31] Join Boycott demo – June 26
32] Peace vigil at Capitol – June 26
33] Talk/exhibit on torture – June 26
34] See Clarence Darrow – June 26
35] Higher Ed. – June 26
36] An Ethical Discussion – June 27
37] Bridge vigil – June 27
38] Celebrate Kirk Bloodsworth’s emancipation – June 27
41] Quaker Peace Vigil – June 27
42] Green Forum – June 27
43] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – June 27
44] Pentagon vigil – June 28
45] Protest the death penalty – June 28
46] Marc Steiner on WEAA – June 28 — July 1
47] Pledge of Resistance meeting – June 28
48] Community Day at Whole Foods -- June 29
49] Starvin’ for justice – June 29
50] War Is Not the Answer demo – June 29
51] Peace Corps Session – June 29
52] Alternatives to Violence – June 29
53] Support ESPN Zone workers – June 30
57] Israel/Palestine roundtable – July 1
58] First Thursday vigil against war – July 1
60] Job available with SOA Watch
61] Mankekolo has a new book
62] Buy a red maple tree
63] Join Global Zero campaign
64] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
65] Publish your peace article
66] Click on The Hunger Site
67] Fire & Faith
30] – Citizens Planning and Housing Association is urging you to shop at the W. Baltimore Farmer's Market on Sat., June 26 from 8 AM to noon and every Saturday through Nov. 20. The market is located at the West Baltimore MARC train station parking lot (400 block of
31] – On Sat., June 26 at 10 AM, End the Siege in Gaza boycott at Ulta Cosmetics Salon, 914 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD (on the pedestrian mall between Georgia Ave. and Fenton Street, near the fountain and across from the Austin Grill). Ask shoppers to join the international boycott of the AHAVA line of "stolen beauty" products, illegally produced by Israeli settlers colonizing the
32] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on June 26. 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 http://www.quaker.org/langleyhill/seekpeace.htm or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
33] – Attend the photography exhibit and lecture at the
34] – A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow – Saturday! On Sat., June 26 at 2 PM, join fellow civil liberties supporters to experience "Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow," a special theater performance and post-show reception for ACLU members in Baltimore at the Everyman [sic] Theatre, 1727 N. Charles St. This is a joint event with the
35] – On Sat., June 26 at 7 PM @ Red Emma's,
36] – On Sun., June 27 at 10:30 AM, the
37] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
38] – Celebrate the 17th anniversary of Kirk Bloodsworth's emancipation from death row on June 28, 1993! The event is happening on Sun., June 27 from 1 to 4 PM at
39] – The
40] – On Sun., June 27, 4 to 7 PM, the Center for Peace Education (CPE) will be holding a fund raiser for its work in Liberia – no set donations at Long Branch Community Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road; Silver Spring, MD 20901. . An exhibit will include written and visual symbols of war, peace and of war turned into artistic symbols of peace. A history of the conflict in
41] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
42] Green Forum – June 27
42] – A BALTIMORE GREEN FORUM, a monthly environmental education and discussion forum, takes place on Sun., June 27, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM, at the Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Road, Towson, MD 21286. Go to http://www.mpchurch.org/About.htm. There will be a Potluck Picnic & Circle Reunion, co-sponsored by Simplicity Matters Earth Institute. Bring food to share, "local" foods, from within 50 miles*. Write on a small paper whether it is meat, dairy, vegetarian, or vegan. Also bring your own plate, utensils, and cup and a beach chair or blanket, if you want to sit outside. Go to http://www.simplicity-matters.org/forums/baltimore.php.
The Forum, co-sponsored by a number of groups including Simplicity Matters Earth Institute, is a monthly environmental and discussion forum held usually on the last Sunday. RSVP at email@example.com or 301-345-2234. There is a call to carpool to the Forum. If you are able to carpool, email Chip Barnes, firstname.lastname@example.org, and provide him with your name, email, phone number(s), and general vicinity. Also consider joining Transition Baltimore NING at http://transitionmaryland.ning.com/. Click on "Groups", "Transition Baltimore", and then click on "join Transition Baltimore.”
43] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
44] – 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., June 28, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
45] – 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
46] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community, or online at www.weaa.org. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to email@example.com. All shows are also available as podcasts at www.steinershow.org.
47] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM, and the meetings now take place at Max’s residence. The next meeting is scheduled for June 28. The agenda will include an update on previous activities, a visit to the NSA and a protest at the Pentagon. Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or email at mobuszewski at verizon.net for directions.
48] – On Tues., June 29, the Whole Foods Market in Mt Washington is hosting a 5% Community Day. The store will donate 5% of ALL gross sales that day to the
49] – From Tues., June 29 through Fri., July 2, the 17th annual STARVIN' FOR JUSTICE FAST AND VIGIL TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY takes place at the
50] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
51] – On Tues., June 29 from 5:30 to 7 PM, there will be a Peace Corps Information Session with recruiter Jessica Lampron at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St.. Call 410-396-5430. Go to www.prattlibrary.org/locations/central.
52] – On Tuesdays, June 29 through July 27, 5:45 to 7:45 PM, attend "Alternatives to Violence" which will be taught by Colman McCarthy, a noted peace educator. The course will be taught at Public Citizen,
53] – ESPN Zone workers along with fellow low-wage workers across the Inner Harbor will be at ESPN Zone — on Wed.,, June 30 at 11 AM — to put Disney-owned ESPN Zone on notice for human rights violations, including violating the WARN Act, shutting their doors without giving workers the legal 60 days notice prior to closure. Workers are demanding to be treated with dignity and will call on ESPN Zone to meet face-to-face with workers to resolve this gross abuse or workers human rights. Workers will set a seven day deadline for the ESPN Zone to respond. Go to http://unitedworkers.org.
54] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
55] – Each Wednesday, the Northwest Greens hold a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
56] – There is a WIB peace stand on Thurs., July 1, noon-1PM in Towson at northwest corner of Washington & Chesapeake Aves., across the street from the post office, near the courthouse. Contact
57] – On Thurs., July 1, 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
58] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., July 1 from 5 to 6:30 PM in
59] – WIB holds a silent vigil mourning all violence, the first Friday of the month. The next vigil is July 2 from 12 noon to 12:30 PM,
60] – SOA Watch [http://soaw.org/about-us] is seeking a national organizer who will work to get people to stand in solidarity with the people of Latin America, to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA, now renamed the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation or WHINSEC to change oppressive U.S. foreign policy that the SOA represents. The tasks related to this position include Field Organizing, Campaign and Event Coordination, Spring Multi-Strategy Event, November Vigil [http://soaw.org/take-action/november-vigil], Fiscal Development and Coordination and Office Coordination. There is a need for five years experience, organizing at a national level, and a candidate must be bilingual. Send a resume and cover letter to Hendrik Voss at hvoss at soaw.org.
61] – Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo is excited by her new book: RESTORE ME: 40 Healing Sermons. The book is available for $19.95 plus $5 for shipping and handling--ISBN: 978-1 -4502-1631-9 (sc), ISBN: 978-1 -4502-1633-3 (dj) or ISBN: 978-1 -4502-1632-6 (sc). She would appreciate if you ordered the book from her: checks payable to Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo and sent to
62] – I have one red maple tree for $5 from the Trees for
63] – 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.
64] – 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.
65] – 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.
66] – 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.
67] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
68] – 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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