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Join us for the 1st Annual Activist Ball



On Saturday, January 25th 2014, Encuentro 5 and the Community Activist Media Project/Activate Radio will proudly host the 1st Annual Activist Ball, our first in a yearly tradition of dance party celebrations dedicated to activists and activism!

With Chris Faraone (of Weekly Dig & Phoenix) as Master of Ceremonies, we’re spinning world dance beats with DJ Univers-AL, serving light food, and giving out prizes.

Here is the website link;

You can visit the link below to get tickets, t-shirts, or to sponsor;


Radio Camp February 24th-March 9th!

Credit albertobv via Flickr/Creative Commons
Credit albertobv via Flickr/Creative Commons

OBR.FM  announces Radio Camp!  February 24th-March 9th

After a little over a year of broadcasting independent media for and by the 99%, OBR.FM kicks off its two week “Radio Camp” with a meet and greet at its studio at 9 Hamilton place in Boston, Massachusetts at 7pm Saturday February 23rd, and all are welcome.  Come see our studio, meet our radio hosts and enjoy some indy music, thought and media then spend some time with us as we go to RADIO CAMP!

What is “Radio Camp”? It is an opportunity for sharing and learning about the production of indy media through our radio station. In this two week period we plan to immerse ourselves in all the facets of OBR’s operations, from the ins and outs of broadcasting a live program to the behind the scenes work of marketing, fund-raising, social networking, podcasting, and engineering.

All of OBR’s events, meetings and activities are open to the public and we urge you to join in, we’ll be sending out reminders on Facebook and Twitter of Radio Camp activities. Check out the schedule below and note special events marked with an ** geared to the general public looking to delve into indy media.

Contact us if you have any questions or ideas for this exciting period:


Saturday February 23rd

7-11 pm – Celebrate a Radically Indy New year with OBR.FM – PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Open House and Party!!!

Sunday February 24th 

12-2:30 pm – INTRO TO INDY RADIO & INTERNET BROADCAST TRAINING** – PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Learn how we make radio and how you can too!

3-5 pm – CREATING A RADIO SHOW WORKSHOP **- PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Come and map out your ideas for a radio show or podcast

7-9 pm – OBR Marketing Work Meeting

Monday February 25th

7-9 pm – OBR Fund-raising Work Meeting

Tuesday February 26th

7-9 pm – SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP** – PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Join us as we explore how social media can be used a promotion tool

Wednesday February 27th

7-9 pm – OBR Production Work Meeting

Thursday February 28th

7-9 pm – OBR Production Working Meeting

Friday March 1st

7-8 pm – OBR Radio Camp Conference Call

Saturday March 3nd

1-7 pm – Recording, Editing, Publicity Working Meeting

Sunday March 3rd

11-1 pm – Radio Church

2-4 pm – OBR Programming Schedule

Monday March 4th

7-9 pm – OBR Library: Editing, Tagging and Archiving Working Meeting

Saturday March 9th

11-7 pm -OBR Library: Editing, Tagging and Archiving Working Meeting

Other Items (schedule pending):

  • Focus on membership
  • Fund-raising 2nd session
  • Swag production (screen printing & button making)
  • Administrative tasks and outreach

Check the OB Radio Work Calendar for the latest schedule…

OBR Party and Fundraiser on Sept 30

Support Occupy Boston Radio ( and join the S30 party!

Sunday, Sept 30, 9:30 pm

All Asia, 334 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square, Cambridge MA (MBTA Red Line)

Three Bands:

  • Varsity Drag (w/ Ben Deily of the Lemonheads)
  • Chris Howe Trio
  • Leaders Led

The party is 21+ with a $10 door and a cash bar.
September 30 is the anniversary of Occupy Boston’s occupation of Dewey Square.

Download a PDF flyer.

6/27 Blogging for Small Business and the Citizen Journalist with KC Blogger Extraordinaire

Tonight join host Eden as she take FSU Radio for a spin with blogger KC @ 7pm on!

