Thursday, April 9, 2009

Baltimore Activist Alert

Baltimore Activist Alert Apr. 9 – May 7, 2009


"I speak as an American to the leaders of my own nation. The great initiative in this war is ours.

The initiative to stop it must be ours." -Martin Luther King Jr.


Friends, this list and other email documents which I send out are done under the auspices of the Baltimore Nonviolence Center.  Go to  If you appreciate this information and would like to make a donation, send contributions to BNC, 325 East 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218.  Max Obuszewski can be reached at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski [at]


The Baltimore IndyMedia Center publicizes peace-related events. Go to


1] Books, buttons and stickers

2] Web site for info on federal legislation

3] Join Nonviolent Resistance lists  

4] Max is seeking housing/peace house is available

5] Buy Mankekolo’s book

6] Buy coffee through HoCoFoLA

7] Job available at Yabba Pot Café

8] Faith & Resistance Retreat – thru Apr. 11

9] Witness Against Torture 100 Days Campaign – through Apr. 30

10] Crabshell Alliance meeting – Apr. 9

11] Peace & Justice Stations at Lockheed – Apr. 10

12] Pax Christi’s annual Justice Stations of the Cross – Apr. 10

13] WIB Inner Harbor peace vigil – Apr. 10

14] WIB Roland Park vigil – Apr. 10                  

15] White House vigil – Apr. 10                   

16] Support The Congo demo – Apr. 10

17] Silent vigil at Homewood Friends – Apr. 10

18] Vigil at Walter Reed – Apr. 10

19] Ballroom dancing – Apr. 10

20] Homeless shelter benefit – Apr. 10

21] Olney vigil to end the war – Apr. 11                         

22] Leaflet at markets to promote B-More Fair & human rights march – Apr. 11

23] Peace vigil in Chester, PA – Apr. 11

24] Peace vigil at Capitol – Apr. 11

25] Westminster WIB vigil – Apr. 11                                       

26] Drum for peace – Apr. 11

27] African Service – Apr. 12

28] Bridge peace vigil – Apr. 12

29] Bethesda peace vigil – Apr. 12

30] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Apr. 12

31] Pentagon vigil – Apr. 13

32] Deterrence in space – Apr. 13-14

33] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Apr. 13—Apr. 16

34] Protest the death penalty – Apr. 13

35] Global Zero – Apr. 13

36] Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater and Beyond – Apr. 13

37] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Apr. 13

38] Tuesday peace vigil – Apr. 14

39] BCAN meeting – Apr. 14

40] Ecolocity DC meeting -- Apr. 14

41] Death penalty meeting – Apr. 14

42] Tax Day protest at Lockheed Martin – Apr. 15

43] Peace vigil in Philadelphia – Apr. 15

44] Peace vigil in W. Mount Airy, PA – Apr. 15

45] Tax Day protest against funding Israeli occupation – Apr. 15

46] WIB Frederick vigil – Apr. 15

47] CCR rep discusses torture – Apr. 15

48] Chestnut Hill, PA vigil – Apr. 15

49] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Apr. 16

50] Cuba: An African Odyssey – Apr. 16

51] IWW meeting – Apr. 16

52] Iraq Moratorium – Apr. 17


54] B’More Fair/Human rights march – Apr. 18

55] March for the Animals – Apr. 19

56] Rally for Columbia’s Displaced – Apr. 20

57] BUPJ meeting – Apr. 20

58] First Thursday protest of the war – May 7

59] Contribute to the Georgia Four defense fund

60] Human rights lawyer from the Congo is seeking speaking engagements

61] Join Global Zero campaign

62] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale

63] Publish your peace article

64] Become a member of the Washington Peace Center

65] Click on The Hunger Site  

66] Join Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


1] – Buttons, bumperstickers and books are available.  “God Bless the Whole World, No Exceptions” stickers are in stock. Call Max at 410-366-1637.


2] – To obtain information how your federal legislators voted on particular bills, go to  Congressional toll-free numbers are 888-818-6641, 888-355-3588 or 800-426-8073.


3] – THE ORGANIZING LIST will be the primary decision-making mechanism of the National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance [NCNR].  It will be augmented by conference calls and possibly in-person meetings as needed.  It will consist of 1 or 2 representatives from each local, regional, or national organization (not coalitions) that wishes to actively work to carry out the NCNR campaign of facilitating and organizing nonviolent resistance to the war in Iraq.


