events [20].    How to Submit Events [21]/ 

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