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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 31 -- April 2, 2021
the International Transgender Day of Visibility – March 31
Community Partnership Town Hall – March 31
Baltimore Action Team
Meeting – March 31
Mobilization Town Hall– March 31
49]I Saw a Bird – March 31
50]For the People Act – March 31
Join a pipeline
action in DC –
52] Check out Korea and Sino-U.S.
Relations. April 1
Rescue at the Dovecote Café – April 1
54]Eyes on ICE Forum – April 1
55]Food Rescue Giveaway– April 1
Rep. Kweisi Mfume to support Improved Medicare for All. – April 1
A World on the Wing – April 1
58]National Activist Call – April 1
59]Boycott Georgia –April 1
45] –Today is the International Transgender
Day of Visibility — a day dedicated to celebrating
transgender and gender-nonconforming people while shining a light on the urgent
and necessary work that remains to achieve trans justice.
–Join activists from Indivisible on Wed., March 31 from 7 to 8 PM
ET for the John Lewis Mobilization Town Hall. This town hall is for activists
and local organizations to learn more about the May 8th John Lewis Voting
Rights Advancement Day of Action mobilization. Sign up at
Audubon Society [email@example.com]
invited you to this month’s episode of I Saw a Bird on Wed., March 31 at
7 PM ET on Zoom and Facebook Live.
Spring is in the air and that means millions of birds are beginning
their epic migratory journeys to nest and raise their young in the north.
Founder of Explore.org, Charlie Annenberg Weingarten, will kick things off with
a look at their Sandhill Crane cam which lets viewers watch one of the most
spectacular migrations in North America from the comfort of home. Then, talk
about baby owls with Center Director, Katie Warner, and Education Manager,
Laura VonMutius from the Center of Birds of Prey in Audubon Florida. Followed
by a conversation with Audubon’s Senior Network Content Editor, Martha
Harbison, and Avian Ecologist Joanna Wu, both members of The Galbatross
Project, a team that got its start competing in the World Series of Birding by
only counting female birds, and now spreads awareness about female birds to
other birders. And finally, actor and writer Elena Passarello will join in to
talk about the world’s oldest known wild bird, Wisdom, a Laysan Albatross who
at 70-years-old hatched a new chick last month. RSVP at
For the People
Act [firstname.lastname@example.org] invites you to attend a Webinar with Sen. Jeff
Merkley talking about the For the People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1) -- a groundbreaking
bill to make our government work for everyone.
This groundbreaking bill for free and fair elections has already passed
the House, and to pass this bill through the Senate filibuster, which will only
happen if thousands of speak up to demand it.
The For the People Act is a voting rights, campaign
finance, redistricting reform, and ethics bill to level the playing field in
our democracy. It was introduced as the top priority of the new Congress --
H.R. 1/S.1 -- because everything else depends on our democracy working for all
of us. Join in on Wed., March 31 at 8 PM ET, by doing a RSVP at
Common Cause is hosting the event.
Five years ago on April 1, the Sacred Stone
Camp was founded and history was made as thousands of people descended to stop
the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). On this important anniversary, we’re
bringing the frontline, Indigenous pipeline resistance to Washington DC to
demand that President Biden revoke the Army Corps permits for Line 3 and shut
Thurs., April 1 at 1 PM ET, check out Korea and Sino-U.S. Relations. Stimson
Center senior fellow and China Program director Yun Sun and Asia
Society Arthur Ross director of the Center for US-China Relations Orville
Schell join senior director Stephen Noerper to discuss where Korea sits
relative to China and US priorities. They explore China policy in the new US
administration, alliances and expectations, and prospects for improvements or
further deterioration in Sino-US ties. This program is made possible thanks to
the support of the Korea Foundation. Go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPNO4-Ii9zNohSxmmjqYc8kUmGNQAbX5oGyrB0tNoT9uunuw/viewform.
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/.
54] –Families Belong Together
[email@example.com] is inviting you to an Eyes on ICE Forum on
Thurs, April 1 from 6 to 7:30 PM ET.
Hear directly from community members who've been deported due to
policies like Title 42, and how you can support a more humane immigration
system. We can all agree that children
belong in schools, on playgrounds, and in the company of their loved ones--not
in cages, or detention facilities, or alone at the border separated from their
55] – On Thurs., April 1 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 window.
56] – Progressive
Maryland [firstname.lastname@example.org] is asking you to join a phone bank on
Thurs., April 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET to urge Rep. Kweisi Mfume to support
Improved Medicare for All. Healthcare is a human right. Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin
(D) said in 2019, “In the richest country in the history of our species at its
richest moment, not to advance forward to adopt a Medicare for all system is to
deny, I think, the common humanity of our fellow citizens.” The COVID-19
pandemic has shown all Americans the dire need for a universal health care
Medicare for All was recently reintroduced in the House of
Representatives by Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. The Medicare for All bill is
currently co-sponsored by many Democrats in the House, including Maryland
Representatives Sarbanes, Raskin, and Brown.
Kweisi Mfume, the member of Congress representing large parts of
Baltimore, has not yet signed on as a co-sponsor of the bill. Rep. Mfume needs
to follow in the footsteps of the late Elijah Cummings, the previous holder of
his congressional seat, and join the majority of the Democrats in the U.S House
by supporting Medicare for All! This is
why people will be calling voters in Rep. Mfume’s district to ask them to call
his office and ask the Congressperson to support Medicare for All. Sign up at
57] – Get
over to A World on the Wing: A Talk with Author Scott Weidensaul on Thurs.,
April 1 at 7 PM by Zoom. The cost is
$7. In the past two decades, our
understanding of the navigational and physiological feats that enable birds to
cross immense oceans, fly above the highest mountains, or remain in unbroken
flight for months at a stretch has exploded. What we’ve learned of these key
migrations―how billions of birds circumnavigate the globe, flying tens of
thousands of miles between hemispheres on an annual basis―is nothing short of
–The Indivisible Team
[email@example.com] wants you to RSVP for the upcoming April National
Activist Call on Thurs., April 1 at 8 PM ET. Find out what you can do to kick-off
this spring Recovery Recess! Learn more about March recess and other upcoming
Indivisible programs. Sign up at
Join a Voter Suppression Protest, make the Georgia
Boycott National!!!! On Friday, April 2, 2021, everyone is asked not
to purchase or support certain businesses as a means to make their voices heard
over the recent voter suppression law signed into legislation by Georgia's
Governor, Brian Kemp. By signing the legislation, Gov. Kemp has severely
limited where and how hundreds of thousands of voters - primarily affecting
African American voters - will make their voices heard beginning with the next
election in 2022.
The Georgia Boycott on Friday, April
2nd, will include the following: All plays, theaters & movies; and all
National & International Companies Headquartered in the State of Georgia, as of the signing date
of Governor Kemp's Suppression Law.
Do not TRAVEL through Georgia, or go to gas
stations [buy gasoline on Thursday, April 1] or purchase airline tickets in or out of Hartsfield Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. Avoid Home Depot,ACE Hardware, Chick-fil-A,
Coca Cola and its products and the Georgia Lottery. It is important that everyone stay strong
UNTIL these new Suppression Laws are Repealed and Replaced.
To be continued.
Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore
Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, 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