24] Paycheck fairness brief – June 9
25] Statehood Teach-In – June 9
26] Believe In Tomorrow – June 9
27] Ayurveda Session – June 9
28] Film THE KING'S SPEECH – June 9
29] Nuclear Security – June 10
30] White House vigil – June 10
32] WIB Roland Park vigil – June 10
33] Justice for Palestine/Israel vigil – June 10
34] Silent vigil – June 10
35] Walter Reed vigil – June 10
36] Iraqi-palooza – June 10
37] McCarrick on Christian-Muslim Dialogue – June 10
38] Ballroom dancing – June 10
39] Farmers Market – June 11
40] Olney vigil to end the war – June 11
41] Peace vigil in
42] Capital pride – June 11
43] Walk, Talk, Dine – June 11
44] Peace vigil at Capitol – June 11
45] Alternatives to Violence -- June 11 – July 16
46] Celebrate 25 years of Jacob's Well – June 11
24] – You're invited to join the National Women's Law Center and the Institute for Women's Policy Research at a briefing
The Paycheck Fairness Act, which passed the House in the last Congress and fell two votes short of moving forward in the Senate, was recently reintroduced in both houses of Congress. The Paycheck Fairness Act would bar retaliation against workers who disclose their wages to coworkers and would deter wage discrimination by closing loopholes in the Equal Pay Act. The briefing is sponsored by Senator Barbara A. Mikulski and Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro.
25] – Join DC Vote on Thurs., June 9 from noon to 9 PM for a Statehood Teach-In on the West Lawn of the Capitol (
26] – Believe In Tomorrow's Children's Foundation is taking place on Thurs., June 9 at 6 PM at the Bay Café,
27] – There will be an Ayurveda Basics and Information Session on Thurs., June 9 from 7 to 8
28] – THE KING'S SPEECH (2010) will be shown at the Silver Screen summer film series in Mountcastle Auditorium, 725 N. Wolfe St. on June 9 at 7
29] – On Fri., June 10 from 8 to 9 AM, John Harvey, principal deputy to the Assistant to the War Secretary for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs, was address "Moving Ahead on America's Nuclear Security." It is part of the NDUF-NDIA Seminar Series at the Capitol Hill Club,
30] – On Sat., June 11 from 5 to 8 PM, be at Jacob's Well 25th Anniversary Dinner, which will include a live band and a silent auction. The celebration will be at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, 4 E. University at
31] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at
32] – Every Friday from noon to 1 PM, Women in Black, Baltimore, host a vigil at Pratt and Light Sts. in the
33] – There is also a noon vigil, weather permitting, on June 10 at
34] – 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 email@example.com. Go to http://phillyjewishpeace.org/.
35] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., June 10 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
36] – The Walter Reed Vigil continues on Fridays from 7 to 9 PM at the Hospital,
37] – Iraqi-palooza is a night of music and literature that will feature local musicians and authors to benefit the Iraqi Student Project on Fri., June 10 at 7 PM at The Windup Space, 10-12 W. North Ave. Featured music includes A Cat Called Cricket, Cameron Blake, Midway Fair, Harwood, and MacGregor Burns. Featured readers will be Justin Sirois of the Understanding Campaign and Manal Omar, author of BAREFOOT IN
38] – On Fri., June 10 at 7
39] – 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
40] – 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.
41] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
42] – 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.
43] – The Capital (DC) Pride, from 11 AM to 7 PM, starts Sat., June 11 and continues on Sun., June 12 on Pennsylvania Ave. Volunteers can select shifts. Email email@example.com.
44] – Your presence is requested on Sat., June 11 at 11
45] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on June 11. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
46] – Alternatives to Violence with Colman McCarthy is happening for The 21st Annual Summer Course on Alternatives to Violence with Colman McCarthy takes place on Saturdays, and goes from June 11 through July 16, 1 PM to 3 PM in the Ibrahim El-Hibri Building, 3rd Floor, 1420 16th St. NW, WDC 20036. Space is limited. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 202-387-9500.
To be continued