33] New Sanctuary Movement – Nov. 9
34] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 9
35] Pentagon vigil – Nov. 10
36] Indictment Day at DOJ – Nov. 10
37] End Israeli occupation events – Nov. 10
38] Protest at Bishops Conference -- Nov. 10-12
39] Death penalty demonstration – Nov. 10
40] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 10-13
41] Nominate activists for awards gala – by Nov. 10
42] Veterans Day rally – Nov. 11
43] Tuesday peace vigil – Nov. 11
44] Abu Ghraib interrogator to speak – Nov. 11
45] Death penalty meeting – Nov. 11
46] Ecolocity D.C. meeting – Nov. 11
47] Film TERRORIZING DISSENT – Nov. 11
48] Healthy Hospitals conference – Nov. 12
49] Ban torture – Nov. 12
50] Peace vigil in
51] Peace vigil in W.
52] Human rights films – Nov. 12-13
54] Teaching in Urban
55] Edelman & Goodman - Nov. 12
56] FCNL AGM – Nov. 13-16
57] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Nov. 13
58] Red Emma’s Art Auction – Nov. 13
59] Peace Corps cofounder to speak – Nov. 13
60] Celebrate directors of Project South – Nov. 15
61] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 17
62] Film THE PRISONER – Nov. 21
63] MUPJ conference – April 4, 2009
64] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
65] Publish your peace article
66] Become a member of the
67] Click on The Hunger Site
The Witness Against Torture meeting will take place at 4 PM at TASSC,
33] – The Brandywine Monthly Potluck Supper & Program is the 2nd Sunday of the month starting at 4:30 PM with a potluck dinner at University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut Street, Phila.,
On Sun., Nov. 9, the program for discussion will be Immigration & Deportation in the
34] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
35] – 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., Nov. 10, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
36] – The Bush administration will soon slink off into history. However, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance feels there is some unfinished business. NCNR has written a letter to Attorney General
If you want to help plan the visit to the DOJ, there will be a meeting on Sun., Nov. 9 at 5 PM at the Code Pink House, 712 5th St., NE between G & H. A final meeting will take place on Mon., Nov. 10 starting at 10 AM at the Hotel Harrington, 11th &
37] – Join the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation for a luncheon briefing at The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave., NW, WDC, on Nov. 10 from 12:30 to 2 PM. Rev. Eddie Makue and Ms. Diana Buttu will explore similarities of life under
On the same day, there will be a lecture at
sponsored by the Arab Law Students Association from 5 to 7 PM in Hazel Hall Atrium,
38] – In advance of the Nov. 10-12 convening of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Franz Jagerstatter People for Breaking the Silence is calling upon the clergy to speak out forcefully to condemn war in a "loud and clear voice, as immoral and contradictory to the teachings and life example of Jesus Christ." The group, comprised of priests, religious, former priests and other laypeople, also asks the Bishops to remove all ROTC programs from Catholic schools.
Franz Jagerstatter, the inspiration for this group, was an Austrian peasant beheaded for his refusal to enter the German army. The Jagerstatter People will hold a vigil Mon., Nov. 10 (4-7 PM), Tues., Nov. 11 (8 AM- 5 PM), and Wed., Nov. 12 (beginning at 8 AM) at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 409 Cathedral St. Email FranzPrayForUs.org.
39] – 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 death row, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
40] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 6 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email email@example.com.
41] – Send your nominations for the 4th Annual Activist Awards Gala to firstname.lastname@example.org by Mon., Nov. 10. The gala will take place on Thurs., Dec. 18 at
42] – Join the Veterans Day Rally 2008 on Tues., Nov. 11 from noon to 1:30 PM in Upper Senate Park, Constitution & Delaware Aves., NE. Take the Red Line to Union Station. DC Vote, elected officials and supporters of democracy will honor veterans for their service to the country. RSVP to Erica Spell at email@example.com or at 202.462.6000 x18.
43] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
44] – On Tues, Nov. 11, Veterans' Day, you invited to celebrate St Martin of Tours on his Feast Day: He left the military saying: "I am a solider of Christ, and it is not lawful for me to fight.” Honor Blessed Franz Jagerstatter, executed in 1943 for refusing induction to fight in an unjust war and hear Joshua Casteel, a convert to Catholicism and an interrogator with the U.S. Army at Abu Ghraib, Iraq until in 2006, who sought and received an honorable discharge as a conscientious objector to war. He is featured in the PBS documentary, "Soldiers of Conscience." Go to www.soldiers-themovie.com. The talk will be at SS Philip and James Church, N. Charles and 29th
45] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., Nov. 11 at 7 PM at the AFSC,
46] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW,
47] – On Tues., Nov. 11 at 7 PM at Red Emma's, 800 St. Paul St., see a documentary TERRORIZING DISSENT by NYC's GLASS BEAD COLLECTIVE and TWIN CITIES INDYMEDIA. This is a hard look at the new face of the "free speech zone" called the
48] – On Wed., Nov. 12, join Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (MD H2E) at a one-day conference to share successes and learn about the best environmental management practices working across the state. The cost is $45, and one can register at www.peopleware.net/0216. It will take place at the
49] – The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) will meet at 11:30 AM at the United Church, 20th & G Sts., NW, and walk to the White House on Wed., Nov. 12. There will then be a noon rally to call for a ban on torture. Go to www.nrcat.org. Call 703-941-3707.
50] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
51] – Each Wednesday in clear weather, there is a peace vigil from 5 to 6 PM outside the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Drive (between Wayne & Hortter) in West Mount Airy, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 12. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
52] – There is a Human Rights Film Series that continues through Fri., Nov. 14 on the campus of Washington College of Law (WCL) and the campus of AU's Wechsler Theatre. All screenings are FREE and open to the public. Visit the website for film synopses and full event details.
On Wed., Nov. 12 at 6 PM at WCL, the film WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE will be shown, and producer Sam Pollard will be in attendance. It will also be shown on Thurs., Nov. 13 at 5:30 PM at the Wechsler Theatre. Email email@example.com or call 202-885-3107. Go to http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org.
53] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
54] – On Wed., Nov. 12 at 7 PM at Red Emma's, 800 St. Paul St., Water Gill will give a reading and then sign copies of his book TEACHING IN URBAN AMERICA: A formula for Change. Go to http://redemmas.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
55] – A Conversation with Marian Wright Edelman and Democracy Now's Amy Goodman takes place on Wed., Nov. 12 at 7 PM, Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I Street NW, WDC. CDF President Marian Wright Edelman has released her new book, The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation.
56] – The FCNL Annual Meeting: What Direction for
57] – On Thurs., Nov. 13, the WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road NW, WDC. Join a civil discourse which explores the history, issues, myths, realities, and truth of the conflict between
58] – On Thurs., Nov. 13 at 7 PM at
59] – You have the opportunity to hear from one of the Peace Corps founders, Bill Josephson, author of the TOWERING TASK (the blueprint for the original Peace Corps) and lifelong friend of Sargent Shriver, on Thurs., Nov. 13 at 7 PM in UMBC's Library 7th Floor. Parking for the event will be marked upon entering campus, and directions to UMBC can be found at www.umbc.edu. A dessert reception will follow.
Josephson will present his ideas for a 21st Century Peace Corps with the transition to new national leadership in this critical historical moment. He is also a leading expert on the Electoral College, so it will be interesting to learn his thoughts on the election. Call 410-455-5398 or email email@example.com. Go to www.shrivercenter.org.
60] – Celebrate Jerome Scott and Walda Katz-Fishman on Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Busboys and Poets,
61] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets every Monday. The next meeting is on Mon., Nov. 17 at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
62] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The next film, THE PRISONER [USA/GERMANY, 2007], will be shown Fri., Nov. 21 at AFSC,
The film was produced, directed and written by
63] – The 24th annual Maryland Peace and Justice conference has been set for April 4, 2009 at the Church of the Resurrection in Burtonsville, MD, easily accessible off of Rt. 29. Please put the date on your calendar and try not to schedule any other major events on that day. Thanks so much for your cooperation, and the organizers hope to see you there! Call Paulette at 410-747-3811.
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] – Publish Your Peace Article. Daniel Frasier is soliciting peace articles for the biweekly series of commentaries Paths to Peace in the Frederick News Post Religion and Ethics section. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
66] – Become an active member of the
67] – 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.
68] – 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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