24] Missile Defense [sic]? – July 28
25] Return to Responsibility – July 28
26] Van Jones at the Capitol – July 28
27] Asian Space Policy – July 28
28] Save Our Schools – July 28 - 31
29] NRC meeting – July 28
30] MoveOn Council meeting – July 28
31] WHY DO WE KILL? – July 28
32] Film BURN – July 28
33] Radical Info Night – July 28
34] White House vigil – July 29
36] WIB Roland Park vigil – July 29
37] Justice for Palestine/Israel vigil – July 29
38] Mobilization meeting – July 29
39] Silent vigil – July 29
40] Vigil to End Wars – July 29
41] Barkaritaville benefit – July 29
42] Mother Jones party – July 29
43] Ballroom dancing – July 29
44] Farmers Market – July 30
45] Wind outreach walk – July 30
46] Protest AHAVA – July 30
47] Olney vigil to end the war – July 30
44] Credit improvement Workshop – July 23
48] Peace vigil in
49] Peace vigil at Capitol – July 30
24] – On Thurs., July 28 from 8 to 9 AM, Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, Army Space and Missile Defense Command, will analyze "Theater and Global Tiered Missile Defense," as part of the NDUF-NDIA Seminar Series. It will take place at the Capitol Hill Club,
25] – Join the Center for American Progress for a presentation, A Return to Responsibility
The featured panelists are
26] – MoveOn.org Civic Action is alerting us to a rally on Thurs., July 28 at noon with Van Jones at the east side of the Capitol on the steps of the Capitol. The call is to save the
27] – On Thurs., July 28 from noon to 2 PM, Ben Baseley-Walker, Secure World Foundation, Alanna Krolikowski, University of Toronto, and Jeffrey Lewis, Monterey Institute, will discuss "Asian Space Policy and the United States." The event is sponsored by the Secure World Foundation, and will take place at the Carnegie Endowment, Choate Room, First Floor,
28] – Save Our Schools starts on Thurs., July 28 at noon and finishes Sun., July 31 at noon. Educators, teachers and parents from across the country will converge on D.C. "to reclaim schools as places of learning, joy, and democracy." The Save Our Schools March & National Call to Action -- endorsed by both the AFT and NEA -- seeks to organize "to revitalize an education system that, for too many children, focuses more on test preparation than actual education." A major Save Our Schools march on the White House on Sat., July 30 will be preceded by a series of education-themed events and actions, including a film festival July 25 through 29, conferences promoting educational activism July 28 and 29, the march on the White House July 30, and a congress deciding future goals July 31.
The Conference at
The Save Our Schools March in
29] – On Thurs., July 28 from 1 to 4 PM EDT, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will host a public meeting about the NRC Task Force recommendations, which you can attend in-person, by phone or online. Attending the meeting is an opportunity to directly express your concerns and ask questions, and also a powerful way to let the NRC know that you and other citizens are paying attention and want action now. In-person and telephone participants will have the opportunity to offer comments or ask questions of the members of the NRC Task Force.
To attend by telephone, call 888-790-6563—when prompted; enter pass code 6166981. To view the meeting by webcast, please visit http://video.nrc.gov.
The meeting will be at the
30] – There will be a Baltimore MoveOn Council meeting on Thurs., July 28 at 7 PM at the Episcopal Church, 4 East University, Baltimore, MD 21218.
31] – Authors Kevin Sewell & Stephen Janis, on Thurs., July 28 at 7 PM at Atomic Books, 3620 Falls Road, will discuss their book WHY DO WE KILL? Former
32] – On Thurs., July 28 at 7 PM at the Solidarity Center, 2011 N. Charles St., see the film BURN (aka Queimada). In the Nineteenth Century, the cynical and pragmatic British agent William Walker (Marlon Brando) arrives in Queimada, a Portuguese colony in the Antilles, to promote a revolution to benefit the sugar trade with
33] – On Thurs., July 28, at 7 PM @ Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse,
34] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at
35] – Every Friday from noon to 1 PM, Women in Black, Baltimore, host a vigil at Pratt and Light Sts. in the
36] – There is also a noon vigil, weather permitting, on July 29 at
37] – 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/.
38] – On Fri., Jul 29 at 4
39] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., July 29 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
40] – On the last Friday of the month, join a vigil, July 29, from 5 to 6 PM at Broad & Arch Sts.,
41] – Be at the "Barkaritaville" Wine & Wag happy hour on Fri., July 29 for drinks, snacks and fun doggie activities at the Downtown Dog Resort & Spa, 200 W. McComas St. from 5
42] – Enjoy a Mother Jones Birthday Party! (a benefit for DC IWW) on Fri., July 29 at 6 PM through Sat., July 30 at midnight. There are speakers, bands, DJs, and a raffle at the Bella Cafe & Bar in D.C. Use the Green Line—U St./Shaw. Go to http://www.iww.org/.
43] – 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
44] – 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.
45] – Join a
46] – There is a BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) Action on Sat., July 30 from 10 AM until noon. Join Sabeel Metro DC for their tenth peaceful, **nonviolent** demonstration urging the BOYCOTT OF *AHAVA COSMETICS* produced by
West Bank settlers using natural resources and land stolen from the Palestinian people! Boycott all Israeli products that support the Occupation. Gather at Ulta Cosmetics Salon, 914 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD (near the Farmers' Market between Georgia Ave. & Fenton St. by the fountain and Borders Books, & across from Austin Grill. Email PaulVerduin@starpower.net or call 301-518-5551. RSVP us if you can. Go to www.fosna.org.
47] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
48] – 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.
49] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on July 30. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
To be continued.
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