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Mother's Day Walk for Peace

The Mother's Day Walk for Peace (MDW4P) is a beloved 27-year-long Boston tradition and celebration of our potential to create more peaceful communities. It is the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute’s (LDBPI) largest fundraising event to grow and sustain our services, advocacy and training. Our goal is to empower survivors, Generation Peace and communities impacted by murder, trauma, grief and loss
                                                               to cultivate cycles of peace
                                                               and healing.

MDW4P Founder Joins CDT for MLK Shabbat 5783 

Chaplain Clementina M. Chéry — founder, president, and CEO of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute — joined Dorshei Tzedek for MLK Shabbat Morning Services on January 14, 2023, to share with us her reflections on how her work is connected to Dr. King’s legacy, what it means to pay attention to the importance of healing in our work for peace and justice, and invite us into conversation about how each of us is “called” to do our work in the world. 

Watch Chaplain Chéry's talk here 

Join us for the 27th Annual Mother’s Walk for Peace on May 14, 2023!

Our 2023 theme is "Cultivating Cycles of Peace.” In our society, we are constantly looped into cycles of violence that overshadow the transformative power of peace. Like a blooming flower, cycles of peace flourish when carefully cultivated. We have the agency to cultivate these cycles by empowering survivors, supporting returning citizens and their families and investing in Generation Peace.

Registration cost this year is $25 per person, however no one will be turned away for lack of funds. To join the CDT Team, visit and indicate on your registration that you're walking with Congregation Dorshei Tzedek. 

Starting and Ending Point:

Town Field Park 
1520 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02122

The CDT team will be gathering at the 2nd base of the baseball diamond in front of the stage; look for the CDT banner. Together we will listen to the program before setting out on the walk at approximately 8:30 am. And, feel free to wear purple, the color of the Institute! 


7:00 am: Registration 
8:00 am: Program 
8:30 am: Kick off 
10:00 am: Closing Rally 

Total route: 4.3 miles   1.25 -1.5 hrs walk time


There will be a water truck at Town Field to refill your bottles. 



Free parking is available on Sunday, May 14, at the 500-520 Geneva Ave lot in Dorchester as well as at the Community Academy of Science and Health School at 11 Charles St, Dorchester, MA 02122. There is also ample free street parking in the area. There are also 22 spaces available at Municipal Lot #20 at 191 Adams St. Boston, MA 02122. 
You must exit the Geneva parking lot by 1:00 PM or your car may be towed.


Town Field is located a short walk from the MBTA Red Line Field's Corner Stop.


For further information, please contact Abby Cohen at If you need to reach Abby on Sunday, please text her - 617-216-3540.

Other ways to support the work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute:

- Make an online donation toward the Annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace
- Become a Peace-vestor with monthly gifts
- Donate by check, please write your team name on the memo line and mail it to: 
The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute 
15 Christopher St 
Dorchester, MA 02122

Sun, June 4 2023 15 Sivan 5783