Thursday, July 14, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 14 - 16, 2022

55] Help out at early voting locations – July 14

56] Poll watch for Brooke July 14

57] Volunteer at Campaign HQ for Brooke Lierman– July 14 - 15

58] Amazon union hearing – July 14

59] The next Israeli election – July 14

60] Knock on doors for Wala Blegay July 14

61] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – July 14 - 15

62] Door knocking for Brooke -- July 14 - 16

63] Tax the Rich – July 14

64] Torture in Our Name – July 14

65] Listen to Roger Waters – July 14

66] Birding for babies -- July 14

67] Unsupreme Court – July 14

68] Early voting phone bank – July 14

69] All in PA Statewide Virtual Phone Bank July 14 & 15

70] Climate Action call -- July 14

71] Throwdown Thursday – July 14

72] Climate defenders call – July 14

73] Our Revolution phone bank – July 14

74] Free Alex Saab – July 14

75] Power concedes nothing – July 14

76] Getting Eyes on the Armed State – July 14


55] – Join the Lower Shore Progressive Caucus at the two early voting locations in Wicomico County. All you need to do is hand out lit packets to voters! Early voting events will continue through Thurs., July 14. Meet at the First Baptist Church, 528 Booth Street, Salisbury 21801. Sign up at  The last date is Thurs., July 14 from 7 to 9 AM, 9 to 11 AM, 11 AM to 1 PM, 1 to 3 PM, 3 to 5 PM and 5 to 8 PM ET.  Email Jared Schablein at

56] –  Volunteer with the Brooke Lierman campaign for Early Vote Poll Coverage on Thurs., July 14 from 7 AM to 1:30 PM and 1:30 to 8 PM ET.  Sign up for a shift to cover an early vote polling location to make sure people know they should vote for Brooke for Comptroller! Once you select a shift, a member of the team will reach out to you to select a location. You will get everything you need to be successful in advance of your poll shift!  Register at

57] –  Volunteer at Campaign HQ for Brooke Lierman for Comptroller at 1500 Whetstone Way, Lower Level 150, Baltimore 21230.  RSVP at Join Team Lierman to prep for GOTV! Join in on Thurs., July 14 and Fri. July 15 from 9 AM to 7 PM EDT.

58] – William Barry [] would like you to know about watching the OBJECTIONS HEARING: Services LLC (29-RC-288020) Confirmation. You can join the National Labor Relations Board hearings on the American Labor Union (ALU) at Staten Island. Company lawyers is really shifty trying to establish "agency,"--that is, a workers helping to organize suddenly becomes a "representative" of the union. The hearing is fascinating, especially for anyone who has been to the Board already. The next hearings are on Thurs., July 14, Fri., July 15 and Sat., July 16 and begin at 10 AM ET. Tune in at

59] – Beth Schuman [] hopes you will attend on Thurs., July 14 at the 11:30 AM ET a chance to hear from Avrum Burg, former speaker of the Knesset. Find out what's next for the Israeli elections! The Israeli coalition has fallen yet again. Join us to hear from former Speaker of the Knesset, Avrum Burg, on how the situation is evolving. In the wake of yet another transfer of power, it's unclear exactly what this upheaval might mean for the future. Join us for his political analysis. RSVP at

60] – Progressive Maryland is doing this Weekly Thursday Canvass with Wala Blegay on July 14 from 12:30 to 3:30 PM EDT. This event’s address is private. The Primary is over on July 19th, and early voting continues through July 14!  Engage in the political process in order to get progressive candidates elected that will fight for working people and families. Knock on doors to reach out directly to voters every Thursday from 12:30 to 3:30 PM EDT with the Wala Blegay campaign for Prince George's County Council in District 6. Training will be provided! Register at and the location will be sent to you.

61] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew through July 31.  Call voters in battleground states to build strength for the 2022 Midterms. Please email Sign up for up to six shifts on Thurs., July 14 from 2 to 8 PM ET and six shifts on Fri., July 15 from 2 to 8 PM ET. For a training, sign up at Sign up at

62] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood on Thurs., July 14, Fri., July 15 and Sat., July 16 from 2 to 4 PM ET!  This event’s address is private. Sign up for the details: Canvass in your community and share Brooke's vision to transform the Comptroller's office to work for every Marylander. YOU CAN DO THIS ON YOUR OWN TIME, SELECTING A DATE IS REQUIRED TO USE THIS FORM. YOU CAN KNOCK WHENEVER WORKS FOR YOU. Once you sign up the team will follow up with everything you need to knock on doors including materials, a t-shirt, stickers, and a quick training.

63] – Andrea Haverdink []hopes you will join a campaign Tax the Ultra-Rich NOW! It’s no secret that the wealthiest people in our country are getting richer and richer while working families struggle to make ends meet. The growing wealth among a tiny number of individuals is completely reshaping our country. The ultra-rich are funding threats to our democracy, the rollback of basic human rights, and a political agenda that keeps the system rigged against the rest of us.  RSVP for a Zoom launch on Thurs., July 14 at 2 PM ET at

64] – The National Religious Campaign against Torture [] is hosting a webinar on Thurs., July 14 at 2 PM ET.  It will include a screening of NRCAT’s new 35-minute educational film, Torture in Our Name: A Moral Call to End Solitary Confinement. After the film screening, there will be a panel discussion on how survivors of solitary confinement and religious communities are working together across the U.S. to abolish torture once and for all. Register at

65] – Just Peace Advocates [] wants you to know about joining Roger Waters in Standing up for student solidarity with Palestine on Thurs., July 14 at 3 PM ET. Go to  Visit  On the eve of Roger Waters Montreal’s Bell Centre performance, the rock legend will be supporting McGill students who’ve faced a litany of attacks for advancing the Palestinian Liberation movement. The event will discuss attacks against Palestine solidarity on campuses across Canada and the importance of supporting the Palestinian struggle. Waters will be joined by a McGill student representative to talk about the success and roadblocks to Palestine solidarity at McGill.

