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By · December 27th, 2006 · City Lights
March to Stop the War

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) has chartered a bus for people who want to join the Jan. 27 peace march in Washington, D.C. Organized by United for Peace and Justice, the march aims to deliver a resounding message to the new Congress: No half-measures that will only prolong the bloodshed; it's time to bring an immediate end to the war. For more information about the protest, visit kristen@ijpc-cincinnati.org. Payment must be made by Jan. 20 to IJPC, 215 E. 14th St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

Don't Tell Gordon

Peace activists are planning a surprise party for Gordon Maham, who will be 90 years old next month. Maham, a conscientious objector who served three years in federal prison during World War II, has been a tireless worker for an end to the nuclear arms race. The party is at 1 p.m.

Dec. 30 at the Community Church of Cincinnati, 932 Dayton St. in the West End. If you are able, take a vegetarian/vegan dish to share.

Communicating Peace

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center hosts the Nonviolent Communication Workshop from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 8, 15 and 22. Sister Carol Brenner, SC, leads the program. The fee for all 3 sessions is $40, or $35 if paid by Jan. 2. For information, write Eileen.ward@srcharitycinti.org.

Democrats Recruiting Neighborhood Contacts

The Hamilton County Democratic Party is looking for volunteers to serve as precinct executives, who are members of the party's Central Committee and liaisons to their respective neighborhoods. To apply, call Chandra Yungbluth at 513-421-0495 or visit Hamiltoncountydems.org.

Build a New World

Xavier University's second annual Vision of Hope speaker series is based on the theme, "Five Pillars of a New World Building," explored in a video by Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J., director of Peace and Justice Programs at XU. Each session meets from 7-9 p.m. The topics are "Democratic World Order," Jan. 22, in the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center; "Human Rights," Feb. 11 in the Schiff Family Conference Center; and "Nonviolence," March 19, in a location to be announced. Admission is free.

Teen Legal Clinics

The Teen Legal Clinic, staffed by an attorney from the Children's Law Center, is open from 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays at Visions Community Services, 425 Ezzard Charles Drive, and 2-5 p.m. Thursdays at Victory Neighborhood Services Agency, Inc. 736 McMillan St.



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