This week in local activism-related events: Boston Socialist Alternative's follow-up to last week's feminist march, a local screening of a new documentary about worker cooperatives, another screening of Danny Bryck's one-many documentary play about Occupy Boston, and more. Read on for details.+ + + + + Wednesday, October 17 @ Encuentro 5: "Fight Rape Culture, Fight Capitalism", 7pmBoston Socialist Alternative offers a socialist perspective as a follow up to the march against rape culture that Bosotn Feminists for Liberation held last weekend. More info on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Encuentro 5 (new location) | 9 Hamilton Place, Suite 2a, BostonThursday, October 18 @ Boston University: "The War on Drugs is a War on Everyone"A panel discussion on the global impact of "the war on drugs" and the various forms of oppression it perpetuates, featuring BU Women's Studies professor Deborah Belle, BU Latin American Cultures professor Peter S. Cahn, psychedelic researcher and founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Rick Doblin, and Black and Pink founder Reverend Jason Lydon. More info on Facebook. BU's Sargent College, room 102 | 635 Comm Ave, BostonFriday, October 19 @ Boston University: The BU Antiwar Coalition Invites Havaar to discuss War, Sanctions, and Transnational Solidarities, 6-8pm Havaar is a grassroots group of Iranians, Iranian-Americans and allies who oppose military action and US-led sanctions against Iran. Learn about their solidarity efforts with Iranian people struggling against war and state repression. More info on Facebook. BU's College of Arts and Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avem, room 522
Friday, October 19 @ Community Church of Boston: No Room for Wishing, 8pmDanny Bryck's one-man documentary play about Occupy Boston, showing here for one night only, following its run at Central Square Theater. More info on Facebook. Community Church of Boston 565 Boylston St, Boston.
Saturday, October 20 @ MIT: The 2012 LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference with Janet Mock, 10am-5pmA free conference with more than 20 workshops educating and inspiring LGBTQ youth of color under age 25. More info @ hbgc-boston.org. MIT Tang Center Building E-51
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