Progressive Cheverly Weekly Newsletter
June 6, 2018
Progressive Cheverly Candidate Forums
Thursday, June 7 -- States Attorney candidates forum. Details to be announced.
7:00 -- 9:00 pm
Hoyer Education Center (cafeteria)
2300 Belleview Ave. (Parking Available)
Light refreshments will be served.
Upcoming Community Events
Wednesday, June 6 -- Police Accountability Prince George's event -- Monthly meeting of the Prince George’s People’s Coalition and the newly formed Coalition for Community Empowerment and Police Accountability.
7:00 -- 9:00 pm
Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church (DMUUC)
Friday, June 8 -- Movies@hope presents An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. David Goodrich, former head of NOAA's Climate Observations and Monitoring Program and current Board Member of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, will introduce this compelling follow-up to the groundbreaking 2007 documentary on climate change, An Inconvenient Truth. How has the situation changed the last 10 years? What can be done now to address the climate crisis?
Admission and refreshments are free.
Hope Lutheran Church
(south end of UMD campus)
Sunday, June 10 -- Don't Forget To Remember; The Historical Connection Between Climate Change and Human Violence -- a presentation by Sara Jolena Sequoia Wolcott about Colonization, Climate Change, Violence and Peacemaking. Sponsored by Maryland United for Peace and Justice (MUPJ).
2:30 -- 4:30 pm
2304 Mezerott Road
Saturday, June 16 -- 4th Ward Juneteenth Celebration. Food, dancing and a good time for all.
1:00 - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 19 -- Next Round for Proposed Bladensburg Concrete Batching Plant at the Zoning Hearing Examiner where the application will be heard. The Prince George’s County District Council on May 7 voted (7-0) to remand the Ernest Maier, Inc. application for a Special Exception 4792 for the construction of a concrete batching plant in Bladensburg, MD.
Paul Howe, spokesperson for the PTEA, a group that advocates for environmental justice in the Port Towns of Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City, and Edmonston stated, “The District Council remanded the case to the Zoning Hearing Examiner, Joyce Nichols who had recommended that the District Council support the application. The decision comes after over a year of community opposition to the proposed plant. A large number of elected officials, residents, business and nonprofit leaders have spoken out against the plant in community forums, online, and in 24 hours of testimony before the Zoning Hearing Examiner.
County Administration Building
(2nd floor hearing room)
Saturday, June 23 -- Poor People’s Campaign National Call for a Moral Revival Rally. Led by the Rev. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis the rally is part of a nationwide series of events to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign. The aim is to fight systemic racism, poverty, militarism, the war economy and ecological devastation.
Cheverly Peace Camp
Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Scholarships are available -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheverly United Methodist Church
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