A calendar of protests, discussions and other events that aim to improve the world. Through Feb. 1, 2017.

Updated Jan. 28. To submit events to the list, email details and links to Weloveyoursubmissions At Gmail. Note: Event times and places sometimes change. Please follow the links to confirm details. Also we are unable to vet all of these events. And some trolls have been announcing fake events. Be careful.

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Saturday, Jan. 28
8:30 a.m. Boston: “Deepening Roots, Growing Success.” “A business training program for urban farmers and food processors in Boston.” At Hibernian Hall, Roxbury.

10 a.m. Woburn: “Standing Together: Justice for and with Immigrant Neighbors.” Day-long series of workshops and information sessions “for immigrants and their allies who want to engage in immigration justice.” At Woburn United Methodist Church, Mass.

11 a.m. Lexington: “DeFund DAPL Action.” In opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. At TD Bank, Lexington.

Noon. Worcester: “Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA) State-wide Org’z Mtg.” At Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester.

Noon. Boston: “Social Emergency Response Center.” Design Studio for Social Intervention hosts a pop-up space co-led by activists and artists “forcreative action, healing, collective making, performances and more.” At Dorchester Arts Collaborative. Continues Jan. 29, Feb. 3 to 5.

1 p.m. Boston: “March and Speakout to Resist Deportations.” From Chinatown Gate to Massachusetts Statehouse.

2 p.m. Boston: “Student Immigrant Movement Soiree and Fundraiser.” An afternoon “to talk about the fight for immigrant’s rights.” At Humboldt Avenue, Dorchester.

2 p.m. Somerville: “10 Actions / 100 Days Gathering.” Writing postcards to senators. At Aeronaut Brewing Company, Somerville.

3 p.m. Providence: “Cosecha llega a Providence / Cosecha Comes to Providence.” The immigrant rights group puts up fliers and posters.

3:30 p.m. Medford: “Postcard Party.” Writing postcards to politicians. At Carroll’s Restaurant.

4 p.m. Boston: “Organizing the Resistance to Trump ‘Convo.’” At Workers World Party, Jamaica Plain.

6 p.m. Boston: “CosechaFiesta mas grande en 2017/ Largest CosechaParty in 2017.” The immigrants rights group celebrates “one year of Cosecha in Boston and the opening of our very first Cosecha Office.” At St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Dorchester.

Sunday, Jan. 29
11 a.m. Boston: “The Realities of US Foreign Policy with Paul Atwood.” Atwood served in the Marine Corps, became active in antiwar efforts and veterans issues after discharge, and was one of the founders of the William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences at UMass-Boston. At Community Church of Boston.

12:30 p.m. Boston: “Racial Justice Brunch.” “For white people actively engaged in racial justice work and all people are welcome.” Showing Up For Racial Justice At Burroughs Street, Jamaica Plain.

1 p.m. Boston: “Boston Protest Against Muslim Ban and Anti-Immigration Orders.” The Council on American Islamic Relations – Massachusetts organizes this protest “in response to the Trump Administration’s announced Muslim ban.” At Copley Square.

1 p.m. Cambridge: “KnockEveryDoor Sunday.” Cambridge Progressive Action Coalition writes: “We can’t wait until the next election to start organizing in our community, we need to go door-to-door now. We’ll start with a brief training and end with a debrief of our experience knocking on doors and talking to voters.”

1 p.m. Needham: “Empowerment Fair – Witness for Justice Coalition.” Offers “information about efforts to promote social justice and human rights in our community and more broadly.” At First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist.

2 p.m. Medford: “Winter Conversation Series Kickoff: Who Belongs?” A Dialogue about “race and ethnicity in Medford and Beyond.” At Medford High School.

2 p.m. Peabody: “A Conversation on Immigrant Inclusion.” Elsabel Rincon discusses “the cultural and social challenges individuals and immigrant families face when starting anew in the new community.” At Peabody Institute Library.

3 p.m. Portsmouth, N.H.: “Say NO to KXL and DAPL – Civil Rights Sundays.” Protest against Keystone XL and the Dakota Pipeline. At Market Square.

4:30 p.m. Providence: “Sen. Whitehouse, we expect better!” At a community event, to protest the Rhode Island senator’s “vote in support of Trump’s frightening pick for CIA director, Mike Pompeo – a Tea Party congressman who has supported torture and has a disturbing history of anti-Muslim rhetoric and climate change denial.” At Nathan Bishop Middle School.

Monday, Jan. 30
9 a.m. Medford: “Pack the courtroom for Ali Hodge! Drop the charges!” Mass Action Against Police Brutality “condemns harassment and detainment of Cleon Ali Hodge” by Police Sergeant Ahern in Cambridge last Oct. 13. At Cambridge District Court.

1 p.m. Cambridge: “Cosecha Llega a Somerville/Cambridge.” The immigrant rights group puts up fliers and posters across the community. Begins at Harvard.

3 p.m. Boston: “No Ban No Wall: Rally Against Xenophobia.” Rally to “express defiance to this new administration and the recent xenophobic executive orders.” At Boston University’s Marsh Plaza.

4:30 p.m. Cambridge: “Building a Diverse Boston: What Meaningful Inclusion Looks Like.” Talk by David Howse and Timothy Phillips. At Harvard.

6 p.m. Boston: “Martha’s Salon at the BCA with Marsha Parrilla.” Parrilla, director of Danza Orgánica and founder of We Create, annual festival that showcases work of self-identified women, discusses “gender perspectives and ways that choreographers and dancers tackle gender issues.” At Boston Center for the Arts.

