46] Anti-torture vigil – Apr. 27
47] War Is Not the Answer demo – Apr. 27
48] Anti-Wal-Mart film at 2640 – Apr. 27
49] Meet Marcy – Apr. 27
51] Abolish nuclear weapons – Apr. 28
52] Children of Abraham – Apr. 28
54] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Apr. 29
55] Teach In on War – Apr. 29
56] Sweatshop Workers Speak Out – Apr. 29
57] Foreclosure Crisis – Apr. 28
58] Father John Dear – Apr. 29
59] Book signing at Busboys - Apr. 29
60] Buy O’s ticket to benefit legal aid – Apr. 29
62] NPT Review Conference – Apr. 30 – May 2
63] Youth Peace Conference – May 1
64] Visit Timore-Leste Embassy – May 1
65] Our Harbor Day – May 1
66] International Workers Day – May 1
67] Van going to NYC for antinuclear march -- May 2
68] Get on the Peace Train – May 2
69] First Thursday Against the Wars – May 6
70] Jobs protest &
71] Film DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE – May 17
72] Buy a red maple tree
73] Join Global Zero campaign
74] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
75] Publish your peace article
76] Click on The Hunger Site
77] Fire & Faith
46] – There will be an anti-torture vigil each Tuesday at 5:30 PM in
47] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
49] – Join hosts Andy Shallal, Medea Benjamin, Steve Cobble, Steve Shaff and Tim Carpenter to meet and greet Progressive Democrats of America Congressional candidate Marcy Winograd (CA-36/Harman) at Busboys & Poets, 5th and K Sts. NW, WDC 20001 on Tues., Apr. 27 at 7 PM. Use the Convention Center Metro stop on the Green/Yellow Line. To learn more about her campaign, visit www.winogradforcongress.com, and sign up to become a fan on Facebook: Marcy Winograd for Congress. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
50] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
51] – On Wed., Apr, 28 at 6 PM, hear The Cry to Abolish Nuclear Weapons: Hiroshima to NPT at the Peace Center of Delaware County, 1001 Old Sproul Road, Springfield, PA. There will be a potluck supper and then a presentation & discussion with YOKO NISHIMURA, director,
52] – Seeking and pursuing peace among the children of Abraham is a quest to create an appreciation and equality for all of God’s Children. It will take place at
53] – Each Wednesday, the Northwest Greens hold a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
54] – On Thurs., Apr. 29, 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] – You want to be at the Teach In on War on Capitol Hill which will demand that our legislators Don't Use Any More of Our Money. To hear What Congress Must Do to End U.S. Wars and Help Secure a Peaceful Middle East, attend the educational briefing on the U. S. agenda in the Middle East, its consequences and development of a strategy/plan to withdraw. Emphasis will be on constructive, interactive dialogue among panelists and attendees. The MODERATOR is Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D - Ohio) and the PANELISTS are Chris Hedges, Jeremy Scahill, David Swanson, and Ann Wright. Be there on Thurs., Apr. 29, from 1:45 to 4 PM in the Gold Room (2168),
56] – "Sweatshop Workers Speak Out" features a Bangladeshi garment worker who sews uniforms and a representative of home based workers in
57] – The Foreclosure Crisis and Our Neighborhoods is on Thurs., Apr. 29 from 7 to 9 PM at the Senator Theater,
58] – Father John Dear will speak on Thurs., Apr. 29 at 7 PM at St. Katharine Drexel Church, 8428 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland. His topic is "The Spirituality and Practice of Peace in a World of War.” The event is free and open to the public. Email email@example.com.
59] – Congressperson Chris Van Hollen and
60] – The O's Public Defender night at
61] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS DVD SERIES. The theme is Seeking the Truth Through Documentaries. The fourth film in the series is THE
As director, Anthony Giacchino uncovers a gripping lost chapter in the history of human rights activism with this documentary, reminiscence about a predominantly Catholic group's efforts to defy the Vietnam War by compromising the Selective Service System. More than 30 years after they were tried and cleared of breaking into a Camden federal building in a botched attempt to destroy draft records, these men and women are still the coolest cats in the room, recalling from the same courtroom where they were prosecuted how their nonviolent resistance to the war was a moral duty consistent with their Catholic faith. Most of the film takes place outside the courtroom with a mix of interviews and archival footage through which the struggle of the
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.
62] – United for Peace and Justice is calling for citizens to come to New York City on the eve of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, Apr. 30 - May 2. Thousands of people from around the world will gather for a weekend of inspiring and powerful activities to demand that President Obama and the leaders of the other nuclear-armed nations commence negotiations on a treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons. To join the UFPJ Nuclear Disarmament/Redefining Security working group, contact its convener, Jackie Cabasso: firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-839-5877.
63] – On Sat., May 1, there is a Youth Peace Conference at
64] – The Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste requests the pleasure of your company to an exhibition featuring the country’s historical photographs, tourism, handicraft and traditional dress on Sat., May 1 from 10 AM to 4 PM at 4201 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 504, WDC 20008. Call 202-966-3202. During the exhibition, the embassy will serve Timorese organic coffee and lemon leaves. A box of organic coffee will also be given to visitors. The Expo is free and open for the public.
65] – Begin on Sat., May 1 at 11 AM at
66] -- On Sat., May 1 celebrate International Worker's Day and support the nearly 25 years of work of Howard County Friends of Latin America (HoCoFoLA). If you cannot attend, you can still support our efforts by sending a donation to HoCoFoLA,
The event is from 6 to 9 PM at the
67] – On Sunday morning, May 2, Max will be driving to New York City to join the march at the United Nations for a Nuclear Free Future, and will return to Baltimore in the late evening. Seats are available; and if interested call me at 410-366-1637.
68] – Join the ‘Peace Train’ to the International March, Rally, and Festival for Global Nuclear Disarmament in
69] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., May 6 from 5 to 6:30 PM in
70] – On Sat., May 8 participate in a JOBS PROTEST & National Strategy
After the protest at the Labor Dept., there will be a meeting to plan the next steps. At 2 PM, the meeting will be at
71] – The Off Center Media documentary DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE about William Kunstler will be shown as part of the Jewish Film Festival at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave,.
72] – I bought two red maple trees for $10 each as part of the Trees for
73] – 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.
74] – 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.
75] – 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 email@example.com.
76] – 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.
77] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
78] – 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.
Donations can be sent to the
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