Thursday, June 14, 2018

Baltimore Activist Alert - June 13 - 14, 2018

31] MoCo Trust Campaign -- June 13
32] Convoy of Hope Fundraiser – June 13
33] Perspectives on the U.S.-North Korea Summit – June 13
34] Frederick Against Hate – June 13
35] Phone Bank for Ben Jealous – June 13
37] MoCo Canvass – June 13
38] Member Meeting and Debate-Watch – June 13
39] Seeking Asylum in the Land of Israel -- June 13
40] Negotiating non-proliferation with North Korea and Iran – June 14
41] Sen. Cory Booker will attend the Courage To Lead Rally – June 14
42] Phone Bank for Ben Jealous – June 14
43] Film DARK MONEY – June 14
44] Ending Incineration Black Resistance – June 14
31] – On Wed., June 13 from 11 AM to 1 PM, the MoCo Trust Campaign will have a Public Launch, hosted by Do The Most Good - Montgomery County at Temple Shalom, 8401 Grubb Rd., Chevy Chase 20815.  This press conference and rally event launches a joint campaign of 20 community organizations (and growing) to pass Trust legislation in Montgomery County. Shortly after Trump took office and launched a reign of terror on immigrants, Montgomery County issued a proclamation promising to welcome the immigrant community. But to date, that promise has not come with substantive reform. This campaign will advocate for county legislation that commits county agencies to limiting their cooperation with ICE. Email  See

32] – On Wed., June 13 from 11 AM to 10 PM, stop at the Convoy of Hope Fundraiser, hosted by the Silver Spring Mining Company-Perry Hall, 8634 Belair Rd., Nottingham 21236. Come help us support Jordy as she raises money for her Missions Trip “Convoy of Hope.”  Tell your server/bartender you are here to support Jordy. She will receive 10% of the fundraising sales that day! You may also help support Jordy by placing a carry-out order. There will also be a 50/50 raffle drawing. See

33] – On Wed., June 13 from noon to 1:30 PM., the Korea Economic Institute of America and Sasakawa USA, will host a talk "A Turning Point with North Korea? Regional Perspectives on the U.S.-North Korea Summit," with multiple speakers at the Korea Economic Institute, Suite 300, 1800 K St. NW, WDC. RSVP at Visit

34] – On Wed., June 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 PM, come to Frederick Against Hate, hosted by Frederick County Progressives at Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick.  Event will go on RAIN OR SHINE! Wear red and black in solidarity, bring signs, and your best chants.  This action should be low risk and family friendly. Garage Parking is across the street, and limited free parking in the Winchester Hall lot is available after 5 PM.  The Frederick County Sheriff's Office will be holding a public meeting on its participation in the 287(g) program with ICE. The 287(g) program deputizes local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration laws, making it easier to deport our neighbors and break up families. Show up early with flags and posters to let the sheriff know that Frederick doesn't want his office to deport our neighbors. Go to

35] – Phone Bank for Ben Jealous in the comfort of your home., as well as Montgomery County candidates on Wed., June 13 from 6 to 8 PM.  CONTACT Garrett Mannchen at

36] – On Wed., June 13 at 6 PM, get over to the STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE FORUM for this discussion “Structural Racism in Delaware:  The Role of the AG’s Office” with AG Candidates, Kathleen Jennings, Christofer Johnson, Tim Mullaney, and LaKresha Roberts, at the Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew, 8th & Shipley Sts., Wilmington. Visit

37] – On Wed., June 13 participate in the MoCo Canvass from 6 to 8 PM, near Wheaton Claridge Park, 11901 Claridge Rd., Wheaton 20902.  Bring a fully charged smartphone (if you don't have a smartphone, no worries!)  Wear weather-appropriate clothes, and bring a bag or backpack to keep campaign literature. CONTACT David Glenn at Phone Bank for Ben Jealous. Come make calls from the comfort of your own home to support Ben Jealous and local Montgomery County candidates! RSVP to Garrett Mannchen at

38] – On Wed., June 13 from 7 to 9:30 PM, come to a Member Meeting and Debate-watch, hosted by Our Revolution Howard County at Kelsey's Restaurant, Irish Pub, & Banquet Room, 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City 21043.  The debate will be between the candidates vying to be the Democratic nominee for Governor. If you want to simply watch the debate with friends, just show up by 8 PM. There is a request for a voluntary contribution of at least $10. 90% of the contributions for flood recovery in Ellicott City - through the Howard County Community Relief Fund.  Go to

39] – On Wed., June 13 from 7 to 9 PM, be at Seeking Asylum in the Land of Israel, hosted by Hotline for Refugees and Migrants at Adas Israel Congregation, 2850 Quebec St. NW, WDC 20008. Tickets are at  Hear from Dawit Demoz and Tamara Newman, who will share their inside perspective on Israel, seeking asylum and the current situation facing refugees in Israel. Register at  Contact Melissa Adler at 202-362-4433. The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants - Israel is Israel's leading organization protecting the rights of refugees, migrants and victims of human trafficking. See  Go to

40] – On Thurs., June 14 from 10 to 11 AM, Newell Highsmith, Georgetown University and Barbara Slavin, Atlantic Council, will tackle "Negotiating non-proliferation with North Korea and Iran" at the International Institute for Security Studies, Suite 801, 2121 K St. NW, WDC. RSVP at  See

41] – On Thurs., June 14 from 4:30 to 6 PM, Sen. Cory Booker will attend the Courage To Lead Rally, hosted by Ben Jealous at Kaldi's Social House, 918 Silver Spring Ave., Silver Spring 20910.  Tickets are at Marylanders across our state are joining our movement of working families ready to get our state back to doing big things. Go to

42] – Phone Bank for Ben Jealous on Thurs., June 14 from 6 to 9 PM and local Montgomery County candidates! Call from the comfort of your own home. Have a fully-charged phone and a computer to make your calls.  CONTACT Louis Koutras at

43] – On Thurs., June 14 from 6 to 7:45 PM, see “Dark Money,” as part of AFI DOCS at Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, WDC 20004. Tickets can be found at This is a political thriller, which examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. Stay for the post-screening discussion hosted by Chuck Todd of Meet the Press.

“Dark Money” takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, the film uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold. This Sundance award-winning documentary is directed/produced by Kimberly Reed (PRODIGAL SONS) and produced by Katy Chevigny (E-TEAM). Go to

44] -- On Thurs., June 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, check out Ending Incineration: Toward Zero Waste Solutions, hosted by Sugarloaf Citizens Association at the Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave., Baltimore 21202. Join people in Baltimore and from across Maryland working to end trash incineration, and toward sustainable solutions such as recycling, composting and waste recovery. Trash burning incinerators are both an environmental justice and public health issue. Incinerators emit more air pollution than coal plants, and have contributed to Maryland having some of the highest rates of asthma in the country. Learn with guest speaker Neil Seldman of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance how communities across Maryland are organizing to end trash incineration. Register ere

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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