54] Bill Barry seeks poll watchers – Nov. 8
55] Occupy Philly – Nov. 8
57] War Is Not the Answer – Nov. 8
59] PBS series WOMAN WAR PEACE – Nov. 8
60] [Un]Secure Communities Forum – Nov. 9
61] Film CONVICTIONS – Nov. 9
62] Volunteer with D.C. Hunger Solutions -- Nov. 9
63] Faith Communities support Occupation D.C. – Nov. 9
68] "Consuming the
69] Jeffrey Sachs at UB -- Nov. 9
70] Film THE INTERRUPTERS – Nov. 9
71] Green Currency Meeting -- Nov. 9
72] Chestnut Hill Peace Vigil – Nov. 9
73] Limits of Palestinian Economy – Nov. 10
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54] – Bill Barry is seeking help at the polls on Tues., Nov. 7 for a few hours, especially in the morning from 7 to 9 AM and in the evening from 5 to 8 PM. Email Bill at wbarrymd at hotmail.com.
55] – OCCUPY PHILLY, www.occupyphilly.org, continues at Phila. City Hall, 15th & Market Sts. We Are The 99% Demanding Economic Justice, Democracy, and Peace on Tuesdays at 4:30 until 6 PM, Phila. City Hall. Join the
56] – If you can believe it, Jay Moore, a researcher at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, will promote the use of an indiscriminate weapon of war, the drone, on Tues., Nov. 8 from 5 to 6 PM in Gilman Hall, Room 50, JHU
57] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
58] – On Tues., Nov. 8 from 7 to 8 PM, the Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA presents its Fall 2011 Speaker's Tour with Maria Cuc Choc, a Mayan activist and community leader from Guatemala. She will speak on Tues., Nov. 8 at 7 PM at American Univ., Hurst Building, Room #10, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, WDC 20016. Maria and Kelsey Alford-Jones, director of GHRC, will be doing a series of exciting and informative events together in Washington, DC. This is an opportunity to meet an inspiring member of
59] – CODEPINK informs us that the fourth of five segments of Women War & Peace will be aired on PBS on Tues., Nov. 8.
60] – There will be an (Un)Secure Communities Forum on Wed., Nov. 9 from 12:15 to 1:45 PM at UDC David A. Clarke School of Law - Bldg. 52 Room 312, 4340 Connecticut Ave., NW 20008. Use the Van Ness Metro. The DC council is considering legislation that further protects DC residents and builds off of the Mayor's executive order. Use this forum to compel action from the Council to prevent a harmful federal deportation program on DC.
Secure Communities, a mandatory federal deportation initiative of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE), searches fingerprints collected by local law enforcement agencies against immigration databases. It has had serious implications on public safety and civil rights across the
61] – Sisters Carole Gilbert and Ardeth Platte present CONVICTION, a documentary about their peace work, on Wed., Nov. 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM in Knott Hall, Room 309, Loyola College, with a reception to follow. Three Dominican nuns "occupy" a missile silo in
62] – D.C. Hunger Solutions needs your help on Wed., Nov. 9 from 6 to 8 PM for a training session on doing research on the cost of groceries and how adequately SNAP/Food Stamp benefits meet a family's food needs. Volunteer to survey 1-2 grocery stores in the District or nearby in
63] – Faith-Based Communities are supporting the Occupy Movement in Washington, D.C. on Wed., Nov. 9 from 6 to 8 PM at the All Souls Church, Unitarian, 2835 16th St. NW, WDC 20009. Representatives and leaders of Mosques, Temples, Churches, Synagogues, Interfaith and Ecumenical bodies, and other faith-based institutions & organizations who have come together to stand with the Occupy Movement as they work towards the goals of economic justice & inclusion for everyone in our nation. Email email@example.com or call 410-262-8365.
64] – Each Wednesday from 4
65] – The Community Law Center celebrates 25 years of providing legal services to neighborhoods and nonprofits on Wed., Nov. 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at Westminster Hall, 519 W. Fayette St. Call 410-706-2072 or go to http://asylumeclectica.com/sightseer/us/md/poe/grave.htm. The price is $65.
66] – On Wed., Nov. 9 from 6 to 9 PM, attend an Offshore Wind Town Hall and help move Maryland toward a clean energy future at Hillcrest Heights Community Center, 2300 Oxon Run Dr., Temple Hills, MD 20748.
67] – Afghanistan: Voices from the Front with Tom Bowman, Pentagon correspondent for National Public Radio, will address the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs on Nov. 9 at 6 PM at the
68] – On Wed., Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM at Bus Boys and Poets, 14th & V
69] – The Merrick Speaker Series presents Jeffrey Sachs, the director of The Earth Institute and author of "The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity" on Wed., Nov. 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Univ. of Baltimore Student Center, 21 Mount Royal Ave. Call 410-837-4200 or go to http://www.ubalt.edu/studentcenter.
70] – See the documentary "The Interrupters," on Wed., Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21224. Ticket prices are $10, and $5 for members. THE INTERRUPTERS tells the moving and surprising story of three dedicated individuals who try to protect their
71] – The Baltimore Green Currency Association meets every Wednesday at 7 PM at Breathe Books, 810 W 36th St. # A, Baltimore, MD 21211-2554. Call 410-235-7323.
72] – 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 Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 9. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
73] – Palestine: The Israeli Occupation and the Limits of the Palestinian Economy is to be discussed on Thurs., Nov. 10 from 12:30 to 2 PM with Dr. Oussama Kanaan, IMF Chief of Mission for the West Bank and Gaza at The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave. NW,
74] – Consider making a donation to Riseup. It provides a valuable service for progressive nonprofit groups, such as the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance. It does a great job maintaining NCNR's list serves. Go to https://riseup.net/donate.
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76] – 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.
77] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
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79] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
80] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
81] – 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.
82] – 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.
83] – 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.
84] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
85] – 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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