Sunday, November 22, 2020

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 23 - 24, 2020

17] Organizing legislative events Nov. 23 - 24

18] Black Women Speak – Nov.  23

19] Sierra Club is holding a Volunteer Orientation – Nov. 23

20] Get Money Out of Maryland Nov. 23

21] Food Pantry Pick-up – Nov. 24 - 25

22] What’s next for the US-India strategic partnership? -- Nov. 24

23] Outside Bread for the Journey Soup Kitchen – Nov. 24

24] Call Georgia voters – Nov. 24

25] Protest JHU’s weapons research – Nov. 24

26] Poor Peoples Campaign Western Maryland Organizing Meeting -- Nov. 24

27] Discuss Police Accountability and Court and Prison Reform – Nov. 24

28] Film I AM GRETA -- Nov. 24


17] – Jews United for Justice [] is organizing a legislative event on Mon., Nov. 23 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM ET.  Join in virtually for this special training where you'll learn about your specific legislators and the most effective ways to help advance issues at meetings with legislators in December! Discuss Renters' Rights at 6:30, Paid Family and Medical Leave at 7:30, and Immigrant Rights at 8:30 PM. RSVP at

18] – Tune in to Nothing About Us Without Us: Black Women Speak on Mon., Nov. 23 from 7 to 8:30 PM. Join Savina J. Martin and Stacey Borden, raised in the under-resourced community of Roxbury, as they share their stories and that of their community, past and present, along with their visions for the future.  Each experienced trauma in different ways due to economic inequity and abusive policing practices — and each emerged with a deep understanding and determination to demand resources and change, to re-imagine thriving communities, confront wrongful convictions, and to advocate for clemency and supportive, healing re-entry for women and their families. Register at

19] – The Sierra Club is holding a Volunteer Orientation on Mon,, Nov. 23 at 8 PM. Contact Rosa Hance at or (240) 808-4233. Get to know the Sierra Club, learn about local groups, the big issues, and how you can get involved!

20] – Join the Get Money Out of Maryland Teleconference on Mon., Nov. 16 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM.  There are two ways to join the conference: Dial 1 929 205 6099, and then use meeting ID: 512 862 260. Or Click on your device if you have downloaded the app from Zoom. The focus will be on organizational sign-ups, public relations, and logistics for lobbying in Annapolis.

21] –  On Tues., Nov. 23 and Wed., Nov. 24 from 11 AM to 1 PM, there is a Food Pantry Pick-up at Saint Wenceslaus Roman Catholic Church, 2111 Ashland Ave., Baltimore 21205. The Lucielle Fitzgerald Outreach Center is open to provide food to those in need.  Due to COVID-19 concerns, please come to the handicapped entrance on Duncan St. This will continue Dec. 9 and 10, and Dec. 21 and 22. Look at

22] – On Tues., Nov. 24 from noon to 1:30 PM, get with What’s next for the US-India strategic partnership? Dr. George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Prof. Vipin Narang, MIT, will provide their perspectives. Register at The world is facing an unprecedented crises on several fronts. Lack of leadership by the United States has intensified many flash points around the world including nuclear threats and the abandonment of arms control negotiations, bio-safety, climate change, food insecurity, instability and tensions in the East, and increased pressure from nationalists and extremists at home and abroad. Look at

23] – On Tues., Nov. 24 from 1:30 to 2 PM, check out Outside Bread for the Journey Soup Kitchen individual lunches given out by Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in Baltimore.  This Tuesday soup kitchen will until Dec. 1. The church is at 2424 McElderry St., Baltimore 21205.  Visit

24] – Our collective work in this election season isn’t finished yet. Georgia needs your support. Join Faith in Public Life for a phone bank on Tues., Nov. 24 from 4:30 to 7 PM to ask Georgians to pledge to be Faithful Voters in the Senate runoff election.  This election will impact our entire nation and the future of our democracy. That’s why people of faith from across the country are being invited to pick up the phone and join the effort to ensure that every Georgia voter turns out for this critical election. Sign up, and you will be sent all the details for the short training and phone bank:

25] – There is a Vigil to say "No Drone Research at JHU" at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 PM. Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.  You may consider contacting President Ron Daniels and telling him that the university should reject all military contracts, including those for killer drone and nuclear weapons research.  The president’s mailing address is Office of the President, 242 Garland Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21218.  You can also reach his office by Phone: (410) 516-8068, Fax: (410) 516-6097 or email:

26] – On Tues., Nov. 24 from 7 to 8:30 PM, go to a meeting of the Poor Peoples Campaign Western Maryland Organizing Meeting. Continue the regional asset mapping efforts and discuss the outreach that has been done since its last meeting & the possibility of having a Dec. 21 Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day event in each area of the region.  Email

27] – On Tues., Nov. 24 from 7:30 to 9:30 PM, join JUFJ for a special training where you'll learn about your specific legislators and the most effective ways to help advance issues when meeting them in December! Discuss Police Accountability at 7:30 and Court and Prison Reform at 8:30 PM.  RSVP at

28] – See a free Progressive Democrats of America showing of "I Am Greta" on Tues., Nov. 24 at 8 PM ET. View this excellent documentary on the life of 15 year-old and world-renowned climate activist Greta Thunberg.  The online discussion is after the show. RSVP at

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Baltimore, MD 21212.  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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