September 04, 2011

We the People vs. the Super Committee

We the People vs. the Super Committee

  • The "Super Committee" will make decisions which will effect you, your family, and our communities for years to come.
  • We're organizing a "caucus" to lobby Congress, especially Rep. Van Hollen and the rest of the "Super Committee."
  • We're cosponsoring a large-scale town hall meeting Sept. 20th in Silver Spring. (Details below.)
Reminder: We're meeting to discuss these issues 7:30 PM this Tues. Sept. 6th
Saigonese Restaurant in Wheaton
11232 Grandview Ave Silver Spring (Wheaton), MD 20902
Public Transportation: 2 block walk from Wheaton Metro (red line)

Montgomery County NOW presents, Feminism in Politics: Discussion and Workshop

Special Guest Speakers: Sen. Jennie Forehand and Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez
With Former Congressional Candidate Andrea Miller, and Maryland NOW President Linda Mahoney

Get more involved in national, state and local issues.

Monday, September 19 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rockville Regional Public Library
21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850
Parking across the street in 2 garages
5 Block walk from the Rockville Metro stop

Please join us at these events.

Thanks, and have a great Labor Day!

Mike Hersh


Our Money . . . Our Voices . . . Our Budget Priorities
Town Hall Meeting: Taking Back the Budget Debate

Time: Tuesday, September 20 · 7:30pm - 9:30pm

ocation: Silver Spring Civic Center

One Veterans Place (corner of Ellsworth and Fenton), downtown Silver Spring
Short walk from Silver Spring Metro Stop

We need you to help fix the PRIORITIES CRISIS in Washington and Annapolis!

America CAN afford to care. We can:
* Put America back to work
* Institute a fair tax system
* Protect Americans’ health and save the environment
* Preserve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
* Bring all the troops and military contractors home from the wars

We can shift the debate! Join us as we organize for real, progressive solutions.

Speakers include Rep. Donna Edwards, State Senators Roger Manno and Jamie Raskin, Economist Heather Boushey, IPS Fellow Karen Dolan. Moderator, the NAACP’s Elbridge James. Music by singer/songwriter Christina Van Norman. And YOU will get a chance to speak!

This Town Hall Sponsored By: Progressive Democrats of America;
Democracy for America, Mont. Co.; Montgomery County Progressive Alliance; Baltimore Nonviolence Center; Bethesda Friends Meeting; CASA de Maryland; Center for Peace, Fred. Co.; Chesapeake Citizens; CCAN; Citizen-Soldier Alliance, Baltimore; Columbia Christian Church; Fellowship of Reconciliation; Friends Meeting, Annapolis; Gray Panthers, Metro DC; Green Party, Anne Arundel Co.; Green Party, MD; Green Party, Montgomery Co.; Healthcare-Now of MD; Homewood Friends Meeting; Little Friends for Peace; MD Black Family Alliance; MD United for Peace & Justice; MCCRC; Montgomery County Chapter, National Organization for Women; Montgomery County Peace & Justice Studies Association; Muslim Amer. Society/MD; NAACP/MD; Network of Spiritual Progressives, MD; Orthodox Peace Fellowship; Pax Christi/MD; Peace Action, Anne Arundel Co.; Peace Action Montgomery; Peace & Justice Coalition, Prince Georges; Pledge of Resistance, Baltimore; Progressive Democrats of America, (National and MD); Progressive Cheverly; Progressive Maryland; Progressive Neighbors; Progressive Working Group (Steering Committee); Prosperity Agenda; RRUU/Social Justice Council; Sandy Spring Friends Meeting; Sheet Metal Workers Internaional, L 100; SCLC/Mo. County; UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO; Veterans for Peace, Baltimore; Veterans for Peace, Metro DC; Voters for Peace; WeGreen USA; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom/DC

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