Please join us in DC for these exciting events:
The Caring Society: Network of Spiritual Progressives Conference
June 11-13, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Medea speaks this afternoon around 2 pm.
Lutheran Church of the Reformation
212 E. Capitol Street NE, Washington, D.C.
TONIGHT! Friday, 8:30pm BP Oil Spill - Report Back and Discussion with Diane Wilson and Medea Benjamin
8:30 pm Busboys and Poets, 14th and V St, NW (Langston Room) - Join Diane Wilson and Medea Benjamin (Global Exchange/CodePink) as they bring a first hand account of the damage that the BP Oil Spill is causing in the Gulf. Diane Wilson is a fourth generation shrimper from the Texas Gulf and a founder of CODEPINK. Medea Benjamin recently returned from a visit to the Gulf. Both have been involved in actions to protest BP. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!
TOMORROW NIGHT! Saturday: 5PM , Report back from Free Gaza Flotilla
Busboys and Poets, 5th and K NW (Cullen Room) - R: Hear eyewitness reports from activists who accompanied the Free Gaza Flotilla, which was boarded by Israeli troops, in the early hours of May 31. Speakers include: Col. Ann Wright, former Ambassador Ed Peck, Ramzi Kysia, and others associated with the Free Gaza movement. Background of the Free Gaza movement, efforts to provide needed humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza, and next steps. Please join us and support these human rights activists! FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!
The week of June 14 will be a big week for protesting BP and calling for clean energy. BP CEO will be meeting with Obama at the White House on and testifying at Congress. Please join at any/all of these actions. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 415-235-6517 for more information.
Tuesday, June 15,: 9:30 a.m.
Where: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building
The Subcommittee on Energy and Environment will hold a hearing entitled "Drilling Down on America's Energy Future: Safety, Security, and Clean Energy"
Rex Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ExxonMobil
John Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chevron Corporation
James Mulva, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ConocoPhillips
Lamar McKay, President and Chairman, BP America, Inc.
Marvin Odum, President, Shell Oil Company
It will be packed so get there early. Doors to Rayburn open at 7am.
Wednesday, Noon at the White House: BP reps will be meeting witih President Obama at the White House.
Come tell BP to "PAY UP" and tell Obama we want CLEAN ENERGY NOW.
Wednesday night: CAMPOUT AT CONGRESS TO STAKE OUT BP CEO TONY HAYWARD. Meet at 8pm at BP headquarters 1101 New York Ave NW. Rally from 8pm-9pm, then march to Rayburn Building, US Congress, where will be camping out all night to be the first on line for the Thursday morning hearing. We'll have activities all night long so come join the stake out for BP CEO Tony Hayward, who will be testifying at Congress on Thursday morning...
Thursday: 10am, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Subcommittee on Energy, hearing with BP CEO Tony Hayward. IF YOU ARE NOT CAMPING OUT OVERNIGHT WITH US, GET THERE EARLY IN THE MORNING!!!
See you soon in DC,
Ann, Diane, Medea, Joan, Gael, and DC Area CODEPINK