Event Description: The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee, in conjunction with the Arab American Institute, American Federation of Ramallah Palestine, Bethlehem Association, Coalition of Palestinian American Organizations, and Network of Arab-American Professionals-DC, will hold a silent candlelight vigil in front of the White House to mourn the innocent souls taken by Israel's indiscriminate violence. As of this morning, over 1000 Palestinians have been killed, with thousands more wounded or unjustly arrested by Israeli Occupation Forces.
Event Description: Following the 1967 War and the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, a conscious effort began to create a just and lasting peace settlement between Israel and Palestine. Since the initial negotiations, the peace process has always involved outside actors, from the Arab League, the European Union and the United Nations to individual states and actors.
Event Description: The Latin America Working Group Education Fund, Washington Office on Latin America, and United States Institute of Peace will be holding the Colombia Peace Forum--Peace Proposals from Victims of Colombia's Armed Conflict.
Event Description: The Israeli bombing and invasion of Gaza has claimed1000 lives, while in the West Bank Israeli forces have fired on mass marches, killing and injuring Palestinians protesting the attacks. Come out again in solidarity with the Palestinian people, this time for a march from Penn Station to the corner of North Avenue and Charles St. The march will end before Norman Finkelstein's talk at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse.
Event Description: Join the Blue Ridge Coalition Against Gun Violence at their monthly meeting.
For more information contact Gary Sandman at 540-989-0393 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event Description: Close the School of the Americas! Resist Empire & Militarization
Converge on Ft. Benning, GA
November 21-23, 2014.
Join thousands for a rally at Fort Benning, music and street theater, an immigrant prison protest, nonviolent direct action, concerts, films, workshops & more.
For more information call 202-234-3440.
Event Description: We all know the dreadful situations of the several countries in the Middle East. Especially Palestine and Syria at the moment. We're doing a protest to show our unity and support for those who who are being killed unjustly. It's in a Friday so we'll start with Friday prayer then a jenaza for those who have died. Followed by a peaceful protest and vigil in membrance of all the innocent deaths that have happened recently.
Rare is the occasion that power systems voluntarily expose the true character of their policies. Mountains of disinformation and distortion are critical to keep the prying eyes of the public at bay. President Obama recently broke with this norm on the White House lawn. In an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulous he angrily denounced Central American parents for sending their children to the US border. “Don’t send your children to the border … they’ll get sent back,” he inveighed.
Event Description: Join the Institute for Policy Studies for an in-depth discussion on the underlying dynamics and root causes of the current invasion of Gaza. They'll discuss the latest news and developments and address questions such as:
Event Description: The Israeli assault on Gaza has left more than 400 people dead. The killing is entering its third week, so come out on Thursday to demonstrate, show your anger and make sure Baltimore stands in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle. Get there at 5:30 to hit rush hour.
More information and facebook event here.
Event Description: As the violence in Gaza continues to escalate, CODEPINK is calling for all to take part in an urgent national day of action. Please join anytime during the day in Congress to lobby our representaties and senators to stop the bombing and advocate for the human rights of the Palestinians!
Event Description: In June, the government of Colombia and the FARC parties issued a ground-breaking declaration of principles on victims. They announced that they were inviting a delegation of victims to participate in the talks, and that other opportunities will be created for victims to be heard within the peace process. They requested that the United Nations and the National University convene a series of three regional and one national forum for victims to present their proposals.
Event Description: On International Day of Quds, people of conscience gather to express solidarity with all the oppressed human beings of the world, and particularly the innocent civilians of Palestine who are victimized by the oppressive and racist zionist regime. All peace loving people are invited to voice their opposition to the unjust and illegal occupation of the great Al-Aqsa Mosque and the usurpation of the Holy Land by the Zionist regime.
Event Description: For the 30th year, the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee will gather to remember the atomic bombings of Japan on August 6 & 9, 1945, which killed more than 200,000 people. Other organizations involved in this year’s commemorations are the Baltimore Quaker Peace and Justice Committee of Homewood and Stony Run Meetings, Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, Crabshell Alliance and the Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore.
Event Description: Join the Lamont Street Collective for a night of music, movies and conversation as we partner with Party For Your Right to Fight to raise money to support capoeira & other psycho-social programs for Syrian children in refugee camps in Jordan, and for Palestinian children in refugee camps in the West Bank. All perspectives are welcome!
4 pm music in Mt. Pleasant Square
5 pm Capoeira roda in Mt. Pleasant Square
7 pm Arna's Children Screening at the LSC
***$5 donation strongly suggested!***
Event Description: Join thousands of people in a National March on the White House on Saturday, August 2 at 1:00pm to condemn the Israeli massacre in Gaza. We are in the streets every day in cities around the country. What is needed now is a massive National March on Washington. Israel receives $4 billion in "aid" from the United States each year. This money is being used to commit war crimes against the Palestinian people in Gaza. Activists and allies are demanding that all U.S aid to Israel be ended now!
