Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Baltimore Activist Alert -- December 30 - 31, 2020

23] The New Year's Resolution Run 2021 (Virtual) – Dec. 30

24] Storytime with Dr. Jane – Dec. 30

25] Free Food Distribution -- Dec. 30

26] Coffee and a Column -- Dec. 30

27] Phone bank shifts in the homestretch – Dec. 30


29] New Georgia Project -- Dec. 30 - 31

30] ENDING the McConnell majority -- Dec. 30 - 31

31] Call Georgia voters Dec. 30 - 31

32] Georgia Fun Bank -- Dec. 30

33] Georgia Absentee Voting Power Hours – Dec. 30

34] Call Georgia voters -– Dec. 30

35] Defeating the Pandemic -- Dec. 30


23] – The New Year's Resolution Run 2021 (Virtual) organized by St. John's Grace UCC – Catonsville will continue through Fri., Jan. 1 at 11:59 PM EST. You are invited to participate. A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track. Run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. REGISTER AT https://runsignup.com/.../NewYearsDayVirtualResolutionRun. With your help, Cornerstone Community Housing provides HOPE - HELP - HOME to men experiencing homelessness. All proceeds benefit Earl’s Place transitional housing.  T-shirts and hooded sweatshirts may be purchased at https://www.bonfire.com/virtual-resolution-run-2020/.

24] – On Wed., Dec. 30 at 11 AM EST, tune in to Storytime with Dr. Jane: Premiere of 'Lion Family.' In celebration of the Jane Goodall Institute x Crate & Kids partnership, sign up at https://www.facebook.com/Storytime-with-Dr-Jane-Premiere-of-Lion-Family-103301211667694/.

25] –  On Wed., Dec. 30 from 2 PM to 3:30 PM EST, there will be a Free Food Distribution at the Miller Library, 9241 Frederick Road, Elliott City 21042. This is hosted by the Indian Cultural Association of Howard County, Maryland which is distributing fresh fruits & vegetables.  See http://www.ICAHoward.Org/.

26] – Read Jim Zogby’s column, "The Hard Work of Healing in the New Year," at http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/911412?emci=6a0cd326-1b49-eb11-a607-00155d43c992&emdi=9dd82cef-ee49-eb11-a607-00155d43c992&ceid=389907. To participate in a Coffee and a Column, register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpcemgrz4uGNJn5N974TVZRTcfmZa3U_SH?emci=6a0cd326-1b49-eb11-a607-00155d43c992&emdi=9dd82cef-ee49-eb11-a607-00155d43c992&ceid=389907 to receive the dial-in information for the Zoom call on Wed., Dec. 30 from 2 to 2:30 PM ET sharp. After you register, you will automatically get the dial-in information for the call.

27] – Sign up for one or more phone bank shifts in the homestretch at https://events.democrats.org/event/366647/?link_id=1&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-one-week-can-you-call-georgia-voters-3&email_referrer=email_1032167&email_subject=one-week-can-you-call-georgia-voters. Call on Wed., Dec 30 from 3 to 5 PM EST or Mon., Jan. 4 from 3 to 5 PM EST or Tues., Jan. 5 from 3 to 5 PM EST.

28] – Make Calls for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.  The presidential election may be over (Donald Trump’s refusal to concede notwithstanding), but control of the US Senate hangs in the balance, pending the results of two runoff elections in Georgia, the nation’s newest battleground state. Early voting started December 14, and the Special Election Day is January 5, 2021. The Sierra Club will be making phone calls in support of Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, whose races could determine the fate of President-Elect Biden’s ambitious green agenda. Sign up to call Georgia voters at https://www.mobilize.us/sierraclubbattleground/event/272291/?utm_source=insider&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter. The available times are Wed., Dec. 30 from 3 to 6 PM and 6 to 9 PM ET and Thurs., Dec. 31 from 3 to 6 PM ET.  The calls will continue through Tues., Jan. 5 from 6 to 9 PM EST.

