22] Nominate activists for gala awards – Nov. 1
23] Co-founder of Food Not Bombs to speak – Nov. 1
24] African Service – Nov. 2
25] Bridge peace vigil – Nov. 2
26] Peace Walk in D.C. – Nov. 2
27] The Peace Projections – Nov. 2
28] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 2
29] Pentagon vigil – Nov. 3
30] Protest WYPR management – Nov. 3 - ?
31] Death penalty demonstration – Nov. 3
32] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 3-Nov. 6
33] Diane Wilson will sign & discuss her book – Nov. 3
34] Stop foreclosures meeting – Nov. 3
35] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 3
37] Single payer study session – Nov. 3
38] Help ACLU protect voting rights – Nov. 4
40] An opportunity to monitor polls in
41] Authors of book on
42] Tuesday peace vigil – Nov. 4
43] Ecolocity D.C. meeting – Nov. 4
44] Peace vigil in
45] Peace vigil in W.
47] Mobilization for Global Justice meeting – Nov. 5
48] PG County peace meeting – Nov. 5
49] Bread & Puppet at 2640 – Nov. 5
50] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Nov. 6
51] WIB Peace Stand – Nov. 6
52] First Thursday protest of the war – Nov. 6
53] UNITE HERE planning meeting – Nov. 6
54] Economic Melt Down workshop – Nov. 6
55] Protest at YPR fundraiser – Nov. 7
56] Bioneers Convention – Nov. 7-9
57] Ghosts of
58] Panel discussion on poisons of war – Nov. 7
59] Green Festival – Nov. 8-9
61] Death penalty meeting – Nov. 11
62] Celebrate directors of Project South – Nov. 15
63] Film THE PRISONER – Nov. 21
64] MUPJ conference – April 4, 2009
65] Max needs housing
66] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
67] Publish your peace article
68] Become a member of the
69] Click on The Hunger Site
22] – Send your nominations for the 4th Annual Activist Awards Gala to email@example.com by Sat., Nov. 1. The gala will take place on Thurs., Dec. 18 at
23] – On Sat., Nov. 1 at 7 PM at the Tabernacle Church, 3700 Chestnut St., Phila., PA, Keith McHenry, the group’s co-founder, will share the story of Food Not Bombs. Brandywine Peace Community invites you to a presentation & discussion, which will take place in the
Last August, the FBI raided Food not Bombs houses in
24] – On Sun., Nov. 2, the KALAFONG AME CHURCH invites you to a Prayer for Africa at 11 AM at the HISPANIC SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST DAY CHUCH, 5100 Edmondson Ave.,
25] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
26] – Join the weekly Peace Walk on the Mall at 4 PM on Sun., Nov. 2 starting at the WWII Memorial (
27] – L. Nef’fahtiti Myrick: the Peace Projections is a performance piece using contemporary art, music, photography and poetry to follow the history of peace in the
28] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
29] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop. The next vigil is Mon., Nov. 3, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
30] – Protest the illegal termination of The Marc Steiner Show from noon to 1 PM Monday through Friday in front of WYPR, 2216 N. Charles St. You may consider calling the station to complain at 410-235-1395. Contact Max at 410-366-1637 to join Take Back YPR.
31] – There is usually a vigil to abolish the death penalty every Monday from 5 to 6 PM, outside the prison complex and across the street from Maryland’s death row, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
32] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 6 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
33] – On Mon., Nov. 3 at 5 PM, Diane Wilson will sign and discuss HOLY ROLLER GROWING UP IN THE CHURCH OF KNOCK DPWN, DRAG OUT; or, “How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus.” Her appearance is at Busboys and Poets, 14th & V
34] – There will be a follow up organizing meeting and work session on Mon., Nov. 3 from 6. to 8 PM at the new "
35] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets every Monday. The next meeting is on Mon., Nov. 3 at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
36] – There will be a meeting of the Frederick Peace Resource Center on Mon., Nov. 3 at 7:30 PM at 4 East Church St. Call Gus Fahey at 301-663-6117.
37] – On Mon., Nov. 3 at 7:30 PM at St. John's
38] – Help the ACLU-MD protect voting rights on Election Day, Tues., Nov. 4. The idea is to address any issues of voter intimidation or disenfranchisement, and solve problems at the polls in real time. There will be an Election Protection Hotline, the distribution of thousands of Maryland Voter Empowerment Cards designed to inform voters of their rights and how to address potential problems when seeking to cast a ballot. On Election Day, the ACLU will answer calls all day, from 6 AM to 9 PM. So the ACLU needs your help. Contact Amy Cruice at email@example.com.
40] – Helen Schietinger has volunteered to monitor the polls in
41] – Steven Fake and Kevin Funk, co-authors of SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA: DARFUR-INTERVENTION AND THE USA, will appear at 2 PM on Tues., Nov. 4 at the Barnes and Noble, 601 E. Pratt St. Call 410-203-3295 or go to www.bn.com.
42] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
43] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW,
44] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
45] – Each Wednesday in clear weather, there is a peace vigil from 5 to 6 PM outside the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Drive (between Wayne & Hortter) in West Mount Airy, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 5. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
46] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
47] – There will be a Mobilization for Global Justice meeting at 7 PM on Wed., Nov. 5 at St. Stephens Church, 16th &
48] – The Peace & Justice Coalition of Prince George’s County meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 PM at the Greenbelt Community Center. The next meeting is Nov. 5. Call 301-577-2350.
49] – Red Emma's invites you to attend a performance of the Bread and Puppet Theater on Wed., Nov. 5 at 7:30 PM at St. John’s, 27th and St. Paul Sts. The group will perform a new play Storm Office: A Storm Poem with Implementation Machine. A suggested donation would be between $5 and $10. Go to http://redemmas.org/event/1267/.
50] – On Thurs., Nov. 6, the WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road NW, WDC. Join a civil discourse which explores the history, issues, myths, realities, and truth of the conflict between
51] – There is a WIB peace stand on Thurs., Nov. 6, noon-1PM in Towson at northwest corner of Washington & Chesapeake Aves., across the street from the post office, near the courthouse. Contact
52] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., Nov. 6 starting at 5 PM in
53] – UNITE HERE is calling for a mass mobilization, a march and food drive, on Tues., Nov. 18 at 4 PM at War Memorial Plaza to support the workers at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel. They have been without a contract since April 2006. There is a planning meeting on Thurs., Nov. 6 at the union office,
54] – On Thurs., Nov. 6, from 6:45 to 8:45 PM, the Institute for Policy Studies' Social Action & Leadership School for Activists presents U.S. Economic Melt Down Simplified at 1112 Sixteenth St. NW, Suite 600, WDC 20036. Join SALSA as Chuck Collins, director of IPS’ program on Inequality and the Common Good and Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, explain the basics and background of the financial crisis and give a break down of the economic meltdown and its causes --and what lies ahead in 2009. Pre-registration is strongly suggested at http://www.hotsalsa.org/index.php?cid=1001042. There is a request for a $10 donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
55] – Please join Take Back WYPR for a demonstration on Fri., Nov. 7 at 7 AM outside the new Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel, 401 W. Pratt St. Kai Rysdall is the featured speaker at this breakfast fundraiser. Take Back YPR is still urging citizens not to contribute to a station that ignores community input. Call Max at 410-366-1637.
56] – The second annual Baltimore Bioneers Conference will take place starting Fri., Nov. 7 and running through Sun., Nov. 9. Go to www.cultivatingchange.org.
57] – The trial of the Ghosts of the
58] – There is a “POISONS OF WAR” event, which is a lead-up to the Dream Bridge Concert, on Fri., Nov. 7 at 7 PM at St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St. NW, WDC 20010. The Teach-in, “Poisons of War, Past and Present,” will feature panelists who will discuss chemical weapons from World War I to the drug wars in Latin America, atomic weapons in World War II, Agent Orange in Vietnam, depleted uranium (DU) in Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, and elsewhere … weapons first tested at military proving grounds in the U.S. and all over the world.
59] – At the Washington DC Green Festival, starting at 10 AM on Sat., Nov. 8 and closing at 6 PM on Sun., Nov. 9, come celebrate what’s working in the local communities—across the District, Maryland and Virginia—for people, for business and for the environment. The Green Festival will feature more than 125 renowned speakers, including Dr. Helen Caldicott, Jim Hightower, Ralph Nader and Amy Goodman. It will also feature over 350 local green businesses, and will showcase green how-to workshops, green films, a Fair Trade pavilion, yoga classes, organic beer, delicious organic cuisine, live music, and much more.
Cost is $15 per
61] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., Nov. 11 at 7 PM at the AFSC,
62] – Celebrate Jerome Scott and Walda Katz-Fishman on Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Busboys and Poets,
63] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The next film, THE PRISONER [USA/GERMANY, 2007], will be shown Fri., Nov. 21 at AFSC,
The film was produced, directed and written by
64] – The 24th annual Maryland Peace and Justice conference has been set for April 4, 2009 at the Church of the Resurrection in Burtonsville, MD, easily accessible off of Rt. 29. Please put the date on your calendar and try not to schedule any other major events on that day. Thanks so much for your cooperation, and the organizers hope to see you there! Call Paulette at 410-747-3811.
65] – Max Obuszewski has to move out of his current abode, so he is looking for housing. If you have any leads, call him at 410-366-1637 or email him at mobuszewski [at] venizon.net.
66] – WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER signs from Friends Committee on National Legislation are again for sale at $5. To purchase a sign, call Max at 410-366-1637.
67] – Publish Your Peace Article. Daniel Frasier is soliciting peace articles for the biweekly series of commentaries Paths to Peace in the Frederick News Post Religion and Ethics section. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
68] – Become an active member of the
69] – The Hunger Site was initiated by Mercy Corps and Second Harvest, and is funded entirely by advertisers. You can go there every day and click the big yellow "Give Food for Free" button near the top of the page; you do not have to look at the ads. Each click generates funding for about 1.1 cups of food. So consider clicking.
70] – Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to http://prop1.org; call 202-682-4282.
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