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Schedule of events
8:00 am Morning General Assembly
9:00 to 12:00 pm Classes and workshops
1:00 to 5:00 pm Committee Meetings
6:00 pm - Evening General Assembly and
7:30 pm Community Issues Discussion
HERE IS A LIST OF THE COMMUNITY DISCUSSION TOPICS:
Monday, Oct. 17: Housing
Tuesday, Oct. 18: Dinner, music and teach-in focused on Iran
Wednesday, Oct.19: Criminal Justice and Prisons
Thursday, Oct. 20: DC Statehood discussion
Friday, Oct. 21: Elections
Sarurday, Oct. 22: Education
Sunday, Oct. 23: Environment
Monday, Oct. 24: Wars and Militarism
Tuesday, Oct. 25: Dinner, music and teach-in - topic to be announced
Wedneday, Oct. 26: Finance and the Economy
Thursday, Oct. 27: Healthcare
Friday, Oct. 28: Food and Water
Saturday, Oct. 29: Transportation
Sunday, Oct. 30: Media
Sunday, Oct. 9:
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Classes and Workshops (see schedule and information board for updates)
10:00 am – meet at Greenbelt Metro Station to go to National Security Agency.
11:30 am – march to the White House by Military Families Speak Out and various veterans’ groups to ask Obama for a “Beer Summit.”
12:00 pm March to Federal Reserve (meet at ledge near 14th st, look for signs)
2:00pm to 3:00 pm Mecca Burns’ Activist Theatre Workshop
3:00 to 5:00 pm Committee Meetings
5:00 pm Shahid
5:10 pm Jeff Saxon
5:20 pm Ebrahim
6:00 pm Evening Assembly
9:00 pm Dance Party
9:00 am Classes and workshops (see schedule and watch information board for updates).
9:30 am to 12 pm Nonviolent Direct Action Training
12:00 pm The Trees Stone Kawala
12:45 pm Ralph Nader
1:00 pm Fresh Juice Party
1:30 pm DC Youth Slam Team
2:00 pm Facilitation and Consensus Training
3:00 to 5:00 pm Committee Meetings
5:00 to 5:30 pm Open Mic (main stage)
5:30 pm George/Karen Malpede
6:00 pm Stephanie McMillan
6:10 pm Guerilla Poets Insurency
6:20 pm Tom Nielson
6:30 pm Larry Hamm
6:40 pm Evening Assembly
Friday, Oct. 7: Other activities
9:30 am – Drone march
10: am - Legal advice session (Legal tent)
12:00 pm – Tar Sands protest at Reagan Building (14th and PA Ave)* see below
1:00 pm march to Martin Luther King Monument (Independence Ave and West Basin Dr, leaves from Freedom Plaza)
2:00 pm AA/NA meeting – wall next to First Aid tent (Look for John W.)
3:00 to 5:00 pm – committees meeting (In Freedom Plaza – meet at Information Desk)
· Check information board for changes
5:00 pm Peter Jambazian
5:20 pm Tunisian Revolution Leader
5:30 pm Lee Camp - comedian
5:40 pm Phenomena de Poet
5:50 pm Kwasi Seitu
6:00 pm Vivek/Lili Haydn (songs for Yom Kippur)
6:00 to 9:00 pm "War Voices" (see below)
6:30 pm Matthew Bistok and Fall On Purpose
7:00 pm Derrick Jensen
7:30 – 10 pm Evening assembly
12 pm: Rally During the Hearings on the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Meet at the 14th St. entrance between Pennsylvania Ave. and Constitution Ave. The Rally During the Hearings on The Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline is now the biggest environmental decision facing the President before the next election. The rally will kick off one month of escalating actions across the country, culminating in a giant action on November 6th back in DC - one year from the next election - that will try to encircle the White House.
6 - 9 pm: War Voices: Building Community After a Decade of Struggle at Home and Abroad at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church 1830 Connecticut Ave NW, near Dupont. Through a unique of series of speakers, cultural performances, and art, War Voices will explore the ongoing occupation of Afghanistan. The evening will feature speakers from many perspectives, including Afghan civilians, veterans and military families of the Global War on Terror, as well as a cross-section of social justice advocates, activists, and organizers. Transportation provided from Freedom Plaza.
Thursday, Oct. 6:
9:00 am - Arrival in Freedom Plaza - registration to receive information and sign up to volunteer, teach classes and join a committee.
10:00 am - Review of DC Laws relating to nonviolent direct action.
12:00 pm - Concert and Rally - featuring The Raging Grannies, Head Roc and Junkyard Empire, and spoken word artists as well as Rabbi Michael Lerner, Ashley Sanders, Cheri Honkala, Glen Ford and Kevin Zeese.
2:30 pm - Acitivities off Freedom Plaza
6:30 pm - Evening Program - featuring the music of Emily Angell, Emma's Revolution and Watermelon Slim and Elaine Brower, Jacob George of A Ride Til The End, The Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers, Ted Rall and Chris Hedges.
9:00 pm - Candlelight vigil
Wednesday, Oct. 5:
1 to 5 om: Peacekeeper Training at St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church at 1525 Newton Street NW at the corner of 16th St and Newton. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
5 to 6 pm: Legal Observer Training at St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church at 1525 Newton Street NW at the corner of 16th St and Newton. Green hats provided.
6 - 8 pm: Kickoff Event - Let’s Get this Revolution Started at Busboys and Poets 1025 5th Street Northwest ( 5th and K street).
Join CODEPINK at the kickoff event, Let's Get This Revolution Started!, to mark the eve of the October 2011 events in Freedom Plaza/DC. Listen to awesome peace troubadour David Rovics, meet and greet other activists, get up-to-date info from the organizers, and get inspired for the exciting days ahead. We'll have music, speakers and spoken word, along with a best sign and best chant contest (with "valuable" prizes). Cost: A Hand-made Sign and a Heart-felt Chant.
7 pm: Film Event - Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives, The Environmental Footprint of War at West End Cinema 23rd St, NW (between M and N, Entrance on 23rd).
1 to 5 pm: Nonviolence training at St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church at 1525 Newton Street NW at the corner of 16th St and Newton.
General Daily Schedule beginning Oct. 7:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Workshops and classes (schedult TBA)
12:00 to 1:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 to 3:00 pm - Activities off Freedom Plaza
3:00 to 5:00 pm - Committee meetings
5:00 to 7:00 pm - Open mic on main stage
7:00 to 10:00 pm - Evening Assembly including music and arts and committee reports. Evening assemblies will be livestreamed (more information to come).