Sunday, August 4, 2019

Baltimore Activist Alert -- August 5 - 8, 2019

22] Food Rescue – Aug. 5
23] Food Rescue – Aug. 5  
24] Terps for Bernie: Phonebank & Textbank -- Aug. 5, 6, 7 and 8
25] Climate Coalition Meeting – Aug. 5
26] Film UNDETERRED – Aug. 5
27] Metro Washington Hiroshima Peace Commemoration – Aug. 5
28] Get Money Out of Maryland Teleconference – Aug. 5
29] Hiroshima Day Remembrance – Aug. 6
30] Adventures in Kindness – Aug. 6
31] Peace vigil – Aug. 6
32] Hiroshima Commemoration – Aug. 6
33] Another Baltimore is Possible – Aug. 6
34] Film THE FORGIVEN – Aug. 6
22] – On Mon., Aug. 5 at noon, there will be a Food Rescue at Land of Kush, 840 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore 21201. Food Rescue Baltimore is honored to partner with The Land of Kush each and every Monday to bring access to free vegan/plant-based food in the community. Bring a bag. Take what you want from noon to 1PM or while supplies last. No purchase is necessary to take advantage of the Food Rescue Baltimore give away. Items from The Land of Kush's menu are not included in the give-away but will be available for sale. See

23] –On Mon., Aug. 5 from 3 to 4 PM, there is a Food Rescue Pop-Up at Flourish, 3418 Belair Road, Baltimore 21213-1233.  Bring a bag, and take home healthy, free food! View
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24] – Join the Terps for Bernie: Phonebank & Textbank! It is happening at 5:30 PM on Mon., Aug. 5, 7 PM on Tues,, Aug. 6 and 5:30 PM on Wed., Aug. 7 and at Thurs., Aug. 8 at 7 PM. Check out  This is happening in the McKeldin Library, Room 2100E.  Tickets are at Join the students of Terps for Bernie to call or text voters and ask them to join our historic campaign to defeat Trump and transform America. In addition to a cell phone, you will need a laptop or tablet to use the Bernie Dialer. If you don’t have a laptop, you can check out one at the McKeldin Library Equipment Loan desk on the 2nd floor. Sign up for this event here: Find the location for this event here: Text (301) 458-0220 for location or if you get lost. There is visitor parking which includes street locations, surface lots, and campus garages, which are controlled by pay stations and credit card meters. All visitor parking is enforced seven days a week from 7 AM to midnight, unless otherwise noted on the meter. During these hours, guests must pay $3 per hour, with no daily rate. Many visitor parking zones allow for payment through the Parkmobile app.  Visit

25] –On Mon., Aug. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, come to a DC Climate Coalition Meeting at the Sierra Club office, 8th floor,  50 F St. NW, WDC 20001-1525.  Talk about our coalition draft bylaws, implementation of the historic Clean Energy DC Act, and more. See  RSVP, as a list will be given to security, at

26] –On Mon., Aug. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, see a screening of "Undeterred," hosted by Institute for Policy Studies at the Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid St. NW, WDC 20001.  This film is by Eva Lewis, and it is a tour of the border lands for communities resisting CBP and ICE.  It is a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Since NAFTA, 9/11 and the Obama and Trump administrations border residents have been on the front-lines of the humanitarian crisis caused by increased border enforcement build up. The film is an intimate and unique portrait of how residents in a small rural community, caught in the cross-hairs of global geo-political forces, have mobilized to demand our rights and to provide aid to injured, oft times dying people funneled across a wilderness desert. Lewis is a resident of Arivaca and a long-time member of People Helping People in the Border Zone (PHP). See a trailer at  Go to

27] – On Mon., Aug. 5 at 6:45 PM, attend the Metro Washington Hiroshima Peace Commemoration at St. Stephen’s & the Incarnation Church,  1525 Newton St.,   WDC 20015.  Ms. Kodama will give her full testimony, and there will be a moment’s silence at 7:15 PM.  Contact John Steinbach at 703-822-3485 or <>.

