[CCPJ Update] CCPJ Update Monday, February 18, 2008
Sue at TellMeAboutItTours.com
Mon Feb 18 17:47:50 EST 2008
ANTI-WAR DEMONSTRATIONS - EVERY THURSDAY
Thursday, February 21, 2008 4:30 -
5:30 pm Federal Building, corner of
Ridge and Water
ANTI -WAR DEMONSTRATIONS
We encourage a LARGE PEACE PRESENCE on the
FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH.
Mark your calendars!
Come weekly if you can.
Bring your own sign or use one of ours.
CCPJ GENERAL MEETING
Sunday, March 2, 2008 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Church, 1042 Preston Avenue
Please join us for our monthly meeting.
Find out what's going on in the area of
peace and justice, offer your ideas and
participate in events and actions.
There will be a potluck supper at 5:45.
Join us for good food and conversation
prior to the meeting.
CCPJ NEWSLETTER MAILING PARTY
Thursday, February 28, 2008 7pm
You are invited to help fold and label the
CCPJ March 2008 snailmail newsletter. Good
RSVP to Eleanor Amidon, eamidon at hotmail.com
or 540-456-8506 for directions.
FREE SCREENING OF "UNCOUNTED"/DISCUSSION
Thursday, February 21, 2008 7 pm
Sojourner's Church at 1017 Elliott Avenue
CCPJ will screen a new film in
Charlottesville on a very timely topic: the
verifiability of U.S.
elections. We'll bring the writer, director,
and producer of "Uncounted," David
town to show his film and then speak about
it and lead a discussion.
There will be no charge for admission, and
we encourage you to join us and bring along
cares about how (and whether) votes are
CCPJ PLANS FOR 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF IRAQ
OCCUPATION IN MARCH 2008
Monday, March 10, 2008
Please read our tentative plans for a series
of exciting actions in March, and help us
telling us what you are interested in taking
We are planning carpools or vans or buses to
Washington, D.C., for a variety of events
March 10th and 19th.
We are planning a variety of events in
Charlottesville as well, and need to hear
which of our
ideas interest you.
Please go to the following webpage, read the
details, and post a comment at the bottom of
page letting us know your thoughts:
FREE TALK ON ISSUES AFFECTING TODAY'S
Sunday, February 24, 2008 3pm CHM
(Chemistry Auditorium) at the University of
CHIEF BILLY TAYAC "THE NATIVE PEOPLE STILL
Chief Billy "Red Wing" Tayac of the
Piscataway Nation is coming to UVA to talk
affecting today's American Indians.
Chief Tayac has been an Indian activist for
several decades. He is currently working to
Spanish speaking Indians who are suffering a
new era of economic invasion resulting from
and the unregulated practices of many
multinational corporations based in the US.
Chief Tayac is
a voice for Indian people everywhere and an
inspiration to all of us.
Sponsored by the American Indian Student
Union and the Charlottesville Center for
Justice. Light refreshments will be served.
A map and more information can be found at
"BUILDING A NEW WORLD" CONFERENCE
Thursday, May 22, 2008 Radford VA
Thousands of activists, academics,
journalists, poets, musicians and
policymakers will converge
at the 2008 "Building a New World"
Conference. If you want to participate in
building a new
world, sign up now. Hotel and dorm rooms are
World Prout Assembly
Learn more at:
For further information contact Garda Ghista
wpaeditor at gmail.com or 859 781-4979. skype -
UGANDA CHILD SOLDIER AWARENESS WEEK EVENTS
Beginning Monday, February 18, 2008
James Madison University
Uganda Child Soldier Awareness Week will
have a special focus on female
child soldiers and child mothers. All
events take place at James Madsion
These events will feed into the Lobby Days
put on by Resolve Uganda in
Washington, DC from Feb 24th-26th.
Monday 18: Uganda Rising Film Screening
(Harrison 2105, 7pm)
Tuesday 19: Commons/speaker day (Wilson
Auditorium, 7 pm)
Grace Akallo - author of Girl Soldier
Betty Bigombe - peace negotiator and
specialist for USIP
Michael Poffenberger - Resolve Uganda
Faith McDonnell - American activist and
Sarita Hartz - Founder and Director of the
Wednesday 20: Book signing/Q&A with Girl
Soldier Authors Grace Akallo and
Faith McDonnell (Taylor Hall (Taylor Down
Under) , 5:30)
Friday 22: The Electric Pool Party, Benefit
concert (Taylor Hall (Taylor
Down Under), 7:30)
For further information:
WORLD-CLASS ARABIC MUSIC IN CHARLOTTESVILLE
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 8 PM
McLeod Auditorium at the University of
Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine
"Le Trio Joubran"
A world-class 'oud ensemble from Nazareth,
Israel, performers at Carnegie
Hall and the Jerusalem Festival.
Accompanied by percussionist Youssef
Hbeisch, the Joubran brothers present
an evening of original compositions and
improvisations, bringing to
Charlottesville a renowned representation of
the Arabic instrumental
Feb. 19, 8 PM, McLeod Auditorium at the
University of Virginia.
Tickets sold at UVA Lawn and Newcomb Hall
and at Plan 9 Music Stores in
Charlottesville, Richmond and Harrisonburg.
Price is $12 in advance with a Student ID
and $15 at the door.
This event is co-sponsored by the Arab
Student Organization, Komak, UVA
Music Department, Lorna Sundberg
International Center, Vice President for
Student Affairs, Office of Diversity and
Equity, the Cultural Programming
Board, the Middle East Studies Department
and the Department of Middle
Eastern and South Asian Languages and
For more information about the artists,
For further information contact
jy7q at virginia.edu
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 6:00 pm
Free Speech Wall, Downtown Mall,
Greg Gelburd invites us all to join him in
silent protest of the current
There is power and strength in silence. The
march will consist of
walking on the downtown mall, without
placards, signs or voices,
once a week, from the free speech wall to
the Omni and back. A
ten minute walk. In silence, centering on
moving the world in the
right direction. Each week, on Friday at 6
PM. Please wear something white.
Greg Gelburd 979 4639
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