30] Stop the XL Pipeline – Sept. 3
31] March For Values – Sept. 4
32] BES closed – Sept. 4
33] Get on Bridge for peace – Sept. 4
34] Rally for
36] Pentagon Vigil – Sept. 5
37] Labor Day march against Citizens United – Sept. 5
38] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Sept. 5 – Sept. 8
39] Fund Our Communities potluck & meeting – Sept. 5
40] Ashram opens – Sept. 6
41] War Is Not the Answer demo – Sept. 6
42] Film class – Sept. 6
43] Local Food Forum – Sept. 6
44] Progressive Coalition meeting – Sept. 6
45] Film BETTER THIS WORLD – Sept. 6
46] Human Rights Delegation to
47] Become an activante with SOA Watch
48] Sign up with
49] Fund Our Communities campaign
50] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
51] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
52] Do you need a television and/or a computer?
53] Join Global Zero campaign
54] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
55] Publish your peace article
56] Click on The Hunger Site
57] Fire & Faith
30] – Rally to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline is on Sat., Sept. 3 from noon to 3 PM in
Lafayette Park behind the White House (16th & H Sts. NW). Use the Farragut North (Red Line) or Farragut West (Orange/Blue) Metro. President Barack Obama will decide as early as this fall whether to open our nation up to the environmental and economic destruction of the Keystone XL pipeline. This 2,000 mile-long pipeline would transport highly corrosive, toxic crude oil from Canada straight through 's Heartland, threatening drinking water for millions, American farmlands and our economy. Bring a reusable water bottle and a black T-shirt so that you can be a part of our aerial "human pipeline" art. Free pizza will be served! Email email@example.com. America
31] – The School of Life is resuming its activities at the Ashram the first week of September, and it begins with joining The March for Values organized by the Sai Baba organization is on Sun., Sept. 4 at 10 AM. Go to www.schooloflife.org or visit www.globalcoalitionforpeace.net. Meet at the Sylvan Theater, near the base of the
32] – Usually, the
33] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
34] – Students for Statehood rally for Palestine to become the 194th UN Member State on Sun., Sept. 4 from noon to 3 PM at the White House. Go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Students-for-Statehood/204838936238851?sk=info.
35] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
36] – 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., Sept. 5, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
37] – Join the Peace & Justice Coalition in the
The parade is on Mon., Sept. 5. To march with the Coaltion, park by 9 AM, and then walk to the Crescent Road parade line-up area, help finish arrangement of the banners, posters, skit-players' attire. The line-up area is a few blocks in from
Dress up for the street theater - as a "fat cat" -- with whiskers and tail, or a fancy touch like white shirt, tie, high hat, money rolling out of pockets OR as an injured citizen -- with bandages on your arms, legs, or head, and a crutch, cane or wheelchair, to illustrate the "broken election process." CONTACT Lucy Duff for Peace and Justice Coalition at 301-577-2350 or on Labor Day morning at 202-549-5574.
38] – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All shows are also available as podcasts at www.steinershow.org.
39] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
41] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
42] – Ben McCusker teaches this ongoing film screening and discussion class on Tuesdays thru Oct. 11, from 6 to 9 PM at the Baltimore Free School, 1323 N. Calvert St. Go to http://freeschool.redemmas.org. There is no charge.
43] – monthly Local Food Forum is taking place on Tues., Sept. 6 from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Accokeek Foundation, 3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD. Meet with producers and consumers intrigued by the concept of local food. Call 301-283-2113.
44] – There is a Progressive Coalition meeting to plan future events and actions on Tues., Sept. 6 from 7:30 to 9 PM at the Saigonese Restaurant, 11232 Grandview Ave., Silver Spring (Wheaton), MD 20902. It is a two-block walk from the
45] – The film BETTER THIS WORLD will broadcast nationally on Tues., Sept. 6 on PBS's POV. Here is some information on the film including a link for finding local dates/times of the broadcast. Better This World's page on POV: http://www.pbs.org/pov/betterthisworld/. Link to trailer: http://www.betterthisworld.com/film.html; Find viewing time http://www.pbs.org/pov/tvschedule/; main POV page http://www.pbs.org/pov/.
Better This World is the story of Bradley Crowder and David McKay, who were accused of intending to firebomb the 2008 Republican National Convention, is a dramatic tale of idealism, loyalty, crime and betrayal. The film follows the radicalization of these boyhood friends from
46] – There is a
The cost is $850 (airfare not included). This includes meals, accommodations, facilitation, translation, and transportation in
47] – Become an Activante with SOA Watch in Latin America or Washington, D.C. Youth leadership in the SOA Watch movement is growing and getting things done. It is the youth who carry the weight in organizing the upcoming massive SOA Watch November Vigil at the gates of
There is a need for four activantes. If interested, contact SOA Watch,
48] – The
49] – 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.
50] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
51] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
52] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
53] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
54] – 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.
55] – 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.
56] – 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.
57] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
58] – 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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