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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 18, 2021
Historical Causes of Korea's Division– March 18
51]Fight for gender
equality – March 18
52]Virtual Private Networks – March 18
Here Coalition – March 18
Citizens United – March 18
Rescue at the Dovecote Café – March 18
VIRTUAL Remembrance Ceremony for Essential
Workers – March 18
57]Food Rescue Giveaway– March 18
58]Defund the Police – March
from Dan Ellsberg – March 18
60]Reclaim Nestlé’s Troubled Waters – March 18
61]Town Hall with Anthony Fauci – March 18
Women Who Survived North Korea – March 18
From the Ashes documentary – March 18
64]Feminist Case for a Peace Agreement to End the Korean War – March 18
65]Womenshare COVID experiences –March 18
Not Going Quietly -- March 18
–On Thurs., March 18
at noon ET, find out about the Historical Causes of Korea's Division and
Challenges to Reconciliation [Online]. Michael D. Shin, a Fellow of Robinson
College, Cambridge, looks at the late Joseon period and the Japanese colonial
period to examine the historical causes of Korean division and investigate
their impact on inter-Korean reconciliation in this program supported by the
UniKorea Foundation. Understanding the deep historical causes of Korean
division sheds light on the persistence of the division after the end of the
Cold War. Sign up for this online event sponsored by The Korea Society at https://www.koreasociety.org/policy-and-corporate-programs/item/1465-the-historical-causes-of-korea-s-division-and-challenges-to-reconciliation.
– Consumer Reports
[email@example.com] is hosting an important workshop on Virtual Private
Networks on Thurs., March 18 from 3 to 4 PM ET. A virtual private network (VPN)
is an essential tool for keeping yourself secure and keeping your data private
online. VPNs send your web traffic through an encrypted tunnel, making it
harder for hackers to access your data. The workshop will explain why you need
a VPN, and how to choose the best VPN for you. The online event features
Professor Roya Ensafi, from University of Michigan and VPNalyzer, to give you
all the info you need to know. RSVP at
in Reservoir Hill at the Dovecote Café, 2501 Madison Ave., will continue
through May 27 from 4 to 5 PM. This
event is supervised by Food Rescue Baltimore.
Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free
rescued food. See https://www.facebook.com/foodrescueday/.
People's Campaign [firstname.lastname@example.org] wants you to join SEIU
1199 on Thurs., March 18 from 5:30 to 7 PM ET in Lawyer’s Mall in Annapolis for
a VIRTUAL Remembrance Ceremony for Essential Workers & Rally for Worker
Protections. Join the Protect Maryland Workers Coalition on Zoom to honor
Essential Workers who have passed away from COVID19, and to rally in support of
the Maryland Essential Workers Protection Act. This bill will Mandate $3 per
hour hazard pay for workers who must work in person during a health emergency,
Guarantee paid time off for bereavement leave or for workers who must
quarantine and Ensure you have the right protective equipment and a safe
workplace. Join the virtual event at http://bit.ly/PMWAction.
– On Thurs., March 18 from 6 to 8 PM ET, check out the
Food Rescue Giveaway! Thursday Evenings at Old Major, 900 S. Carey St.,
Baltimore, will continue through April 29. Go to https://www.facebook.com/OldMajorBaltimore/.
This is a long-awaited
evening Rescue, and Rescue in Southwest Baltimore, all in one! Get prepacked
boxes from the carryout window on the Herkimer Street side of the building. Use
the window bell or call 443-873-7363. And please, masks must be worn at the
–SumOfUs [email@example.com] notifies us that on Thurs.,
March 18 at 7 PM ET there is a Digital Rally to protect water. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Tune-Yards, and local
leaders are joining together to Reclaim Nestlé’s Troubled Waters. RSVP
at https://storyofstuff.typeform.com/to/EZWEzMHS/?source=fwd. For decades, Nestlé has made billions of
dollars bottling and selling public water, leaving behind a trail of damaged
ecosystems and broken promises. Now, communities across North America are
rallying to return six of Nestlé’s most controversial water sources to their
rightful owners: the people. This is an important opportunity to learn more
about the dangers of allowing multinational corporations to carry out their
plan to take control of our water supply, and what you can do to say no more.
– On Thurs., March 18 at 7 PM ET, tune
in to Empower the Women Who Survived North Korea [Online]. The North Korea
Freedom Coalition has featured North Korean women speakers at the UN CSW for
the past six years. This year, there are three speakers from around the world
to discuss their experiences in and escape from North Korea. In addition, each
speaker will discuss their experiences resettling in their respective
countries, South Korea, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Finally,
they will give their recommendations on how you can empower the women of North
Korea. The speakers are Jihyun Park,
Witness from the United Kingdom; Deborah*, Witness from the United States;
Jade*, Witness from South Korea. See https://www.nkfreedom.org/2021/03/04/un-csw-event-empower-the-women-who-sustained-north-korea/.
–The Sierra Club
Environmental Justice Film Series Continues! From the Ashes is a compelling
feature documentary that explores one of the country’s most contentious topics
— coal and the mining industry. It captures Americans in communities across the
country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its
future should be. A Panel Discussion will be held on Thurs., March 18 at 7:30
PM. Film link will be sent upon registration.
https://www.interfaithchesapeake.org/events. Contact: Bonnie Sorak at
event is hosted by the Bet Aviv Congregation.
– On Thurs., March 18 at 8 PM ET, get
with The Feminist Case for a Peace Agreement to End the Korean War [Online].
Feminist peacemakers are calling on the Biden administration to take a
peace-first approach with North Korea in order to make progress on longstanding
issues such as denuclearization and human rights. Hear from authors of the
recent groundbreaking report "Path to Peace: The Case for a Peace
Agreement to End the Korean War" by the transnational feminist campaign
Korea Peace Now! on why feminist leadership is crucial for the peace process to
be successful and lasting. Register here https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eTohlkHJSRGsZxrZ84FzzA.
One of the speakers is Christine Ahn, Women Cross DMZ, and the moderator of the
panel is Madeleine Rees, WILPF. Visit https://www.ncnk.org/event-calendar/webcast-feminist-case-peace-agreement-end-korean-war.
Celebrating the American Rescue Plan with other women! Also involved is the We
Demand More Coalition. This is an
opportunity for women to connect with each other and talk about shared COVID
experience on Thurs., March 18 at 8 PM ET. Sign up athttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-demand-more-community-convening-tickets-144683814183?aff=momrising.
Barkan and Jimmy Kimmel are hosting a discussion about the upcoming
documentary, “Not Going Quietly,” which premieres at SXSW this week. See this
wild journey with the world in this first-ever documentary about the fight to
pass Medicare for All. RSVP to BIT.LY/ADY-KIMMEL to hear the conversation on
Thurs., March 18 at 8 PM ET. You will receive details on how to tune in and a
reminder shortly before the event. Check
To be continued
Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore
Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt.206, and 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