41] RootsCamp – Dec. 11-12
42] Witness Against Torture meeting – Dec. 11
43] Final Exit Network – Dec. 11
44] Olney vigil to end the war – Dec. 11
45] Peace vigil in
46] Peace vigil at Capitol – Dec. 11
47] Infant massage workshop – Dec. 11
48] Economic Impact Study fundraiser – Dec. 11
49] Film O LITTLE TOWN OF
50] Everyday Ethics – Dec. 12
51] Get on the bridge for peace – Dec. 12
52] Humane Society Celebration – Dec. 12
53] Advent Afternoons with Afghan Youth – Dec. 12 & 19
54] Film ISRAELIS SPEAK – Dec. 12
56] Son of terrorist speaks – Dec. 12
57] Guatemalan HR fundraiser – Dec. 12
58] Green Party Meeting – Dec. 12
59] Advent Prayer Series – Dec. 12
60] Red Emma’s Meeting – Dec. 12
61] Protest at the Pentagon – Dec. 13
62] Film SOUTH OF THE
63] Film LAST ATOMIC BOMB – Dec. 17
64] Write an imprisoned Catholic Worker
65] Seeking interviewees with knowledge about draft board raids
66] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
68] Apartment available
69] Mankekolo has a new book
70] Buy a red maple tree
71] Join Global Zero campaign
72] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
73] Publish your peace article
74] Click on The Hunger Site
75] Fire & Faith
41] – Trell Thomas is working on the National RootsCamp project at George Washington Univ., WDC on Sat., Dec. 11 and Sun., Dec. 12. There are four ways you can get involved
42] – Witness Against Torture will meet on Sat., Dec. 11 at 10 AM at the Friends Meeting of
entrance is on
43] – Compassion & Choices/Final Exit Network will discuss the legal aspects of end-of-life decision-making on Sat., Dec. 11 at 10 AM at the University Baptist Church, 3501 N. Charles St. The speaker will be Paul Ballard, assistant attorney general and counsel for the Health Decisions Policy for the Attorney General. Bring bakery items. Call 410-486-2822.
44] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
45] – 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. Go to www.ccpeace.org. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
46] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Dec. 11. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
47] – There will be an infant massage workshop at the ashram on Sat., Dec. 11 from noon to 1
48] – Get down to the Physicians for a National Health Program fundraiser for the Economic Impact Study for the state single payer health care bill
If you are unable to attend, consider making a donation to the study online at http://www.mdsinglepayer.org/impact-study/. Donations are tax deductible. Call 410-591-0892.
49] – On Sat., Dec. 11 from 3 to 4
50] – On Sun., Dec. 12 at 10
51] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
52] – The Humane Society Holiday Lights Celebration of lit animal silhouettes to remind the community of animal welfare will be happening on Sun., Dec. 12 from noon to 6
53] – On Sundays, Dec. 12 and 19 – Advent Afternoons - As we await the birth of the Christ child we ask
This unique opportunity is hosted by Dispersed Communities Uniting - a program of the Hosanna People's Seminary - that allows people divided by distance but united by purpose to connect using new media technologies, and co-sponsored by Christian Peace Witness! Participants can join in this experience by listening to a series of free conference calls (
54] – A documentary film Voices From Inside
Committee for Palestinian Rights. Email CPR_Maryland@yahoo.com.
55] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts., Philadelphia. Call 215-421-5811.
56] – The Brandywine Monthly Potluck Supper & Program is the 2nd Sunday of the month starting at 4
57] – On Sun., Dec. 12 from 5 to 8 PM, the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission will host the USA Holiday Fundraising Dinner at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (UUCA), 4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204. Tickets are $35 or $200 for a table of 8. RSVP at 202-529-6599 or email@example.com. Enjoy the holidays with Guatemalan food, music, and dance while learning about the outstanding work of GHRC. Hear from the recent UUCA delegation that traveled to
58] – The Baltimore City Green Party is having its Holiday/End-of-the-Year Bash on Sun., Dec. 12 starting at 4 PM at the Baltimore Free School, 1323 Calvert St. Come out and celebrate holidays/the end of the year with
59] – PAX CHRISTI/BALTIMORE is hosting its 2010 ADVENT PRAYER SERIES “TO LIVE IN HOPE, IN DESPERATE TIMES.” The next event is on Sun., Dec. 12 from 5 to 6 PM, and the speaker is Rev. Richard T. Lawrence, pastor,
60] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
61] – 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., Dec. 13, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
62] – Attend the benefit showing of SOUTH OF THE BORDER, hosted by Casa
63] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS DVD SERIES. The theme is MAN & WOMAN AGAINST THE MACHINE. The last film in the series is THE LAST ATOMIC BOMB [
Director Robert Richter goes to
and meets hibakushas (atomic attack survivors) like Sakue Shimohira who recall the horror of the bombs and who fear that the world will forget their tragedy once they've passed on. He follows Shimohira and two young human rights activists around the globe as they attempt to appeal to the leaders of the world, asking them to come to Nagasaki on the 60th anniversary of the bomb. They meet with a considerable lack of warmth outside the White House, where security guards tell the survivor to mail her request. There are interviews from scholars about nuclear proliferation and the steps to take in order to move into the post-nuclear age. There is the hypocrisy of the Nagasaki , owner of 10,000 nuclear weapons, hectoring other nations about their nuclear ambitions. Finally, Richter implores the youth of today to join the resistance. United States
Doors open at 7 PM, and the DVD starts at 7
64] – A member of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker is serving a six-month sentence for crossing the line at Fort Benning, Georgia during the Nov. 20 SOA protest. You can write to him at Michael David Omondi, #6492,
65] – Two Local documentary producers, Skizz Cyzyk and Joe Tropea, need recollections and opinions in regards to their film, Hit & Stay
66] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
67] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
68] – There is a one-bedroom apartment with three rooms on the second-floor of a detached house on Overland Ave. in Lauraville at
Good references are required. Call Dick Ochs at 443-846-6638.
69] – Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo is excited by her new book
70] – I have one red maple tree for $5 from the Trees for
71] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
72] – 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.
73] – 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.
74] – 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.
75] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
76] – 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.
Donations can be sent to the
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