Friday, April 22, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 22 - 23, 2022

67] Plant trees – April 22

68] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the Pentagon – April 22

69] DNC National Call Crew – April 22 & 23

70] Good times in nature – April 22

71] Protest Northrop Grumman – April 22

72] Voter Protection Phonebanks – April 22

73] War is not Green – April 22

74] Fossil-Free Fed Earth Day Rally – April 22

75] Pray for peace in Ukraine – April 22

76] Knock on doors for Brooke Lierman in PG County – April 23

77] Symposium on Rocky Flats – April 23

78] Celebration of Life for Louis Collins April 23

79] Friends of Logan Endow Weekly Canvass – April 23

80] Get over to the food pantry April 23

81] Canvass for Vote4More – April 23


67] – Join Wala Blegay, candidate for Prince George’s County Council District 6, on Fri., April 22 at 10 AM for a tree planting event in the Lake Arbor community to honor our greenspace on Earth Day. RSVP at

68] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., April 15 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

69] – 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 during the week from 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. On Sat., April 23 the last calling period will be from 5 to 6 PM ET. Sign up at  

70] – The Trust for Public Land [] is inviting you to a conversation about good times in nature on Sat., April 22 at 3 PM ET. Learn about our impressive panel’s journeys pursuing a mix of outdoor passions and hear lessons from the challenges they’ve faced along the way, and get motivated by tales of how their passions inspired them to start movements of their own. RSVP at

71] – As part of the call by the War Industries Resistance Network, members of Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland and Maryland Peace Action will join a demonstration at Northrop Grumman at 793 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, Maryland on Earth Day, April 22, at 3 PM. Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.  Park across the street at the fast food restaurant. 

  In 2020, Northrop Grumman was awarded a $13.3 billion engineering and manufacturing development contract for the U.S. military’s next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile system for the Air Force. That program is projected to be worth up to $85 billion. The ICBMs increase the chances of a catastrophic accident or miscalculation because they are kept on high alert at all times, and hundreds of them would be launched with a single order. Once launched, they cannot be recalled.

72] – Get involved with Voter Protection Phonebanks with Common Cause on Sundays through Saturdays. Work together to demand bold changes to our democracy to create a government that represents all of us, not big corporations or special interests. Call voters in Connecticut to connect them to Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney’s office to urge him to pass state voting legislation. Also call voters in Pennsylvania to recruit them for election protection work in their state. These phone banks are subject to change. On Fri., April 22 from 4 to 6 PM ET, call Pennsylvania voters to recruit them for election protection work in the upcoming primaries. On Sat., April 23 from noon to 2 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET, call Connecticut voters to connect them to Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney’s office to encourage him to pass state voting legislation. Sign up at

73] – Join CODEPINK [] on Fri., April 22 from 3 to 4 PM ET for a War is Not Green event at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC 20006. For Earth Day, join climate activists in D.C. making the connections between the climate crisis and the military industrial complex. The Pentagon is the largest institutional polluter in the world destroying people and the planet. Help hand out flyers, and carry signs and banners in community with the DC community. CONTACT Olivia DiNucci at

74] Mike Tidwell, CCAN [] wants you at the Fossil-Free Fed Earth Day Rally on Fri., April 22 at 4 PM. Stop the Federal Reserve's dirty energy funding! Join the climate rally at the Federal Reserve Building, C Street NW between 20th and 21st Streets (north side of the building), WDC 20551. Email Go to

75] –Charles Cloughen [] is alerting you to a Peace Service on Fri., April 22 at 7:30 PM at Memorial Episcopal Church, 1407 Bolton St., Baltimore. Pray for peace in the Ukraine.  Join the Zoom Meeting at The Meeting ID is 847 2133 0457 with a Passcode of 487495.

76] – Knock on doors for Brooke in Prince Georges County on Sat., April 16 from 10 AM to 1 PM ET. Talk with your neighbors about electing Democrats up and down the ballot in 2022. The meeting place will be sent to you after you RSVP. Sign up at

77] – Get with a Symposium on Rocky Flats: Impacts on the Environment and Health, hosted by PSR Colorado on Sat., April 23 from 10 AM to 7 PM ET. This symposium spans topics ranging from the history of Rocky Flats, contamination issues still plaguing the area, legal issues, critical analyses of epidemiological studies, and effects of radiation on the genome and epigenome. The Colorado Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Register at

78] – Jessie Collins [] is asking if you want to attend a Celebration of Life for Louis Collins on Sat., April 23 from 11 AM to 2 PM ET at Faith Community Methodist Church, 5315 Harford Road, Baltimore 21214. Gather with us to share favorite stories and memories of Lou who is greatly missed. Lunch will be served immediately following. RSVP to Jessie Collins at 804-461-6645 or 

79] -- Get with a Friends of Logan Endow Weekly Canvass on Saturdays through June 25 from noon to 3 PM ET, hosted by Progressive Maryland - New Era Project. Election season is here!! Canvassers will be trained before going out. For more details, email Register at

80] – On Sat., April 23 from noon to 2 PM EST, get over to the Food Pantry and Food Donation Center at First and Franklin Presbyterian Church, 210 W. Madison St., Baltimore. This Food Pantry is open every Saturday. Get a grocery bag – breakfast, jelly and peanut butter (a good source of protein) for lunch, the makings for a balanced dinner such as beans and rice, pasta and sauce, soup, vegetables, fruit, and a paper goods. Also added is a little fun food, such as popcorn or cookies, for everyone enjoys a treat.  Contributions of shelf stable foods can be brought to Reid Chapel every Saturday between noon and 2 PM. If shopping is difficult for you, monetary donations earmarked food pantry may be sent to the church.  How else can you help? Volunteers are needed to help collect and distribute food. Contact the church office to volunteer. You can also help by spreading the word to those you know who are facing food insecurity. See

81] – Canvass for Vote4More with Allies for Democracy on Saturday, April 23, from noon to 3 PM EDT at 25 Stevenson Lane, Baltimore 21212. Collect signatures on the historic Vote4More petition! Meet us at the parking lot of Woodbrook Church. All training and materials will be provided. VOTE4MORE! is a public petition effort–led by ordinary County residents, not incumbent Council members–to place a question on the 2022 General Election ballot in Baltimore County, which would give citizens an opportunity to vote to amend the County Charter by enlarging the size of the County Council from 7 elected district members to 11 elected district members, reducing district sizes from around 125,000 to 78,000. By creating more districts, VOTE4MORE! will dramatically expand opportunities to diversify the Baltimore County Council, improving the accessibility and productivity of the council and opening doors for new, diverse, young and other candidates.  Register at

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] Go to

"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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