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Announcement :: Education
Community Church of Boston: February Sunday Forums
30 Jan 2013
A list of upcoming Sunday forums at the Community Church of Boston for the month of February...
"A Peace & Justice Congregation since 1920"


“The Human Cost of India's Race for Development”

While India is perceived as an emerging market, the stories of the plundering of natural resources and the systematic annihilation of the indigenous peoples go unheard. In this race to make India a superpower, and a growing media industry that champions this idea, social inequality has reached its zenith, and easily gets pushed aside. Why does the media shy away from reporting about the majority of its populace, even while they silently die from landmines and malaria alike?

Priyanka Borpujari is an independent journalist based in Mumbai, India. Her work documenting human rights abuses takes her to different corners of the country. While she has been writing for various publications in India, she has also been reporting through her blog posts about India's mad race for development and the adverse effects it has had on the indigenous populace.


February 10th -- LINDA JENKINS
"From 'Standing' to 'Moving' on the Side of Love"

What is it to stand on the side of love? How might we move on the side of love? Do these phrases have meaning for us? Let's explore these questions together.

Linda Jenkins is the Congregational Director at the Community Church of Boston.


February 17th -- SPEAKERS TBA
“Strategies for Prison Abolition”

The prison industrial complex is a term used to describe the overlapping interests of government and industry that use surveillance, policing, and imprisonment as solutions to economic, social and political problems. This forum will reportback on the ‘Love Not Jails’ strategizing meeting and focus on where we are at in the movement towards abolition and come up with plausible campaigns for building our capacity


February 24th -- 31st Annual W.E.B. DuBois Address
“DuBOIS, DoJAZZ, DueCANE and Other Four Letter Words”

Bass trombonist and tubaist Bill Lowe has been a major force in the music world for over thirty years as a performer, composer, producer, and educator. He has worked with most of the masters of African-American creative music, across all genres and musical cliques, from musical legends like Dizzy Gillespie, Eartha Kitt, and Clark Terry, to the leaders of the avant-garde like Muhal Richard Abrams, Henry Threadgill, and Cecil Taylor, to under-heralded greats like George Russell, James 'Jabbo' Ware and Bill Barron. As an educator, Lowe has taught at several major universities, lectured throughout the world from Cuba to Paris, and mentored countless young musicians.



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 station.



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.



Linda Jenkins, Congregational Director
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-6710
info (at)

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