Monday, July 29, 2019

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 29 - 31, 2019

17] Get Money Out of Maryland Teleconference – July 29
18] World Day against Trafficking in Persons – July 30
19] DC Statehood Phone Bank – July 30
20] Peace vigil – July 30
21] Protest killer drone research at JHU – July 30
22] Healthcare Panel & Debate Watch – July 30
23] Workshop: Improv for Climate Advocacy – July 30
24] Film “The People v. The Politicians” – July 30
25] Resistance Among Palestinian Women in Israel – July 30
26] Terps for Bernie: Debate Watch Party – July 30
27] Terps for Bernie: Phonebank & Textbank -- July 30
28] Democratic Presidential debates – July 30 - 31
29] Democratic Debate Watch Party – July 30
17] – Join the Get Money Out of Maryland Teleconference on Mon., July 29 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM.  Call 605-475-6711, code 1136243#.  Work only on brainstorming ideas for participation in the upcoming General Election.

18] – Tuesday, July 30 is the United Nations designated World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

19] – Can you participate in a DC Statehood Phone Bank on Tues., July 30 from 10 AM to 6 PM at the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC 20004 in room G-9. Join the Washington, DC Statehood Office for a DC Statehood Phone Bank. Call state legislatures across the US to raise awareness of DC residents' lack of full and equal voting representation in Congress.   Phones, scripts, materials, and light refreshments will be provided. See

20] –  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 July 30.  Call 215-426-0364.

21] – Vigil to say "No Drone Research at JHU" near the entrance to Johns Hopkins at 34th & N. Charles Sts. on Tuesday, July 30 from 5 to 6 PM. Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607. 

22] – On Tues., July 30 from 5:30 to 10:30 PM, attend a 2020 Healthcare Panel & Debate Watch! It is hosted by DMV Grassroots Coordinating Committee and Woman's National Democratic Club at 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW, WDC 20036.  Hear from a panel on what "Medicare for All" might look like if a Democrat wins the White House ranging from single-payer to a public option, After the discussion, watch the presidential debate watch event at 8 PM ET. Supporters of each candidate are welcome to network and vote in a 2nd Straw Poll!  SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Wendell Potter, author, "Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans;" Stephanie Kang, Medicare For All Fellow, Congressional Progressive Caucus, Stan Dorn, Director of the National Center for Coverage Innovation Families USA, and Professor Vincent DeMarco, Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health.  ALSO Watch the 7/31 @ WNDC: Democratic Presidential Primary Candidates Debate Watch Party.  See

23] –   On Tues., July 30 from 6:30 to 9 PM, participate in a Workshop: Improv for Climate Advocacy, hosted by DC Climate Coalition at the Sierra Club DC Chapter, 50 F St. NW, WDC 20001. At this workshop, you'll learn how "magic" and comedy can be used to cut through BS and disrupt power systems. Learn how to talk across the aisle, confidently be yourself, loosen up and have fun in stressful situations.

Sam Jared Bonar is donating his time to put on a workshop for DC Climate Coalition members and friends. More about Sam is here: RSVP using this link!  Check out

24] – On Tues., July 30 at 6:30 PM, get over to the Pacem Summer Film Series: “The People v. The Politicians.” For every flaw in our politics – dark money, voter suppression, gerrymandering, Citizens United, Mega-Donors, hyper-partisanship – grassroots reformers are putting solutions to work at the state level. At St. Stephen's Church, 1301 N. Broom St., Wilmington.

American Promise Delaware and Pacem in Terris will co-sponsor the Hedrick Smith documentary. On the website Reclaim the American Dream, Hedrick Smith is described as a “…Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and Emmy award-winning documentary producer for PBS and PBS FRONTLINE…Smith is the author of five books and co-author of two others...His current book “Who Stole the American Dream?” is a probing historical analysis of the roots and causes of rising economic inequality in the U.S. and polarized gridlock in Washington and an outline of potential strategies for the future.” The discussant is Dr. Judith Butler.  Look at  Go to

25] – On Tues., July 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Dr. Suheir Daoud will discuss Resistance Among Palestinian Women in Israel, hosted by The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave. NW, WDC 20037.  Tickets are at  This event is part of the Palestine Center’s 2019 Summer Intern Lecture Series titled “Resist, My People, Resist Them: Centering the Voices of Palestinian Women in Resistance”. This series explores the different forms of resistance that Palestinian women have taken and draws attention to the varied ways that Palestinian women have been involved with, led, and shaped resistance.

Dr. Daoud is a Palestinian writer and professor from Mi'ilya village in Western Galilee (northern Israel). She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is currently an Associate Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics at Coastal Carolina University. Light snacks and refreshments will be served from 6 to 6:30 PM.  RSVP at Go to

26] – On Tues., July 30 from 7 to 10:30 PM, be at the Terps for Bernie: Debate Watch Party in The Courtyards, 8000 Boteler Lane, Apt. 663, College Park 20740-4423.  Tickets are at Join Terps for Bernie for this fun event and cheer for Bernie at the 2nd 2020 Presidential Democratic Primary Debate in Detroit! Get excited an historic campaign to transform America, and sign-up to do the important work of grassroots organizing. RSVP at  Bring drinks and snacks! Look at

27] – Join the Terps for Bernie: Phonebank & Textbank! It is happening at 7 PM on Tues., July 30, Wed,, July 31 and Thurs., Aug. 1. Check out  This is happening in the McKeldin Library, Room 2100E.  Tickets are at Join the students of Terps for Bernie to call or text voters and ask them to join our historic campaign to defeat Trump and transform America. In addition to a cell phone, you will need a laptop or tablet to use the Bernie Dialer. If you don’t have a laptop, you can check out one at the McKeldin Library Equipment Loan desk on the 2nd floor. Sign up for this event here: Find the location for this event here: Text (301) 458-0220 for location or if you get lost. There is visitor parking which includes street locations, surface lots, and campus garages, which are controlled by pay stations and credit card meters. All visitor parking is enforced seven days a week from 7 AM to midnight, unless otherwise noted on the meter. During these hours, guests must pay $3 per hour, with no daily rate. Many visitor parking zones allow for payment through the Parkmobile app.  Visit

28] – Be at the Second Democratic Debate Watch Party -Night 1 at Glory Days Grill, 10035 Baltimore National Pike, 7335 Carved Stone, Ellicott City 21042, on Tues., July 30 at 7:30 PM. Watch the second set of Democratic Presidential debates with friends! The debate starts at 8 PM but the room is available from 7:30 PM, so stop by to have something to eat and discuss how to win 2020. The link to the event is at Check out

Be at the Second Democratic Debate Watch Party -Night 2 at Glory Days Grill, 10035 Baltimore National Pike, 7335 Carved Stone, Ellicott City 21042, on Wed., July 31 at 7:30 PM. Watch the second set of Democratic Presidential debates with friends! The debate starts at 8 PM but the room is available from 7:30 PM, so stop by to have something to eat and discuss how to win 2020. The link to the event is at Second Democratic Debate Watch Party -Night 2 is at Look at

29] –  On Tues., July 30 from 8:30 to 11 PM, come to the Democratic Debate Watch Party, hosted by Sunrise Movement Baltimore and Our Revolution Baltimore City/County at Remsen Hall, Baltimore. Enjoy snacks and chat with others at Remsen Hall, Room 101, Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus, 3400 North Charles St., Baltimore 21218. Remsen Hall is the next building immediately northwest of the library.  See

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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