Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Baltimore Activist Alert - April 30 & May 1, 2013

46] Celebrate passage of the Offshore Wind Energy Act – Apr. 30

47] Philadelphia Peace Vigil - Apr. 30

48] War Is Not the Answer – Apr. 30

49] Genetically Engineered Food: A Fad or the Future? – Apr. 30


51] Activate Your Inner Citizen Briefing – May 1

52] Price we pay for militarism and war – May 1


46] – Join the Maryland Offshore Wind Coalition in a celebration of the passage of the Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013.....a win for wind and a win for Baltimore. Join in for refreshments, wind memorabilia and drink at Liam Flynn's Ale House, 22 W. North Ave. from 5 to 7 pm on Tues., Apr. 30. Contact the Baltimore Offshore Wind Grassroots Organizer Meredith Moise at mmoise@mdlcv.org or RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/333003913488644/.

47] – Each Tuesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the Catholic Peace Fellowship-Philadelphia for peace in Afghanistan and Iraq gathers at the Suburban Station, 16th Street & JFK Blvd., at the entrance to Tracks 3 and 4 on the mezzanine. The next vigil is Apr. 30. Call 215-426-0364. Call 410- 230-0450 or go to http://www.redemmas.org.

48] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at 4806 York Road. Join this ongoing vigil. The next vigil is Apr. 30 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Call Max at 410-366-1637.

49] – On Tues., Apr. 30 at 6 PM at the University of Maryland, College Park, hear a talk about Genetically Engineered Food: A Fad or the Future? Go to http://iaa.umd.edu/news/events/genetically-engineered-food-fad-or-future. Contact Alexis Baden-Mayer, political director, Organic Consumers Association, at alexis@organicconsumers.org. He will be the featured speaker in the Sustainable Tuesdays: Topics in Sustainable Agriculture series in Room 1123, Jull Hall.

50] – The CONSTITUTION SERIES CONTINUES on Tues., Apr. 30 from 7:30 to 9 PM with an important discussion of the Death Penalty at the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, Baltimore 21201. Discuss Maryland’s campaign to end capital punishment as well as the national and constitutional issues surrounding the death penalty. Among the questions to consider: What is the current national legal status of capital punishment, and what does the future hold? Should we consider the death penalty “cruel and unusual punishment? Go to http://www.bmorethical.org. Call 410-581-2322 or email ask@bmorethical.org.

51] – CPHA will be hosting an Activate Your Inner Citizen Briefing on improving community health. A panel discussion, moderated by WBAL's Jayne Miller, will take place at War Memorial Hall on Wed., May 1 from 6:30 to 8 PM. The doors will open at 5:30 pm and citizens will have the opportunity to explore informational displays on health initiatives going on in our communities. Carol Payne from HUD, Anne Palmer from the Center for a Livable Future, and Klaus Philipsen, former president of ArchPlan will be the panelists. The event is free, but pre-registration is encouraged. To register or send an advanced question for the discussion, call CPHA at (410) 539-1369 x109 or email melf@cphabaltimore.org.

52] – Nowhere is it written that the U.S. Empire will go on forever... The price we pay for militarism and war will be scrutinized on Wed., May 1 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the American Friends Service Committee, Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St., Phila., PA 19102. See a screening of Eugene Jarecki's powerful documentary WHY WE FIGHT [2005, 98 mins.] See trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcuStxJHv4c. Afterwards the discussion includes Bob Smith, Brandywine Peace Community, Peter Lems, American Friends Service Committee, Cassie MacDonald, Brigid House, Camden NJ, and John Grant, Veterans for Peace. Call 215-241-7170.

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [at] verizon.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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