0] Get in the Gitmo Cage on
41] War Is Not the Answer – Jan. 10
43] "Wind Works for
45] Nuclear Threat Initiative – Jan. 11
47] Occupy Faith meeting – Jan. 11
48] Committee for Palestinian Rights meeting - Jan. 11
49] War on homosexuals in
50] Green Currency Meeting -- Jan. 11
51] Chestnut Hill Peace Vigil -- Jan. 11
52] Citizens United Party -- Jan. 12
54] Buy DREAMING
55] CCAN is hiring
57] Support finishing film THE ACTIVISTS thru Kickstarter campaign
58] Sign up with
59] Fund Our Communities campaign
60] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
61] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
62] Do you need a television and/or a computer?
63] Join Global Zero campaign
64] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
65] Click on The Hunger Site
66] Fire & Faith
40] – Witness Against Torture is seeking help. It has set up a
41] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
42] – The Baltimore Business Journal and The Marc Steiner Show will host Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch for a two-hour program. Breakfast and networking will begin at 7:30 AM on Wed., Jan. 11; the program begins at 8 AM. WEAA 88.9 FM will broadcast the program at noon the same day. Register for the
On Fri., Jan. 13 from 5 to 7 PM, there will be a special edition of The Marc Steiner Show on WEAA. It will replay the
43] – The Marylanders for Offshore Wind Coalition is organizing a "Wind Works for Maryland" rally on the steps of the State House on the first day of the 2012 Assembly on Wed., Jan. 11 from 10:30 AM until noon. Gather in Lawyer's Mall,
There is carpooling from
44] – Close
On Wed., Jan. 11 at 9 AM, doors open at the
45] – On Wed., Jan. 11 from 12:30 to 2:30 PM, former Sen. Sam Nunn and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) staff will give a briefing on the NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index at the W Hotel, 515 15th St., NW, WDC. The event is open by invitation only. RSVP to Elise Connor at email@example.com.
46] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
47] – On Wed., Jan. 11 from 6 to 8 PM, Occupy Faith will meet to discuss its plans and priorities for 2012 and to organize the "People's Prayer Breakfast" to be held Feb. 2. Occupy Faith is a coalition comprised of representatives, members and leaders of Mosques, Temples, Churches, Synagogues, Interfaith and Ecumenical bodies, and other faith-based institutions & organizations who have come together to stand with the Occupy Movement as it works towards the goals of economic justice & inclusion for everyone. The group works with both Occupation encampments, McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza in
48] – On Wed., Jan. 11 at 6:30 PM, the Committee for Palestinian Rights (CPR) book club meeting is on "The Birth of
49] – Join the Baltimore Ethical Society and First Unitarian Church of Baltimore to learn about the struggle for Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender rights in Uganda and the negative influence of U.S. evangelicals pressing for anti-homosexual laws in Africa. "The Struggle for GLBT Rights in
Rev. Kiyimba has led the opposition against the anti-homosexual laws being advocated in
died of HIV/AIDS. The school and orphanage has grown to serve over 500 children, and Rev. Kiyimba and the faculty and staff of 13 persons represent the school's greatest resource.
50] – 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.
51] – 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 Jan. 11. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
52] – College Park and Friends Against "Citizens United" are doing a PARTY on Thurs., Jan. 12 at 2 PM and/or at 7 PM with s potluck at 6:30 AM at the Friends Meetinghouse, 2303 Metzerott Road, Adelphi MD 20783. It is the TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY of the Supreme Court decision. Celebrate and Act ! ! ! BRING HEALTHY ENTREE FOR POTLUCK DINNER and laptops and IF ANYONE CAN BRING WI FI FACILITY (AirCard or Blue Tooth).
At 2 PM, create signs/plan actions/hear from organizers, including those from Occupy. The purpose of the signs is to explain the local "Street Theater, starring Will Kastens" -- local street theater designed for the January nationwide days of action surrounding the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. FEC ruling. This ruling allows unlimited corporate spending in elections.
Bring sign making ideas (materials, if you have them) and help the street theater to really get the message across. And/or come at 7 PM for the gathering to hear from national planners & OccupyDC; and help plan actions for the coming week.
Prepare for rallies and other actions on the Supreme Court steps with Cornel West on Jan. 20, possibly again at the Supreme Court on Jan. 21 and at College Park City Hall, 4500 Knox Road, on Jan. 24 at 8 PM with Councilman Patrick Wojahn. RSVP CarolNezzo@gmail.com or 301-864-5267.
53] – There will be a meeting on Thurs., Jan. 12 at 6:30 PM at the Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 5532 Harford Road, to stop the closing of the Hamilton Branch Post Office. Email Bill Barry at email@example.com.
54] – David Gullette is both a
To order a copy of the book, send a check for $18.50 (which includes shipping and handling) to Fenway Press,
55] – CCAN is Hiring. Do you want to fight global warming while gaining valuable grassroots organizing knowledge and experience? If so, the
57] – Melody Weinstein of www.melofilms.com notified me that the documentary film she has been working on with Michael Heaney is nearing completion. Titled "The Activists," it chronicles the anti-war movement over the last 10 years, and the major players in the movement. They have filmed us in
They have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for finishing the film and have until January 11 to reach the goal of 15K. To support the film, go to http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/melofilms/the-activists-war-peace-and-politics-in-the-street.
58] – The
59] – 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.
60] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
61] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
62] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
63] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: http://www.globalzero.org/sign-declaration. A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees. This is an historic window of opportunity. With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.
64] – 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.
65] – 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.
66] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
67] – 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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