"I speak as an American to the leaders of my own nation. The great initiative in this war is ours.
The initiative to stop it must be ours." -Martin Luther King Jr.
Friends, this list and other email documents which I send out are done under the auspices of the
30] Peace vigil in
31] Peace vigil at Capitol – Nov. 22
32] Film SIR, NO SIR – Nov. 22
33] Olney vigil to end the war – Nov. 15
34] Support Peoples Weekly World at election discussion – Nov. 22
35] Pray for Peace – Nov. 22
36] African Service – Nov. 23
37] Bridge peace vigil – Nov. 23
38] Peace Walk in D.C. – Nov. 23
40] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 23
41] Pentagon vigil – Nov. 24
42] Support the Uighurs – Nov. 24
44] Death penalty demonstration – Nov. 24
45] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 24-28
46] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 24
47] Tuesday peace vigil – Nov. 25
48] Death penalty meeting – Nov. 25
49] Ecolocity D.C. meeting – Nov. 25
50] FOR Forum - Nov. 25
52] Peace vigil in
53] Peace vigil in W.
55] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Nov. 27
56] First Thursday protest of the war – Dec. 4
68] MUPJ conference – April 4, 2009
69] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
70] Publish your peace article
71] Become a member of the
72] Click on The Hunger Site
29] – The Progressive
The Summit takes place on Sat., Nov. 22 from 9 AM to 4:30 PM at Annapolis Senior High School, 2700 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. Many organizations will be there. Free buses will be available, including from
30] – Each Saturday, 11 AM – 1 PM, Chester County Peace Movement holds a peace vigil in West Chester in front of the Chester County Courthouse, High & Market Sts. This vigil has been the target of counter-demonstrators and harassment from the "
31] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sat., Nov. 22. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It. --Psalms 34:14." The vigil lasts one hour and is silent except when one responds to the occasional questions. Go to http://www.quaker.org/langleyhill/seekpeace.htm or email email@example.com.
32] – Join the folks at the
This is the first of a film series sponsored by the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and the
33] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 3:15 to 4:15 PM, on the corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. in Olney, MD. The next vigil is Nov. 22. Call 301-774-9792.
34] – You are invited to an evening of political discussion and celebration of the people’s Nov. 4th landslide victory. How can you insure that issues such as universal health care, job creation, foreclosure prevention and an end to the
35] – Fr. Charles Cloughen Jr. [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] invites you to pray for peace on Sat., Nov. 22 at 7:30 PM at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 2600 Wilkens Ave.
36] – On Sun., Nov. 23, the KALAFONG AME CHURCH invites you to a Prayer for Africa at 11 AM at the HISPANIC SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST DAY CHUCH, 5100 Edmondson Ave.,
37] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
38] – Join the weekly Peace Walk on the Mall at 4 PM on Sun., Nov. 23 starting at the WWII Memorial (
The forum will take place at the MD Presbyterian Church,
40] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
41] – 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. 24, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
42] – Witness Against Torture is asking concerned activists to support the Uighurs by appearing at their next hearing on Mon., Nov 24 at 9:30 AM in U.S. District Court, 333 Constitution Ave., NW, WDC. Go to http://www.scotusblog.com/wp/en-banc-denied-in-uighurs-case-2/.
43] – On Mon., Nov. 24, from 2 to 4 PM at the Riggs Library, Healy Hall, Georgetown Univ., hear
44] – 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
45] – 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.
46] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets every Monday. The next meeting is on Mon., Nov. 24 at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
47] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
48] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., Nov. 25 at 7 PM at the AFSC,
49] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW,
50] – Attend the D.C. Fellowship of Reconciliation Forum on Tues., Nov. 25 at 7 PM at La Casa, 3166 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, WDC. Marcos Garcia, second secretary, Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, will speak about “The Venezuelan Workers and the Evolution of their Social and Economic Rights.”
51] – Don't miss Progressive Maryland's 2008 Awards Gala on Wed., Dec. 3 at the Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St.. The gala begins at 6 PM with a reception, and the awards presentation begins at 7:30 PM. RSVP by Tues., Nov. 25. The honorees include Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, State Sen. Verna L. Jones (MD District 44), Delegate Sheila E. Hixson (MD District 20), Dr. Ngoc Chu, co-chair, Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland, Meg Gage, president & exec. director of the Proteus Fund and Joseph T. Hansen, international president, United Food and Commercial Workers. Go to http://progressivemaryland.org/page.php?id=2001.
52] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
53] – 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. 26. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
54] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
55] – On Thurs., Nov. 27, 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
56] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., Dec. 4 starting at 5 PM in
57] – Free Mumia Event from 7 to 9 PM at the Cork Factory Building in the Cork Gallery, 4th Floor Doorbell #9, 302 E. Federal St. Call Ameejill at 443-850-2840.
58] – 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.
59] – 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.
60] – 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.
61] – Become an active member of the
62] – 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.
63] – 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.
"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the