Sunday, October 21, 2012

Baltimorem Activist Alert - Part 3

50] Death Penalty Vigil – Oct. 22
51] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Oct. 22 – Oct. 25
52] Baltimore phone bank for marriage equality – Oct. 22
53] Silver Spring phone bank for marriage equality – Oct. 22
54] Columbia phone bank for marriage equality – Oct. 22
55] Housing Strategy Task Force Hearing – Oct. 22
56] Pledge of Resistance/Fund Our Communities – Oct. 22
57] Pray for Peace – Oct. 22
58] War Is Not the Answer vigil – Oct. 23
59] Getting to Zero – Oct. 23
60] Death penalty in Maryland – Oct. 23
61] Iftar – Oct. 23
62] Phone Bank for Social Justice – Oct. 23
50] – There is usually a vigil to abolish the death penalty every Monday from 5 to 6 PM, outside the prison complex and across the street from Maryland’s Super Max Prison, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in Baltimore. Maryland’s death row was moved out of Baltimore, but it was decided to continue the vigil. The next one is scheduled for Mon., Oct. 22. Call 410-366-1637.

51] – 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

52] – The Baltimore City phone bank for Marriage Equality takes place Monday – Friday, 5 to 8 PM at Campaign HQ, 2400 Boston St. Email

53] – The Silver Spring phone bank for Marriage Equality takes place Monday – Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 PM at 8720 Georgia Ave., Suite 900. RSVP at

54] – 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

55] – There is a Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force Hearing on Mon., Oct. 22 from 6 to 9 PM at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. Mayor Gray has created this Task Force to help him define a vision for housing in DC from now until 2020. The Task Force is now holding public hearings to hear from you. Contact Elizabeth Falcon of the Coalition for Non-Profit Housing and Economic Development at

56] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM, and the meetings now take place at Max’s residence. The next meeting takes place on Oct. 22. Call 410-366-1637 or email mobuszewski at for directions. The agenda will focus a discussion of the last visit to the National Security Agency, the conversation with Bruce Gagnon, the Third Wednesday visit to Rep. Sarbanes’ office in Towson, Bradley Manning activities and drone strikes.

57] – Pray for Peace at 7:30 PM on Mon., Oct. 22 at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 1108 Providence Road, Towson ( exit 28 north on the Beltway). Contact The Rev. Charles Cloughen, Jr. at 410-321-0199 or

58] – 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 Oct. 23 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Call Max at 410-366-1637.

59] – Getting to Zero: Sustainability and Carbon Neutral Building is to be discussed on Tues., Oct. 23 from 6 to 8 PM at Case[werks], 1501 St. Paul St. The challenges in achieving carbon-neutrality are discussed with panelists, including architects, student leaders, policymakers, builders and activists from the local area. Call 410-332-4160.

60] – MD CASE invites you to the Death Penalty in Maryland: Crime Victims' Forum, featuring victims, service providers and public officials. Come learn about support available to victims on Tues., Oct. 23 at 6 PM at the Rennie Forum, Largo Student Center, Prince George's Community College, 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD. Email

61] – Amnesty International's Iftar/Community Dinner is happening on Tues., Oct. 23 from 6 to 8 PM at Amnesty International USA, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, 5th Floor, WDC 20003. The closest Metro is Eastern Market. Join in and reflect on the seventh day of Dhul Hijjah. Laila Al-Arian will speak about her experiences in regards to her father, who was arrested and accused of terrorism in the wake of 9/11. Email Maha Hilal at

62] – Phone Bank for Social Justice with TLS & JUFJ on Tues., Oct. 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. When people learn the details of the issues, they vote for equality! Make calls for GLBT Outreach and Engagement (GLOE) to Maryland voters to promote equality and social justice. RSVP at

63] – On Tues., Oct. 23 from 7:30 to 8:45 PM participate in the MARYLAND DREAM ACTION ASSEMBLY at the Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2001 East Randolph Road, Silver Spring 20904.

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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