Monday, September 3, 2012

Baltimore Activist Alert - Part 2

37] Thank a Worker – Sept. 3

38] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Sept. 3 – Sept. 6
40] Columbia phone bank for marriage equality – Sept. 3
41] Herblock Exhibit – Sept. 4 – Nov. 9
42] Free Pet Bereavement Counseling – Sept. 4
43] War Is Not the Answer – Sept. 4
44] Save D.C. Schools – Sept. 4
45] Frederick Canvass for Marriage Equality – Sept. 5
46] Easton Phone Bank for Marriage Equality – Sept. 5
47] Philadelphia peace vigil – Sept. 5
48] D.C. Phone Bank for Marriage Equality – Sept. 5
49] Trainers Network event – Sept. 5
50] Chestnut Hill peace vigil – Sept. 5
51] Green Currency Meeting – Sept. 5

37] – Happy Labor Day. Workers have died in the struggle, and today they are under vicious attack. Thank a worker today for her/his service.

38] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community, or online at The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to All shows are also available as podcasts at

39] – See a screening of “American Autumn: an occudoc” at Busboys and Poets, 4251 S. Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA 22206 starting at 5 PM on Mon., Sept. 3. It is FREE admission. This is the first feature-length documentary on the Occupy movement, and it was filmed in New York, Boston, and Washington D.C., beginning in the earliest days of the movement.

There will be a question and answer session after the movie moderated by Stephen Spitz, the national co-chair of PDA's End Corporate Rule issue organizing team and PDA Virginia Co-Coordinator. RSVP at The event is co-sponsored by Progressive Democrats of America -Virginia, the Northern Virginia chapter of Move to Amend and the Coffee Party.

40] – Protect Marriage Equality in Maryland by participating in the Columbia phone bank on Mondays from 6 to 8 PM at 7246 Cradlerock Way. RSVP to

41] – Herblock on Democracy is an exhibit

about the approach and subject matter of Washington Post editorial cartoonist Herb Block's work. It begins on Tues., Sept. 4 and runs through Fri., Nov. 9, Mondays-Fridays, 8 AM to 5 PM in the Albert S. Cook Library, Towson U., 8000 York Rd. Call 410-704-2461.

42] – There is Free Pet Bereavement Counseling at Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Road.

Andrew Mazan leads a free monthly pet bereavement support group that meets the first Tuesday of every month. Call 410-833-8848. Visit

43] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at 4806 York Road. Join this ongoing vigil. The next vigil is Sept. 4 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Call Max at 410-366-1637.

44] – Organizing for the 2012-2013 Public School Year will happen on Tues., Sept. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Dorothy Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Rd. NE. The 2012-2013 school year will be a telling year for the future of Public Education in D.C. Many schools are threatened with closure and the Privatization of Public Education continues to grow unchecked. Students, Parents, Teachers and Community members need to continue fighting for control and improvement of our Public Education System. Join Empower DC to help plan what needs to be done this year to fight school closures. There will also be discussion about opportunities to connect with grassroots organizations from around the country who are calling for a Moratorium on any school closures. Visit

45] – There is a Frederick Canvass for Marriage Equality on Wednesdays from 4 to 8 PM at 4 W. Church St. RSVP to RSVP

46] – Protect Marriage Equality in Maryland by participating in the Easton phone bank on Wednesdays from 4 to 6 PM at 7 E Dover St. RSVP to

47] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in Iraq outside the Phila. Federal Building, 6th & Market Sts. The next vigil is Sept. 5. Call 215-426-0364

48] – Protect Marriage Equality in Maryland by participating in the D.C. phone bank on Wednesdays from 6 to 9 PM at 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW. RSVP to

49] – On Wed., Sept. 5 at 6:30 PM, come to the 3rd installment of the newly resurgent D.C. Trainers Network event to take place at St. Stephen's Church, 1525 Newton St. NW. This will be about consensus building AND decision-making around a network database!

At the last meeting, we followed up an amazing skillshare about icebreakers with a discussion about the nature of a local trainers' database that we'd like to build (i.e. how it should look/operate, what it will hold, how it will be built, etc.). RSVP at

50] – Each Wednesday, the Northwest Greens hold a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Sept. 5. Call 215-843-4256 or email

51] – The Baltimore Green Currency Association meets every Wednesday at 7 PM at Breathe Books, 810 W 36th St. # A, Baltimore, MD 21211-2554. Call 410-235-7323.

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [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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