Monday, August 11, 2014

Baltimore Actist Alert - August 12 -13, 2014

13] Philadelphia Peace Vigil – Aug. 12
14] Youth Equality Alliance discussion – Aug. 12
15] No Drone Research at JHU – Aug. 12
16] WPFW Local Station Board (LSB) Relocation Committee – Aug. 12
17] Creative destruction film series – Aug. 12
18] Workshop to teach people how to use various Open Source Software programs – Aug. 12
19] Aid the people of Gaza -- Aug. 13
13] – Each Tuesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the Catholic Peace Fellowship-Philadelphia for peace in Afghanistan and Iraq gathers at the Suburban Station, 16th St. & JFK Blvd., at the entrance to Tracks 3 and 4 on the mezzanine. The next vigil is Aug. 12. Call 215-426-0364.

14] – There will be a Youth Equality Alliance discussion and reception on Tues., Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 at the Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. Call 410-244-8855 or go to

15] – Vigil to say "No Drone Research at JHU" each Tuesday at 33rd & North Charles Sts. Join this ongoing vigil on August 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Call Max at 410-366-1637.

16] – A special meeting of the WPFW Local Station Board (LSB) Relocation Committee has been scheduled for Tues., Aug. 12 at 7 PM at the Howard University School of Architecture, 2366 Sixth St. NW, WDC 20059. There will be signs indicating the exact location within the building. The purpose of this meeting is to respond to concerns and questions that have been raised about the proposed station move to 1990 K St. NW, WDC, and to allow for constructive dialogue about related short-term and long-term location action plan(s).

Station volunteers, programmers, staff and listener-members are all encouraged to attend. Note that the on-campus parking lots are open to the public (and free) after 5 PM; and that on-campus metered street parking is free after 6:30 PM. Go to

17] – Sight Unseen presents a creative destruction film series led by documentarians the Smyth Brothers and centered around the theme of evolutionary theory as applied to capitalism. It takes place at the Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. on Tues., Aug. 12 at 8 PM. Call 410-244-8855 or go to

18] – Get over to the Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid St. NW, WDC on Tues., Aug. 12 from 7 to 9 PM for a hands-on workshop which will teach people how to use various Open Source Software (OSS) programs and apps that provide secure and private communication and information (file) sharing via the Internet. Participants will bring their laptops, tablets, and smart phones, and leave with working software and practices to communicate and share data securely (encrypted) and anonymously (privately). Many of the applications covered are listed on the website Please review the website to see what software you may want to learn to use. Also, please install the latest Firefox browser on your devices (laptops, tablets, phones) before coming if possible, as it will be the reference browser for add-ons and extensions. Contact Jabari Zakiya at 202-390-6398 or

19] – At Busboys and Poets, 14th and V Sts. NW, WDC, on Wed., Aug. 13 from 8 to 10 PM, enjoy a night of poetry, music and much more in effort to raise awareness and aid the people of Gaza. Entry is a suggested donation of $10, however, everyone is welcome. All proceeds will go to The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), who will also have representatives at the event. Donate at The event is hosted by WPFW radio host and poet Zein El-Amine and Palestinian-American spoken word poet Amin Drew Law Dallal. Contact Amin Dallal at

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [at] Go to

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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