Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- February 23 - 27, 2022

37] Action summit for families -- Feb. 23

38] Life in the South Hebron Hills – Feb. 23

39] Conversation on diversity -- Feb. 23  

40] Can War Ever Be Justified? – Feb. 23

41] Voter Protection phone bank with Common Cause – Feb. 23 - 26

42] Phone bank for Green New Deal champion Jessica Cisneros -- Feb. 23

43] Our Revolution phone bank – Feb. 23 - 24

44] Our Revolution phone bank to Texas voters – Feb. 23 - 27

45] Impacts of Gun Violence on Black Lives – Feb. 23

46] Bible study of Mary’s Song – Feb. 23

47] Prepare for the Moral March – Feb. 23

48] Ray McGovern on the US/Russia/Ukraine – Feb. 23


37] – The National Domestic Workers Alliance [] is holding an action summit on Wed., Feb. 23 at 11 AM ET.  Lift up the urgency of caregiving solutions for families. Channel the passion and energy of working families, caregivers and advocates across the country to continue to push for the passage of a bill that includes three pillars of the care economy — child care, paid family and medical leave, and home and community-based services — that will support families and build a strong foundation for our economy. RSVP at

38] – Beth Schuman [] on Wed., Feb. 23 at noon ET wants you to attend Determined to Stay: Life in the South Hebron Hills. This is a pressing discussion on life and resistance in the South Hebron Hills! Join an insightful and engaging conversation with community leaders and activists on the ground. Palestinian communities across the South Hebron Hills are struggling to stay on their land. Facing frequent, violent attacks perpetrated by settlers and a host of Israeli policies aimed at driving them off of their land, these communities endure severe hardship and state violence in an effort to resist displacement. In this ongoing struggle, joint nonviolence resistance has proved to be a key tool in supporting these families and enabling them to stay in their homes.  American Friends of Combatants for Peace Gili Getz will be joined by local community leaders to discuss the brutal reality of life across the South Hebron Hills and the importance of joint resistance. Sign up at

39] – The National Audubon Society [] hopes you will join a conversation on Wed., Feb. 23 from 1 to 2 PM ET. Hear from Black Leadership for a conversation on the importance of diversity in conservation. During Black History Month, hear from Njambi Good, Audubon's Vice President of Pacific and Central Flyways, and Marshall Johnson, Audubon's new Chief Conservation Officer, as they share their journey and experiences as Black leaders in the world of conservation. They'll be interviewed by Danita Wickwire, Audubon's Vice President of Principal Giving. Register at

40] – World BEYOND War [] is hosting an online debate on Wed., Feb. 23 from 3:30 to 5 PM ET. RSVP at Can War Ever Be Justified? Dr. Mark Welton vs. David Swanson.  

 Welton is Professor Emeritus at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is an expert in International and Comparative (U.S., European, and Islamic) Law, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, and Constitutional Law.  Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of World BEYOND War and campaign coordinator for

41] – Join in on Voter Protection phone banks with Common Cause on Wed., Feb. 23 from 4 to 6 PM Et, Thurs., Feb. 24 from 4 to 6 and 6 to 8 PM ET, Fri., Feb. 25 from 4 to 6 PM ET, and Sat., Feb. 26 noon to 2 PM, 1 to 3 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET, and call constituents in Republican states to connect them to their Senators to hold them accountable for blocking voting rights. Register at

Get involved with Voter Protection Phone banks with Common Cause and call voters in targeted states and connect them to their senators to drive calls of accountability and appreciation around the vote on the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act. And begin to advocate for No Excuse Absentee Voting in Delaware and recruit poll monitors for the Texas primary.

42] – On Wed., Feb. 23 and Thurs., Feb. 24 from 6 to 8 PM ET, phone bank for Green New Deal champion Jessica Cisneros, running in Texas’ 28th Congressional district! Visit

43] – Our Revolution [] would like you to phone bank on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET. There are more than 8 million voters across the country who identify as progressive. These numbers suggest progressives can win at every level of government, but the voters must go to the polls! Sign up to join the Our Revolution phonebank force at  Sign up for Wed., Feb. 23 and Thurs., Feb. 24.

44] – Our Revolution [] would like you to phone bank on Wed., Feb. 23 and Thurs., Feb. 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET and Sat., Feb. 26 from 4:30 to 8:30 PM ET. These calls are to voters in Texas where the election is on March 1.  Help elect progressive. Sign up to join the Our Revolution phonebank force at

45] – Aalayah Eastmond [] wants you to join a Black History Month event on Wed., Feb. 23 at 7 PM ET. Hear from Black leaders in the gun violence prevention movement as part of “The Impacts of Gun Violence on Black Lives.” Register at

 46] – Maryland Poor People's Campaign (MD PPC) [] needs you on Wed., Feb. 23 at 7 PM for a Bible Study of “Mary’s Song.”  Join in a study of Luke 1:46-56 and consider what it says as we work toward justice. It will be led by MD PPC faith leaders and guest speaker Rev. Dr. Savina Martin.  RSVP at

 47] –  On Wed., Feb. 23 at 7 PM, join a MD PPC Montgomery Regional Meeting and discuss and begin outreach and mobilization for the JUNE 18, 2022 POOR PEOPLE’S AND LOW-WAGE WORKERS’ ASSEMBLY and MORAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON AND TO THE POLLS. Get more information and resources at  Register in advance for this meeting at

48] Brian Garvey, Massachusetts Peace Action [] on Wed., Feb. 23 at 7 PM ET is inviting you to hear from Ray McGovern on the US/Russia/Ukraine. US and Western policies are increasing tension between the US and Russia, further escalating the Cold War. McGovern is the co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS). Previously, he worked for the CIA for 27 years. He is an expert on Russia, Ukraine, the Cold War, and more. This event is cosponsored by Veterans for Peace (Chapter 9). Register at

To be continued.

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"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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