33] Lobby Day/Call in for marriage equality – Oct. 17
34] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Oct. 17 – Oct. 20
35] Protest the death penalty – Oct. 17
36] Pledge/Fund Our Communities meeting – Oct. 17
37] Catholic perspective on the environment – Oct. 17
38] Occupy Philly -- Oct. 18
39] War Is Not the Answer demo – Oct. 18
40] Feminist Art discussion – Oct. 18
41] Film about disconnected youth in D.C. – Oct. 18
42] Spiritual Progressives meeting – Oct. 18
43] Film THE
45] Film LOST IN DETENTION – Oct. 18
46] PBS series WOMAN WAR PEACE –Oct. 18
47] Repeal death penalty call in – Oct. 19
48] Anti-discrimination conference – Oct. 19
50] Start a nonprofit workshop - Oct. 19
52] Green Currency Meeting -- Oct. 19
53] Chestnut Hill Peace Vigil – Oct. 19
54] Joan Chittister presentation -- Oct. 19
55] Commission on Nuclear Waste – Oct. 20
33] – On Mon., Oct. 17, the Maryland General Assembly returns to
Go to http://mdelect.net and enter your full home address. Click the name under "State Delegates." Call each one. Say, "My name is _________. I live at (address, city, state, zip) and I'm a voter in your district who strongly supports civil marriage equality because all loving and committed couples should be able to marry, including gay and lesbian couples." Add anything personal to the conversation or message. Thank the Delegate or staff person. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a report. Be in
34] – 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.
35] – 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
36] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
37] – On Mon., Oct. 17 at 7:30 PM, there will be a presentation "Pope Benedict's Ten Commandments of the Environment" presented by Fr. Charlie Cortinovis. In his keynote address, Fr. Charlie will examine the writings and speeches of Pope Benedict XVI, Blessed Pope John Paul II -and other sources of the Church's teaching on the environment - in order to explain the need for a response to today's urgent global environmental issues. This will take place at St. Patrick's cafeteria,
38] – OCCUPY PHILLY, www.occupyphilly.org, continues at Phila. City Hall, 15th & Market Sts. We Are The 99% Demanding Economic Justice, Democracy, and Peace on Tuesdays at 4:30 until 6 PM, Phila. City Hall. Join the
39] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
40] – Ginny Adams, Sue Spaid, and Cally Brandt will deliver a series of lectures focusing on modern feminist art. The
41] – On Tues., Oct. 18 at 6:30 PM, DC Lawyers for Youth (http://www.dcly.org/) invites you to "The Road to Rehabilitation and Reform," a short film about DC and its Most-Disconnected Youth. The screening will be held at the GALA Theatre at
42] – On Tues., Oct. 18, from 7 to 9 PM at 2111 Florida Ave. NW, WDC, 20008, the Greater Washington, DC Chapter of THE NETWORK OF SPIRITUAL PROGRESSIVES is Mobilizing Spiritual Progressives across the entire DC Metro area! Join their action groups and make a difference. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.nspdc.blogspot.com.
43] – On Tues., Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 PM and hosted by Go Green! Alexandria and the Sierra Club, see THE LAST MOUNTAIN film screening — Official 2011 Selection of the Sundance Film Festival!—at Metro Stage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. Join executive director of Go Green! Alexandria, Heather Schaefer, and lead organizer for the Sierra Club campaign to retire the Potomac River Coal Plant, Phillip Ellis. Email email@example.com.
44] – On Tues., Oct. 18 at 7:30 PM, there will be a follow-up meeting to the Fund Our Communities" Town Hall religious caucus meeting. Help plan for the next steps and the meeting with Rep. Van Hollen. The follow-up will be at the
45] – On Tues., Oct. 18 PBS will show an excellent documentary "Lost in Detention" about immigrants in U.S. detention, over 400,000 of whom were deported last year. Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa presents the groundbreaking documentary which is an exposé that reveals the devastating consequences of the mass incarceration of immigrants, and the harsh toll it takes on families, women and children. Go to http://act.presente.org/signup/lostindetention/.
46] – CODEPINK informs us that the second segment of Women War & Peace will be aired on PBS on Tues., Oct. 18, for five consecutives Tuesdays.
47] – The Maryland General Assembly will open a Special Legislative Session next week, beginning Oct. 17 (devoted to Congressional redistricting). While they are all in
48] – Confronting Discrimination in the Post-9/11 Era: Challenges and Opportunities Ten Years Later is a presentation scheduled for Wed., Oct. 19 from 9 AM to 2 PM in the Jack Morton Aud., 805 21st St. NW, WDC. It is presented by the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the
49] – Each Wednesday from 4
50] – On Wed., Oct. 19 & on Mon., Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, attend a Community Law Center Workshop: How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit Organization at 3355 Keswick Road, Suite 200. Register with CPHA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
51] – WIB does a silent vigil mourning all violence the third Wednesday of the month. The next vigil is Wed., Oct. 19 from 6
52] – The Baltimore Green Currency Association meets every Wednesday at 7 PM at Breathe Books, 810 W 36th St. # A, Baltimore, MD 21211-2554. Call 410-235-7323.
53] – 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 Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Oct. 19. Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
54] – On Wed., Oct. 19 at 7:30 PM,
55] – On Thurs., Oct. 20 from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM, attend the Blue Ribbon Commission on
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