Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 9 - 12, 2022


42] Make calls with the DNC – March 9 – 12

43] Voter Protection Phonebank – March 9, 10 & 12

44] Ukraine crisis – March 9

45] Humanitarian Response in Ukraine – March 9

46] Town Hall in Harford County – March 9

47] Hoodwinked in the Hothouse – March 9

48] Phone bank for progressive candidate – March 9

49] Our Revolution phone bank – March 9

50] Gubernatorial Candidate Climate Forum – March 9

51] Kazu Haga's Healing Resistance – March 9

52] Living with Paradox -- March 9

53] Our Revolution Howard County Chapter Meeting – March 9

54] Community Solar -- March 9

55] Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – March 9

56] Nuclear is Not a Climate Solution -- March 9  

57] Harm Reduction Works – March 9


41] – Akshita Siddula [] wants you to attend a virtual protest on Wed., March 9 at noon ET -- VOICES OF COVID CONDEMN CONGRESSIONAL INACTION. Help amplify the stories of activists who have lost loved ones and are struggling with long term effects of COVID. They will share their personal stories of pain, honor the memories of their loved ones, and call on Congress to take bold, immediate action to combat the pandemic. RSVP at

42] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew – on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Call voters in battleground states to build strength for the 2022 Midterms. Please email Sign up for calls on Wed., March 9, Thurs., March. 10, Fri., March 11 and Sat., March 12. The times are 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM, 5 to 6 PM, 6 to 7 PM, and 7 to 8 PM EDT. Sign up at

43] –  Join in on Voter Protection phone banks with Common Cause on Wed., March 9 from 2 to 4 PM ET, Thurs., March 10 from 6 to 8 PM ET and Sat., March 12 from noon to 2 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET. On Wednesday call Hawaii voters to connect to them to their representative to encourage them to vote for rank-choice voting. On Thursday, call Pennsylvania voters to recruit them to be poll monitors in the upcoming Pennsylvania primary. And on Saturday, call Pennsylvania voters to recruit them to be poll monitors in the upcoming Pennsylvania primary. Register at

44]  Helena Cobban, Just World Ed [] wants you to attend a webinar on Wed., March 2 at 2:30 PM ET.  This webinar series, "Ukraine Crisis: Building a Just and Peaceful World," will run every Monday and Wednesday until the end of March, always at 2:30 PM ET.  Hear from Medea Benjamin, co-founder of both the women-led peace group CODEPINK and the human rights group Global Exchange; Marjorie Cohn, a former president of the National Lawyers Guild who has authored many books on civil rights and has edited (and also contributed to) anthologies on the United States and torture and the ethical and political issues around the use of military drones; and Erik Sperling, the Executive Director of Just Foreign Policy who has worked as Senior Adviser and Counsel in the offices of Congressperson Ro Khanna and Congressperson John Conyers. Registration is still open for the remaining sessions of this webinar series, which will be presented every Monday and Wednesday through March 28, at 2:30 pm ET. Register at

45] – Team HIAS [] on Wed., March 9 from 3 to 4 PM ET catch a Briefing: The Humanitarian Response in Ukraine.  Get a special update about displaced Ukrainians, and what HIAS is doing to help.‌ ‌ RSVP at

46] – Progressive Harford is hosting a virtual town hall with Sarahia Benn, Democratic candidate for State office in District 34 on Wed., March 9 from 6 to 8:30 PM. Register at

47] – The Nuclear Information & Resource Service [] is inviting you to Hoodwinked in the Hothouse Part III streaming virtually on Wed., March 9 at 6 PM ET. This webinar will highlight emergent threats of climate false solutions across U.S. federal and state policy landscapes, featuring organizers, community leaders, researchers, and frontline organizations who are fighting the myths associated with CCS, nuclear, hydrogen, biofuels and waste incineration. Along with debunking false solutions, this webinar will highlight inspiring stories of success led by environmental justice communities. Sign up at

48] – Progressive Maryland has endorsed Laurie-Anne Sayles, candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large, who has a campaign phone bank on Wed., March 9 from 6 to 8 PM on Zoom.  RSVP at

 Then march with Laurie-Anne’s #Saylesforce Team in Gaithersburg’s St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sat., March 12 at 9 AM. Meet in Gaithersburg at the Corner of Rio Boulevard and Grand Corner Avenue.  Sign up at

49] – 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 phone bank force at Sign up for Wed., Mar. 9 and Thurs., March 10.

