80] Protest BGE rate hikes – Oct. 27
81] Garry Wills at Pratt – Oct. 27
82] Community Health Fair – Oct. 28-29
83] Eliminate nuclear weapons – Oct. 28
84] Protest G. Gordon Liddy – Oct. 28
85] Book THE HIDDEN 1970s – Oct. 28
86] Poster-making – Oct. 28
87] Radical Info Night – Oct. 28
89] Film BUDRUS – Oct. 29—Nov. 4
90] Human rights launch party – Oct. 29
91] Vigil to End the Wars – Oct. 29
92] Civil rights organizing -- Oct. 29
93] Radical Info night – Oct. 29
94] Spirituality/Evolution? – Oct. 29
95] Film WHO KILLED SISTER DOROTHY – Oct. 29
96] Town Hall-Jobs Not War – Oct. 30
97] AVP conference – Oct. 30
98] DC Vote at rally – Oct. 30
99] Human Rights First at rally -- Oct. 30
100] People’s Assembly – Oct. 30
101] All Night Vigil – Oct. 30
102] Animal Farm – Oct. 30
103] Stop Youth Jail – Oct. 31
105] First Thursday vigil against war – Nov. 4
106] Support Haitian youth who want an education
107] Apartment available
108] Mankekolo has a new book
109] Buy a red maple tree
110] Join Global Zero campaign
111] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
112] Publish your peace article
113] Click on The Hunger Site
114] Fire & Faith
80] – The MD Coalition for BGE Reregulation will Protest at the Public Service Commission on Wed., Oct. 27 from 5:30 to 6 PM at 6 St. Paul St./the Schaeffer Building. Call 410.523.6118. Members of the group are calling on the PSC to reject BGE’s request for a distribution charge increase and calls for a moratorium on any rate increase in BGE bills. “Since the removal of the rate caps in 2006, we have seen a more than 110% increase in the electricity bill. Now BGE wants to fan the flames by increasing the distribution charge. The answer is NO!” says Leo Burroughs, Jr., Chairperson of the Coalition.
81] – Garry Wills, the Northwestern University history professor emeritus and prolific author, will read from his new book OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Adventures of An Observer AT 7 pm AT THE Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. Go to www.prattlibrary.org.
82] – On Thurs., Oct. 28 and Fri., Oct. 29 from 10 AM to 4 PM, there will be a free “We Care” Community Health Fair. One can get blood tests, information on various tests, and cholesterol and blood pressure testing. Call 410-935-1036.
83] – On Thurs., Oct. 28 and Fri., Oct. 29, the Institute for Policy Studies is hosting a seminar on "Elimination of Nuclear Weapons in the United States" at the Ploughshares Fund, 1430 K St., NW, Suite 550, WDC. Contact Robert Alvarez at email@example.com.
84] – Local peace groups including the Pledge of Resistance will protest the fundraiser for the Israeli Defense [sic] Force on Thurs., Oct. 28 from 5 to 8 PM at the Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 3300 Old Court Road. The Keynote speaker at this Friends of the Israeli Defense Force fundraiser will be G. Gordon Liddy, a convicted felon and Richard Nixon supporter. Call Max at 410-366-1637 or email [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org].
85] – There will be a book launch --- THE HIDDEN 1970s: Histories of Radicalism—on Thurs., Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 PM at Sankofa I,
Discussing the book will be Dan Berger, the editor of THE HIDDEN 1970s and author of OUTLAWS OF AMERICA: The Weather Underground Paul Magno, a contributor to the book and a longtime community activist from D.C.; and Bill Fletcher, Jr., the chair of the board of directors for the International Labor Rights Forum and executive editor of The Black Commentator.
86] – Join a poster-making party at Joe Adams’ home, 1405 Berwick Rd., Towson 21204 on Thurs., Oct. 28 at 6:30 PM. An RSVP to 1-410-231-3323 is necessary to attend in order to be sure there is enough poster board. A hat will be passed to defray expenses, and refreshments will be available. This sign-making party is to prepare for the Rally to Restore Sanity. Many funny signs will be made, and some of the participants at the October 30 rally in D.C. will get dressed as billionaires. “Hey Government: HANDS OFF OUR CORPORATIONS!!” This is paid for by O.C. - F.A.C.E.S. (Ordinary Citizens For Anonymous Corporate Election Spending) and by A.F.P.P. - Americans For Prop - Parity (Property Parity or Property Parody - take-off of A.F.P. - Americans for Prosperity]. Go to www.boycottkochbrothers.com. Support Tea Party sponsors: Charles & David Koch.
