June 17, 5 pm to June 19, 5 pm – Church’s for Middle East Peace’s And Still We Rise: Transforming U.S. Policy Toward a Just Middle East seeks to elevate the voices, contributions, and leadership of women peacemakers. Despite the growing recognition of the need for programs that empower and equip women, and the fact that women make up the majority of students in Middle East universities, women’s voices are still too often underrepresented. Learn More.
June 19th, 7 pm – A showing of Just Vision’s Naila and the Uprising. This event 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. Below is a link to the event page from Just Vision’s webpage.
Poor People’s Campaign – Week 6 (June 17-23), A New and Unsettling Force: Confronting the Distorted Moral Narrative
Sunday, June 17th, 6pm – Mass Meeting, (Location TBD)
Monday, June 18th, 10am – Nonviolent Direct Action Training, (Location TBD); 2pm – Rally, US Capitol Lawn.
Tuesday, June 19th, 7:30pm – Teach-In Tuesdays, (Location TBD.)
Thursday, June 21st, 7:30pm – Justice Arts Movement: Theomusicology and Poetry Night, BloomBars, 3222 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20001.
Saturday, June 23, 10:00 a.m. EDT, 10am – Global Day of Solidarity and Sending Forth Call to Action Mass Rally in Washington, D.C.
June 20, 2018 7 pm – 8:30 pm – “Faith Responses to Trauma” held at St. Rose of Lima 11701 Clopper Road Gaithersburg MD Woodlands Room. Featuring Jim McNulty Founder of Upper Room Ministry Supporting people in faith experiencing PTSD. It seems everyday we hear reports of tragic events in our communities, nation, and the world. How can our faith speak to us as we reach out to one another? Learn about one parish’s response to trauma and the healing that followed. Not able to make it in person? Join us on Facebook as we broadcast this event live! http://www.facebook.com/specialneedsministry
June 21, 2018 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm – “Gaza Girls: Growing Up in the Gaza Strip”. Held at the Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20037. Click on the link above for more information and how to RSVP.
Photographer and journalist Monique Jaques will present her award-winning photo book, Gaza Girls: Growing Up in the Gaza Strip, which looks at moments of laughter, dreaming, and living for young girls in Gaza, despite the difficulty and constraints that define their reality.
Held at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol St NE, Washington, D.C.