50] No U.S. Intervention in Haiti – July 15
51] Clamor for the Civilian Climate Corps – July 15
52] Celebration of the Child Tax Credit – July 15
53] Seeking land taken away in Guatemala – July 15
54] Communities United Committee Night Potluck – July 15
55] VIRTUAL CLIMATE RALLY – July 15
56] CALL WEST VIRGINIANS -- July 15
57] The Crisis in Haiti – July 15
58] Understanding Baltimore’s budget process -- July 15
59] Peoples’ Struggles against US Intervention – July 15
60] Defund Line 3 – July 15
61] Defend Palestine – July 15
50] –The Black Alliance for Peace is hosting a demonstration No U.S. Intervention in Haiti on Thurs., July 15 from noon to 2 PM at the US Department of State, 21st. NW, Virginia Ave., WDC 20002. Visit blackallianceforpeace.com/Haiti.
51] – Sunrise Baltimore wants you to come to Ben Cardin’s office at 100 S. Charles St., Baltimore from noon to 1 PM to clamor for the Civilian Climate Corps. This is part of a National Day of Action. Sign up at https://www.mobilize.us/sunrisemovement/event/399890/.
52] – People's Action [email@example.com] wants you to join in on Thurs., July 15 at 2 PM ET for "Family Matters: A Virtual Celebration of the Child Tax Credit." The historic Child Tax Credit is here to help all families succeed! Starting this week, nearly all working families will receive automatic monthly payments–thanks to the American Rescue Plan passed by House and Senate Democrats and signed by President Biden! This event will feature keynote remarks by Vice President Kamala Harris. The celebration, co-hosted by the Economic Security Project and Building Back Together, will be emceed live by Dorian Warren and Melissa Harris Perry. Sign up at https://markham.live/childtaxcredit/?link_id=1&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-child-tax-credit-payments-start-this-week-lets-celebrate-2&email_referrer=email_1233033&email_subject=re-child-tax-credit-payments-start-this-week-lets-celebrate.
53] –Seeking land taken away in Guatemala is happening on Thurs., July 15 at 3 PM ET. The Q’eqchi’ community of Chicoyogüito was displaced from their land for a military base. Hear about their land back struggle. The webinar will feature a member of Q’eqchi’ community of Chicoyogüito, human rights lawyer Édgar Pérez Archila who represents the families displaced by the military base, and Rachel Small of World Beyond War Canada who will provide context on the displacement of Indigenous peoples around the world for military bases. RSVP at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6qCBQCNYR6yMb4fGTq2hKA?link_id=28&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-wbw-news-action-demilitarize-climate-summits&email_referrer=email_1229785&email_subject=wbw-news-action-pipe-dream-or-work-in-progress.
54] – Communities United [firstname.lastname@example.org] are holding a Committee Night Potluck from 6 to 8 PM ET on Thurs., July 15. Sign up at https://secure.everyaction.com/P-Z10qcdkkiZQPumilyaYQ2?emci=5a220c82-51d4-eb11-a7ad-501ac57b8fa7&emdi=5bed8bb2-1ee0-eb11-a7ad-501ac57b8fa7&ceid=5737738. This meeting gives space for its members to discuss issues, policy, organizing, and ways to build collective power together. This happens every third Thursday.
55] –Jennessa Agnew [email@example.com] wants you to join in on Thurs., July 15 at 6 PM ET a VIRTUAL CLIMATE RALLY to demand urgent climate action with special guest, Rep. Joe Neguse (CO-02)! Climate change is not a problem of the future, it is affecting our communities right now. We are no longer strangers to unusual and extreme weather events that have disrupted lives across the nation. Neguse is chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest and Public Lands. Demand bold and urgent climate action from Congress. Visit https://www.mobilize.us/lcv/event/399627/.
57] – The Crisis in Haiti: A Historical and Political Conversation will take place on Thurs., July 15 from 7 to 8 PM EDT. Register at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkceyspzwiHNLE_0ZzWb54oTixfznXHhzZ. On July 7, 2021, the president of Haiti, Jovenel Moise was assassinated. Since 2018 he has been ruling by decree, and together with allied gangs, executed a campaign to terrorize and destroy the popular movement in Haiti. Yet Haiti has a glorious history as the first country to defeat slavery and colonialism and become the first independent country in the Caribbean and Latin America. In this webinar, the speakers will discuss the historical roots of the current political, economic, and humanitarian crisis in Haiti with special attention to the rise and fall of President Aristide. The speakers are Pierre Labossiere, a veteran labor and human rights activist and a board member of the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund; and Robert Roth, co-founder of the Haiti Action Committee.
58] – Taxpayer Night was disappointing as the entire budget process is designed to shut regular Baltimoreans out of decisions. A participatory budgeting process is needed, and the elected must listen to resident input. First, understanding the budget process is necessary. Join Jews United for Justice for the second Civics Kibitz educational program on the budget process on Thurs., July 15 from 7 to 8:30 PM to peel back the curtain on the budget. Register at https://jufj.org/event/kibitz2/?sourceid=1020679&utm_campaign=kibitz&utm_medium=ea&utm_source=standalone&emci=2e171e93-19d9-eb11-a7ad-501ac57b8fa7&emdi=a1ff9387-9eda-eb11-a7ad-501ac57b8fa7&ceid=3403859.
59] – The Alliance for Global Justice [info@AFGJ.org] has organized a webinar on Thurs., July 15 at 7 PM ET. Dan Kovalik will discuss the Peoples’ Struggles against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile. Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3016262280280/WN_nwNXhG2kT-uF82jgYNPLYw?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=bbdfb071-3799-48ae-a8e4-4e92c609a842. Dan Kovalik, labor and human rights lawyer, has been on delegations to many of these countries, and he will review the present state of the popular struggles and Washington’s moves to thwart them.
60] –There is an XRDC Defund Line 3 Solidarity Event on Thurs., July 15 at 8 PM ET in Dupont Circle, WDC 20005. RSVP at https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/defundline3-arts-visibility-actions?link_id=1&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-sign-up-now-to-take-on-wall-street-3&email_referrer=email_1216480&email_subject=take-action-to-stop-the-line-3-pipeline.
61] –Workers World Party [firstname.lastname@example.org] is hosting How to Defend Palestine against Imperialist Propaganda on Thurs., July 15 at 8 PM ET. Register to join Thursday's conversation at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7YuKxKcMROyAMtBLUJ-v3Q. But the demolition and occupation of homes in communities like Silwan and Sheikh Jarrah continues. Hear from Palestinian youth organizers about their firsthand experience as targets.
To be continued.
Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212. Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] comcast.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.
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