About Peter Maybarduk

Peter Maybarduk is a Washington, D.C.-based songwriter and a human rights lawyer.

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Several years’ work has brought us finally to the island of Maui. Twelve nations have sent ministers and delegations here to attempt to conclude negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The U.S. government, pressed by business lobbies and their election spending, will ask … Continue reading

Notaries Public @ Velvet Lounge 4/11

Our indie rovelvetck quintet Notaries Public will play Velvet Lounge, in Washington DC’s U Street corridor, on Saturday, April 11. In the words of Notaries guitarist Ben O’Donnell, you will want to be there when we break the wax seal and execute this rockument.
We’ll be supported by local singer-songwriters Eugene Fertelmeyster and Laurel Rose.

915 U Street NW, 20020 // Showtime 9:30pm // $8

A Sierra Leonean School of Hope

Mariatu Sesay BorborIn Sierra Leone, state collapse and resource shortages mean that many students cannot attend school unless their parents can afford the user fees. In the town of Adonkia, children bare the scars of working stone mines instead. A man named Foday Mansaray started a free school to help kids out of the mines. Foday calls it the Borbor Pain Charity School of Hope. We are helping him build it. Read more.

Contribute to the Borbor Pain Charity School of Hope.