To join the ORGANIZING List, please send your name, group affiliation, city and email address to  Different local chapters of a national organization are encouraged to subscribe.  


THE NOTICES LIST will include only notices of NCNR actions and related information and is open to any interested person to subscribe.  It will be moderated to maintain focus & will include periodic notices about getting involved in NCNR national organizing.  To join the NOTICES List, send an email message to You will get a confirmation message once subscribed.  If you have problems, please write to the list manager at  

4] – Max is in need of housing.  If you have any leads, please call him at 410-366-1637.  Note that there may be an opportunity for two or three people to move into a “peace house.”  If interested, call Max.

5] – Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo has returned to live in Baltimore, and is writing her autobiography.  Consider purchasing her book" One A Day: Spiritual Vitamins. Be ready with daily Spiritual Vitamins from January 1 to December 31 in 2009.”  Send a donation of $10 with $3 shipping and handling to 3315 Mondawmin Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216.

6] – You can help safeguard human rights and fragile ecosystems through your purchase of HOCOFOLA Café Quetzal. Bags of ground coffee or whole beans can be ordered by mailing in an order form. For more details and to download the order form, go to

Be sure you indicate ground (G) or bean (B) for each type of coffee ordered. Make the check out to HoCoFoLA and send it with your order form to HoCoFoLA, PO Box 94, Columbia, MD  21045. Contact Pat McLaine at 410-964-0960 or  The coffee will arrive some time the following week and you will be notified where to pick it up.

7] – The Yabba Pot Cafe announces it is seeking a cashier/server, and do not apply if you are late and lazy and have no restaurant experience. Full-time hours are available.  Email Chef Skai at theyabbapot at

8] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker and the Jonah House are hosting the annual Faith & Resistance Retreat during Holy Week April 2009, and the theme is Put Down the Sword. It began with a meal on Wednesday evening and will conclude with a demonstration at the White House at noon on Sat., Apr. 11.  Retreat headquarters are at St. Stephen’s Church, 16th & Newton Sts., WDC. Call 202-882-9649.  

9] – Witness Against Torture continues its 100 Days Campaign.  Go to   Groups have taken on each week through Apr. 30, and there will be daily vigils at the White House from 11 AM to 1 PM.  As well, there will be organized activities from film screenings to lectures and community meetings.  These activities are designed to mobilize people concerned about torture and keep sustained pressure on our elected officials to close Guantanamo with deliberate speed.  Witness Against Torture will have a team in D.C. for the duration of the campaign and will provide logistical support to all participants.  Call Carmen Trotta at 202 277 9869.           

WAT is looking for people who are willing to risk arrest in D.C. on Thurs., Apr. 30 to call attention to the plight of the 60 men at Guantanamo who have been cleared for release but still languish there. The proposed scenario calls for a 10 AM gathering at the Capitol Reflecting Pool. A procession to the White House will start at 11:15 AM with the 60 risking arrest and another 181 in jumpsuits.  There are still 241 men in Gitmo. RSVP to daloisio at


10] – The Crabshell Alliance will meet on Thurs., Apr. 9 at 7:30 PM in the Rotunda, 711 W. 40th Street, Room 209 [Clean Water Action office]. Go into the mall and take elevator in middle of building up to second floor, and 216 is to the left.  Call 410-206-3830. The mission of the Crabshell Alliance is to stop the construction of new nuclear power plants in Maryland, promote clean, safe, sustainable, and affordable energy, and educate the public about the hazards of nuclear power.


11] – Stations of Justice & Peace & Nonviolent Resistance at Lockheed Martin takes place on Fri., Apr. 10 in Valley Forge, PA at 11:15 AM.  Join the Brandywine Peace Community's annual Good Friday action at Lockheed Martin, Mall & Goddard Blvds. (behind the King of Prussia Mall). Email or go to


12] – Pax Christi-Baltimore will hold its annual Justice Stations of the Cross on Fri., Apr. 10 starting at noon in front of City Hall.  Call Chuck Michaels at (443) 846-5207. 


13] – Women In Black sponsor a peace stand/vigil on Fri., Apr. 10 from noon-1 PM at the Inner Harbor, corner Pratt and Light.  Everyone welcome, wear black if you can.  See or write or call 410-467-9114.


14] – There is also a noon vigil on Fri., Apr. 10 at Roland Park Place at 830 W. 40th St.  Call 410-467-9114. 


15] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM on Pennsylvania Ave., by the press gate to the White House. It is organized by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.

