Sunday, May 1, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- May 2 - 7, 2022

19] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – May 2 - 7

20] Door knocking for Brooke – May 2

21] Voter Protection phone banks – May 2

22] Emergency Election Protection Coalition – May 2

23] Militarization of the Borderland – May 2

24] Journalism under Threat – May 2

25] The Threat of Use of Nuclear Weapons – May 3

26] What’s next? -- May 3

27] FDR’s Legacy -- May 3

28] Joint Memorial Ceremony – May 3


19] – 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 Mon., May 2, Tues., May 3, Wed., May 4, Thurs., May 5, and Fri., May 6. 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., May 7, the times are 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM, 5 to 6 PM. Sign up at  

20] –Do Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood from 2 to 4 PM ET on Sun., May 1, Mon., May 2 and Tues., May 3. This event’s address is private.  Sign up for more details. Canvass in your community and share Brooke's vision to transform the Comptroller's office to work for every Marylander. YOU CAN DO THIS ON YOUR OWN TIME, SELECTING A DATE IS REQUIRED TO USE THIS FORM. YOU CAN KNOCK WHENEVER WORKS FOR YOU. Once you sign up the team will follow up with everything you need to knock on doors including materials, a t-shirt, stickers, and a quick training. This will continue through June 19.  Sign up at

21] – Get involved with Voter Protection phone banks 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 Mon., May 2 from 4 to 6 PM ET, call voters in Connecticut to connect them to Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney’s office to urge him to pass state voting legislation. Sign up at

22] – The Emergency Election Protection Coalition is happening at 5 PM ET on Mon., May 2. Please submit any questions to: Sign up at Progressive Democrats of America are part of the coalition.

23] – Massachusetts Peace Action [] would like you to attend on Mon., May 2 at 8 PM ET The Militarization of the Borderland webinar. The military-industrial complex promotes and profits from the creation of militarized borders all over the world. The same corporations, investors, and public agencies that fuel the war industry also create and maintain walls, surveillance technologies, weapons, police training, and prison facilities that divide peoples and destroy natural environments in the supposedly non-war zones of national borders. This webinar will focus on the US-Mexico borderland in Arizona where the US war industry is highly visible and very actively engaged in the business of white supremacy. Presenters will share their first-hand experiences and research into the nature of this profiteering beast and its ongoing predations. Hear from Todd Miller, Nellie Jo David and Joanne Coutts. Register at

24] – Amnesty USA [] wants you to get involved on Mon., May 2 at 8 PM ET for "Journalism under Threat" to mark World Press Freedom Day. Hear from four journalists covering human rights issues in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Turkey, Morocco, and Central America as they discuss the state of press freedom. RSVP

25] – On Tues., May 3 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM ET, check out “The Threat of Use of Nuclear Weapons and Russia’s War on Ukraine: Meeting the Legal and Political Challenge."  This webinar by the Arms Control Association includes impressive panelists.  The topic is most timely.  Register

26] – The NRDC Action Fund [] welcomes your participation on Tues., May 3 at 1 PM ET for What's next? Accelerating Action and Ambition on Climate.

27] – Economic Policy Institute [] needs you on Tues., May 3 at 2 PM ET for a WEBINAR Going Big: FDR’s Legacy, Biden’s New Deal, and the Struggle to Save Democracy with Robert Kuttner. Kuttner has a new book. Visit

28] – Beth Schuman [] needs you on Tues., May 3 at 1:30 PM ET for the Joint Memorial Ceremony, co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and Parents Circle - Families Forum. This is annual Peace event is huge in number. With all of the violence taking place in the world right now, this event is more critical than ever. Go to

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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