40] Protest the death penalty – July 19
41] Marc Steiner on WEAA – July 19 – 22
42] Pledge of Resistance meeting – July 19
43] Congress Has Oil On Its Hands –
44] Congress Has Oil On Its Hands – D.C. – July 20
45] Interfaith Gathering in D.C. – July 20
46] Branches of peace – July 20
47] War Is Not the Answer demo – July 20
48] Corporations Are People forum – July 20
49] Play WAR & THERAPY – July 20, 22, 23, 24 & 25
50] Civil War & Reconstruction – July 21
51] Thank Rep. Cummings – July 21
52] Film ARCHIVES OF A TRAGEDY – July 21
54] Protest CUFI – July 21
55] Palestinian film – July 21
56] Frederick WIB vigil – July 21
57] Repower event – July 21
59] Oil, Environment & Capitalism – July 21
60] U.S.-India Nuclear Agreement – July 22
62] Jobs & Justice meeting – July 22
63] Pray for Peace – July 22
64] Film COUNTDOWN TO ZERO – July 22
65] Vigil to End the Wars – July 30
67] Faith & Resistance Retreat – Aug. 5 & 6, 8 & 9
68] First Thursday vigil against war – Aug. 5
69] Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemorations – Aug. 6 & 9
70] Job available with SOA Watch
71] Mankekolo has a new book
72] Buy a red maple tree
73] Join Global Zero campaign
74] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
75] Publish your peace article
76] Click on The Hunger Site
77] Fire & Faith
40] – 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 Super Max Prison, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
41] – 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.
42] – 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 July 10. The agenda will include Hiroshima-Nagasaki activities, a thank you letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings and the peace conference in
. Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or email mobuszewski at verizon.net for directions. Albany
43] – There is a national protest organized by Public Citizen and others on the third anniversary, Tues., July 20, of the BP oil spill. In
44] – On Tues., July 20 at noon take action for Clean Energy Now - CONGRESS YOU HAVE OIL ON YOUR HANDS. This day is the 3-month anniversary of the start of the BP disaster in the
45] – On Tues., July 20 at noon, there will be an interfaith gathering for lament, hope and action on behalf of Mother Earth at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on the Senate side of the U. S. Capitol, convened by Rabbi Waskow of the Shalom Center. During mid-July, the Senate will be struggling over whether to pass a climate/energy bill. Pray not only with your voices but also with your arms and legs. Go to www.theshalomcenter.org/take-action. (NOTE DATE CHANGE - previously event was to take place, July 18 at 2 PM.
46] – "Branches of Peace: International Solidarity with Palestinian Nonviolence" is the topic of discussion on Tues., July 20 from 12:30 to 2 PM at The
47] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
48] – Be at Corporations are People Too! A forum with Van Hollen and Murray Hill Inc. on Tues., July 20 from 7 to 8:30 PM at Northwood High School Auditorium, 919 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD. Designated Human Eric Hensal debates Murray Hill Inc.'s Democratic opponent, Chris Van Hollen on the most pressing civil rights issue of our times--corporate civil rights.
49] – Attend the new play, WAR & THERAPY, written and produced by Paula Caplan. What's a soldier to do when nothing takes away the memories of war, and the fear that she is crazy leaves her desperate for relief? Her therapist, long a rebel, tries desperately to help, but the remedy comes from an unexpected source. Caplan plays the therapist, and New York-based Nichole Donjé plays the soldier. Broadway director and theatre legend Aaron Frankel directs the show. It will premiers at the Capital Fringe Festival on Tues., July 20 at 10 PM, followed by four subsequent performances: Thurs., July 22 @ 6 PM, Fri., July 23 @ 10:30 PM, Sat., July 24 @ 7:30 PM & Sun., July 25 @ noon. The performances will be at
50] – On Wed., June 21, there will be a Teacher's Workshop: The Civil War & Reconstruction from 9 AM to 2:30 PM at the Reginald E. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. To register contact Terry Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 443-263-1829. Visit www.africanamericanculture.org.
