A calendar of protests, discussions and other events that aim to improve the world. Highlights this week include today’s Providence: “RI says NO! to Trump’s Muslim Ban” Rally; tomorrow’s Boston and Providence rallies in solidarity with the Native Nations March in Washington, D.C. and the Vigil in Memory of Srinivas Khuchibhotla; and Saturday’s Resistioke: Live band singalong.

Updated: March 9, 2017: 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. Be careful.

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Thursday, March 9
4 p.m. Providence: “P. Khalil Saucier, “‘Necessarily Black’ Reconsidered.” Talk by P. Khalil Saucier, Bucknell University professor and author of “Necessarily Black: Cape Verdean Youth, Hip Hop Culture, and a Critique of Identity.” At Brown University.

5:30 p.m. Providence: “RI says NO! to Trump’s Muslim Ban.” Rally.

6:30 p.m. Boston: “Podcasts as a Tool for Movement Work and Resistance.” Talk at PRX Podcast Garage.

6:30 p.m. Boston: “Sanctuary Cities.” Panel discussion organized by Ford Hall Forum. At Suffolk University.

6:30 p.m. Boston: “Gertrude’s Artist Salon | STAND UP: Women* You Should Know.” At Boston Center for the Arts.

7 p.m. Watertown: “How to Talk About Slavery and Racism in 2017.” Talk at Watertown Library.

7 p.m. Providence: “Providence Indivisible RI Informational Meeting.” At First Unitarian Church of Providence.

7 p.m. Cambridge: “Social Justice & the Built Environment.” Architect Shawn Hesse talks discusses “What is the role of architects and designers in relation to the Muslim travel ban, the border wall proposal, and the shooting of Trayvon Martin? How does the physical fabric of our community reinforce poverty, hinder education, and reduce life-expectancy?” At Education First.

Friday, March 10
10 a.m. Providence: “Native Nations Rise Providence.” Rally in solidarity with the Native Nations March in Washington, D.C. At Rhode Island State House.

Noon. Boston: “Boston RISE with Standing Rock.” Rally in solidarity with the All Nations March on D.C. At Massachusetts State House.

5 p.m. Cambridge: “What to Do, How to Live-Personal Activism for a Threatened Planet.” At MIT Student Center.

5:30 p.m. Boston: “Sukoon – A Vigil in Memory of Srinivas Khuchibhotla.” For the Indian engineer murdered in Kansas on Feb. 22, 2017 “by Adam Purinton who believed that Mr. Kuchibhotla did not belong to our American community.” At Boston Common.

7 p.m. Somerville: “Volunteer Meet and Greet.” Meeting to explore community volunteering opportunities. At Aeronaut.

7 p.m. Swampscott: “Swampscott Huddle Community Meeting.” To “discuss political issues” and ways of creating change. At Panera.

Saturday, March 11
8:30 a.m. Boston: “Union Stewards Training.” AFSCME offers training for members. At Boston Medical Center.

8:30 a.m. Boston: “Boston Open Spaces Advocacy Bootcamp.” Boston Park Advocates teaches best practices for championing open space. At Fenway Community Center.

9 a.m. Boston: “Walk for Hunger Sign Painting.” Help make signs for the 49th annual Walk for Hunger and 5K Run on May 7. At East Boston Social Centers.

9 a.m. Brookline: “Grounding and Resistance.” Workshop on “Faith-Based Action in a New Political Era.” At First Parish in Brookline.

9 a.m. Worcester: “Grassroots Campaign Training.” Two-day training in successful grassroots campaigning. At Educational Association of Worcester.

11 a.m. Providence: “We Shall Overcome Singalong with Community MusicWorks.” At West Side Play Space.

Noon. Boston: “Resistioke: Live band singalong at Librería Donceles.” Live-band, group karaoke singing “pop tunes that build community and respond to our politically divisive times.” At Urbano Project.

Noon. Cambridge: “Our Revolution Cambridge Working Meeting.” At Democracy Center.

1 p.m. Providence: “Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon.” At RISD.

1 p.m. Boston: “Vigil & Speak Out Against War on Syria and Yemen.” At Park Street.

1:30 p.m. Cambridge: “Pass Mass Amendment Monthly meeting.” To amend the Massachusetts Constitution “based on ‘Corporations are not People. Money is not Speech.’”

2 p.m. Watertown: “Can We Talk? Learning from Boston’s Busing/Desegregation Crisis.” Screening and discussion of documentary. At Watertown Free Public Library.

