48] LASC Conference – Apr. 8-11
49] NCNR hopes to meet with Sec. Gates – Apr. 8
50] Resistance in
51] Human rights in
52] Silent vigil at
53] Walter Reed vigil – Apr. 8
54] Film SOUTH OF THE BORDER – Apr. 8
55] Vegan Drinks – Apr. 8
56] Ballroom dancing – Apr. 8
57] Peace rally in NYC – Apr. 9
58] Farmers Market – Apr. 9
59] Activate Your Inner Citizen – Apr. 9
60] Olney vigil to end the war – Apr. 9
61] Peace vigil in
62] Peace vigil at Capitol – Apr. 9
63] Meditation and film – Apr. 9
65] Night for the Enslaved – Apr. 9
48] – The LASC Conference is to be held April 8-10 at American Univ. Ward Circle Bldg. Visit www.lasolidarity before the conference to see any last minute changes. Saturday night's concert will feature several great DC bands and an address by one of the targeted anti-war and solidarity activists targeted by an FBI/Grand Jury witch hunt. Saturday night's concert will be filled with great music, and the opening plenary will feature some excellent performers as well. In addition, art drawn by the Cuban Five, who are serving long sentences in US prisons for exposing
On Sun., Apr. 10, the registration begins at 9 AM. Again workshops follow, and the closing plenary is from 11
49] -- Consider joining the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance at the Pentagon on Fri., Apr. 8 at noon at the Metro entrance to the Pentagon. NCNR has sent a letter to Secretary of War Robert Gates seeking a meeting to discuss the military's role in commiting ecocide as it continues its warmoingering. Call Max at 410-366-1637 or email him at mobuszewski at verizon.net.
50] – You are invited to hear Gerardo Torres speak about "Popular Resistance in Honduras Today" on Fri., Apr. 8 from 3 to 5 PM at Johns Hopkins U., Homewood Campus, Greenhouse 113. Torres, who has been active in the nonviolent resistance since the first day of the 2009 coup and is one of the young leaders of the Resistance, will give an eyewitness account of repression and hope in
51] – Human Rights and the City
52] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., Apr. 8 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
53] – The Walter Reed Vigil continues on Fridays from 7 to 9 PM at the Hospital,
54] – Catch Oliver Stone's film SOUTH OF THE BORDER at 7 PM on Fri., Apr. 8 at Maryland Institute College of Art, Brown Center, Room 320, 1301 Mount Royal Ave. Mark Weisbrot, co-writer of the script, will be a special guest. Go to www.mica.edu.
55] – Vegan Drinks is a bi-monthly happy hoir for vegans, vegetarians and the veggie-curious. Get free vegan appetizers from the
56] – There is an opportunity to participate in ballroom dancing, usually every Friday of the month, in the JHU ROTC Bldg. at 8 PM. Turn south on
57] – On Sat., Apr. 9 at noon in
58] – Go to the West Baltimore Farmer's Market for fresh fruits, vegetables, breads and other treats every Saturday from 8 to noon. CPHA has worked with the West Baltimore Marc TOD and Transit Inc. (WBMTTI) to establish a Farmer's Market at the West Baltimore Marc Train stop at Smallwood Road at Franklin and Mulberry Sts. Since opening in June, over 300 people buy fresh groceries there every Saturday morning. WBMTTI will continue to include the community in the transit-oriented developments on the west side and continue to improve the area around "the highway to nowhere" until it becomes the highway to somewhere. Go to www.cphabaltimore.org.
59] – Activate Your Inner Citizen on Sat., Apr. 9 and take some free community leadership courses from 9 AM to noon, hosted by Coppin State's Urban Studies Program. Check-in and light breakfast at 8 AM followed by a 9 AM welcome by Coppin's president & a keynote by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The courses will be available from 10 AM to noon. Email email@example.com or go to www.cphabaltimore.org.
60] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
61] – 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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
62] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Apr. 9. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
63] – Every Saturday after the Satsang - Meditation for World Peace, 5 to 6 PM and the chanting and prayers, 6 to 7 PM, there will a film shown about the history of Sathya Sai Baba and his mission at 4209 East West Hwy., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. RSVP to Victor (Vyasa) Landa at 301-654 6759. Go to www.globalcoalitionforpeace.net.
64] – There is a fundraiser for the kids of St. Francis Neighborhood Center on Sat., Apr. 9 from 6 to 10 PM at Alexander's Tavern,
65] – A Night for the Enslaved is a benefit concert on Sat., Apr. 9 starting at 7 PM at the
To be continued.