51] – On Wed., June 21, Progressive Democrats of
The Pledge of Resistance will gather outside Rep. Elijah Cummings' office,
52] – A sscreening of La Isla: Archives of a Tragedy will be shown on Wed., July 21 at 4:30 PM at Washington Office on Latin America, 1666 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 400. Join Guatemala Human Rights Commission, the Washington Office on Latin America, and the National Security Archives for a film that tells the incredible story of the Guatemalan National Police Archives and the those working to use the documents to uncover the truth about the brutality endured by the Guatemalan people during the internal armed conflict. Opening remarks will be made by Lucy Turner of Impunity Watch in
! RSVP by July 19 to Emily Willard at email@example.com. Guatemala
53] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
54] – Stand Up for Justice and Peace by protesting Christians United for Israel on Wed., July 21 from 6 to 9:30 PM at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, WDC. Join CODEPINK and friends for a protest against CUFI's yearly summit. It claims its purpose is to cultivate stronger support amongst Christians for
55] – The Voices of
56] – WIB does a silent vigil mourning all violence the third Wednesday of the month. The next vigil is Wed., July 21 from 6:30 PM to 7 PM at the intersection of Martin & Patrick Sts in downtown
57] – On Wed., July 21 at 6:30 PM. Repower At Home event at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, The Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD 21045 Our energy choices at home have a huge impact on our health, our environment, and our pocketbooks. Connect face to face with Repower supporters and activists, and hear about the experiences of those who have already begun to repower their homes. RSVP to Brenna Muller at 203-687-7553 or firstname.lastname@example.org Go to www.repoweramerica.org/.
58] – 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
59] – On Wed., July 21 at 7 PM at
First Unitarian Church, Charles & Franklin Sts., BP stands for beyond pitiful: Oil, the Environment & Capitalism. International Socialist Organization invites you to a discussion of how to stop big oil to liberate the people and the planet. Email email@example.com or visit www.socialistworker.org. Baltimore
60] – On Thurs., July 22 at noon, Ted Galen Carpenter, Cato Institute, Henry Sokolski, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, and Stephen Cohen, Brookings Institution, will discuss "The Implications of the U.S.-India Nuclear Agreement" at B-339 Rayburn House Office Building, WDC. RSVP at 202-789-5229.
61] – On Thurs., July 22, 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.
62] – To plan for a march and rally for JOBS & JUSTICE NOW!, attend an organizer's meeting on Thurs., July 22 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM at
63] -- Pray for Peace at 7:30 PM on Tues., July 22 at
64] – Starting Fri., July 23 and continuing through Thurs., July 29, see COUNTDOWN TO ZERO at the E Street Theater, 555 11th St. NW, WDC 20004. Call 202-452-7672. There are multiple showings each day. It is documentary which explores the alarming reality of nuclear weapons, or as director Lucy Walker describes it "a non fiction horror movie...the scariest movie ever."
65] – On the last Friday of the month, join a vigil, July 30, from 5 to 6 PM at Broad & Arch Sts.,
66] – There is a WIB peace stand on Thurs., Aug. 5, noon-1PM in Towson at northwest corner of Washington & Chesapeake Aves., across the street from the post office, near the courthouse. Contact
67] – Get involved with the Faith & Resistance Retreat starting Thurs., Aug. 5 and continuing Fri., Aug. 6 at St. Stephen's and the Incarnation Church, WDC. On
68] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., Aug. 5 from 5 to 6:30 PM in
69] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee and Physicians for Social Responsibility will do the annual remembrance of the atomic bombings. On Fri., Aug. 6, gather at 34th & N. Charles
70] – 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.
71] – 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
72] – I have one red maple tree for $5 from the Trees for
73] – 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.
74] – 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.
75] – 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.
76] – 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.
77] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
78] – 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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