Social Justice

Worker Justice and Celebration at Purim!

What a weekend of raucous and riotous Purim celebration at our 7th annual Gragger/Noisemaker! and our Shule Purim Carnival! Read on for pictures.

When We All Sing Together: Remembering Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger embodied a value that our community holds dear: the belief if we put our voices together, we can create something bigger, stronger, and more beautiful than any of us alone.

Book release - The Toxic Schoolhouse

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline

The Acting for Economic Justice (AFEJ) Committee invites you to a celebration for the new volume, The Toxic Schoolhouse, edited by BWC member Chuck Levenstein and Madeleine Kansen Scammell.

Join Levenstein and Tolle Graham, AFEJ co-chair and author contributor of Who’s Sick at School: Linking Poor School Conditions and Health Disparities for Boston’s Children for a short roundtable discussion and  celebration for recent publication of The Toxic Schoolhouse. Wine, cheese, and snacks.

Perspectives on Non-Violent Solutions to the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline

Shabes dinner and movie night.
Budrus
: This award-winning feature documentary (Berlin International Film Festival) tells the story of one family’s effort, and ultimately the courage of a women’s contingent, to save their village from being divided by Israel’s separation wall.

Sponsored by the Boston Workmen’s Circle Middle East Working Group. Session 3 of 3. Read more here.

Perspectives on Non-Violent Solutions to the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline

Tal Harris, immediate past President of OneVoice Israel, will describe the strategy of OneVoice organizations in Israel, Palestine, Europe, and the US to build support for an equitable two state solution, including the recent meeting of Palestinian President Abbas with 300 Israeli students.

Sponsored by the Boston Workmen’s Circle Middle East Working Group. Session 2 of 3. Read more here.

Perspectives on Non-Violent Solutions to the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline

Fadi Quran and Irene Nasser, two prominent leaders of the multi-faceted Palestinian nonviolent movement, are stopping in Boston on a speaking tour sponsored by the Dorothy Cotton Institute (named for the prominent 1960’s civil rights leader).

A bagel brunch sponsored by the Boston Workmen’s Circle Middle East Working Group. Session 1 of 3. Read more here.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIMES ABOVE ARE DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME, WHICH BEGINS ON THIS DAY (MARCH 9).

Shule Tzedakah: Socks for the Homeless

This winter, the Shule Beyz Class (2nd grade) has been learning about homelessnes, and are collecting socks for the Health Care for the Homeless Sock Drive.

"Hold the burgers, hold the fries! Make our wages super-sized!"

Congratulations to our Hey (5th grade) students on an excellent protest at the Burger King in Grove Hall, Dorchester!

Better Wages and Workplace Rights for Fast-Food Workers

Join the Boston Workmen’s Circle's Hey (5th grade) class in its annual labor protest on Sunday, January 12!

Nelson Mandela: 1918 - Forever

Boston Workmen's Circle member Janet Axelrod reflects on the death of Nelson Mandela.

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