16] – There is a peace vigil to support the Congo every Friday, 4 to 6:30 PM at the Rwandan Embassy, 1714 New Hampshire Ave, NW.  Call the Rwandan Embassy at 202-232-2882 and register your concern about Rwanda's aggression towards the Congo.

17] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., Apr. 10 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war with Iraq. Placards say: "War Is Not the Answer." The silent vigil is sponsored by AFSC, Homewood Friends and Stony Run Meetings.

18] – SHED LIGHT ON US WAR CASUALTIES: FROM THE FRONT LINE TO THE BACK DOOR of Walter Reed Army Medical Center (North Gate), every Friday night, from 7 to 9 PM in the middle of the 7100 block of Georgia Ave., NW. Call 202-441-3265. Go to 


19] –  There is an opportunity to participate in ballroom dancing, usually every Friday of the month, in the JHU ROTC Bldg. at 8 PM.  Turn south on San Martin Dr. from the intersection of Univ. Parkway and 39th St.  Drive on campus by taking the third left turn.  The next dance will be Apr. 10. Call Dave Greene at 410-599-3725.


20] – Gimmie Shelter Productions continues its efforts to bring consciousness and to raise funds for the homeless and the shelters that serve them. The next fundraiser for Hearts Place Shelter is at 2640 St. Paul St. on Fri., Apr. 10 at 8 PM. This poetry reading/performance art event will feature music by Jasaga and poetry by Mike Monroe, Suzanne X, Mary C, Rieley, Ron Williams, Abu Jamal and Alan Barysh. The performance art will be by Dave Cunningham and Mark Colasurdo. Admission is $5.  Consider as well donations of non-perishable food and clothing.  Call 410-532-0193. To find out how to help Hearts Place Shelter, call 410 235-9269.


21] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30 AM, on the corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. in Olney, MD.  The next vigil is Apr. 11. Call Chuck Harker at 301-570-7167. 


22] – Help promote the B’More Fair and Human Rights Zone March. On Sat., Apr. 11 be at the Waverly Market, 32nd and Barclay Sts. for another mass outreach day. Leafleting will take place there and at Lexington Market, Hollins Market and the North East Market. Contact Ryan Harvey at 410-733-6867.


23] –  Each Saturday, 11 AM – 1 PM, Chester County Peace Movement holds a peace vigil in West Chester in front of the Chester County Courthouse, High & Market Sts. This vigil has been the target of counter-demonstrators and harassment from the "Chester County Victory Movement" but has grown and persisted.  Go to

24] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sat., Apr. 11.Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It. --Psalms 34:14." The vigil lasts one hour and is silent except when one responds to the occasional questions. Go to or email

25] – Westminster WIB hosts a vigil the 2nd Saturday of the month from 2 – 3 PM in front of the War Memorial on Main St. The next vigil will be Apr. 11. Email

26] – Come drum for peace every second Saturday at the Unitarian Universalists of Fallston, MD, 1127 Old Fallston Road (across Rte 152 from Fallston High).  On Apr. 11, the drum circle begins at 7 PM.  Call Franz at 410-925-9351.

27] –  On Sun., Apr. 12, 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., Baltimore 21229.   Contact Rev. Dr. Duane Rawlings at  Go to\md\kalafong-ame-mission-church/index.html.

28] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the Spa Creek Bridge in Annapolis.  Contact Lucy at 410-263-7271 or Signs are not allowed to be on a stick or pole.   If there is interest, people will be standing on the Stoney Creek Bridge on Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena [410-437-5379 or]. Go to

29] – Every Sunday until Nov. 3, from 4:30 to 6 PM at the corner of Woodmont and Bethesda Aves., near Barnes & Noble and the Landmark Theaters, there will be a peace vigil organized by Bethesda Friends. Everyone welcome to participate!  

30] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers.  Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at 800 St. Paul St. or email  The next meeting is Apr. 12. Call 410-230-0450.

31] – 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., Apr. 13, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker.  Call 202-882-9649.

32] – On Mon., Apr. 13 and Tues., Apr. 14, there will be a conference from 9 AM to 4 PM on both days at National Defense University, Fort McNair, Marshall Hall, Room 155, WDC.  Twenty eight speakers at the conference will address "The Impact of Space on Conventional and Nuclear Deterrence." Register online at

33] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 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

You can listen to interviews by Steiner through his Center for Emerging Media podcasts. To hear the interviews, email   Go to

34] – 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 Baltimore.  The next vigil is scheduled for Mon., Apr. 13.  Call 410-233-0488.

