44] YES MEN film – Mar. 10
45] Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Mar. 10
46] White House vigil – Mar. 11
48] WIB Roland Park vigil – Mar. 11
49] Justice for Palestine/Israel vigil – Mar. 11
51] Silent vigil at
52] Power Shift 2011 Info-session – Mar. 11
53] Public Interest Auction – Mar. 11
54] Film HOMETOWN
55] Mercy and Compassion – Mar. 11
56] Walter Reed vigil – Mar. 11
57] Benefit Spring to Life – Mar. 11
58] Ballroom dancing – Mar. 11
59] Dean Stevens in house concert – Mar. 11
60] Farmers Market – Mar. 12
61] Olney vigil to end the war – Mar. 12
62] Peace vigil in
63] Empty Bowls Souper Supper – Mar. 12
64] Peace vigil at Capitol – Mar. 12
65] Film FRANTZ FANON – Mar. 12
66] Bring War Dollars Home – Mar. 12
67] Film SICKO – Mar. 12
68] Day of the Woman – Mar. 12
69] Feminist Leadership Conference – Mar. 12 - 14
70] Love Thy Neighbor needs help
71] Sign up with
72] Fund Our Communities campaign
73] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
74] Buy a copy of
75] Skippy and Jordy need homes
76] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
78] Buy a red maple tree
79] Join Global Zero campaign
80] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
81] Publish your peace article
82] Click on The Hunger Site
83] Fire & Faith
44] – On Thurs., Mar. 10 at 7
45] – LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO will perform on Thurs., Mar. 10 at 11 PM at GWU's Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H Sts., NW, WDC. Tickets can be purchased at the box office at 202-397-SEAT and range from $25 to $55. GW students and alumni can see the performance for $15 at the box office. Go to www.lisner.org or call 202-994-6800.
46] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at
49] – A vigil for Justice in Palestine/Israel (now in its 8th year) takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at 19th &
JFK Blvd., (across from Israeli Consulate. It is sponsored by Bubbies & Zaydes (Grandparents) for Peace in the Philadelphia Middle East. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to http://phillyjewishpeace.org/.
50] – A Two State Peace
: Defining the Border is to be discussed on Fri., Mar. 11 from noon to 2 PM at the Root Room, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Mass. Ave. NW, WDC. Geoffrey Aronson, director, research and publications at the Foundation for Middle East Peace, and Ghaith al-Omari, advocacy director for the American Task Force on , will lead the discussion. The Obama administration's efforts to win a settlement freeze as a confidence-building measure have failed, and the Palestine has not presented a new vision for resuming the moribund peace process. Nevertheless, many analysts now recommend shifting the diplomatic focus to negotiations to define the border between U.S. Israel and the future state of . RSVP at email@example.com or 202-835-3650. Palestine
51] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., Mar. 11 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
52] – There will be a Power Shift 2011 info-session and mixer on Fri., Mar. 11 from 5
:30 to 7 :30 PM at Affinity Lab, 920 U St. NW. Checktheweather.net and the Energy Action Coalition would like to invite you to join a discussion as to how organizations and individuals can get involved in the Power Shift 2011 and various community service, entertainment events and nonviolent direct actions. If you are interested in submitting a workshop for Power Shift 2011, go to the link http://powershift2011.org/conference/propose Contact Kari at 202-340-0976 or Kari@karifulton.com and add PS2011 to the subject line. Summit
53] – Attend the University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest Law's annual Public Interest Auction on Fri., Mar, 11 from 6
54] – See HOMETOWN
55] – On Fri., Mar. 11 from 7 to 9 PM attend Mercy and Compassion
56] – SHED LIGHT ON US WAR CASUALTIES
57] – Spring to Life is a benefit concert for the
58] – 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 Mar. 11. Call Dave Greene at 410-599-3725.
59] – For twenty five years Dean Stevens has delighted audiences of all ages throughout the
60] – Go to the West Baltimore Farmer's Market for fresh fruits, vegetables, breads and other treats every Saturday from 8 to noon. CPHA has worked with the West Baltimore Marc TOD and Transit Inc. (WBMTTI) to establish a Farmer's Market at the West Baltimore Marc Train stop at Smallwood Road at Franklin and Mulberry Sts. Since opening in June, over 300 people buy fresh groceries there every Saturday morning. WBMTTI will continue to include the community in the transit-oriented developments on the west side and continue to improve the area around "the highway to nowhere" until it becomes the highway to somewhere. Go to www.cphabaltimore.org.
61] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
62] – 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.
63] – There will be an Empty Bowls Souper Supper supplied by local restaurants which will include a silent auction and family-friendly activities at the College of Notre Dame, 4701 N. Charles St. on Sat., Mar. 12 from 11 AM to 1
64] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Mar. 12. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
66] – On Sat., Mar. 12 from 1 to 4
67] – On Sat., Mar. 12 at 1
68] – Get involved in Amnesty International Women's Human Rights Group Celebration of the International Day of the Woman 2011 on Sat., Mar. 12 at 2 PM at the Electric Maid, 268 Carrol Street NW, WDC 20912. Contact Asaha Ufei at 202-230-3118 or email@example.com.
69] – The National Young Feminist Leadership Conference is on Sat., Mar. 12 from 4
:45 PM to 4 :45 PM on Mon., Mar. 14. Be at George Washington U., 1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209, to be energized and empowered, share feminist organizing strategies, and network with over 500 young activists, including top feminist leaders in advocacy organization, universities, public office, and more. Early bird registration is only $30 for individuals and $25/person for a group of 5 or more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to take advantage of the group discount when registering. Call 703-522-2214.
70] – Ann von Lossberg is on Love Thy Neighbor's advisory council. It is working out of Ramallah, Palestine, providing nonviolence training to youth, and the numbers grow nicely each year (new graduates in turn become new trainers)--168 to date. Bernard Lafayette, the protégé of Martin Luther King, oversees all training. Like many nonprofits LTN is struggling to meet the program budget this year. Go to http://www.ltneighbor.com/. If you would like to make a contribution, go to Ann's website www.1089nights.com and then go to the ABOUT CCEF page. Or you could mail a contribution to 5612 Vantage Point Road, Columbia MD 21044. You will receive a letter from LTN for tax deduction purposes.
71] – The
72] – Fund Our Communities campaign – is a new grass roots movement to get support from local organizations and communities to work together with their local and state elected officials to pressure Congresspersons and senators to join with Congresspersons Barney Frank and Ron Paul, who have endorsed a 25% cut to the federal military budget. Bring home the savings to state and county governments to meet the local needs which are under tremendous budget pressures. Go to www.OurFunds.org.
73] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
74] – Consider purchasing author Barry Clemson's book
75] – Skippy and Jordy are cats who need homes. A mother of too many cats writes "Skippy is a doll. He's a great guy and would be a good companion for someone. Jordy needs a special person who is experienced with cats and is willing to take the time to develop a bond with him. He's close to his mother, his rescuer, but no one else. He is gorgeous, with a beautiful long black silky coat. Let Max know if you might be interested in one of the cats—410-366-1637.
76] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
77] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
79] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
82] – 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.
83] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in Catonsville, Maryland, and burned draft records in protest against the war in Vietnam. View http
84] – 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 Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [at] verizon.net
"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