36] POETS FOR PEACE at STONY RUN MEETING -- MAY 3
37] First Thursday protest of the war – May 7
38] Film PUMP UP THE VOLUME – May. 22
39] John Judge seeking housemate
40] Contribute to the
41] Human rights lawyer from the
42] Join Global Zero campaign
43] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
44] Publish your peace article
45] Become a member of the
46] Click on The Hunger Site
34] – On Sat., May 2 take a bus to Philadelphia to Shut Down the
35] – The MARYLAND COALITION FOR BGE REREGULATION invites you to the People’s ENERGY SUMMIT on Sat., May 2 from 11 AM to 4 PM at 2640 St. Paul St. – St. John’s Methodist Church. Empower yourself and learn how YOU can take direct action against BGE and make your voice heard by our elected officials; find out which lawmakers are working for us; and which are not and what you can do to change that. Call Maria Allwine at 443.762.0892 or email her at mariarichard at verizon.net.
36] – DANIEL MARK EPSTEIN is expected to join eleven other MD poets reading from their poems on war and peace at Stony Run Friends Meeting, 5116 N. Charles St., just south of Northern Parkway on Sun., May 3 from 2 - 4 PM. Other poets are William Heath, Alan Reese, Linda Joy Burke, Thomas Dorsett, Michael Fallon, Rosemary Klein, Matt Hoehner, Gregg Mosson, Sam Schmidt, Virginia Crawford, and Mary Azriel. The 11th annual Margaret Diorio Poetry for Peace reading will include a dialogue and lively interaction with the audience.
Conversation over coffee and refreshments will follow in the dining room. The reading is free, although contributions will be accepted for Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (ASTT), a
37] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., May 7 from 5 to 6:30 PM in
38] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The theme is First Amendment rights. The next film is PUMP UP THE VOLUME [
Christian Slater is a high school student who does not fit in. As an outsider he starts up a pirate radio station, and the principal and the FCC go after him. His only friend is played by Samantha Mathis.
Doors open at 7 PM, and the DVD starts at 7:30 PM. There is no charge, and refreshments will be available. A discussion will follow.
39] – John Judge is seeking a housemate to share a large house on a hill, overlooking D.C. in the Hillcrest region of Anacostia, SE. Just off
40] – Larry Egbert and Nick Sheridan are in
41] – Sylvie Maunga Mbanga, a human rights lawyer and women’s activist from the Democratic
42] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: http://www.globalzero.org/sign-declaration. A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees. This is an historic window of opportunity. With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.
43] – 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.
44] – 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.
45] – Become an active member of the
46] – 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.
47] – 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.
"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the