35] – On Mon., Apr. 13 from 5:30-7:30 PM, George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment, and J.D. Crouch, National Institute for Public Policy, will debate the concept of Global Zero—eliminating all nuclear weapons-at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, B1 Conference Center, 1800 K St., NW, WDC. RSVP to cjones at

36] – On Mon., Apr. 13 at 7 PM, attend “Blackwater & Beyond – Politics, Protest and Dissent in the Obama era.” This evening features Jeremy Scahill, author and correspondent with Democracy Now! and Matthew Alexander, author of “How to Break a Terrorist” and will be at American Univ. (Main Campus: Ward Circle, 4400 Massachusetts Ave.), McDowell Residence Hall, Formal Lounge. Hosted by the AU chapter of Amnesty International and Witness Against Torture, the event is part of Witness Against Torture's 100 Days Campaign. Go to


37] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM at the AFSC, 4806 York Road [three blocks north of Coldspring Lane].  The next meeting will be Apr. 13, and the agenda will include the lobbying effort to call for investigation of those who ordered the torturing, Tax Day protest and Earth Day. Call Max at 410-366-1637.


38] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at 4806 York Road. Join this ongoing vigil.  The next vigil is Apr. 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.  Call Max at 410-366-1637.

39] – At the BCAN meeting ( on Tues., Apr. 14 from 6:15 - 7:45 PM, Jerry Raitzyk will discuss the Baltimore Green Jobs Movement at the Enoch Pratt Free Library.  After the discussion, the conversation will continue at a nearby eatery.  Call 410-812-1447 or email mail [at] with questions or to carpool.

40] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW, WDC 20001.  It is for people who live in, or are interested in making D.C. a transition town starting with an intentional community that will encompass clean energy, freecycle, natural building, organic farming, community salvage, new urbanism, etc. The next meeting will be on Apr. 7. Go to

41] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., Apr. 14 at 7 PM at the AFSC, 4806 York Road.  Agenda items will include the spy scandal, death penalty legislation and anti-death penalty activities. Call 410-488-6767 or 443-838-3221.


42] – On Apr. 15 from 4:30-5:30 PM, there will be a Tax Day Vigil in Silver Lake Park next to Lockheed Martin, Route 413 bypass in Newtown, Bucks County, PA. Invest Tax Dollars in a Peace Economy! NOT in Lockheed Martin. Email or call 215-380-6804.  Go to


43] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in Iraq outside the Phila. Federal Building, 6th & Market Sts. The next vigil is Apr. 15. Call 215-426-0364.

44] – 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 Apr. 15. Call 215-843-4256 or email

45] – Join the Pledge of Resistance from 5:30 to 6:30 PM on Wed., Apr. 15 outside the main post office on Fayette St. and help hand out leaflets to call for an end to U.S. funding of the occupation of the Palestinian people.  Call Max at 410-366-1637.  


46] – WIB Frederick holds a silent vigil mourning all violence, the third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 7 PM at the intersection of Patrick & Market Sts. in Frederick.  The next vigil is Apr. 15.  Please dress in black, and bring no additional signs.  Men are welcome. Call 301-834-7581 or email Go to


47] – On Wed., Apr. 15 at 7 PM, Witness Against Torture and Amnesty International’s GU Law School Chapter present Liz Bradley of the Center for Constitutional Rights in Room 2000, Hotung Building, Georgetown Univ. Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave., NW, WDC 20001. Go to


48] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Apr. 15.

Call 215-843-4256 or email


49] – On Thurs., Apr. 16, 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 Israel and Palestine. Contact Alice Azzouzi at 202-232-5483.

50] – There will be a showing of CUBA: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY on Thurs., Apr. 16 at 7 PM at the Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St. Lower Level.  The suggested donation is $ 5. In her ambitious and fascinating documentary, Egyptian-French filmmaker Jihan El-Tahri traces the complicated history of Cuban involvement in Africa.  It began in 1965 when Che Guevara led a band of Cuban fighters in an unsuccessful attempt to help support the struggle for independence in the Congo.  It then moved to the process of freeing the small country of Guinea-Bissau from Portuguese rule and it ended in a long and complicated struggle in Angola. Email stevenceci at

51] – The Baltimore branch of the Industrial Workers of the World [IWW] meets the third Thursday of the month.  Attend the next meeting on Apr. 16 at 7 PM at Red Emma’s, 800 St. Paul StCall 410-967-2202.