66] – The National Audubon Society [] is holding a webinar on Thurs., July 14 from 3 to 4 PM ET: Birding for Babies and Toddlers. Sign up at Discover how to share the joy of birds with the next generation. Help your Kids Learn the Joy of Birds.  Children are natural explorers. Discover steps you can take right away to engage your little ones in birding to strengthen their connection to nature and support healthy development by joining the webinar.

67] – Food & Water Watch [] thinks you might be interested on Thurs., July 14 from 4 to 4:30 PM ET in discussing the Supreme Court’s ruling West Virginia vs. Environmental Protection Agency.  This was an awful ruling. Nevertheless, there is hope for a greener tomorrow because so many people will stand together to oppose dirty energy, and taking on the fossil fuel industry! Register at

68] – Progressive Maryland needs you for an Early Voting phone bank on Thurs., July 14 from 4 to 7 PM EDT.  Show up for the endorsed candidates, and reach as many voters as you can. To make this happen, there is calling every day of early voting for different candidates.  Register at

69] – Join a Pennsylvania Statewide Virtual Phone Bank, hosted by All In PA 2022 on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  On Thurs., July 14 from 5 to 7 PM and Sat., July 16 from 3 to 5 PM ET, join the phone bank. Sign up at Talk with voters about electing Pennsylvania Democrats up and down the ballot!  You'll need a computer, reliable internet service and a browser program, such as Firefox or Chrome. This will continue through September 1.

70] – A little over a week ago, 180 people were arrested in Washington D.C. in a defiant act of civil disobedience for bodily autonomy. The point made loud and clear was that the Supreme Court’s actions render it illegitimate and unbalanced, as it strips away hard-fought civil, political and human rights with alarming ramifications for millions across the nation. Join a National Organizing Call with CPD Action on Thurs., July 14 at 6 PM ET to learn more and sign up for future actions at  The group is now kicking off its climate justice campaign as it dives deeper into the Green New Deal, intersections of race and climate justice, and how to protect communities from other policy-made disasters like Hurricanes Katrina or Maria. We need breathable air, drinkable water, safe homes, good paying jobs and thriving communities built to withstand and reverse the impacts of climate change. Email

71] – Throwdown Thursday at 6 PM ET will now be a space exclusively to make calls for the Baltimore County D10 endorsed candidates: Robbie Leonard (Baltimore County State's Attorney), Ruben Amaya (Delegate D10), Korey Johnson (Delegate D10) and Jennifer Dwyer (Central Committee). Organize and build power with the community to make sure that Baltimore County is represented by us.  This will continue until November 3.Sign up at

72] – The Center for Popular Democracy [] will hold a  Climate Defenders National Call on Thurs., July 14 at 6 PM EST. Profits prioritized over people calls for organizing. We must make sure the politicians who were helped get elected in 2020 are going to ask for help so they keep their jobs.  Let them know they have to deliver on the massive investments needed to move away from fossil fuels to create millions of good jobs to replace lead pipes, protect homes from extreme weather, expand railways, and manufacture and install solar panels and wind turbines and much more.  Register to make summer calls every Thursday. Sign up at

73] Our Revolution [] would like you to phone bank on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET. There are more than 8 million voters across the country who identify as progressive. These numbers suggest progressives can win at every level of government, but the voters must go to the polls! Sign up to join the Our Revolution phone bank force at Sign up for Thurs., July 14.

74] – Alliance for Global Justice [] is hosting an event on Thurs., July 14 from 7 to 9 PM EDT -- US/Canada Hands off Venezuela! Free Alex Saab! This is an Online Picket Action. RSVP at

75] – Massachusetts Peace Action [] believes that you would be interested in the book Power Concedes Nothing: How Grassroots Organizing Wins Elections. Hear from grassroots organizers about the stories behind the historic 2020 electoral victories on Thurs., July 14 at 7 PM ET. The November 2020 US election was arguably the most consequential since the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln—and grassroots leaders and organizers played crucial roles in the contention for the presidency and control of both houses of Congress.

  Power Concedes Nothing, a new collection edited by Linda Burnham, Max Elbaum, and Maria Poblet, tells the stories behind a victory that won both the White House and the Senate and powered progressive candidates to new levels of influence. It describes the on-the-ground efforts that mobilized a record-breaking turnout by registering new voters and motivating an electorate both old and new. In doing so it charts a viable path to victory for the vital contests upcoming in 2022 and 2024. Register at

76] Register for Getting Eyes on the Armed State on Thurs., July 14 at 8 PM ET.  Around the U.S., people are demanding transparency from law enforcement agencies. They’re using public records requests and other research to find out how police spend taxpayer dollars, patrol our schools, and use lethal force against civilians. Join this webinar to learn more about these efforts and how you can advocate for community safety beyond policing where you live. Register at

To be continued.

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"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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