In Memory of Nabra Hassanen

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The members of the Takoma Park Mobilization are deeply saddened and outraged at the murder of 17 year-old Nabra Hassanen as she walked with friends after breaking the Ramadan fast. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and community and the members of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society. As a community group composed […]

UPDATE: People Power & Potluck! … and Nonviolent Action, Book Group, Dinners, and More (May 30, 2017)

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Trump is still Trump, and Takoma Park is still resisting. Thank you for your involvement… for joining in the fight… for helping build community. We’ve blocked some of the worst excesses and must continue to stand together. How? By organizing and mobilizing, discussion, learning, marching, and engaging. Via local action. Here are activities you can […]

UPDATE: Keeping busy: Up-coming Mobilization events, training, and opportunities to get involved (May 16, 2017)

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With so many head spinning turns in Washington, there are many ways to respond. Here are a few upcoming opportunities, a run-down of up-coming events, training, and opportunities that will help us advance the cause – The next BIG Takoma Park Mobilization meeting, June 10 Save the date for the next BIG Takoma Park Mobilization […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Book Group Planning

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The TP-MOB Education and Training working group is creating a Book Group in which participants will read and discuss books related to the TP-MOB statement of purpose. We anticipate that the book group will meet monthly, with the first meeting in mid-June, and the first book to be read is The New Jim Crow: Mass […]

EVENTS: Rally with Raskin and March for Climate, Jobs & Justice on April 29, and for Science April 22

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The Takoma Park Mobilization will be out in force at the People’s Climate Movement’s March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice, Saturday, April 29, but first, we’ll be at a Breakfast Reception & Rally with Rep. Jamie Raskin, 8:30 am-10 am. Will join us there and for buses heading downtown? Register at jamieraskin.com/ClimateMarch. Otherwise… gather in […]

EVENTS: Committees, Town Hall, Communities United, Marches, and More (April 17, 2017)

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There’s a lot going on in the coming weeks! This Mobilization update will cover committee meetings and gatherings and then list events of interest including upcoming marches. Takoma Park Mobilization Committee/Working Group Meetings Immigration-Muslim committee Monday, April 17, 6:45pm – 8:00pm Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department, 7201 Carroll Ave   Spokes Council Tuesday, April 18, […]

WORKSHOP: Civil Dialogue: Building Skills to Bridge the Divide, May 13, 2017

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The Education and Training Group of Takoma Park Mobilization Presents: Civil Dialogue: Building Skills to Bridge the Divide Concerned that political polarization is dividing our society into warring tribes? Wish you could have non-adversarial discussions with people who do not share your views? Want to reach out to them to explore possible common ground, but hesitate […]

EVENTS: Islamophobia Teach-In, Communities United, Support Ossoff, Marches, and More (April 8, 2017)

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Here are a few updates, covering important events in the coming weeks. We will return with a TPM-focused newsletter next week. Tomorrow (Sunday, April 9): Islamophobia Teach-In Get information about how the government, media, entertainment industry and other institutions in our society target Muslim citizens and foster intolerance and racism. Join us as we learn […]