Baltimore Activist Alert January 13, 2019
"I speak as an American to the leaders of my own nation. The great initiative in this war is ours. The initiative to stop it must be ours." -Martin Luther King Jr.
Friends, this list and other email documents which I send out are done under the auspices of the Baltimore Nonviolence Center. Go to www.baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com. If you appreciate this information and would like to make a donation, send contributions to BNC, 325 East 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Max Obuszewski can be reached at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 [at] comcast.net.
1] Books, buttons and stickers
2] Web site for info on federal legislation
3] Get involved with NCNR
4] Buy an Anti-War Veteran hat
5] MLK Breakfast – Jan. 13
6] Stop the Hurt -- Jan. 13
7] Redlining – through Feb. 28
8] – Jan. 13
1] – Buttons, bumperstickers and books are available. “God Bless the Whole World, No Exceptions” stickers are in stock. Call Max at 410-323-1607.
2] – To obtain information how your federal legislators voted on particular bills, go to http://thomas.loc.gov/. Congressional toll-free numbers are 888-818-6641, 888-355-3588 or 800-426-8073. The White House Comment Email is accessible at http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/.
3] – THE ORGANIZING LIST will be the primary decision-making mechanism of the National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance [NCNR]. It will be augmented by conference calls and possibly in-person meetings as needed. It will consist of 1 or 2 representatives from each local, regional, or national organization (not coalitions) that wishes to actively work to carry out the NCNR campaign of facilitating and organizing nonviolent resistance to U.S. wars.
To join the ORGANIZING List, please send your name, group affiliation, city and email address to mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net. Different local chapters of a national organization are encouraged to subscribe.
4] – Get a good-looking black hat which says Anti-War Veteran in the front and Viva House 50th in the back. The cost is $10. Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.
5] – On Sun, Jan. 13 from 8:30 to 10:30 AM, get over to the 44th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast, hosted by Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Windsor Mill 21244. The theme for 2019 is Greatness through Service: "Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve." Dr. David A. Thomas, the 12th President of Morehouse College will be the keynote speaker. This signature fundraising event honors the life and legacy of Dr. King; while highlighting our transformative educational programs. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2149038082020158/.
6] – On Sun, Jan. 13 from 9:15 to 10:30 AM, Stop the Hurt – 5 Steps to Stop Implicit Racial Bias, hosted by Stony Run Friends Meeting, 5116 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21210. The Working Group on Racism will show and discuss this video. Go to www.dramandakemp.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/2032737316818724/.
7] – At 10 AM through February 28, check out Undesign the Redline exhibit, hosted by Choose Civility, HCLS Central Branch. Look for tickets at choosecivility.org. This interactive exhibit explores the history of structural racism and classism, how these designs compounded each other from redlining maps until today, and how we can come together to undesign these systems with intentionality. Tours, reading lists, events, and more details are at http://choosecivility.org/events/undesign-the-redline-exhibit. See https://www.facebook.com/events/444200232763081/.
8] – Usually, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 2521 St. Paul St., Baltimore 21218, meets on Sundays, and generally there is a speaker and discussion at 10:30 AM. On Sun., Jan. 13, the platform address is “The Encampment for Citizenship: An Experience in Participatory Democracy.”
Call 410-581-2322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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] comcast.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.
"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