"I speak as an American to the leaders of my own nation. The great initiative in this war is ours.
The initiative to stop it must be ours." -Martin Luther King Jr.
Friends, this list and other email documents which I send out are done under the auspices of the
1] Books, buttons and stickers
2] Web site for info on federal legislation
3] Join Nonviolent Resistance lists
4] Buy coffee through HoCoFoLA
5] Used stamps for humanitarian causes
6] Bring the World Home continues
7] Art Along the Trials – through Sept. 3
8] Protest the death penalty – June 20
9] Marc Steiner on WEAA – June 20 – June 23
10] Men & Fatherhood – June 20
11] Conference of Mayors planning meeting – June 13
12] MoveOn meeting – June 13
13] Celebrate new
14] Paths to Peace – June 13
15] Help support South
16] Call Eric Holder – June 14
17] Computers & Privacy conference – June 14
18] War Is Not the Answer demo – June 14
19] New Media & Your Rights – June 14
20] Film class – June 14
21] Film STEALING TRUST – June 14
22] Rebelling against Economic Tyranny – June 14
23] Support David House – June 15
24] Elder Abuse Awareness – June 15
26] Cut military spending talk – June 15
29] Energy Efficiency Expo – June 16
30] Palestine/Israel Roundtable – June 16
1] – Buttons, bumperstickers and books are available. "God Bless the Whole World, No Exceptions" stickers are in stock. Donate your books to Max. Call him at 410-366-1637.
2] – To obtain information how your federal legislators voted on particular bills, go to http://thomas.loc.gov/. Congressional toll-free numbers are 888-818-6641, 888-355-3588 or 800-426-8073. The White House Comment Email is accessible at http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/.
3] – THE ORGANIZING LIST will be the primary decision-making mechanism of the National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance [NCNR]. It will be augmented by conference calls and possibly in-person meetings as needed. It will consist of 1 or 2 representatives from each local, regional, or national organization (not coalitions) that wishes to actively work to carry out the NCNR campaign of facilitating and organizing nonviolent resistance to the war in
To join the ORGANIZING List, please send your name, group affiliation, city and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Different local chapters of a national organization are encouraged to subscribe.
THE NOTICES LIST will include only notices of NCNR actions and related information and is open to any interested person to subscribe. It will be moderated to maintain focus & will include periodic notices about getting involved in NCNR national organizing. To join the NOTICES List, send an email message to email@example.com. You will get a confirmation message once subscribed. If you have problems, please write to the list manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4] – You can help safeguard human rights and fragile ecosystems through your purchase of HOCOFOLA Café Quetzal. Bags of ground coffee or whole beans can be ordered by mailing in an order form. Also note organic cocoa and sugar are for sale. For more details and to download the order form, go to http://friendsoflatinamerica.typepad.com/hocofola/2010/02/hocofola-cafe-quetzal-order-form-2010.html. The coffee comes in one-pound bags.
Fill out the form and mail it with a check made out to HOCOFOLA on or before the second week of the month. Be sure you indicate ground or beans for each type of coffee ordered. Send it to Adela Hirsch,
5] – Brad Hathaway spearheads an effort to sell donated used stamps to raise money for different humanitarian causes around the world. Go to www.mattapoisettquakers.org, and click the link for the stamp ministry. Carefully clip canceled postage stamps and send to Quaker Missions,
6] – Catch the "Bringing the World Home" exhibit in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps! The exhibit is in the UMBC Library Rotunda through the end of the semester and consists of 5 display cases featuring photos and artifacts from UMBC's faculty, staff and students who have served in the Peace Corps, including many current and alumni Shriver Peaceworker Fellows. The center case features pieces from the Peace Corps founding era (a tribute to Sarge Shriver!) and the surrounding case highlight experiences from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, and the
7] – Art Along the Trails continues at Carrie Murray Nature Center Leakin/Gwynne Falls Park,
8] – Members of Fund Our Communities plan to gather on Mon., June 20 at 8
9] – 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
10] – 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.
11] – On Mon., June 20 from 6 to 7
12] – See the film "Finding Our Voices
This "Reel & Meal at the New Deal" program is part of the City of
13] – On Mon., June 20 at 7 PM, hear a discussion "Finding a Path to Peace
14] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
15] – Max Obuszewski was arrested with 32 others on March 20 outside the
16] – Protest Corporations Who Pay No Federal Taxes on Tues., June 21 at 10 AM at
McPherson Square, 15th & I St. Sts., NW. Join ONE DC as the group opposes Bank of 's tax evasion and call for new sources of revenue from large corporations as an alternative to spending cuts to Save Our Homes! There will be a march to Bank of America , America 730 15th St. NW. RSVP to Dyana Forester at firstname.lastname@example.org.
17] – Palestinian Authority-Hamas Unity Agreement to be explored by Dr. Matti Steinberg on Tues., June 21 at noon at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,
1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. WDC. The discussion will look at the agreement in the context of the growing protests throughout the Middle East and the roles of and the Arab states in the coming months. RSVP to email@example.com or call 202-835-3650. Israel
18] –. On Tues., June 21 from noon to 1
19] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
20] – At the Baltimore Free School, 1323 N. Calvert St. from 6 to 9 PM on Tues., June 21, Ben McCusker will continue with his film screening and discussion class. Go to www.freeschool.redemmas.org.
21] – There will be a training
: The Media & Your Message (Be Heard!) on Tues., June 21 from 6 :30 to 8 :30 PM at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, FBR Branch @ THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave., SE (Southern Ave. Metro/Green Line with parking available. Empower DC & DC Jobs with Justice present this Grassroots Leadership Education Program. The facilitator will be the director of the Praxis Project-Makani Themba-Nixon. RSVP to Parisa at (202) 234-9119 or Parisa@EmpowerDC.org.
22] – The Baltimore Food & Faith Project's 2011 Annual Summer Film Series presents this film "Vanishing of the Bees" which examines the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between humankind and mother earth. Enjoy some locally grown popcorn and afterwards, discuss as a group how we can help bring back our bees. See it on Tues., June 21 at 7 PM at Stony Run Friends Meeting House,
23] – From Wed., June 22 through Sat., June 25, Witness Against Torture returns to
24] – Each Wednesday from 4
25] – 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
26] -- Pray for Peace at 7
27] – The WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12
To be continued.