30] Emergency Flotilla Action – Date to be announced
31] Elizabeth Warren at Pratt – June 30
32] Film LION OF THE DESERT – June 30
33] THREADS – June 30
34] ACY benefit – June 30
35] Film CRISIS IN THE
36] SONiA at
37] Reflective Growth Initiative – June 30
38] White House vigil – July 1
40] WIB Roland Park vigil – July 1
41] Justice for Palestine/Israel vigil – July 1
42] Eco/Justice Café – July 1
43] Silent vigil – July 1
44] Film BUDRUS – July 1
45] Walter Reed vigil – July 1
46] Hear Yogi Ray – July 1 & 2
47] Ballroom dancing – July 1
48] Farmers Market – July 2
49] Olney vigil to end the war – July 2
50] Peace vigil in
51] Peace vigil at Capitol – July 2
52] Alternatives to Violence -- July 2 – July 16
54] Secular Coalition for
55] Get on Bridge for peace – July 3
56] Plants & People – July 3
58] Pentagon Vigil – July 4
59] Protest at NSA/potluck picnic – July 4
60] Donate to Race against Cancer – July 4
61] Can you host a teen from
62] Sign up with
63] Fund Our Communities campaign
64] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
65] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
67] Buy a red maple tree
68] Join Global Zero campaign
69] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
70] Publish your peace article
71] Click on The Hunger Site
72] Fire & Faith
30] – There is an Emergency Flotilla Action at 5 PM at the Israeli Embassy, 3514 International Drive, NW, WDC 20008 the day after any attack, called by the East Coast Emergency Response Network. On the day of an attack, gather at the White House at 5 PM. Other groups should make Emergency Response Plans and post them on Facebook and at http://bit.ly/registerdemo.
31] – Congressperson Elijah Cummings presents a Town Hall Meeting Fighting for
32] – On Thurs., June 30, from 7 to 10 PM at the Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St., see the film LION OF THE DESERT, the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWI. It exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the indigenous population. Following the film there will be an update on the struggle to stop the U.S./NATO war against
33] – In a weekly spotlight series, Emerging Voices Project,
34] – Comedians Coming Together to Help Children in Baltimore is a collaborative improv comedy benefit featuring Nema Williams, Ed Blaze, and Vince Barnett. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Advocates for Children and Youth. The benefit is happening on Thurs., June 30 from 7 PM to midnight at Sully's Comedy Cellar,
35] – The film "Crisis in the Congo
36] – I have been informed that "SONiA is quite an activist and performer." She will be performing on Thurs., June 30 at 8 PM at
37] – On Thurs., June 30 from 8 to 11 PM at Sankofa Video, Books and Café, 2714 Georgia Ave. NW, WDC, catch the second installment of Authentic Reflection's bi-monthly Reflective Growth Initiative. Come and enjoy intimate reflection with people of various backgrounds from CEOs to students to blue collar workers. Plus the food is great! Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Authentic-Reflection/112385155510848#!/event.php?eid=216977708333618.
38] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at
39] – Every Friday from noon to 1 PM, Women in Black, Baltimore, host a vigil at Pratt and Light Sts. in the
40] – There is also a noon vigil, weather permitting, on July 1 at
41] – 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/.
42] – Join the next UDC Eco/Justice Cafe on Fri., July 1 from 4 - 10 PM at the UDC Firebird Inn (Building 38, B level), 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW,
43] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., July 1 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
44] – On Fri., July 1 at 7 PM watch BUDRUS, which is being shown as part of the "JUST-REEL" First Friday Free Film Series at the Peace Center of Delaware County, 1001 Old Sproul Road, Springfield, Delaware County, PA. The evening will include light refreshments and an after-film discussion. It is co-sponsored by the
The acclaimed documentary shows us that nonviolent direct action does work, even against a vicious and superior force with weapons. Amidst the suffering, the violence, and the walls of hate between Israelis and Palestinians, It takes a village to unite the most divided people on earth. Email email@example.com.
45] – The Walter Reed Vigil continues on Fridays from 7 to 9 PM at the Hospital,
46] – On Fri., July 1 at 7 PM, there will be a lecture by "Yogi Raj," Dr. Vishvpal Jayant, and Ayurvedic physician/naturopath and master of Yoga, at 4209 East West Hwy., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. And on both July 1 and July 2, he will be available to do consultations. To sign up, email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301 806 9436. Ayurveda is the ancient Indian system of holistic medicine. Go to www.schooloflife.org.
47] – 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
48] – 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.
49] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
50] – 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 email@example.com.
51] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on July 2. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
52] – 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 July 2 through July 16, 1 PM to 3 PM in the Ibrahim El-Hibri Building, 3rd Floor, 1420 16th St. NW,
53] – There is a Declare Peace Fair on Sat., July 2 from 1 to 3
54] – On Sun., July 3 at 10
55] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
56] – On Sun., July 3 from 1
57] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
58] – 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., July 4, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
59] – Join the Pledge of Resistance on its annual trek to the National Security Agency for a Burma Shave demonstration on behalf of whistleblower Thomas Drake who will be sentenced in July in federal court in Baltimore. Consider making a sign. We will leave
60] – Susan Ingram is in training for the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon set for Aug. 21 at Centennial Lake in Columbia. She is doing the race to help me recuperate and get back in shape after suffering a broken right arm/shoulder in January. She has registered to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and is racing in honor of her mom and dad, Tom and Margaret Ingram. Both of my parents fought cancer. Mom survived. Dad did not. Susan is blogging at her newspaper
61] – Can you act as a Host Family for
62] – The
63] – 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.
64] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
65] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
66] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
67] – I have a red maple tree for sale for $5 from the Trees for
68] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
69] – 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.
70] – 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.
71] – 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.
72] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
73] – 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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