Sunday, June 10, 2018

Baltimore Activist Alert - June 11 - 12, 2018

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19] Poor Peoples Campaign Rally in Lawyer's Mall – June 11
20] Fight for $15 – June 11
21] Celebrate Diplomacy with Korea – June 11
22] Protect Your Data – June 11
23] 100% clean electricity in Maryland – June 11
24] Peace Vigil – June 12
25] Higgins Labor Program – June 12
26] No Drone Research DEMO – June 12
27] Reinventing Power - Film Screening – June 12
28] Here from a Palestinian – June 12
29] Pride Interfaith Celebration – June 12
30] Candidate Forum on Ending Rape Culture – June 12
19] – On Mon., June 11 from 2 to 3:30 PM, join the Annapolis Action for Education, Jobs, Living Wages, and Housing, hosted by Fight for $15 Maryland and Maryland Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.  Meet in Lawyers Mall, Bladen St., Annapolis 21401.  Tickets are at We residents of Maryland will join with those in 37 states and WDC to rally at the state capital and demand justice for poor people! RSVP at

If you wish to engage in or support nonviolent direct action as part of the demonstration, you must attend a pre-training at noon at Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis. Please register here:  Go to

20] – Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. started the “Poor People’s Campaign” to address the “four evils” of racism, poverty, war, and environmental destruction. Now, the Poor People’s Campaign has been resurrected and is making a national call for moral revival through “40 Days of Action.”  Please join the Fight for $15 and the Poor People’s Campaign on Mon., June 11 at an “Everybody’s Got A Right To Live” Rally & March to demand a $15/hour minimum wage, affordable housing, education funding, and good jobs + strong unions. It will be happen from 5:15 to 6:45 PM at McKeldin Square, corner of Pratt & Light Sts., Baltimore. RSVP at

21] – On Mon., June 11 from 6 to 7 PM, Vigil to Celebrate Diplomacy with Korea, hosted by CODEPINK: Women For Peace and Peace Action at The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., WDC 20500.  The leaders of North and South Korea remarked that a new era of peace has begun after nearly seven decades of devastating conflict. Despite the off and on support from the US, the joint summit between Trump and Kim Jung-un of North Korea is taking place on June 12th in Singapore. We call upon both leaders to recognize this monumental moment to make the world a more peaceful place. See

22] – On Mon., June 11 from 6:30 to 9 PM, tune in to Protecting Your Data: A New York Times CryptoParty, hosted by The New York Times at the Mansion on O & O Street Museum, 2020 O St. NW, WDC 20036.  Get tickets at  You’ll learn the basics of cybersecurity and how to protect your personal information, which has become a commodity product. Hear from experts, including The Times’s senior director of information security Runa Sandvik, a hacker-turned-security expert (whose former associates include a pre-exiled Edward Snowden), and national security reporter Matthew Rosenberg, who will discuss how he keeps his sources and himself safe when dealing with American spies, Russian cybercriminals and private companies. They will be joined by The Times's executive director of information security Bill McKinley, CryptoHarlem founder Matthew Mitchell and others. Go to

23] – There will be a roundtable discussion format for participants to actively engage in and learn about Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard and how we can work together to build a pathway to 100% clean electricity in Maryland. Dinner will be served.

The event will be on Mon., June 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at MedChi, 1211 Cathedral St., Baltimore 21201.  RSVP to Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility at

24] –  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 June 3.  Call 215-426-0364.

25] – On Tues., June 12 at 5 PM, the Higgins Labor Program of the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame invites you to a Just Wage Symposium. The formal program begins at 6 PM. It will be held at the Notre Dame Washington Program facility, 1608 Rhode Island Ave., NW, WDC 20036.  RSVP at

26] – Vigil to say "No Drone Research at JHU" each Tuesday at 33rd & North Charles Sts. Join this ongoing vigil on June 12 from 5:30  to 6:30 PM. Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607. 

27] – On Tues., June 12 from 6:30 to 8:45 PM, get involved with Reinventing Power - Film Screening, hosted by HoCo Climate Action and Sierra Club Howard County at the Elkridge Branch Library, Belmont Room, 6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge 21075.  This is a new Sierra Club film with powerful stories from the frontlines of clean energy. Hear how people are making our clean energy future. See

28] -- Hear from a Palestinian who is creatively helping to build understanding at this critical time in Middle Eastern history. Mazin Qumsiyeh, founder of the Palestine Museum of Natural History, "a Bedouin in cyberspace, a villager at home, " will speak on 'Threats and Opportunities in Palestine: a case study of the importance of human and biological diversity' on Tues., June 12 at 7 PM at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, 430 E. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore.  Contact Margaret Baldridge [].

29] –  On Tues., June 12 from 7 to 10 PM, there is a Pride Interfaith Celebration, hosted by Baltimore Pride at the Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 W. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore 21210. The service welcomes people of ALL faiths, and all sexual orientations and gender identities. The service will be followed by a reception. There is plenty of onsite parking. The event will be ASL Interpreted. The venue is ADA accessible. RSVP at

30] – On Tues., June 12 at 7:30 PM, there is a Candidate Forum on Ending Rape Culture, hosted by Not Without Black Women at The Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., Baltimore 21201. A group of survivors working to end rape in Baltimore is hosting a forum for candidates for the state legislature to speak about how they will work to end rape in Baltimore City.  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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