55] Future of Nuclear Suppliers – Dec. 13
56] War Is Not the Answer – Dec. 13
57] Occupy Faith Meeting – Dec. 13
58] Film LIVING DOWNSTREAM – Dec. 13
60] Films to benefit
61] Review of Energy Efficiency – Dec. 14
62] Meeting about Listen to Veterans Day – Dec. 14
64] Plowshare Mailing Party – Dec. 14
65] IPS Holiday Party – Dec. 14
66] Undoing Racism workshop – Dec. 14
67] March for Jobs & Justice meeting – Dec. 14
68] Film INCIDENT AT OGLALA – Dec. 14
69] Green Currency Meeting -- Dec. 14
70] Chestnut Hill Peace Vigil – Dec. 14
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79] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
80] Click on The Hunger Site
81] Fire & Faith
55] – On Tues., Dec. 13 from 3 to 4:30 PM, hear Mark Hibbs and George Perkovich discuss "The Future of the Nuclear Suppliers Group" at the Carnegie Endowment,
56] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
57] – An Occupy
58] – Since you care just as much about clean water and air as I do, you are invited to attend a free film screening and action panel on Tues., Dec. 13 from 6 to 8 PM. See LIVING DOWNSTREAM (a 55 minute film), followed by a discussion with Dr. Andrea Kidd Taylor, PhD, MSPH, Jenny Levin, Maryland PIRG State Advocate, Miranda Carter, Food and Water Watch and Ruth Berlin, Maryland Pesticide Network Executive Director. The impact of chemicals on our health and environment will be discussed, as well as what we can do fix the problem. It takes place at Morgan State Univ. Student Center Theater,
59] – There is a Town Hall Forum: Offshore Wind Works for East Baltimore County on Tues., Dec. 13 from 6:30 to 9 PM at Rosedale Public Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave., Rosedale, MD. To bring clean offshore wind power and all its benefits to
60] – See two films and benefit CASA Baltimore/Limay on Tues., Dec. 13 at
At 8:45 PM, watch LONE STAR BY John Sayles. When two men discover a human skull and an encrusted badge buried near a small
The requested donation is from $6 to $8. Proceeds will help send a delegation of Baltimoreans to visit our sister city, San Juan de Limay, Nicaragua. Go to www.CasaBaltimoreLimay.org.
61] – Tune in to a Review of Energy Efficiency Policies in 2011 and the Prospects for 2012 on Wed., Dec. 14 from noon to 1 PM at 1850 M St. NW, Suite 600, WDC. From PACE Assessment Protection to the E-Know Act to the Shaheen-Portman bill, energy efficiency legislation has crossed the halls of Congress many times this year. Where do these bills, and others, currently stand? And, what are the hopes for passage of energy efficiency legislation in the upcoming 2012 election year? Join the
62] – John Judge has been working with Paula Caplan, a psychologist from Harvard who has written a book, "When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home and How Everyone Can Help Them." She opposes using stigmatizing terms like PTSD which do not describe the multiple traumas that come from combat experiences, and also the use of sometimes very toxic psychiatric drugs to "cure" war stress. She has found that one of the best ways to help returning war veterans is to be willing to listen to their stories in a non-judgmental way and that you do not have to be a trained counselor to offer this to veterans.
For more on her book and her work, see http://whenjohnnyandjanecomemarching.weebly.com/index.html. Meet with Paula on Wed., Dec. 14 at 1 PM to hear her promote a national Listen to Veterans Day. This meeting will take place at King Farm,
63] – Each Wednesday from 4
64] – There will be a Plowshare Mailing Party on Wed., Dec. 14 at 6 PM at
65] – The IPS Holiday Party 2011 is happening on Wed., Dec. 14 from 6 to 8 PM at Busboys & Poets, 1025 5th St. NW, WDC. Enjoy food, beverages, great music, an annual holiday skit, an auction and raffle of wonderful items and a gathering of positive and progressive people. RSVP--and also let IPS know if you have something to donate--contact Joy Zarembka at email@example.com.
66] – There is an Undoing Racism introductory mini-workshop on Wed., Dec. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at
67] – There is a planning meeting for the March for Jobs & Justice, scheduled on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend Jan. 14 to the 16th starting at Union Baptist Church to Occupy Baltimore followed by a trek to Occupy D.C. To participate in planning these events, come to the meeting on Wed., Dec. 14 at 6:30 PM at the
68] – On Wed., Dec. 14 at 7 PM @ Red Emma's,
The film is narrated by Robert Redford, and the documentary chronicles the controversial events surrounding the shooting of two FBI agents and a Native American on
69] – 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.
70] – 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 Dec. 14. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
71] – A group of seven Baltimoreans are headed for
72] – CCAN is Hiring. Do you want to fight global warming while gaining valuable grassroots organizing knowledge and experience? If so, the
73] – The
74] – 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.
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76] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
77] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
78] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
79] – 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.
80] – 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.
81] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
82] – 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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