28] – Join the Get Money Out of Maryland Teleconference on Mon., Aug. 5 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM.  Call 605-475-6711, code 1136243#.  Work only on brainstorming ideas for participation in the upcoming General Election.

29] –   On Tues., Aug. 6 at noon, get over to the Hiroshima Day Remembrance & Nonviolent Resistance @Lockheed Martin (world #1 war profiteer, U.S.'s #1 nuclear weapons contractor) behind the King of Prussia Mall, Mall & Goddard Blvds., in King of Prussia, PA.  Visit  or call 484-574-1148. Stand with a pictorial of the Hiroshima - Nagasaki bombings. Hear the atomic bomb narrative. Toll a bell of peace.  Do a Litany of Remembrance. Give notice to Lockheed Martin of the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty.  

   This complex of the Lockheed Martin Corp., as well as related Lockheed Martin facilities across the United States, is involved in contracting to the U.S. government, the U.S. military, and the U.S. Department of Energy to develop and build nuclear weapons and related delivery systems which are PROHIBITED by the 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.   At 11 AM, there will be an on-site meeting for those interested in risking arrest in support of the UN Treaty to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and doing nonviolent resistance at Lockheed Martin.

30] – On Tues., Aug. 6 from 4 to 6 PM, check out Adventures in Kindness, hosted by (cool) progeny at the Baltimore Hunger Project, 117 Old Padonia Road, Suite E, Cockeysville 21030.  Tickets are at  Did you know that Baltimore Hunger Project serves more than 450 hungry kids in our area every weekend? Go to headquarters in Cockeysville to make cards (courtesy of Fresh Cut Crafts) to include in the weekend food packs distributed to the kids identified as food insecure. Learn more about this organization and how your family can help!  RSVP through ticket site in advance!  Go to

31] –  Each Tuesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the Catholic Peace Fellowship-Philadelphia for peace in Afghanistan and Iraq gathers at the Suburban Station, 16th St. & JFK Blvd., at the entrance to Tracks 3 and 4 on the mezzanine.  The next vigil is July 30.  Call 215-426-0364.

32] – Get over to the HIROSHIMA COMMEMORATION on Tues., Aug. 6 at 5 PM at 34th & N. Charles Streets and demonstrate against Johns Hopkins University’s weapons contracts, including research on killer drones, commemorate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and celebrate the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. At 6 PM march to Homewood Friends Meetinghouse, 3107 N. Charles St., Baltimore.  Enjoy some refreshments.  At 6:30 PM, we will recognize the Back from the Brink movement, the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty and the call for divestment from corporations profiting from nuclear weapons and endless war. Then hear from Ms. Michiko Kodama, an atomic bomb survivor, a Hibakusha, from Hiroshima.  , who will come from Japan to share a horrifying experience. At 8 PM, depart for a community dinner with our guests at 18-8 Sushi, 727 W. 40th St., Suite 138, Baltimore 21211. Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607. 

33] – On Tues., Aug. 6 from 6 to 9 PM, Real Talk Tho: Another Baltimore is Possible, hosted by The Real News Network and Ida B's Table, 231 Holliday St., Baltimore 21202.  Real Talk Tho is an opportunity for people to discuss and debate real solutions to our city's intractable problems. What would effective policy look like and how do we get it implemented?  Search for solutions, develop the editorial work of The Real News and eat some great modern soul food.  Real Talk Tho takes place every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Ida B's Table. See

34] – On Tues., July 30 at 6:30 PM, get over to the Pacem Summer Film Series for THE FORGIVEN at St. Stephen's Church, 1301 N. Broom St., Wilmington, DE. THE FORGIVEN dramatizes the struggle by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner and chairman of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to comprehend the particularly racist and violent acts committed by an Afrikaner police officer during white apartheid rule. It is the most recent film from director Roland Joffé, whose films include The Killing Fields, The Mission, and Fat Man & Little Boy. The film stars Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, coming face to face with a man whose all-consuming hatred, racism, and violence causes this internationally revered man of peace to question some of his most fundamental beliefs. The story focuses on meetings between Archbishop Tutu and Piet Blomfeld, an ex-security police officer convicted of multiple acts of torture, rape, and murder. Look at  Go to

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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