58] Reflections on Combat – through Feb. 17
59] Windows & Mirrors exhibit at Goucher – through Feb. 22
61] Red Line Flash Mob -- Feb. 16
62] Bill Barry's teaching a course on the 30s – Feb. 16
63] Race & Child Welfare -- Feb. 16
64] Afro descendants exhibition -- Feb. 16
65] Occupy Global Network – Feb. 16
66] Meaning of Black Power – Feb. 16
67] Book talk on debt crisis – Feb. 16
68] Volunteers needed for MUPJ Conference – Apr. 20-21
69] Sign up with
70] Fund Our Communities campaign
71] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
72] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
73] Do you need a television and/or a computer?
74] Join Global Zero campaign
75] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
76] Click on The Hunger Site
77] Fire & Faith
78] Seeking students for a peacemaking summit
58] – Friends School of Baltimore, 5114 N Charles St., is presenting an exhibit "Reflections on Combat: The Work of the Combat Paper Project" in the Forbush Building's ground floor gallery (located outside the Learning Center) through Fri., Feb. 17. Featuring artworks produced by veterans of the wars in
59] – There is a TRAVELING EXHIBIT at GOUCHER: Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan, which will continue through Wed., Feb. 22 in the Lenrow Gallery, 4th floor, Athenaeum. The war in
Student volunteers are needed to staff the exhibit as well as to lead and participate in February 21st's discussion. Training will be provided! To volunteer, contact Ann Duncan, Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Gary Gillespie,
60] – On Thurs., Feb. 16 from 12:30 to 2:30 PM, Stephen Bosworth, Tufts University, and George Lopez, Univ. of Notre Dame, will address "Sanctions, Incentives and Denuclearization: Options for Engaging the Kim Jong-un regime in North Korea." Sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Fourth Freedom Forum, the event will take place at the Fourth Freedom Forum, 1111 19th St., NW, 12th Floor, WDC. RSVP to Linda Gerber-Stellingwerf at LGS@fourthfreedomforum.org.
61] – Join the flash mob in Harbor East from 5 to 5:30 PM as the Red Line Now PAC is planning this on Thurs., Feb. 16. Be at the corner of
62] – Bill Barry is teaching a 3-credit course on the 1930s, covering Black Thursday to
63] – The Impact of Race on Child Welfare is the topic sponsored by Maryland CASA Association, which supports and advocates for Maryland's abused and neglected children. This town hall meeting will address the overrepresentation of children of color in the child welfare system. Oronde Miller, senior associate with the Center for the Study of Social Policy, will discuss factors that contribute to children entering foster care and possible reasons why children of color are overrepresented and have poorer outcomes than white children. The town hall meeting is part of
64] – There is a photograph exhibition "Afro descendants, Guanabacoa, Cuba" that will open at 6 PM on Thurs., Feb. 16 at 6 PM at the GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW, WDC 20010. Come celebrate the opening as part of the Cuban program to celebrate the International Year for Afro descendants, 2011, designated by UNESCO. The documentary "I am Tata Nganga" will also be shown, followed by a reception. RSVP to email@example.com.
65] – On Thurs., Feb. 16 from 6:30 to 8 PM, Occupy Global Africa will take place at the IPS Conference Room, 1112 16th St. NW, Suite 600,
WDC. On the
Affiong is executive director of the Moyo Pan Afrikan Solidarity Centre based in Accra and London, and is co-founder of Moyo wa Taifa, a Pan African Women's Network created to establish links between African women on the Continent and in the Diaspora. Born in
66] – The Meaning of Black Power in the Age of Obama will take place on Thurs., Feb. 16 at 6:30 PM at Busboys & Poets @ 14th and V Sts. NW. The Obama presidency represents a major milestone in black history and the struggle for political, economic and cultural equality in the
67] – In his book "In Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and The New World Order," Philip Coggan argues that debt is not a unique problem in the
68] – Volunteers are needed to help with the 27th Annual Maryland Peace and Justice Conference to be held on Friday and Saturday, April 20 & 21 at the Episcopal Cathedral Church of the Incarnation, 4 E. University Parkway,
69] – The
70] – 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.
71] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
72] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
73] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
74] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: http://www.globalzero.org/sign-declaration. A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees. This is an historic window of opportunity. With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.
75] – 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.
76] – 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.
77] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
78] – Greetings from the
In light of this goal, Simon requests your help. On March 30, 2012 the Center for Peacemaking will be hosting the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies' [WIPCS] day-long undergraduate conference on the theme, "Negotiating in a Polarized Society" here at
79] – 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.
Donations can be sent to the
"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the