6 p.m. Pawtucket, R.I. “Intro to Nonviolent Direct Action.” Brief workshop “offers an introduction to the history of Nonviolent Direct Action and its implementation as well as examples of intersectionality within our community/movements, affinity groups and their formation, consensus decision making, and a discussion on self-care and community care.” At the Fang Collective.

6 p.m. Boston: “Community Therapy.” The Black Love Collaborative aims “to heal relations between black men and black women and to foster platonic love between the two groups.” At Peace Drum Project, Jamaica Plain.

6:30 p.m. Salem, Mass.: “LORAX Task Force meeting.” Group working ‘toward making Salem a more tree-friendly city.” At Salem City Hall.

6:30 p.m. Cambridge: “Author Event: Poems for Political Disaster.” Reading from the new anthology of poems that “respond to political trauma, catastrophe, or terror.” At Cambridge Public Library.

Tuesday, Jan. 31
5:30 p.m. Boston: “Cultural Appropriation, Indigenous Social Media & Racism.” Talk by Dr. Adrienne Keene (Cherokee) of Brown University. Hosted by Northeastern University Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. At Northeastern Crossing, Roxbury.

6 p.m. Cambridge: “Lean In Women In Leadership Panel.” Lean In Boston Chapter presents its “plan for 2017 and hear perspectives on women in leadership from a panel of highly-regarded Boston leaders.” At Shire.

6 p.m. Boston: “Metro Boston Town Hall.” “State Senators from across the state will be listening to what you have to say.” At Suffolk University Law School.

6 p.m. Providence: “Volunteer Training / Earned Sick Time.” Rhode Island Working Families Party holds this training to “go over how to talk to your legislator about this bill and layout our campaign strategy.” At Gano Street.

7 p.m. Cambridge: “A reporter’s perspective: Islamic State, Assad, US Policy.” Massachusetts Peace Action hosts Reese Erlich to discuss “the growth of Syrian extremist rebel groups, the status of the Assad regime, foreign intervention and the failure of US policy.” At First Church in Cambridge, Congregational.

7 p.m. Boston: “Organizing for our Right to Boycott: JVP-Boston January Meeting.” Jewish Voice for Peace in Boston reports: “Massachusetts legislators have introduced a bill to penalize the right to boycott, and JVP is working with the MA Freedom to Boycott Coalition to oppose this bill.” At First Church in Jamaica Plain.

Wednesday, Feb. 1
Noon. Boston: “Civil Rights Rally for Immigrants and Muslims.” Rally to support the “Safe Communities Act would protect the civil rights of all Massachusetts residents by making sure our tax dollars are not used to help the Trump administration deport immigrant families or to create a Muslim registry.” At Massachusetts State House. See also.

1 p.m. Boston: “Fighting to Save the ACA.” Boston Center for Independent Living hosts Disability Advocates Advancing our Healthcare Rights to discuss “changes being considered which could drastically affect MassHealth, Long Term Supports and Services (LTSS), and Community Based Services in Massachusetts.” At Boston’s NonProfit Center.

2:50 p.m. Boston: “How to Support Native & Indigenous Communities.” Dr. Adrienne Keene (Cherokee) of Brown University leads this workshop for for student leaders and student activists. At Northeastern University.

5 p.m. Cambridge: “Trans Youth Advocacy Panel.” A.T. Furyua and The San Diego Trans Youth Project discuss “cultivating strong communities and advocating for transgender rights.” At Harvard.

5:30 p.m. Providence: “New Responses to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Middle East.” Talk by Laurie Rush, a U.S. Army cultural resources manager and archaeologist. At Brown University.

6 p.m. Boston: “Author Talk: American Treasures.” Stephen Puleo discusses his book “American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address,” which “charts the creation and journeys of priceless American documents. At the Boston Public Library, Copley Square.

6 p.m. Boston: “JP/Ros Neighborhood Showing Up for Racial Justice Meeting.” “Getting to know neighbors who care about racial justice, discussing issues in our neighborhood and city, and learning how to take action.” At Forest Hills Covenant Church, Jamaica Plain.

6 p.m. Boston: “Vegetable Garden Planning.” The Trustees host a workshop on “planting schedules, spacing, succession planting, interplanting, and drafting your own garden plan.” $15. At Boston Public Market.

6 p.m. Cambridge: “Muslim Justice Teach-In.” Old Cambridge Baptist Church and University Lutheran Church “host the Muslim Justice League, a Boston-based nonprofit advocating for human and civil rights and liberties that are threatened under national security pretexts, for a teach-in on Muslim civil rights and liberities.” At University Lutheran Church.

6 p.m. Bedford, Mass.: “Military Cyber Professionals Organization Boston Chapter Kick-Off.” At Hanscom Air Force Base.

7 p.m. Cambridge: “Author Event: David A. Moss.” The Harvard Business School teacher speaks about his book “Democracy: A Case Study.” At Harvard Book Store.

7 p.m. Boston: “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine.” Food historian Sarah Lohman offers a culinary history of America via “eight flavors that have shaped our nation’s cuisine over the centuries.” At the Museum of Science.

7 p.m. Lexington: “Why Nations Fail with Daron Acemoglu.” The MIT teacher discusses “man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or the lack of it).” At Lexington Community Education.

Pictured at top: “Love Trumps Hate” rally at Boston Common, Nov. 20, 2016. (Copyright Greg Cook)

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