Thursday, April 28, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 29 - 30, May 1, 2022

54] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the White House – April 29

55] Max will be at the JHU Spring Fair -- April 29 -30, May 1

56] DNC National Call Crew – April 29 & 30

57] Voter Protection Phonebanks – April 29 – 30

58] What is happening in Colombia? -- April 29

59] Non-Nuclear Weapons and Strategic Stability in Europe – April 29

60] Join Vote4More – April 30

61] Knock on doors for Brooke Lierman in PG County – April 30

62] Gubernatorial Forum – April 30

63] Breakfast with Brooke – April 30

64] Knock with Team Lierman – April 30

65] Friends of Logan Endow Weekly Canvass – April 30

66] Get over to the food pantry April 30

67] Challenge the University of Pennsylvania – April 30

68] No US aid to apartheid Israel – April 30

69] Earth Month Youth Roundtable – April 30

70] May Day Baltimore – April 30

71] Brendan Walls is seeking a home/apartment to rent

72] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

73] Read Dave Eberhardt’s book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"

74] Do you need a doctor?

75] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

76] Do you need any book shelves?

77] Join the Global Zero campaign.

78] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


54] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., April 29 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

55] – Max will be at the Johns Hopkins University Spring Fair from Fri., April 29 from 2 to 8 PM, Sat., April 30 from 10 AM to 7 PM and Sun., May 1 from 10 AM to 5 PM.  On sale will be used books, buttons, bumperstickers, vinyl, DVDs, videos and CDs.  During the Fair, you can reach Max at 443-761-5899 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.  

56] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew – on Mondays, 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 Fri., April 29. 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. On Sat., April 30, the times are 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM, 5 to 6 PM. Sign up at  

57] – 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. On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, call voters in Connecticut to connect them to Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney’s office to urge him to pass state voting legislation. On Thursdays and Fridays, call voters in Pennsylvania to recruit them for election protection work in their state. These phone banks are subject to change. On Fri., April 29 from 4 to 6 PM ET, and Sat., April 30 from noon to 2 PM and 6 to 8 PMET. Sign up at

58] Alliance for Global Justice informed us that on Fri., April 29 at 5:30 PM ET there will be a Charla de Colombia: Looking Back on One Year Since the 2021 National Strike, featuring a conversation with Darnelly Rodriguez of the Centro Pazífico and independent journalist David Escobar. Darnelly and David coordinated the distribution of supplies the Alliance for Global Justice raised for street medics in Cali during the strike.  Register at

59] – On Fri., April 29 at 9 PM ET, tune in to Non-Nuclear Weapons and Strategic Stability in Europe [Online]. The line between conventional and nuclear weapons in Europe is becoming increasingly blurred as new technologies such as cyber weapons and precision-guided missiles are making it possible to achieve strategic-level effects without employing nuclear weapons. In this International Institute of Security Studies (IISS) webinar, generously funded by the European Union as a part of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium project, two panels of experts will help us understand how the spread of these technologies is affecting stability on the European continent. Session 1 will focus on the weapons themselves, what capabilities they have, and the emerging doctrine surrounding their use. Session 2 will explore the impact and implications of their use, including in Ukraine, and offer concrete advice for decision-makers seeking to manage the risks associated with these weapons. Register at

60] – Join Vote4More! at the Towsontown Spring Festival, 400 Washington Ave., Towson 21204 on Sat., April 30. Do Signature Gathering from 8:30 to 11 AM or 5 to 7:30 PM EDT.  Help staff the Vote4More table and collect signatures on the historic Vote4More petition at the Towsontown Spring Festival!  All training and materials are included!  Sign up at

61] – Knock on doors for Brooke in Prince Georges County on Sat., April 30 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

62] – Our Revolution [] wants you to attend a Maryland Gubernatorial Forum on Sat., April 30 at 10 AM ET. Hear from four Democratic candidates for Governor and one for Lieutenant Governor: Monique Anderson-Walker, Rushern Baker, Ashwani Jain, John King, and Tom Perez.  They will discuss their platforms, records and goals for the Governorship for 2022 and beyond. RSVP at

63] – On Sat., April 30 from 10 AM to 11 AM, do Breakfast with Brooke at the New Deal Café, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt 20770! Sign up at

64] – On Sat., April 30 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET, get involved in a Day of Action - Knock with Team Lierman and District 20 Team in Montgomery County!  Meet at Carole Highlands Elementary School, 1610 Hannon St., Takoma Park 20912.  Join Brooke and the District 20 Team (Sen. Smith, Del. Moon, Del. Wilkins, and Del. Charkoudian) to canvass the voters in the 20th district! Build support for these outstanding candidates! You will receive all the training and materials you need to be successful upon arrival.

65] -- 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

66] – On Sat., April 30 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

67] – On Sat., April 30 at noon, gather at 33rd & Walnut Sts., Phila., PA for a REACH-OUT FOR PEACE at the PENN RELAYS. Urge UPENN to sever its ties to the VANGUARD GROUP and its investments in Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest war profiteer and U.S. #1 nuclear weapons contractor. The protest will be near Franklin Field, between Walnut and Spruce. Tell the University of Pennsylvania to end its ties to war, nuclear weapons, and Lockheed Martin. Celebrate the games, not war around the world and killing. Run with Peace.  Contact the Brandywine Peace Community at or (215) 843-4827.

