Tag Archive: Friends Committee on National Legislation

A Slow Metro Ride, A Missed Yoga Class, and Meditations on the Costs of War

Yesterday I wrote to my DC elected officials and to the budget office to let them know how important it is to me that local municipalities fully fund public transportation, as the budget year comes to a close.  Metro officials… (READ MORE)

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Two Tangible Things You Can Do in Response to the Earthquake in Haiti

Donate to support the peacekeeping efforts of the American Friends Service Committee (or other organization of your choice). Write to your elected official about granting temporary protected status for Haitian immigrants.  The Friends Committee on National Legislation has made it… (READ MORE)

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1934

I found the 1934:  A New Deal for Artists exhibit at SAAM quite moving.  The exhibit was put together for the 75th anniversary of the New Deal; it is merely coincidence that paintings commissioned by the United States government to… (READ MORE)

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