Event Description: New Story Leadership is proud to present our class of 2014, featuring inspiring presentations from young leaders from Israel and Palestine who are living and working together this summer in Washington, DC. Young voices throughout the world have decisively spoken up for change, demanding new leadership, greater freedom and the right to choose their own futures. Now the young generation of the Israeli - Palestinian conflict zone also want to act for change, and to engage you in this new conversation by sharing their stories and their hopes for peace.
Event Description: Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition, calls for an immediate halt to the Israeli bombardment and further military invasion of besieged Gaza. Palestine; and an immediate halt to US military funding to Israel.After one week of an unprovoked military attack on the entire population of the Gaza Strip, which has left 171 dead, mostly civilians and scores of children, and over 1000 injured, it is well past time to end the Israeli genocide of Palestinians.
We Palestinians trapped inside the bloodied and besieged Gaza Strip call on conscientious people all over the world to act, protest and intensify the boycotts, divestments and sanctions against Israel until it ends this murderous attack on our people and is held to account.
Event Description: With over 170 Palestinians murdered in Gaza and over 1,200 injured, we must stand in solidarity with Gazans and hold the U.S. government accountable for providing the Israeli government $3.1 billion annually. Please come out to the White House at 6:00 pm to show your support of Gaza.
For this event, WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIE-IN. Please RSVP ONLY if you can participate (rain or shine!!). We also need sheets, flags, and keffiyehs to help cover volunteers representing those killed by this lastest massacre in Gaza.
Event Description: The 2005 call from Palestine Civil Society for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel has gained unprecedented momentum within the international community in recent years. Since 2005, universities, academic groups, banks and faith based organizations have all joined the BDS movement.
On July 8th, the Israeli army commenced a military operation against Gaza with air and naval bombardments. Meanwhile, the military wing of Hamas has claimed responsibility for dozens of rockets launched from Gaza at Israeli civilian population centers all over the country, including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Event Description: Get your Signs, Bullhorns and Voices ready! Join us as we rally in front of the White House, to raise our Voices in Solidarity against the recent bombing campaign of Gaza. Along with an end to the ongoing siege of Gaza, we demand an end to Israel’s raids, killings, beatings, and arrests in West Bank. Since June 12th, 2014 Israel has engaged in a brutal campaign of collective punishment against the Palestinian people. Bombing Gaza and raiding West Bank towns and villages.
Event Description: Join on August 9th as Global Zero rides their bikes around downtown Washington DC, tracing the edge of a “small” nuclear blast. Together, we can remind our leaders that these weapons were designed to wipe cities like ours off the map.
Bike Around the Bomb (BAB) is a free event, open to the public, bringing people together to cycle the distance around a small nuclear blast. Held on the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, the ride will be a moment of solidarity and call to world leaders to ensure that it should never happen again.
Bring pots, pans, drums, musical instruments, and whistles to make as much noise as possible!
Join the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, CODEPINK and others as they rally in front of the Israeli Embassy (3514 International Dr NW, Washington, DC 20008) on Friday, July 11th at 3:00pm to call for an end to the recent bombing campaign of Gaza along with an end to the ongoing siege of Gaza. They also demand an end to Israel’s raids, killings, beatings, and arrests in West Bank. We must act to stop this escalation before it continues any further and more lives are lost.
Event Description: Come out to call for an end to violence in Israel-Palestine, including the death of all children and adults, as well as all of those injured during this recent wave of violence. Our July SodaStream boycott action marks the 2nd anniversary of the DC SodaStream Campaign, as well as JVP's “We Divest Week of Action.”
For further information, contact: 240-425-7581 or email@example.com.
Event Description: This course will be a hands on workshop which will teach people how to use various Open Source Software (OSS) programs and apps that provide secure and private communication and information (file) sharing via the internet. Participants will bring their laptops, tablets, and smartphones, and leave with working software and practices to communicate and share data securely (encrypted) and anonymously (privately). What you will learn:
1) What search engine(s) you should be using.
2) How to make secure (encrypted) emails.
Event Description: A Diverse Coalition of DMV Community Members, Students, Activists, and Academics will be holding a demonstration in response to the egregious acts of violence Israel is imposing upon the Palestinians. In the wake of the disappearance of three Israeli settlers, Israel has escalated its brutal occupation in the form of massive raids and arrests, punitive housing demolitions, murders, and kidnappings carried out by the IOF. Since the discovery of the three settler's bodies, Netanyahu and other politicians have incited demands for revenge.