23] Chinese Activities in the Arctic – June 19
24] Trade with Middle Income Countries – June 19
25] Free Julian Assange – June 19
26] Peace Vigil – June 19
27] Juneteenth Celebration and BBQ – June 19
28] No Drone Research DEMO – June 19
29] Catch “This is Home,” a documentary screening – June 19
30] Talk about Turkish Politics, U.S. Trouble – June 19
31] “Naila and the Uprising” – June 19
23] – Chinese Activities in the Arctic: The Regional Perceptions is an on the record discussion on China’s evolving approaches to the Arctic as well as the perceptions and reactions by the Arctic states. Lunch will be served. Hear the discussion on Tues., June 19 from 12:30 to 2 PM at The Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW, 8th Floor, WDC 20036. RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScj7EohSDkaWVpeTqiqwfjWXC6dv_OIT7Vt6WTMsnuuzVGOcg/viewform.
24] – Trade with Middle Income Countries: Making Up for Lost Time is an on-the-record launch of The Potential for Expanded U.S. Trade with Middle Income Countries, a policy paper recommending a number of doable steps to promote trade with the MICs. It is happening on Tues., June 19 from 3:30 to 5 PM at The Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, 8th Floor, WDC 20036. RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeN50vyYQZrvWQ_BvW-N4_TV8f0jSi99NNg8K_oYXGJ-Nko_w/viewform.
25] – Come to the Embassy of Great Britain, 3100 Massachusetts Ave. NW, WDC 20008, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM on Tues., June 19. Spread the word and speak out to FREE JULIAN ASSANGE! Go to https://www.facebook.com/Free-Julian-Assange-UK-Embassy-Washington-DC-922709171245378/?modal=admin_todo_tour.
26] – 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 St. & JFK Blvd., at the entrance to Tracks 3 and 4 on the mezzanine. The next vigil is June 19. Call 215-426-0364.
27] – Participate in the Juneteenth Celebration and BBQ, hosted by Stop Police Terror Project DC on Tues., June 19 from 5 to 8 PM at the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum, 1925 Vermont Ave. NW, WDC 20001. This is a community learning event featuring history of Juneteenth talk with historian C.R. Gibbs & community learning conversations on community safety, reparations, and current state of the fight for liberation in DC. Vegan & vegetarian options will be available. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/456416994809547/.
28] – Vigil to say "No Drone Research at JHU" each Tuesday at 33rd & North Charles Sts. Join this ongoing vigil on June 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.
29] – On Tues., June 19 from 6 to 9 PM, catch “This is Home,” a documentary screening, hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, WDC 20004. Find tickets at www.eventbrite.com. EPIX and the International Rescue Committee in Silver Spring invite you to a community screening of the film. The film goes beyond the statistics, headlines, and political rhetoric to tell deeply personal stories, putting a human face on the global refugee crisis. The film follows four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing. Displaced from their homes and separated from loved ones, they are given eight months of assistance from the International Rescue Committee in Baltimore to become self-sufficient. As they learn to adapt to challenges, including the newly imposed travel ban, their strength and resilience are tested. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/2019292108389490/.
30] – On Tues., June 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM, come to Profs & Pints for a talk about Turkish Politics, U.S. Trouble at La Pop DC, 1847 Columbia Road NW, WDC 20009. Tickets are at profsandpintserdogan.brownpapertickets.com. Hear from with Lisel Hintz, assistant professor of international relations and European Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Turkey holds national elections on June 24th, and the run-up to them and their all-but-preordained results are worrying NATO and international human-rights observers. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a strongman who has jailed thousands of his opponents, is expected to easily remain in office and remain free to continuing pursuing his vision of "New Turkey" that embraces Islamism and authoritarianism. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $12 at the door. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/360984874390499/.
31] -- On Tues. June 19 at 7 PM, see a showing of Just Vision’s “Naila and the Uprising,” which will close out Churches for Middle East Peace's advocacy summit. The film will be followed by a discussion with Just Vision's Executive Director Suhad Babaa who is also the Executive Producer for Naila and CMEP's Executive Director Rev. Dr. Mae Cannon. Go to https://www.justvision.org/event/screening-naila-and-uprising-churches-middle-east-peace-cmep-annual-summit.
To be continued.
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