Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Baltimore Activist Alert -- August 21 - 22, 2019

38] Jobs & Community Resource Fair -- Aug. 21
39] Convergence: Toward a Common Goal - Annual Meeting -- Aug. 21
40] Impeachment Rally – Aug. 21
41] Terps for Bernie: Phonebank & Textbank -- Aug. 21 – 22
42] Volunteer at the Maryland Food Bank – Aug. 21
43] Town Hall with Senator Chris Coons – Aug. 21
44] Climate Crisis: Heading to Extinction – Aug. 21
45] Annual Leaders in Energy Green Jobs Forum – Aug. 22
46] Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation – Aug. 22
47] End Violence Against Women – Aug. 22
48], Council President's Legislative Town Hall – Aug. 22
49] Wear Bernie Sanders gear at the Maryland State Fair – Aug. 22
38] – On Wed., Aug. 21 from 10 AM to 2 PM, attend a Jobs & Community Resource Fair hosted by Project PLASE, Inc., 3601 Old Frederick Rd., Baltimore 21229.  Come for the Employment Opportunities, Veterans' Resource Corner, School Supply Giveaway, Health Resources, Community Resources, Legal Assistance, Food, Music, and Fun! Bring the kids, as everyone is welcome--this event is not just for veterans! See https://www.facebook.com/events/2146406588804437/.

39] – On Wed., Aug. 21 at noon through Fri., Aug. 23 at 1:30 PM, get over to Convergence: Toward a Common Goal - Annual Meeting, hosted by The Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Inc. at the Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center.  Tickets can be found at societyfordisastermedicineandpublichealthinc.wildapricot.org. There are many workshops, for example, Preparing Populations for Nuclear and Radiation Incidents, A Global Imperative: Common Core Curriculum for Health Professions Schools and Disaster Morbidity and Mortality: A Puerto Rico Perspective. Look at https://www.facebook.com/events/2742673279079555/.

40] – There is an Impeachment rally on Wed., Aug. 21 at noon at Rep. Elijah Cumming's office, 1010 Park Ave., Baltimore. Claude has been fasting for impeachment in front of Rep. Sarbanes' office in Towson. She is ending her three-week fast at Rep. Cummings’ office.

Claude writes: "At the end of my third week of fasting, I invite all supporters of the impeachment investigation launched by the Judiciary Committee (on July 26, 2019), to join me on Wed, Aug. 21, at noon, on the plaza in front of Rep. Cummings' office (right behind the BSO).  Rep. Cummings is one of the 3 Democrats in Maryland still silent about impeachment proceedings.  Contact Bethany Gregg at <bethany.gregg@gmail.com>.   Claude's father and her grandfather were heroes of the French Resistance. There is a plaque on a street in Paris honoring her grandfather. "When I became an American citizen I took an oath to defend the Constitution," she wrote.

41] – Join the Terps for Bernie: Phonebank & Textbank! It is happening at 5:30 PM and 7 PM on Wed., Aug. 21 and at 7 PM on Thurs,, Aug. 22. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/416009585678263/?event_time_id=416009592344929.  This is happening at the University of Maryland in the McKeldin Library, Room 2100E.  College Park 20742.  Tickets are at airtable.com. Join the students of Terps for Bernie to call or text voters and ask them to join a 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: https://airtable.com/shrTz0LycJt60kpFO. Find the location for this event here: ter.ps/berniersvp. 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.   

42] –  On Wed., Aug. 21 from 5:30 to 8 PM, the Towson University Alumni will volunteer at the Maryland Food Bank, 2200 Halethorpe Farms Rd., Lansdowne 21227.  Tickets are at alumni.towson.edu.  Make an impact alongside fellow TU alumni by volunteering your time with the Maryland Food Bank. Work in the food bank's warehouse, which can include sorting through and organizing donated food or creating meal kits. For safety reasons, all volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes. In addition, the temperature in the facility fluctuates, so the food bank suggests you bring a light jacket or sweatshirt. Look at https://www.facebook.com/events/379129619625446/.