87] – On Thurs., Oct. 28 at 7 PM at Red Emma's, 800 St. Paul St., attend Radical Info Night and hear about all of the activities coming out of the democratically-managed, worker-owned store. Find out about 2640, the volunteer-run community arts and culture space works, and the
88] – Be at the hearing to dismiss Dr. Sami Al-Arian's case on Fri., Oct. 29 at 8:30 AM in the Albert V. Bryan U.S. Courthouse, 401 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314. Take the Yellow Metro to Eisenhower Av.; Blue or Yellow to
89] – See the film BUDRUS beginning Fri., Oct. 29 from 12:15 PM through Thurs., Nov. 4 at 9:30 PM at the West End Cinema, 2301 M St. NW, at 23rd and M Sts. The director Julie Bacha will be present for a daily Q&A after the screening from Friday through Sunday. BUDRUS is an award-winning feature documentary film about a Palestinian community organizer, Ayed Morrar, who unites local Fatah and Hamas members along with Israeli supporters in an unarmed movement to save his
90] – The National Lawyers Committee on Human Rights (NLCHR) Launch Party is Fri., Oct. 29 from 3:30 to 7:30 PM at AU Washington
91] – On the last Friday of the month, join a vigil, Oct. 29, from 5 to 6 PM at Broad & Arch Sts.,
92] – On Fri., Oct. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at
93] – On Fri., Oct. 29 at 7PM @ 2640 [27th & St. Paul Sts.] it's the return of STEW, where local food networks, social justice and engaged cultural production sit down at the dinner table together to share a meal, raise some funds, and spread some knowledge around about what people are doing to remake Baltimore city. This time it will feature some of the "Hit and Stay" documentary on the
94] – Dr. Alfredo Sfeir-Younis will address “Spirituality in the 21st Century: Is Spirituality Subject To Evolution?" on Fri., Oct. 29 at 7 PM at
95] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS DVD SERIES. The theme is MAN & WOMAN AGAINST THE MACHINE. The second film in the series is WHO KILLED SISTER DORTHY? [USA, 2008], and it will be shown on Fri., Oct. 29 at a private home. If interested in seeing the DVD, RSVP to Max at 410-366-1637.
This documentary tells the story of Dorothy Stang, who was murdered on Feb. 12, 2005 in Anapu, located in the Amazon Rainforest. Directed by Daniel Junge, the film is narrated by Martin Sheen. At the mouth 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.
96] – Attend a TOWN MEETING FOR JOBS NOT WARS at Community College of Philadelphia from 9 AM to 3 PM on Sat., Oct. 30. There are many speakers, including a Congressperson, an NAACP representative, community members and activists. It will take place in Bonnell Hall (BG-10),
97] – On Sat., Oct. 30 from 10 AM to 3 PM, there will be an AVP Gathering for the Mid-Atlantic Region (3rd Annual) at the
98] – Meet DC Vote, DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and the old Hypocrisy Hippos to pick up posters and share the message with all the potential new supporters on Sat., Oct. 30 from 11 AM to noon at the corner of 6th Ave. NW & Constitution Ave. NW. RSVP with Jen Matson at email@example.com or 202.462.6000 x18.
99] – Human Rights First is asking you to join them at the Stewart/Colbert rallies on Sat., Oct. 30. The organization will bring a giant chicken to the rally. Organizers will gather people, chickens (beaks to be supplied), and facts—to mobilize against fearmongering around
100] – On Sat., Oct. 30 from 2 to 4 PM at 2640 [27th &
101] – On Sat.,, Oct. 30, there will be an All-Night Vigil. The
102] – On Sat., Oct. 30 at 8 PM, Goucher College’s Theatre and Music departments present an adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm, an allegory in which the animals on a farm revolt and try to create their own utopian society. It will take place at the Mildred Dunnock Theatre. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $6 for Goucher community members with ID. Call 410-337-6512.
103] – A number of organizations will host Youth Justice Sunday, October 31 on the site of the proposed $110 Million youth Jail. There is a need for vans to provide shuttle service. Since it is Halloween or Harvest Festival, there will be a blessing to the community. So if you would like to donate clothes, food or candy for the children it would be greatly appreciated. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call the governor at 410-974-3901.
104] – There is a WIB peace stand on Thurs., Oct. 7, noon-1PM in
105] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the Wars vigil on Thurs., Nov. 4 from 5 to 6:30 PM in
106] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
107] – There is a one-bedroom apartment with three rooms on the second-floor of a detached house on Overland Ave. in Lauraville at
Good references are required. Call Dick Ochs at 443-846-6638.
108] – Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo is excited by her new book: RESTORE ME: 40 Healing Sermons. The book is available for $19.95 plus $5 for shipping and handling--ISBN: 978-1 -4502-1631-9 (sc), ISBN: 978-1 -4502-1633-3 (dj) or ISBN: 978-1 -4502-1632-6 (sc). She would appreciate if you ordered the book from her: checks payable to Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo and sent to
109] – I have one red maple tree for $5 from the Trees for
110] – 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.
111] – 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.
112] – 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.
113] – 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.
114] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
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