36] Marc Steiner on WEAA – May 11 — May 14
37] Protest the death penalty – May 11
38] Town Hall with Steny Hoyer – May 11
39] Pledge of Resistance meeting – May 11
40] Put Single Payer on the table – May 12
41] Tuesday peace vigil – May 12
42] Femicide in
43] Death penalty meeting – May 12
44] Ecolocity DC meeting – May 12
45] Report from
46] Single Payer rally – May 13
47] Peace vigil in
48] Peace vigil in W.
49] Test Ban Treaty debate – May 13
50] BCAN meeting – May 13
51] Ayres & Dohrn at Pratt – May 13
53] Energy Efficiency Expo – May 14
54] Israel/Palestine roundtable – May 14
55] BECRN meeting – May 14
57] Trip to
58] March for Troy
59] Film PUMP UP THE VOLUME – May 22
61] English teachers needed in
62] MoveOn is looking for a Baltimore co-ordinator
63] Help available in buying a house
64] John Judge seeking housemate
65] Contribute to the
66] Human rights lawyer from the
67] Join Global Zero campaign
68] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
69] Publish your peace article
70] Become a member of the
71] Click on The Hunger Site
36] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
37] – 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
38] – Attend a Town Hall meeting on Mon., May 1 with Rep. Steny Hoyer on the College Park Campus of Univ. of MD from 6:30-8 PM. The meeting has been organized by CCAN, the MD Student Climate Coalition, MD League of Conservation Voters, Clean Water Action and Environment MD. To register and learn more, go to http://www.chesapeakeclimate.org/getinvolved/event_detail.cfm?id=795.
39] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
40] – On Tues., May 12, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, rally for single payer outside the Senate Finance Committee in the Dirksen Senate Building, Constitution Ave. and 1st St. The
41] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
42] – On Tues., May 12, from 6 to 8 PM at the Stewart Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave., NE, the Guatemala Human Rights Commission sponsors a fundraiser and report on femicide in Guatemala. A donation of $20 per person/$10 students is requested. One year after the passage of the Anti-Femicide Law, the number of women brutally murdered is higher than ever before. Why? Come and find out. Proceeds support
43] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW,
44] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., May 12 at 7 PM at the AFSC,
45] – There will be a report on Tues., May 12 at 7 PM about the Code Pink Delegation to
46] – On Wed., May 13 join National Lobby Day and Rally for Single-Payer in
47] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
48] – 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 May 13. Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
49] – On Wed., May 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, Daryl Kimball, Arms Control Association, and Stephen Rademaker, former Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, will debate the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), B1 Conference Center, 1800 K St., NW, WDC. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
50] – At the BCAN meeting (www.baltimoreclimate.org) on Wed., May 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Julie E. Gabrielli, founder of www.GOforChange.com, a movement that helps ordinary people contribute to the sustainability of the planet in powerful, life-changing ways, will make a presentation: Greening, Meaning, and Authentic Change. A Fulfilling Life that's Also Good for the Earth. She will speak at the Towson Public Library,
51] – Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn talk about their new book RACE COURSE: Against White Supremacy at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Cathedral St. on Wed., May 13 at 6:30 PM. Ayers is a distinguished professor education at the University of Illinois at Chicago; and Dohrn is the director of the Children and Family Law Justice Center and a clinical associate professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law. Go to http://www.prattlibrary.org/calendar/atpratt.aspx?id=30692&mark=ayers.
52] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
53] – Be at the 12th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum in the Cannon House Office Building, Caucus Room, Independence Ave. and New Jersey Ave., SE, WDC 20515, on Thurs., May 14 from 9:30 AM to 5 PM. There will be more than 50 exhibits. From 11 AM to noon, there will be welcoming remarks by members of Congress; from noon to 4:30 PM, there is a series of panel discussions. The speakers will be in the Veterans’ Affairs Committee Room, 335
This year’s EXPO will bring together more than fifty businesses, sustainable energy industry trade associations, government agencies, and energy policy research organizations to showcase the status and near-term potential of the cross-section of renewable energy (biofuels/biomass, geothermal, solar, water, wind) and energy efficiency technologies. Contact Ken Bossong, Sustainable Energy Coalition, at 301-270-6477 x.23 or email@example.com.
54] – On Thurs., May 14, 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
55] – BECRN will meet on Thurs., May 14 at 5:30 PM at the ACORN office, 16 W. 25th St. Some possible agenda items are as follows: foreclosures, including Council Bill 09-0289: http://legistar.baltimorecitycouncil.com/detailreport/?key=4314, outreach, tracking the ARRA funds, a new way forward, education and budget results.
56] – GAZA RELIEF, an event to benefit the children of the Gaza Strip, features Mai Abdul Rahman, American Palestinian Women’s Association [http://www.wiamep.org/], Medea Benjamin, Code Pink and Global Exchange [http://www.codepinkalert.org/]. The event on Fri., May 15 will begin with refreshments & music at 6:30 PM, and the discussion will start at 7 PM. The requested donation for the event at the
57] – Have you considered a life-changing trip to
58] – Stop the execution of Troy
59] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The theme is First Amendment rights. The next film is PUMP UP THE VOLUME [
Christian Slater is a high school student who does not fit in. As an outsider he starts up a pirate radio station, and the principal and the FCC go after him. His only friend is played by Samantha Mathis.
Doors open at 7 PM, and the DVD starts at 7:30 PM. There is no charge, and refreshments will be available. A discussion will follow.
60] – On Sat., May 30, PeaceAction Montgomery is hosting a benefit luncheon, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Proceeds will go to help build a playground for the children in
61] – Three English teachers are needed to teach young Kurdish students at a private language institute in Suleimaniya in the Kurdish north of
Contact Michele Naar-Obed at obedsinduluth at yahoo.com or 218-728-0629. Go to http://www.cpt.org/work/iraq.
62] – Jonny Akchin is interested in getting MoveOn organized once again in
63] – A progressive-thinking realtor is indicating that people of modest incomes can get assistance from both the state and federal governments in purchasing a home. If you are interested in speaking with him about available programs, call Max at 410-366-1637.
64] – John Judge is seeking a housemate to share a large house on a hill, overlooking D.C. in the Hillcrest region of Anacostia, SE. Just off
65] – Larry Egbert and Nick Sheridan are in
66] – Sylvie Maunga Mbanga, a human rights lawyer and women’s activist from the Democratic
67] – 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.
68] – 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.
69] – 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.
70] – Become an active member of the
71] – 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.
72] – 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