31] Peace vigil in
32] Peace vigil at Capitol – Nov. 7
33] Drum for Peace – Nov. 7
34] Gimmie Shelter does a benefit – Nov. 7
35] Lecture on humanism – Nov. 7
36] African service – Nov. 8
37] Bridge vigil – Nov. 8
38] Quaker Peace Vigil – Nov. 8
39] Witness to peace & poetry – Nov. 8
40] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 8
41] Pentagon vigil – Nov. 9
42] Make the Wall Fall Week – Nov. 9—Nov. 15
43] End of nuclear weapons? – Nov. 9
44] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 9 — Nov. 12
45] Protest the death penalty – Nov. 12
46] BUPJ meeting – Nov. 9
47] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 9
48] Witness Against Torture vigil – Nov. 10
49] Tuesday peace vigil – Nov. 10
50] CPHA’s Annual Meeting – Nov. 10
51] Ecolocity DC meeting – Nov. 10
52] Afro-Colombian activist at JHU – Nov. 11
53] Peace vigil in
55] Bring Back the Jobs conference -- Nov. 12
56] FCNL annual meeting – Nov. 12—Nov. 15
57] Take Mumia’s case to DOJ – Nov. 12
58] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Nov. 12
59] BCAN meeting – Nov. 12
60] Film AMERICAN CA$INO – Nov. 12
61] Little Friends benefit – Nov. 13
62] Mayan Priestess – Nov. 13
63] King/Brandow concert – Nov. 13
64] Phyllis Bennis at Goucher – Nov. 19
65] Protest SOA – Nov. 19-22
66] Film SLAPSHOT – Nov. 20
67] Progressive Working Group meeting– Nov. 21
68] Progressive Working Group meeting – Nov. 22
69] Write Carl Kabat
70] Job available
71] Get Howard Ehrlich’s book HATE CRIMES AND ETHNOVIOLENCE
72] Buy a red maple tree
73] Help available in buying a house
74] Contribute to the
75] Join Global Zero campaign
76] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
77] Publish your peace article
78] Click on The Hunger Site
31] – 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. Go to www.ccpeace.org.
32] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sat., Nov. 7. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
33] – Come drum for peace every second Saturday at the Unitarian Universalists of
34] – Gimmie Shelter Productions continues to do consciousness/fund-raising events about the problem of homelessness and for the shelters that serve them. The next event will be Sat., Nov. 7 at 7:30 PM at the Hamilton Arts Collective, 2927 Hamilton Rd. Featured poets and musicians will be Ron Williams, Suzette Jones, Alan Barysh and others. This is a benefit for Sarah¹s Hope shelter. Admission is $5.00. Donations of children¹s hats/socks and gloves would be welcomed. Call 410-627 8774.
35] – On Sun., Nov. 8 at 10:30 AM, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, will host Fred Edwords, United Coalition of Reason, who will discuss “Sailing On the Rising Tide of Humanism.” Call 410-581-2322 or visit www.baltimoreethicalsociety.org.
36] – On Sun., Nov. 8, the KALAFONG AME CHURCH invites you to a Prayer for Africa at 11 AM at the HISPANIC SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST DAY CHUCH,
37] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
38] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts., Philadelphia. Call 215-421-5811.
39] – 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 St., Phila., PA. Bring main dish, salad, or dessert to share. The program begins at 5:30 PM.
On Sun., Nov. 8, hear W.D. Ehrhart: A Witness to Peace in Poetry & Prose. Ehrhart is a Marine Corps veteran of both the Vietnam War and
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. 9, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
42] – Join the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, and member groups CodePink and Grassroots International, for Make the Wall Fall Week of Action: Mon., Nov. 9 through Sun., Nov. 15. The 7th annual week of action against
43] – On Mon., Nov. 9 from noon to 1:15 PM, Max Kampelman, former U.S. arms control negotiator, will discuss “A Nuclear Free World?" at George Washington Univ., Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, 1957 E St., NW, WDC. RSVP to email@example.com.
44] – 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. You can listen to interviews by Steiner through his Center for Emerging Media podcasts. Go to http://www.centerforemergingmedia.org.
45] – 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 Baltimore. The next vigil is scheduled for Mon., Nov. 9. Call 410-233-0488.
47] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
48] – On Tues., Nov. 10 at 5:30 PM, Witness Against Torture will continue its weekly vigil, each Tuesday, in Lafayette Park, H and 16th Sts., NW. Contact Helen Schietinger at h.schietinger at verizon.net.
49] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
50] – CPHA's 68th Annual Meeting is Tues., Nov. 10, 5:30 to 8 PM, Lucky's Warehouse,
51] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW, WDC 20001. It is for people who live in, or are interested in making D.C. a transition town starting with an intentional community that will encompass clean energy, freecycle, natural building, organic farming, community salvage, new urbanism, etc. The next meeting will be on Nov. 10. Go to http://ecolocity.ning.com.
