21] East coast Workplace Democracy Convention – July 8 - 10
22] White House vigil – July 8
24] WIB Roland Park vigil – July 8
25] Justice for Palestine/Israel vigil – July 8
26] Silent vigil – July 8
27] Art Opening
28] Walter Reed vigil – July 8
29] Ballroom dancing – July 8
30] Police the Police – July 8
31] Farmers Market – July 9
32] Olney vigil to end the war – July 9
33] Peace vigil in
34] Activist Workshop – July 9
35] Peace vigil at Capitol – July 9
36] Protest bombing of
37] Alternatives to Violence -- July 9 & July 16
39] Stop the Killing – July 9
40] Pastors for Peace in
41] Mysterious Rabbit Puppet Army – July 9
42] Atheist Spirituality – July 10
43] Get on Bridge for peace – July 10
45] Pastors for Peace in
46] Red Emma's Meeting – July 10
47] Pentagon Vigil – July 11
49] Protest the death penalty – July 11
50] Marc Steiner on WEAA – July 11 – July 14
51] Film STEALING TRUST – July 11
52] Pledge meeting – July 11
53] Donate to Race against Cancer
54] Can you host a teen from
55] Sign up with
56] Fund Our Communities campaign
57] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
58] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
60] Buy a red maple tree
61] Join Global Zero campaign
62] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
63] Publish your peace article
64] Click on The Hunger Site
65] Fire & Faith
21] – The 2011 Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy is taking place at UMBC from Fri., July 8 through Sun., July 10. This will be an opportunity for connecting workplaces, building cooperative economies and sustaining worker-owned businesses. Go to http://east.usworker.coop/.
22] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at
23] – Every Friday from noon to 1 PM, Women in Black, Baltimore, host a vigil at Pratt and Light Sts. in the
24] – There is also a noon vigil, weather permitting, on July 8 at
25] – A vigil for Justice in Palestine/Israel (now in its 8th year) takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at 19th &
JFK Blvd., (across from Israeli Consulate. It is sponsored by Bubbies & Zaydes (Grandparents) for Peace in the Philadelphia Middle East. Email email@example.com. Go to http://phillyjewishpeace.org/.
26] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., July 8 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
27] – An Art Opening
: UNConditional is happening on Fri., July 8 from 6 to 8 PM. The exhibit will continue through Tues., July 26 at The Jerusalem Fund Gallery, 2425 Virginia Ave. NW, WDC 20037. Use the Foggy Bottom Metro. The gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM, or by appointment. This is an installation and jewelry exhibition by Nadira Araj, who will come from to be at the reception. Call 202-338-1958. Bethlehem
28] – The Walter Reed Vigil continues on Fridays from 7 to 9 PM at the Hospital,
29] – 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
30] – There is a fundraiser for DC Coalition to Police the Police on Fri., July 8 from 8 to 11
:30 PM at RAS Restaurant & Lounge, 4809 Georgia Ave. NW. Uptown Friday Nights at Ras is weekly showcase for progressive organizations and performing artists. The goal is to create an environment for social justice networking while supporting worthy causes and local artists. This week features classic Hip Hop selections from DJ 360DEGREEZ.
The DC Coalition to Police the Police is a new group that aims to challenge police brutality and other forms of injustice related to law enforcement. A percentage of sales from the bar will be donated and contributions will be collected. RSVP at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=242903285720909.
31] – 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.
32] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
33] – 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.
34] – There is an Activist Workshop co-sponsored by Maryland PIRG on Sat., July 9 from 11 AM to 2 PM run by trainers affiliated with the Public Interest Network Training Center. The Activist Workshop will cover the best techniques for organizing your neighbors to take action and the best ways to persuade your local media to cover an issue you care about. There is a request for a $10 donation to defray the cost of training materials, staff and food, but one can register for free as well. RSVP at https://secure3.convio.net/engage/site/Donation2?idb=612946139&df_id=5023&5023.donation=form1&JServSessionIdr004=2qory1jgpd.app332b.
35] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on July 9. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
36] – The ANSWER Coalition <email@example.com> is hosting a demonstration on Sat., July 9 at noon at the White House to demand an end to the bombing of
discuss the Secular Coalition for
37] – Alternatives to Violence with Colman McCarthy is happening for The 21st Annual Summer Course on Alternatives to Violence with Colman McCarthy takes place on Saturdays, and the last two course are July 9 & July 16, 1 PM to 3 PM in the Ibrahim El-Hibri Building, 3rd Floor, 1420 16th St. NW,
38] – There is an Open House at Common Good City Farm on Sat., July 9 from 1 to 3 PM at V St., NW, between 2nd and 4th Sts., NW, WDC. Come out to the Green Tomorrow's and CSA Open House! Green Tomorrows is a program known as a "learn for food" program. In exchange for two or more hours per week of instructional, hands-on help on the farm, participants receive a bag of fresh farm fruits and vegetables. GT participants are encouraged to attend free
39] – Be at the Save Another Youth/Stop the Killing Coalition Block Party on Sat., July 9 from 2 to 5 PM at
40] – Join the IFCO/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment to Cuba for food and dancing on Sat., July 9 from 7 to 11 PM at the
Since Thanksgiving Day 1992, IFCO/Pastors for Peace has annually delivered hundreds of tons of direct material aid to the churches and synagogues of Cuba as a symbol of our friendship in spite of the laws which separate Cuba from the United States. The summer Friendshipments, led since 1993 by the late Rev. Lucius Walker, have provided US residents access to Cuba's civil society and ecumenical and interreligious movements, and have told the Cuban people that they have allies in the U.S. Meet fifteen caravan volunteers from New York and New England who are passing through Baltimore on their way to Cuba. Contact Rev. David Carl Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-350-9339.
41] – On Sat., July 9 at 7 PM at 2640, 27th &
The tour is being co-sponsored by the
42] – On Sun., July 10 at 10
43] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
44] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
45] – The 22nd Pastors for Peace
46] – Red Emma's needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
47] – 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., July 11, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
48] – There will be an emergency rally to oppose the
49] – 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 Super Max Prison, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
50] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community, or online at www.weaa.org. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to email@example.com. All shows are also available as podcasts at www.steinershow.org.
51] – See the film "STEALING TRUST
There is a screening on Mon., July 11 at 6 PM at the Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave., Baltimore MD. You hire a contractor to renovate your home but he walks off with your life savings and leaves you with an empty shell. You sign up with a company that promises to settle your debts, pay thousands of dollars but end up deeper in debt and more desperate than ever. You lose your job and contact your lender about modifying your mortgage but the banker ignores the law and evicts you from your home. The new documentary film "Stealing Trust" examines how bad things can happen to good people and what we can do to stop the financial abuses that cause such tragedies. Contact Franz Schneiderman at 410.624.8981.
52] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
53] – Susan Ingram is in training for the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon set for Aug. 21 at Centennial Lake in Columbia. She is doing the race to help me recuperate and get back in shape after suffering a broken right arm/shoulder in January. She has registered to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and is racing in honor of her mom and dad, Tom and Margaret Ingram. Both of my parents fought cancer. Mom survived. Dad did not. Susan is blogging at her newspaper
54] – Can you act as a Host Family for
55] – The
56] – Fund Our Communities campaign – is a new grass roots movement to get support from local organizations and communities to work together with their local and state elected officials to pressure Congresspersons and senators to join with Congresspersons Barney Frank and Ron Paul, who have endorsed a 25% cut to the federal military budget. Bring home the savings to state and county governments to meet the local needs which are under tremendous budget pressures. Go to www.OurFunds.org.
57] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
58] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
59] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
60] – I have a red maple tree for sale for $5 from the Trees for
61] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
62] – 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.
63] – 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.
64] – 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.
65] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
66] – 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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