Free School University Radio

Learn to target specific web marketing & dynamic content placement, as well as campaign methods for spreading a sustainable message on the Internet. It is easy to learn  SEO (Search Engine Optimization) – how to get your blog placed in search engines so it shows up at the top of the list when people search for the topics you cover.

Bring your passion, your ignorance and learn basic tools to Stand-up & Fight Back and effectively use your right to free speech on the web.

Check out KC’s recent blogs at:

Host:  Free School University’s Eden with Kathryn producing.   (David to return next week.)

Blogging for Small Business and the Citizen Journalist
Wednesday, 6/27/2012 7:00 pm USA Eastern Time
Occupy Boston Radio – OBR.FM

Please join us, call 617-506-9726 with questions or comments during the show, or join the IRC chat at

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Occupy return to St Paul’s on pilgrimage of protest – Home News – UK – The Independent

Occupy return to St Paul’s on pilgrimage of protest – Home News – UK – The Independent.

The anti-capitalist Occupy movement, whose protest camp outside St Paul’s Cathedral caused a rift within the Church of England, returned to the cathedral today with a new strategy: the pilgrimage of protest.

Occupy Faith, a protest group associated with the Occupy movement, includes people of all faiths who share the movement’s goals of encouraging greater social justice and condemning corporate greed.

A band of around 30 protesters set off from the steps of St Paul’s on a “Pilgrimage for Justice”, which will see them walking 62 miles to Canterbury Cathedral, staying in churches or camping on open land along the way – all the time spreading the “good word” about their movement.

Among their number were a Catholic priest, a Protestant vicar, a Muslim Imam and a United Reform Church Minister.

Paul Nicolson, and 80-year-old retired priest from the village of Turville in Buckinghamshire, said that the broad aims of the Occupy movement chimed with Christian values.

“I supported them from the moment the first tent went up,” he said. “The government is making laws to make things even harder for the very poorest in our society, who cannot afford to pay their bills or their rent and are now having benefit caps imposed on them. At the same time the richest are getting wealthier and wealthier. It seems self-evident that something has gone very wrong in our democracy.”

The group received a parting blessing from the Right Reverend Michael Colclough, Canon Pastor of St Paul’s who said that “the Cathedral and Occupy were not at odds on the question of justice”. The Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s have been criticised for approving the forced eviction of the Occupy camp earlier this year.

Father Joe Ryan, 65, the parish priest of the church of St John Vianney in north London, said that he had backed the Occupy protesters because it was religion’s role to “give a voice to the voiceless”.

“There was a sign at the Occupy camp here at St Paul’s that said: ’Where would Jesus be?’,” he said. “I thought that Jesus would have been here, with the common person calling for the wellbeing of others.”

Alan Bolwell, 25, a philosophy student at the University of Kent who conceived of the idea of a protest pilgrimage after participating in the occupation of a building at his university over Christmas last year, said that he hoped the pilgrimage would enable traditional religion to find common cause with the Occupy movement: “If every Anglican was an Occupier we would achieve our goals in no time,” he said.





Evangelical Leaders Split Over Violence Against Women Act | Christianity Today | A Magazine of Evangelical Conviction

Theology in Action

Pardon me if I think this is something you should be SPLIT over….

Evangelical Leaders Split Over Violence Against Women Act | Christianity Today | A Magazine of Evangelical Conviction.

House passes bill that removes protections for immigrant women who are victims of violence.

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorized by Congress Wednesday removes protections for immigrant women who are victims of violence. Some faith leaders, including National Association of Evangelicals president Leith Anderson, oppose stripping away provisions that could aid mail-order brides and other immigrants. Other evangelical groups, including Concerned Women for America, want the act scrapped altogether.

Many women come to the U.S. on visas because they are married to a U.S. citizen. But if a wife leaves the husband because of violence in the home, she risks being deported. The act allows…

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