Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Baltimore Activist Alert -- May 15, 2019

37] Get over to the Venezuelan Embassy
38] The Changing Nuclear Balance – May 15
39] Food Rescue – May 15
40] School of Food and Food Rescue Baltimore – May 15
41] Baltimore City Transit Open House – May 15
42] Benefit for Palestinian Refugees – May 15
43] Occupation Free DC Meeting – May 15
37] – Fascism in action is still occurring at the Venezuelan embassy. The violent Guaido supporters are unchecked by the police. The State Department has ordered the police to stand down and let the mayhem continue.  The electricity is shut off. Join CODEPINK at the embassy, 1099 30th Street NW, WDC at any time or any day.  The Embassy Protection Collective continues to live in the embassy.

38] –   On Wed., May 15 from 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM, check out the Changing Nuclear Balance: a Net Assessment at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, 1667 K St. NW, Suite 900, WDC 20006.  Experts will discuss the consequences of the modernization of existing nuclear arsenals, the spread of nuclear weapons, and the diffusion of new technologies to make the nuclear landscape more complex.  The time is ripe for a fresh examination of the nuclear balance. Toward this end, CSBA has been conducting a multi-year net assessment of the changing nuclear balance. See

39] -- Wednesdays at the Free Farm, 3510 Ash St., Baltimore 21211 by Food Rescue Baltimore continue on Wed., May 15 from noon to 1 PM. Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. See

40] – On Wed., May 8 at 2 PM, and every Wednesday until July 24, 2019, School of Food and Food Rescue Baltimore will give out food at 1412 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore 21213. Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. See

41]  – On Wed. May 15 from 4 to 7 PM, come to a Baltimore City Transit Open House with MDOT, hosted by Richard DeShay Elliott at the Impact Hub, 10 E North Ave., Baltimore 21202. Do you want more reliable and accessible transit to get to the places where you live, work, study, and recreate? The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is developing the first comprehensive regional transit plan in decades to define public transportation goals for Central Maryland including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, and Howard County.  Make a resounding call to the MTA that we need an ambitious plan that transforms transit in the region with real results to improve our quality of life, create more vibrant communities, and protect the environment. See

42] -- On Wed. May 15 from 7 to 9:30 PM, attend Serve Hope: Ramadan Iftar, hosted by Anera at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, 1100 16th St. NW, WDC 20036.  Tickets are at Join Anera for an interfaith Ramadan iftar to support Palestinian refugees! This is a wonderful opportunity for the D.C. community to come together, mingle and enjoy a meal with old and new friends while supporting a great cause.  Ticket proceeds go to sending food parcels to refugee families in Gaza and Lebanon this Ramadan season. Traditional Arabic music will be provided by the very talented Muath Edriss!  Each $60 ticket provides a month's supply of food for a family in need in Gaza. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Buy tickets at

43] – There are Occupation Free DC meetings hosted by Jewish Voice for Peace - DC Metro on Wed., May 15 at 7 PM. Contact the group via Facebook Messenger or to RSVP and receive the address of each meeting. It's an exciting time to join the Occupation Free DC campaign! Help build power for a campaign to end DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) participation in US-Israel police exchanges. Newcomers are always welcome!  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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