Calendar of Events


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Speaker:        Peggy Goetz

           2:00 pm refreshments

           2:30-4:30 pm presentation

Savage Branch Library,

Albert Einstein Room, 9525 Durness Lane, Laurel, MD 20723


Reporting Back from a Delegation to El Salvador   


Peggy Goetz reports about a recent CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) trip. The delegation met with unions, feminists, agricultural cooperatives and government leaders as well as joined the massive International Workers’ Day march in San Salvador. She will share first-hand information and analysis on the current political, social, and economic context in El Salvador.

Peggy Goetz works as an organizer in the national office of CISPES in Washington, DC.   In addition to her work at CISPES, she has coordinated delegations to El Salvador through the Washington Ethical Society since 2003.


Sponsored by Friends of Latin America (formerly Howard County Friends of Latin America)
For more information call Leslie Salgado at 410-381-4899.






Maryland United  for Peace and Justice Workshop



Bahram Zandi, Ph.D.

​Member, Coordinating Body, MUPJ

co-chair, International Committee, Green Party US

‘Empire of Chaos at the Age of Trump’

A review of the state of the empire and the world




Andrew Greene,  Member, Coordinating Body MUPJ

and Founder of B-Gifted Foundation, Sierra Leone

‘Journey of hope’ – from Peace activist to immigrant.


Sunday, September 10, 2017

2:30 to 5 pm

Adelphi Friends Meeting

2303 Metzerott Rd.

Adelphi, MD 20783

Refreshments Served

Donations Welcomed


RSVP Paulette Hammond, 410 -747-3811

 or Tony Langbehn, 301-390-9684,



Sat. Sep. 16, 2017





October 2016

Dr. Aviva Chomsky:  Is a professor  of history and coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University.   She talked about her book “How Immigration Became Illegal”. Video:

November 19, 2016

Human Rights Event:  Featuring Rumisonko’s music along with historical moments in the last 30 years in Latin America, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Where: The Bain Center , Columbia, MD.


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