32] Protest IMF-World Bank – Apr. 22
33] Interfaith Earth Week – Apr. 22
34] Memories at the BES – Apr. 22
35] Petition against NDAA – Apr. 22
36] Earth Day on the Mall – Apr. 22
37] Climate Chaos march – Apr. 22
38] Get on Bridge for Peace – Apr. 22
39] Art and Brunch – Apr. 22
40] Localize It! – Apr. 22
41] March to World Bank – Apr. 22
42] Learn about Jane Addams – Apr. 22
43] Another BDC is Possible – Apr. 22
44] Michael Moore in D.C. – Apr. 22
46] Film JUST DO IT – Apr. 22
47] Human Rights dinner – Apr. 22
48] Red Emma's meeting – Apr. 22
49] Pray for Peace – Apr. 22
50] Film HOWL – Apr. 22
51] Earth Day on the Bridge – Apr. 23
53] Earth Day on the Bridge – Apr. 23
51] Pentagon Vigil – Apr. 23
52] Global Warming conference – Apr. 23
53] Earth Day on the Bridge – Apr. 23
32] – Occupy Earth Week/IMF-World Bank starts on Sun., Apr. 15 at 8 AM and runs through Sun., Apr. 22 at 8 PM at
33] – Interfaith Earth Week Activities began on Sun., Apr. 22 at 10 AM through Wed., Apr. 25 at 5:30 PM. These activities are organized by a number of faith-based and sister organizations. These events will range from a concert/rally on the National Mall (Sun. Apr 22), to a conference titled "Scientific, Religious and Cultural Implications of Global Warming" (Mon. Apr. 23), to a march from the MLK Jr. Memorial to the Capitol, followed by constituent group meetings with members of both houses of Congress (Tues. Apr. 24), and another day of constituent group meetings with members of both houses of Congress (Wed. Apr. 25). Go to www.interfaithactiononclimatechange.org/earth-week-activities.html.
On Sun., Apr. 22 at 12:30 PM, there will be an Earth Day Underground Railroad Tour –
On Mon., Apr. 23 until Wed., Apr. 25, there will be a 48 hour constant vigil at the Supreme Court hears arguments again
34] – Usually, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, Baltimore, MD 21201-4661, meets on Sundays, and generally there is a speaker and discussion from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. On Sun., Apr. 22, the topic is "Memories and Reflections." Between 1989 and 1992 and between 2001 and 2009, Fritz Williams served as half-time Leader of the
35] – The Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is doing petitioning against the NDAA on Sundays in April from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Farmers Market, Laurel Ave., Takoma Park, MD. Email Thomas Nephew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
36] – Earth Day on the National Mall: Mobilize the Earth on Sun., Apr. 22 from 11 AM to 7 PM on the National Mall, 15th St. &
Constitution Ave. NW. Earth Day on the National Mall will be the centerpiece of Earth Day in the U.S. Thousands of environmentally-conscious people from all walks of life and all parts of the country will be joined by civic leaders and celebrities for this special event to galvanize the environmental movement. Go to http://www.earthday.org/mall.
37] – iMatter March, Earth Day 2012, is on for Sun., Apr. 22 from 11:30 AM to 8 PM at the National Mall & Memorial Parks, 900 Ohio Dr. SW, WDC 20024. March with sarcastic signs exposing the truth and the absurdity of NOT taking climate change seriously to the EPA, to the Courthouse where the iMatter legal action hearing will take place soon, to the Koch Brothers HQ (who are funding much of the denial that leads to inaction). Visit http://www.imattermarch.org/#!march-with-us/vstc1=d.c.-march.
38] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
39] – On Sun., Apr. 22 at noon at the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, Baltimore, MD 21201-4661, enjoy an Art Reception and Brunch featuring the work of Fritz Williams and Susie Ketzis following a special platform presentation by Williams entitled "Memories and Reflections."
40] – On Sun., Apr. 22 from noon to 6 PM, join Baltimore Free Farm, 3510 Ash Street, Baltimore, MD 21211, as it partners with Baltimore Green Currency for the second annual Localize It! This event celebrates the value of local artists, musicians, food, and social movements.
41] – On Sun., Apr. 22 at 1 PM meet at
42] – On Sun., Apr. 22 at 2 PM at the
43] – Another BDC is Possible, a Spring Development Forum, is happening on Sat., May 5 at 3 PM at
If you want to find out more about what community driven development looks like, and how you can help make the Forum a success, there is an organizing meeting and workshop on alternative economic development. The meeting is at 2 PM on Sun., Apr. 22 at the
44] – Michael Moore to speak at the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Convention on Sun., Apr. 22 from 2:15 PM to 4 PM at the Hyatt Regency
on Capitol Hill. This is a special session entitled, Michael Moore: One on One. Washington is an Academy-Award winning filmmaker and best-selling author. He directed "Fahrenheit 9/11," the highest-grossing documentary of all time which critically examined President Bush's presidency, the War on Terror and the related media coverage. This event is free for convention registrants. Go to http://convention.adc.org/. Moore
45] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
46] – See a documentary premiering for Earth Day--"Just Do It"--about climate change activism in the UK (primarily youth) at Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St. NW, WDC 20001, at 5 PM, Sun., Apr. 22. The director will be there for Q and A, as well as students from iMatter/Kids vs. Global Warming. Prior to the screening, iMatter will lead a march and an action on the national mall. Go to http://www.facebook.com/events/414054768622793/. Check out the film trailer at http://justdoitfilm.com/.
47] – Join United Workers at its Annual Human Rights Dinner on Sun., Apr. 22 at 5 PM at the Presbytery of
48] – Red Emma's needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
49] – Interfaith Peace Partners, Pray for Peace on Sun., Apr. 22 at 7:30 PM at the Mission Helper Center, corner of Chestnut St. and Joppa Road in Towson. Contact The Rev. Charles Cloughen, Jr. at 410-321-0199.
50] – There is a final screening of HOWL, the April Film of the Month presented by Focus-In! It will be screened on Sun., Apr. 22 from 8 to 10 PM at
2021 14th St. NW, WDC. James Franco stars as the young Allen Ginsberg-poet, counter-culture adventurer, and chronicler of the Beat Generation. In his famously confessional, leave-nothing-out style, Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to the most timeless and electrifying work of his career, the poem HOWL. Call 202-789-2227.
51] – 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., Apr. 23, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
52] – NRCCC (the National Coalition on Creation Care) is holding an all day conference entitled "Scientific, Religious and Cultural Implications of Global Warming" (agenda) on Mon., Apr. 23 from 8 AM to 8 PM at St. Sophia's Church, 2815 36th St. NW, WDC. The conference will also include training for participants planning to visit their Congressional delegates.
53] – The Pledge of Resistance/Fund Our Communities Baltimore will be holding its annual Earth Day on the Bridge on Mon., Apr. 23 from 8 to 9 AM. Hang banners making the connection between the Pentagon the destruction of the environment. We will gather on the
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