Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 17, 2019

27] How to Feed the World Without Destroying It – July 17
28] Rule of Law in Mexico – July 17
29] Food Rescue – July 17
30] War in Syria: The Kurdish Perspective – July 17
31] School of Food and Food Rescue – July 17
32] Residential Solar – July 17
33] Baltimore Solar Co-Op Information Session – July 17
34] Community Conversation with Ayanna Pressley – July 17
35] Sign-making for the People's State of the Nation Address – July 17
36] Activist Salon – July 17
37] Sanctuary DMV Accompaniment Training – July 17
38] "Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good– July 17
39] Court Support Volunteer Training – July 17
27] – On Wed., July 17 from 9 AM to 1 PM, check out How to Feed the World Without Destroying It, hosted by World Resources Institute and Cirad - La recherche agronomique pour le développement.  At World Resources Institute, 10 G St. NE, WDC 20002.  Tickets are at www.wri.org.  Can we feed 10 billion people without destroying the planet? Find the answer at the interactive worldwide launch of the complete "World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future."  See https://www.facebook.com/events/396165190993167/.

28] – On Wed., July 17 from 9 AM to noon, check out Rule of Law in Mexico: Challenges, Opportunities Under AMLO, hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America - WOLA and Due Process of Law Foundation at 1666 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 400, WDC 20009.  An estimated 93 percent of crimes in Mexico are never reported or investigated.  A year after the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, what's been accomplished—and what remains to be done—to combat corruption and strengthen rule of law?  Visit https://www.wola.org/events/corruption-rule-of-law-amlo/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/683504255445253/.

29] -- Wednesdays at the Free Farm, 3510 Ash St., Baltimore 21211 by Food Rescue Baltimore continue on Wed., July 17 from noon to 1 PM. Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. See  https://www.facebook.com/events/2335352913149645/?event_time_id=2335353063149630.

30] –  On Wed., July 17 from noon to 1:30 PM, War in Syria: The Kurdish Perspective, hosted by Turkish Heritage Organization in The First Amendment Lounge - National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, WDC 20045.  Tickets are at events.r20.constantcontact.com.  Join THO in host special guests Member of the Yekiti Party and Political Commission of ENKS Abdullah Kedo, President of the Independent Syrian Kurdish Association Abdulaziz Tammo, Co-Founder of the Syrian Cultural House Farouk Belal, and Syrian American Council Policy and Advocacy Officer Shlomo Bolts. Contact Pinar Gezgec at pgezgec@turkheritage.org or 202-261-6506.  Look at https://www.facebook.com/events/2570476722971367/.

31] – On Wed., July 17 at 2 PM, and every Wednesday until July 24, 2019, School of Food and Food Rescue Baltimore will give out food at 1412 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore 21213. Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. See https://www.facebook.com/events/2105994779640314/.

32] – On Wed., July 17 from 6 to 7 PM, there is an opportunity to learn about residential solar, hosted by The Valleys Planning Council and Irvine Nature Center at the Valleys Planning Council, 118 W. Pennsylvania Ave,, Towson 21204.  Interested in residential solar and saving money on panels and installation? Consider the option of a Co-Op! Please join VPC and Irvine Nature Center who will be co-hosting a one-hour information session presented by Solar United Neighbors.  Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/727702740977408/.

33] – On Wed., July 17 from 6 to 8 PM, get with Go Solar: Baltimore Solar Co-Op Information Session, hosted by the Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills 21117. Tickets are at www.solarunitedneighbors.org.  Join Solar Neighbors United, the Valley Planning Council, and the Baltimore Solar Co-Op for an information session about the best ways to incorporate solar energy into your home. Discussion includes available tax incentives, discounts, and other ways to make solar energy more affordable. Learn more or at solarunitedneighbors.org/baltimore. Email mdteam@solarunitedneighbors.org. See https://www.facebook.com/events/661024407704817/.

34] –  On Wed., July 17 from 6 to 8 PM, participate in a Community Conversation with Ayanna Pressley, hosted by Busboys and Poets, 450 K St. NW, WDC 20001.  She is from Massachusetts’s 7th District.  It is important for us to recall that the USA is a wonderfully diverse nation, and our federal government is in sore need of more voices representing that diversity. Busboys and Poets prides itself on creating a space where politics, culture, and art intentionally collide, in order to come together over what unites us. Pressley was the first African American woman elected to the Boston city council and the first elected to represent the 7th congressional district. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/477079149529486/.

35] –   On Wed., July 17 from 6:30 to 9 PM, get over to a sign-making session for the People's State of the Nation Address, hosted by Peoples Power Assembly, 2011 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21218.  See https://www.facebook.com/events/2379488295423916/.  Learn more about the Malaya Movement for justice and democracy in the Philippines. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/314933046056501/.

36] – On Wed., July 17 from 6:30 to 8 PM, come to an Activist Salon, hosted by the Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press, Washington, District of Columbia.  Enjoy an evening of presentations, discussions, song, award ceremony, food and drink with other activists. Learn about the programs of New Story Leadership for the Middle East (NSL), Global Woman, and other organizations. See https://www.facebook.com/events/2361685527442214/.

37] – On Wed., July 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, attend a Sanctuary DMV Accompaniment Training, hosted by Sanctuary DMV at Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring 20901.  REGISTER HERE https://forms.gle/AF4bHymwykNp4vtK8.  Over the past two years, volunteers with Sanctuary DMV's accompaniment program have supported dozens of immigrants at their ICE check-ins, immigration court appointments, and more. They show solidarity, reduce the likelihood of detention with their presence, and keep relatives or lawyers informed in case of an arrest. There is an increasing number of requests for accompaniment and need more volunteers to help fill the need. Because of the volume of requests for check-ins and appointments in Baltimore in particular, help build a bigger volunteer base in Maryland. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/467396844074967/.

38] – On Wed., July 17 from 7 to 9 PM, catch the Book Talk with Adrienne Maree Brown, hosted by Eaton Workshop, 1201 K St. NW, WDC 20005. Brown will discuss her new book "Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good."  Look at https://www.facebook.com/events/359999954713254/.

39] --On Wed., July 17 at 7:30 PM, be at a Court Support Volunteer Training, hosted by Sanctuary Streets Baltimore at Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21210. As the assault on immigrant rights and well-being continues, you are invited to join in solidarity with our neighbors and learn more about how to support Baltimore’s compañerxs via accompaniment to court dates and ICE check-ins. See https://www.facebook.com/events/434489593946862/.

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] comcast.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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