43] – On Wed., Aug. 21 from 7 to 8:30 PM, get with a Town Hall with Senator Chris Coons at the Carlisle Fire Company, 615 NW Front St., Milford, Delaware 19963.  To register, guests are asked to visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/town-hall-with-us-senator-chris-coons-milford-tickets-69218094183 or call (302) 573-6345 to register. Registered guests will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis. Seating capacity is limited.  Members of Sen. Coons’ constituent services team will be in attendance to assist Delawareans having difficulties with federal agencies, including the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, the IRS, the State Department, and more.  See https://www.facebook.com/events/1157832301070300/.

44] On Wed., Aug. 21 from 7 to 8:30 PM, hear a talk by Karen Igou, Climate Crisis: Heading to Extinction and What To Do About It, at the Woodlawn Library, 2020 West 9th St., Wilmington 19805. Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/xrdelaware/events/?ref=page_internal.

45] – On Thurs., Aug. 22 from 8:30 AM to 9 PM, get with the 6th Annual Leaders in Energy Green Jobs Forum, hosted by Leaders in Energy, 777 North Capitol St., WDC 20002.  Tickets can be had at leadersinenergy.org.  Looking to find a new job, or to transition into the new "green economy?" Then sign up and attend the upcoming jobs forum to meet with local businesses of the DC area seeking new recruits in many fields as well as educators and organizations providing career assistance. The Green Career and Networking Workshops are 8:30AM to 4:30PM.  Jobs for a Low Carbon Circular Economy will happen from 4:30 to 9PM.  We will also host workshops for those seeking to learn how to best position themselves for a new career.  Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/476905783111941/.

46] –  On Thurs., Aug. 22 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM, attend the Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation, hosted by Arab Center Washington DC, 800 10th St. NW, Suite 650, WDC 20001.  Tickets are at arabcenterdc.org.  Join a conversation and book talk with Dr. Sahar Khamis on Arab women's activism. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/2549220745315442/.

47] – On Thurs., Aug. 22 from 6 to 9:30 PM, get over to End Violence Against Women, Act Now, hosted by Your Ethiopian Professionals Network – YEP at Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, WDC 20001.  The most common kind of gender violence worldwide is domestic violence, which occurs in the home or within the family. It affects women regardless of age, education, or socioeconomic status. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness among members of the Ethiopian community on domestic violence particularly focusing on increasing numbers of acid attack and help gather preventive and responsive strategies. Email info@yepnetwork.org.  The Law Center Campus is not located on the undergraduate campus; however, there is a shuttle bus providing frequent service to and from both campuses. The Law Center is easily accessible by Metro.  Take the Red Line to Union Station and exit onto Massachusetts Avenue. Turn right on Massachusetts Avenue and walk two blocks to the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and New Jersey Avenue. Turn left on New Jersey Avenue. The Law Center will be on your right.  Look at https://www.facebook.com/events/452022915398710/.

48] – On Thurs., Aug. 22 from 6:30 to 8 PM, come to the Council President's Legislative Town Hall (LMCJ Charter School), hosted by Council President Brandon M. Scott at 2200 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore 21213-1328. RSVP at https://forms.gle/K5GGuRni7bLTR4VGA*.  On July 31, Council President Scott released a legislative and policy proposal for the Baltimore City Council to clean up city government, build safer and stronger neighborhoods, invest in youth, and bring an equity framework to governance. The Council President is taking that proposal out of City Hall and into neighborhoods across Baltimore.

The Council President wants your feedback on the City Council's priorities through 2020 and to hear your ideas. Your input will shape the policy proposal moving forward. You may also email CouncilPolicy@baltimorecity.gov with your feedback and ideas. You can view the Legislative & Policy Proposal at bit.ly/councilpolicy.  To view the other scheduled Legislative Town Hall events, visit https://www.facebook.com/CouncilPresBMS/events.  Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/2751880711508554/.

49] –Want to have boatloads of fun while still helping Bernie and the political revolution? This is the event you've been dreaming of! Join Our Revolution at the Maryland State Fair, 2200 York Rd., Lutherville-Timonium 21093 on the evening of Aug. 22, wearing your favorite Bernie or Our Revolution gear. The idea is to get a big group of people wearing Bernie gear all over the fairgrounds. Hang out and ride the roller-coasters, maybe have some fair food. Who knows, there might even be some media coverage for it! Hope to see you all there! Email ormdbaltimore@gmail.com.

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

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