52] – Every 3rd Friday, observe the Iraq Moratorium On Apr. 17, wear a black ribbon or armband! Hand out ribbons or armbands to others. Wear an anti-war pin. Call your representative and your senators and tell their staff that you expect them to do everything possible to end the war and bring the troops home!  The Capitol Hill switchboard number is 202-224-3121. Write your representative and your senators, as a handwritten letter has even more impact than a phone call. Hit your elected officials where it hurts, with a voided campaign contribution check. Write a letter to your local newspaper. Don't buy gas. Drive 10 MPH under the posted speed limit. Don't shop at all. Put a sign on your lawn or in your window or on your car. Write "Stop the War" or other slogans on the sidewalk in chalk.  Buy toy soldiers, put tags on them that say "Bring Me Home" and leave them in stores, parks, libraries, laundromats, anywhere people will find them. Email friends and family and urge them to sign the Iraq Moratorium statement and to take one of these steps, too.


53] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The theme is First Amendment rights.  The next film is THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT [USA, 1996] which will be shown on Fri., Apr. 17 at a private home on a large-screen television.  If interested in seeing the DVD, RSVP to Max at 410-366-1637.

THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT [USA, 1996] Milos Forman, the director, explores the life of pornographic magazine publisher Larry Flynt and his epic court clash with Jerry Falwell.  The film stars Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love and Edward Norton.

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.


54] – The United Workers are hosting a B’More Fair to celebrate life, the city and the right to a living wage.  The Fair will be at Carroll Park, S. Monroe St. and Washington Blvd from noon to 4 PM.  The Baltimore Nonviolence Center will be there selling books, buttons and stickers.  Go to or call 410-230-1998.


At 4 PM, the Human Rights Zone March will go to solidarity stops and into the Inner Harbor.  The Inner Harbor was created through public dollars. Once part of a working port, the Inner Harbor has long been at the heart of the city.  So why won’t the city allow the public to demand that workers there get treated with respect, paid a living wage and have their rights to health care and education respected by employers?  Go to


55] – Join the 14th annual March for the Animals on Sun., Apr. 19 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Druid Hill Park. Proceeds benefit the homeless and needy animals in our community.  Contact Tami Gosheff at 410-235-8826, ext. 138 or tgosheff at  Go to


56] – Witness for Peace is hosting a Rally for Colombia's Displaced on Mon., Apr. 20 at 4 PM at the State Department, 2201 C St NW. Displaced Colombians will deliver dolls to State Dept officials, asking them to reshape US policies.  At 4:30 PM, there will be a march to Lafayette Park, 16 St and H St NW, and a rally will continue until 6:30 PM. Call 202-403-1752.  Visit

57] – Baltimore United for Peace and Justice will meet at 7 PM on Mon., Apr. 20 at the AFSC, 4806 York Road. The BUPJ agenda will include deficit spending on the bus to New York City and May 15 activities.   As this meeting ends, the Pledge meeting will begin.

58] – 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 Mount Vernon at Centre & Charles Sts.  The Pledge gathers in Mount Vernon on the first Thursday of the month to protest the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Call Max at 410-366-1637.

59] – Larry Egbert and Nick Sheridan remain in Georgia awaiting an April arraignment.  They are out of jail, and the "Georgia Four" is seeking contributions to a legal defense fund.  Go to to make a contribution.


60] – Sylvie Maunga Mbanga, a human rights lawyer and women’s activist from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is in the DC area waiting for asylum. She works with seven local organizations to end the horrific sexual violence against women in the eastern region of the Congo. She is eager to speak to audiences about her situation and that of the DRC. Though she will speak for free, honoraria or donations (even Metro cards, or food/grocery gift certificates) would help her meet her day to day needs. Call her at 202-355-4511.

61] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: 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.  

62] – 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.

63] – 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


64] – Become an active member of the Washington Peace Center, which is now located at 1233 12th St. NW.  All members are granted voting rights and are invited to join one or more of our many working groups. Members are asked to pay suggested annual dues of 25 dollars, or volunteer. Email - subject "membership.” The mailing address is The Washington Peace Center, P.O. Box 50032, WDC 20019-0032. Call 202-234-2000. Subscribe at  Send donations to The Washington Peace Center.


65] – 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.  

66] – 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; call 202-682-4282.

Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 East 25th St. Baltimore, MD 21218 Ph: 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski [at]


"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 US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan


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