68] – The ANSWER Coalition [] hopes you will attend on Sat., April 30 at 2 PM ET a Rally in DC for Palestine! Gather at the US Capitol Peace Monument, First St. SE, WDC to say Hands off Palestine. This week, during the holy month of Ramadan, Israeli forces attacked worshipping Palestinians inside al-Aqsa mosque, one of the holiest sites within the Islamic faith, injuring more than 57 Palestinians alone. As of April 18th, 15 Palestinians have been killed and 945 injured throughout Ramadan. The mainstream media in the United States has continually ignored the oppressive apartheid reality that Israel imposes on the Palestinians to this day. Demand an immediate end to all U.S. aid to apartheid Israel! 

69] – The DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council [] will gather on Sat., April 30 at 3 PM. DON’T MISS: The Council’s Earth Month Youth Roundtable - The Climate Generation Unites for this exciting, important virtual livestream marking the final day of Earth Month. Youth voters cast nearly 14% of all ballots in 2020, a surge in turnout that was crucial for winning at the federal, state and local levels. Youth voters are an especially significant part of the electorate in key states for 2022 and 2024, including Georgia, Nevada, Texas, Arizona and California. And youth voters care passionately about climate.  Get involved at  

70] – May Day Baltimore 2022 is happening on Sun., May 1 from 3 to 5 PM.  Power to the Workers.  Peace to the World. Honor Immigrant Workers.  Meet at the McKeldin Square, Light and Pratt Streets. It is sponsored by the Baltimore Club, CPUSA [] and the Peoples Power Assembly.

71] – A friend, Brendan Walls, has to move out of a rented home on March 1.  So he is looking for housing and wants to live south of the Baltimore beltway, east of US 95 and north of Route 214.  Do you know of a house or apartment in the Annapolis area with as much peace and quiet as I can get for no more than $1800 a month? He does not mind pet sitting, house sitting, keeping someone company or community living.  Let me know if you have a lead on a home or apartment for Brendan to rent.  Thanks for giving this your consideration. Reach Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski 2001 at comcast dot net.

72] -- This is A PLEA TO CONVINCE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY TO OBEY INTERNATIONAL LAW. The world reached a historic milestone on January 22, 2021: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons [TPNW] entered into force and become binding international law --

Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland has called attention to the growing danger of nuclear war and the outrageous $1.7 trillion dollars we are spending to upgrade the nuclear arsenal. On July 18, 2017, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, a U.S. Navy - affiliated research center received a seven-year, $92 million contract to continue its systems engineering and research-and-development services for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. Help convince JHU to renounce nuclear weapons contracts. Contact the president, Ron Daniels, to urge him to reject all nuclear weapons contracts: Office of the President, 242 Garland Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21218.  Call his office at (410) 516-8068 or email

73] – David Eberhardt was a member of the Baltimore Four with Father Philip Berrigan, Tom Lewis and Rev. James Mengel.  The group poured blood on draft files on October 27, 1967.  They would be convicted and sentenced to prison. Dave has written a book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"- documenting the Baltimore Four action and many others up to and including the most recent Plowshares action – Kings Bay Plowshares 7.  Phil Berrigan’s wife, Elizabeth McAlister, is a member of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7. 

  Dave just printed the 5th edition of the book which is available for $25 by sending him a check: Dave Eberhardt, 4 Hadley Square North, Baltimore, MD 21218. You can contact him at He prefers that you DO NOT order the book from Amazon. Image 1 of 2 for FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER. David Eberhardt; Image 2 of 2 for FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER; and FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER.  This is a self-published book printed in 2017 with updates.

   The price is $25 for a Spiral Bound, and Signed. This edition being what the publisher calls “The 4th edition (or first edition 4th state?)  of this book (with “final” additions) has been printed by the firm of FEDEX numbered 150-200, signed by the author, February 2017.”This is copy 187 and is numbered and signed by David Eberhardt on the title page.~~While the bibliographical information is a bit head-spinning, this is an engaging memoir by David Eberhardt recounting his involvement with the Brothers Berrigan in the protests against the Viet Nam war, and his subsequent time as an inmate at the Lewisburg Federal Prison. There is Near Fine binding: Item #291479. 

74] Yousef Zarbalian [] started his own medical practice in December before the pandemic hit. It is called East-West Medicine and Rheumatology, and its website is  Yousef is licensed in Maryland and Virginia. He is doing primary care as well as rheumatologic care (focusing on joint problems and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and sjogren's).  He is offering telemedicine visits, and he has very reasonable rates for uninsured individuals.  He makes use of herbs (which can be sent directly to patients from the herbal dispensary) as well as prescribing medications to their local pharmacy if needed.  

75] -- If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs, records, tarps and table cloths, contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

76] -- Can you use any book shelves? Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

77] -- Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees.  This is an historic window of opportunity.  With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.

78] – A Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to; call 202-682-4282.

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

“One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan

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