52] – The Program for Latin American Studies invites you to hear Bela Henriquez, activist of Hijos e Hijas por la Memoria y Contra la Impunidad (Sons and Daughters for Memory and Against Impunity) on Wed., Nov. 11 from 4 to 6 in Greenhouse 113, Homewood Campus, JHU. The subject of her talk is Victims' Rights: An Afro-Colombian Perspective on the Human Rights Crisis in
53] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
54] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 11. Call 215-843-4256 or email email@example.com.
55] – Reversing the Decline in Good Jobs is hosted by the Economic Policy Institute on Thurs., Nov. 12 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM. Registration begins at 8:30 AM at EPI, 1333 H St. NW, Suite 300 East Tower, WDC. Get off at the
56] – The Friends Committee on National Legislation is holding its annual meeting at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW, WDC. It begins with lobby training at 10 AM on Thurs., Nov. 12. Meeting registration at the hotel will open at 4 PM, and the meeting will continue until noon on Sun., Nov. 15 after morning worship.
57] – On Thurs., Nov, 12, join a delivery of letters calling for a civil rights investigation of MUMIA'S case to Attorney General Eric Holder. At 11 AM there will be a press conference, and the delivery will happen at 1 PM. Call 212-330-8029 or go to www.freemumia.com.
58] – On Thurs., Nov. 12, 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
59] – The BCAN monthly planning meeting is Thurs., Nov. 12 at 7 PM in
60] – THE SENATOR [The People's Theatre], 5904 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212, is hosting on Thurs., Nov. 12 a special screening of a Leslie Cockburn film AMERICAN CA$INO to benefit the Community Law Center. The compelling documentary, filmed in
61] – Join Little Friends for Peace on Fri., Nov. 13 at Potter's House, (www.pottershousedc.org), 1658 Columbia Road, NW, WDC 20009, to meet and mingle with other members of the LFFP community, including children from our afterschool and summer camp programs, teen and young adult service learning volunteers, and family and senior peacemakers. This is the 6th annual Sounds of Hope Fun Raiser. The J & B Blues Project (jbbluesproject.com), Mary Shapiro (www.cdbaby.com/cd/maryshapiro), and Russ Downs will provide the music, and there will be a meal. Dinner will be available from 6:30 to 9:30 PM, a Sing-Along starts at 7 PM, and the musical performances will begin at 7:30 PM. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are on a sliding scale--$15-$50.
62] – On Fri., Nov. 13 at 7 PM hear Mayan Priestess Tzununja (Maria Eugenia) and Priest Julio Reyes at
63] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker presents in Concert Charlie King & Karen Brandow on Fri., Nov. 13 at 7:30 PM at
64] – On Thurs., Nov. 19, BUPJ and the
65] – Are you thinking of going to protest the SOA from Fri., Nov. 20 through Sun., Nov. 22? If so, the
66] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES. The theme is Poverty and its Manifestations. The third film in the series is SLAPSHOT [
The showing of this film is a tribute to Paul Newman, actor/philanthropist. It is not for everyone, as there is hockey violence, crude language and gratuitous sex. But Newman is Reg Dunlop, the player-coach of a minor league hockey team. Director George Roy Hill makes a connection between a broken-down city and a losing team. However, the team pursues the American dream by adopting a win-at-all-costs attitude.
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.
67] – There will be a PROGRESSIVE WORKING GROUP (PWG) meeting on Sat., Nov. 21 at 2 PM at the LONG BRANCH PUBLIC LIBRARY,
68] – There will also be another Statewide Progressive Working Group gathering on Sun., Nov. 22 in Columbia, and Jamie Raskin (State Senator rep. Montgomery Co.) will talk about the accomplishments of the Group, which formed last year. Because of its efforts, he was elected, and three of the 14 bills supported by the group did pass in the Annapolis 2009 session.
69] – Carl Kabat will return to court for a jury trial on Dec. 21-22. If convicted, he could face from three to 12 months in the
70] – Ploughshares Fund has launched a two-year campaign to seize the momentum created by the Obama Administration's support for a nuclear weapon-free world. The Fund is looking for a Chief Development Officer to lead its fundraising strategy and develop a plan for fundraising growth. More details are in the job description: http://www.ploughshares.org/sites/default/files/PF_CDO.pdf, and you can check out the website at http://www.ploughshares.org. .Email Naila Bolus, executive director, at email@example.com.
71] – Get a copy of Howard Ehrlich’s HATE CRIMES AND ETHNOVIOLENCE [Westview Press, 2009, ISBN – 13: 978-08133-4445-4]. Go to www.westviewpress.com.
72] – I bought two red maple trees for $10 each as part of the Trees for
73] – 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.
74] – Larry Egbert and Nick Sheridan are in
75] – 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.
76] – 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.
77] – 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.
78] – 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.
79] – 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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