29] – The New Georgia Project is organizing volunteers to make calls to Georgia voters EVERY DAY through Election Day. Click here to sign up for a phone banking shift (or three) to help get out the vote in Georgia: https://www.mobilize.us/dailykos_2/event/363868/?link_id=1&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-wanna-make-mitch-mcconnell-utterly-irrelevant-heres-how-2&email_referrer=email_1012290&email_subject=who-controls-the-senate-is-coming-down-to-georgia-please-be-able-to-say-you-did-all-you-could-to-help-us-win-rsvp,  Make calls on Wed., Dec. 30 from  5 to 8 PM ET and Thurs., Dec. 31 from 5 to 8 PM ET.  The calls will continue.

30] – We the People have the power to restore the soul of our country – ENDING the McConnell majority – and it all boils down to electing Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to the U.S. Senate during Georgia’s runoff election. Sign up for one of the many virtual phone bank sessions at https://www.mobilize.us/turnout2020/event/363630/. People for the American Way will hold its next phone bank on Wed., Dec. 30 from 5 to 7 PM and 7 to 9 PM ET and Thurs., Dec. 31 from noon to 1 PM ET, 1 to 2 PM and 2 to 3 PM EST.

31] – As Lindsey Graham and Senate Republicans seek to sabotage the elections in Georgia, we must rise above them and mobilize Georgia’s Democratic base to cast their ballots. Making calls to infrequent voters is one of the most effective means of base-building and increasing voter turnout. Sign up to make calls with Turnout2020: https://www.mobilize.us/dailykos_2/event/363620/?link_id=2&can_id=4b9d4061aec5469758759317ac0f5285&source=email-firstname-default-friend-the-only-birthday-gift-i-want-is-for-us-to-win-in-georgia-action-needed-2&email_referrer=email_1002406&email_subject=rsvp-to-connect-with-infrequent-democratic-voters-in-georgia. MAKE CALLS TO GEORGIA VOTERS this week—continuing on Wed., Dec. 30 from 5 to 7 PM and 7 to 9 PM EST and Thurs., Dec. 31 from 5 to 7 PM and 7 to 9 PM EST.  The calls will continue through Jan. 5 from 5 to 7 PM and 7 to 9 PM EST.

32] –   Join a Georgia Fun Bank featuring Misha Collins on Wed., Dec. 30 from 5 to 8 PM ET. Make calls to Georgia voters! Sponsors include People for the American Way. RSVP now and attend as much or as little as you can – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/6816070333642/WN_SCDEy3pKRV6QcJP5CguZyg.

33] – Get with the Sothern Poverty Law Center on Wed., Dec. 30 from 6 to 7 PM and be with the Georgia Absentee Voting Power Hours.  Sign up at https://action.splcenter.org/a/december-30th-splc-power-hour-virtual-phone-bank.

34] – Progressive Maryland is going to spend Wed., Dec. 30 from 6 to 9 PM calling Georgia voters! You will receive an email with the zoom details,  RSVP to get the Zoom link at https://secure.everyaction.com/wjrHdyvnQkyR8XVz7cXLxw2?contactdata=IC59pbwB4RUh%2fQQonbrlLInObXf6cs1%2fnOcvxeBtdgwcMFe4XzUDcu02JovheUXr59H2ZPpMifCuTDfS%2byEXGBjGAmMtVMFolingQBWQtLDUmdt7yN8B1Latqaamu%2fQAO2OA2zfZ3tTH2UXNaevlb9qV6M%2bEpevSbA89c%2fVWx8YznLUpS%2bIahFR6CA9jW8OM2ybZDrTie27Pod5LB%2bqF03QLVuCAhcIpK22qJvfoyNs%3d&quick=true&emci=dd9e016f-6a48-eb11-a607-00155d43c992&emdi=fc266579-6b48-eb11-a607-00155d43c992&ceid=138950#!

35] – The processes for including science in the response to the COVID pandemic are not working. The COMMITTEE FOR THE REPUBLIC is hosting a talk DEFEATING THE PANDEMIC with Dr. Knut M. Wittkowski on Wed., Dec. 30 at 7 PM EST. RSVP at James@CommitteefortheRepublic.org.  The Zoom Link is at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85323689394.

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] 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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