Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 7 - 9, 2022

45] Future of U.S.-China Nuclear Relations – April 7

46] Voting Rights, Racial Justice, and the Quakers – April 7

47] Love, Freedom and Justice – April 7

48] Movement Tools Training Series! – April 7

49] Make calls with the DNC – April 7 – 9

50] Phone bank for Brooke – April 7

51] Audubon’s Blueprint for a Resilient Lower Mississippi River. – April 7

52] Throwdown Thursdays phone bank or text bank – April 7

53] Our Revolution phone bank – April 7

54] Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline – April 7

55] Intersections of climate justice and Quakerism – April 7

56] Poor Peoples Campaign Montgomery County Meeting – April 7

57] Book Ban Busters – April 7

58] Indivisible National Activist Call – April 7


45] – On Thurs., April 7 at 11 AM ET, catch the Future of U.S.-China Nuclear Relations hosted by the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP). Hear from David Santoro, author of “US-China Nuclear Relations: The Impact of Strategic Triangles.” Sign up at Though China’s nuclear stockpiles have yet to rival those of the United States and the Russian Federation, it has in recent years become central to US strategic policymaking. What explains this shift and how is the US-China strategic nuclear relationship evolving? What are the key features of that relationship today? What does the future of the US-China nuclear relationship look like and what roles do other States play in this regard?

46] – Union of Concerned Scientists [] wants to promote skills you need to stop the spread of disinformation on Thursday, April 7 from noon to 4 PM ET and Friday, April 8 from noon to 4 PM ET. This two-day training, Defense against Disinformation: Strategic Communications for Science Advocates, will allow you to counter disinformation and take meaningful action in your community. Bad actors coordinate disinformation campaigns with the express purpose of dividing communities, stalling accountability, distracting opponents, and demoralizing people from holding them accountable. But we can all play a role to defend against their efforts. Register at

47] Rev. Jennifer Butler, Faith in Public Life [] is inviting you to A Sacred Season of Love, Freedom and Justice: A Faith Leader Roundtable on Thurs., April 7 at noon ET. RSVP at

48] – The Progressive Caucus Action Fund presents The Movement Tools Training Series! This series is designed to share the practical knowledge, organizing strategies and tools our movement needs to take action and deliver real policy wins for our communities.  It features movement leaders, advocates, policy experts and special guest elected champions who are leading the fight for economic, racial and gender justice. Each session is accompanied by a toolkit with tools and example resources. Sessions will take place every 3 weeks on Thursdays at 1 PM ET for 90 minutes. The next session is on April 7 and the theme is Building Justice & Equity. The following session will take place on April 28 and the theme is Implementing Justice. Please send any questions to  Sign up at

49] – 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 Thurs., April 7, Fri., April 8 and Sat., April 9. 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  

50] – Joe Francaviglia [] wants you to Phone Bank for Brooke Lierman on Thursdays from 4 to 5 PM ET.  Go to Join in a canvass of the community and share Brooke's vision to transform the Comptroller's office to work for every Marylander. Once you sign up the team will follow up with everything you’ll need to phone bank! This will continue through Thurs., May 12. 

51] – Kara Fox, Audubon [] has something for you on Thurs., April 7 at 4 PM ET -- An Inside Look: Audubon’s Blueprint for a Resilient Lower Mississippi River. Audubon is launching a new initiative in the Lower Mississippi River region, identifying 50 million acres across multiple states as the most important places for birds and people. Sign up at

52] – On Throwdown Thursdays phone bank or text bank with the team from 6 to 8 PM ET. Every week call or text voters across the state about a number of important issues. Election season is here!! The time has finally come. Progressive Maryland announced its first round of election endorsements, and now it is time to call and text for incredible candidates in order to elect as many progressives into office as possible!! Make sure you join the Throwdown Thursday Team now to start making a difference! Visit 

53] – 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 Thurs., April 7.

54] – Jorge Aguilar, Food & Water Watch [] wants your participation on Thurs., April 7 at 7 PM ET to help stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline. A growing movement in Appalachia has been tirelessly working to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). And in just the last two months, two different federal permits for the project have been revoked! But the Biden administration is still considering whether to approve other permits for the pipeline, so this massive fracked gas pipeline is a threat to communities and our shared climate. That’s why organizers in Virginia and West Virginia are hosting a national digital rally to share updates on the campaign and ways for everyone to take action to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Join the digital rally on April 7 to help stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline!  Register at

55] Catch Intersections of climate justice and Quakerism on Thurs., April 7 at 7 PM ET. Climate change has increased food insecurity. It has also fueled conflict over scarce resources and forced people to leave their homes and communities. Quakers have long recognized the moral responsibility of all to act now to address the ongoing threat of climate change to our world today. Join AFSC’s Peniel Ibe as she moderates a conversation with a panel of Quaker activists inspired by their faith to push for solutions with justice. Visit

56] – On Thurs., April 7 at 7 PM, attend a MD Poor Peoples Campaign Montgomery County Regional Meeting. Join in for a discussion on THRIVE 2050 and an update on the June 18 mobilization and Moral March on Washington and To the Polls. Register at

57] – Join Red Wine and Blue for Book Ban Busters: The National Read-In on Thurs., April 7 at 8 PM. Tired of extremists banning books? Let’s do something about it. Join host Stella Parton; Brad Meltzer, author of I Am Rosa Parks and I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.; Leslea Newman, author of Heather Has Two Mommies; Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli, authors of Our Skin, I.W. Gregorio, author of None of the Above; and Nikki Grimes, author of Ordinary Hazards in a one-of-a-kind virtual event fighting for the freedom to learn! It’s a Read-In! Sign up at

58] – The Indivisible National Activist Call will happen on Thurs., April 7 at 8 PM ET. The National Activist Call is a space held on the first Thursday of every month for activists, group leaders, and new members alike. Join Indivisibles across the country and celebrate successes; discuss national strategy, and take time to create connections while building community with each other. RSVP 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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