2 p.m. Boston: “No Disability Justice, No Peace.” Workshop on combating ableism. At Roxbury Innovation Center.

2 p.m. Somerville: “Rock Benefit Show for the Arts.” To support Boston organizations that are funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. At Aeronaut.

3 p.m. Providence: “May Day 2017 Planning Meeting.” At Rhode Island Jobs for Justice. https://www.facebook.com/events/1911004309132496/

4 p.m. Boston: “ACLU People Power Action Event.” Livestream viewing of the ACLU’s launch of People Power. “We’ll watch the Resistance Training live and talk about next steps for organizing to resist Trump’s attacks on our basic freedoms.” At Community Church of Boston.

4:30 p.m. Lynnfield: “One Love.” Lynnfield for Love “will be spreading kindness through a selection of activity stations, where attendees can show their love for people of all kinds.” At Meeting House on Lynnfield Commons.

4:30 p.m. Gloucester: “ACLU People Power: Resistance Training.” Livestream viewing of the ACLU’s launch of People Power. “We’ll watch the Resistance Training live and talk about next steps for organizing to resist attacks on our basic freedoms.” At Rocky Neck Cultural Center.

Sunday, March 12
11 a.m. Boston: “International Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Art + Feminism.” At Institute of Contemporary Art.

11 a.m. Boston: “Advocacy Practice – Effective Tabling/Leafletting.” Hosted by International Vegan Association-Boston. At Ver-Tex Experience Center.

11:15 a.m. Boston: “Becoming Instruments of Peace -Moving from Prayer to Action.” At Paulist Center.

3 p.m. Gloucester: “Rise Up and Sing Out.” Cape Ann Interfaith Clergy Association in cooperation with Folk Life Studio and the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church present the Fourth Annual Pete Seeger Legacy Sing, an open community sing-a-long. At Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church.

3 p.m. Cambridge: “Muslim Justice Teach-In.” At Old Cambridge Baptist Church.

4 p.m. Boston: “Black&Pink Downtown Volunteer Drop-In.” Supporting LGBTQ prisoners. At Encuento 5.

Monday, March 13
10:30 a.m. Boston: “Feminist Methods in Digital Spaces.” Panel discussion. At Northeastern University.

5 p.m. Boston: “Raise Your Voice: Arts for Social Change 101.” Workshop.

6:30 p.m. Boston: “JewishResistance at AIPAC Jamaica Plain Community Action Meeting.” Hosted by IfNotNow Boston.

6:30 p.m. Watertown: “Watertown Citizens for Black Lives.” Working group meeting. At Grace Vision Church.

7 p.m. Cambridge: “Ecosocialism Working Group Meeting.” At Democracy Center.

7 p.m. Providence: “What Now? Rhode Island Politics 101.” Panel discussion. At Brown University.

Tuesday, March 14
5:30 p.m. Boston: “Exploring Class and Classism.” Workshop.

6 p.m. Providence: “Know Your Rights.” Dorcas International Institute of RI staff and staff attorneys what the latest Executive Actions mean to you and the community.

6 p.m. Boston: “In the Middle: Race, Justice and the Ashkenazim – 5 Part Course.” At Boston Workmen’s Circle for Jewish Culture and Social Justice.

6:30 p.m. Cambridge: “Exploring Housing Demand in Cambridge and Greater Boston.” Talk by Tim Reardon, data services director at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. At MIT Stata Center.

7 p.m. Watertown: “Race in Our Community | Panel Discussion.” At Watertown Library.

7 p.m. Brookline: “Speaking for the Trees: Gas Leaks and Climate Change.” Talk at Coolidge Corner Library Branch.

7 p.m. Boston: “Let’s Talk About It: Social Action in Boston.” Panel talk. At Boston University.

7:30 p.m. Providence: “Labor Movements as Social Justice in the Age of Trump.” A conversation. At Brown University.

Wednesday, March 15
5:30 p.m. Boston: “Fighting to End Youth Criminalization in Our Neighborhoods.” Panel discussion. At Strand Theatre.

6 p.m. Cambridge: “Socializing with Socialists.” Meet up with Boston Democratic Socialists of America. At Courtside Sports Pub.

6:15 p.m. Cambridge: “Divided.” MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning hosts panel talk on “Can planning communication diminish contested spaces in an era of contemporary populism?” At MIT.

7 p.m. Providence: “Understanding the Anger.” Panel discussion on racial injustice. At Brown University.

Pictured at top: Rally for Indigenous Peoples Day in Boston. At Boston City Hall, Oct. 5, 2016. (Copyright Greg Cook)

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