50] – The Maryland LCV Ed Fund & Maryland Matters present 2022 Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Climate Forum on Wed., March 9 at 7 PM ET. The forum is nonpartisan and all candidates who have filed for the primary election for Governor are invited. Topics to include climate change, clean energy, the Chesapeake Bay, water quality, transportation, environmental justice, and more. It will take place at Ungar Athenaeum at Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore 21204. Panelists include: Josh Kurtz of Maryland Matters, Staci Hartwell of the NAACP MSC, Stella Krajick Goucher College student, and Sheilah Kast, WYPR Radio Host of On The Record. There will be 9 confirmed candidates in attendance: Jon Baron (D), Robin Ficker (R), Peter Franchot (D), Doug Gansler (D), Ashwani Jain (D), John King (D), David Lashar (Libertarian), Laura Neuman (D) and Jerome M. Segal (D). This event requires pre-registration to view the event which will be livestreamed and recorded.   You can dial-in for the live stream:

51] – Baltimore Peacebuilders [] want you to know that on Wed., March 9 from 7 to 8 PM ET  there will be a Q/A Session with Kazu Haga, author of Healing Resistance about Kingian Nonviolence. Register at A Zoom Link will be sent to you.      

52] On Wed., Mar 9 from 7 to 9 PM ET, Lore Rosenthal (GCAN) <> wrote about Living with Paradox in a Warming World? She is inviting you to a meeting of the Greenbelt Climate Action Network (GCAN), and the Zoom link is available at  Invite friends on Facebook:  As we live with the devastating effects of human-caused climate change and work to slow or reverse the warming trend and protect life on our planet, we may encounter paradoxes that make us wonder if our actions are meaningful or meaningless.  Contact Lore at or 301-345-2234 (landline, no text). 

53] – Our Revolution Howard County Chapter Meeting is hosting a Virtual Meeting on Wed., March 9 from 7:30 to 9 PM EST.  RSVP at

54] – Annie at Solar United Neighbors [] is hosting a webinar on Community Solar on Wed., March 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM ET. Join in to learn about another way to go solar at

55] –Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] wants you to know that Abolishing Nuclear Weapons is a Moral Imperative.  On Wed., March 9 at 8 PM ET, join PDA in welcoming Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe, NM, and Jay Coghlan of NukeWatch NM to discuss why we must put an end to nukes, now. These two in addition to co-founder of the PDA Central New Mexico chapter Paul Stokes, whose phenomenally extensive resume in these matters includes Technical Advisor, Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Negotiations; and Director, Systems Analysis and Evaluation, Iraq Action Team, International Atomic Energy Agency. Email Mike Fox at to RSVP and you will be sent the secure login.

56] –Nuclear is Not a Climate Solution: The devastating impacts of Pacific nuclear testing, the Fukushima disaster, and radioactive waste from U.S. nuclear reactors. Tune in on Wed., March 9 at 8 PM ET.  Register

57] – The overdose crisis requires thoughtful public health initiatives, not further criminalization of drug use. Save lives when we increase access to compassionate treatments and enact policies grounded in the best, most evidence-based and proven solutions in public health: Harm Reduction. On Wed., March 9 from 7 to 8 PM ET, People’s Action is partnering with CPD Action to host Harm Reduction Works: Compassion in Action, a livestream event on how harm reduction initiatives can save lives. Attendees will hear from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Paul Tonko, and leaders from VOCAL-NY, River Valley Organizing, and Rights & Democracy New Hampshire about important legislation currently before Congress, including the MAT Act and CARE Act, and other public health initiatives underway. Visit to RSVP.

To be continued.

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