Friday, May 20, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert – May 21 - 23, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert – May 21 - 23, 2022

"I speak as an American to the leaders of my own nation. The great initiative in this war is ours. The initiative to stop it must be ours." -Martin Luther King Jr.

Friends, this list and other email documents which I send out are done under the auspices of the Baltimore Nonviolence Center.  Go to

  If you appreciate this information and would like to make a donation, send contributions to Max Obuszewski, BNC, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  Max Obuszewski can be reached at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 [at]

1] Books, buttons and stickers

2] Web site for info on federal legislation

3] Get involved with NCNR   

4] Max is looking for tips on a garage or a storage suggestion.

5] House cleaner needed

6] A friend needs a house or an apartment to rent

7] Donate for medical care for US drone victim

8] Day of Action with Brooke – May 21

9] Join the Friends of Logan Endow Canvass -- May 21 – 22

9] Meet and Greet with Brooke – May 15

10] Lynching in PG County -- May 21

11] Get over to the Food Pantry -- May 21

12] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – May 21

13] Door Knocking for Brooke – May 21 – 24

14] Voter Protection phone banks – May 21 – 23

15] Support a progressive candidate – May 21


1] – Buttons, bumperstickers and books are available.  “God Bless the Whole World, No Exceptions” stickers are in stock. Call Max at 410-323-1607.

2] –To obtain information how your federal legislators voted on particular bills, go to  Congressional toll-free numbers are 888-818-6641, 888-355-3588 or 800-426-8073. The White House Comment Email is accessible at

3] – THE ORGANIZING LIST will be the primary decision-making mechanism of the National Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance [NCNR].  It will be augmented by conference calls and possibly in-person meetings as needed.  It will consist of 1 or 2 representatives from each local, regional, or national organization (not coalitions) that wishes to actively work to carry out the NCNR campaign of facilitating and organizing nonviolent resistance to U.S. wars.

  To join the ORGANIZING List, please send your name, group affiliation, city and email address to mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.  Different local chapters of a national organization are encouraged to subscribe.  

4] – Max is in need of a garage or a storage space.  Any suggestions would be welcome.  Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.

5] – Is there a woman in the Baltimore area who does house cleaning?  This assignment would be on an irregular basis with several hours per week.  Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.

6] – 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.

7] – Here is the Go Fund Me link through which you can help Adel Al Manthari get the medical attention that he desperately needs: Please contribute as soon as possible because he will not be able to get treatment until $10,000 is raised. is raising funds to help him. WESPAC Foundation is the fiscal agent for In March 2018 Adel Al Manthari was grievously injured in a U.S. drone attack in Yemen that killed four of his cousins. The five men were driving to the village of al-Aqla to witness a land transfer. They never made it. Tens of thousands have been killed and maimed by U.S. drone attacks.  Adel survived, but now his health is in jeopardy because he can’t afford the medical care he needs.

Canvass voters in Baltimore County with Allies for Democracy on Sat., May 21 from 10 AM to 3 PM ET. Meet at the Woodbrook Church, 25 Stevenson Lane, Towson 21212. Support local progressive candidates in Baltimore County by talking to voters, which is the most effective way to mobilize people to participate in our democracy. Training, carpools, buddies, and camaraderie are always included! This canvass will be for Robbie Leonard for Baltimore County State's Attorney. Find out about the candidates to support at

8] – Join a Day of Action on Sat., May 21 and May 28 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM ET and Knock with Team Lierman and the District 40 Team!  Meet at the Team 40 Campaign Office, 940 Madison Ave., Baltimore.  Meet Sen. Hayes, Del. Wells, Del. Amprey, and Del. Conaway) to canvass the voters in the 40th district! Sign up at

9] – Join the Friends of Logan Endow Canvass on Sat., May 21 and Sun., May 22 from 10 AM to noon, noon to 2 PM, 2 to 4 PM, 4 to 6 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET.  The Canvass will continue through May 31. This event’s address is private, but you can sign up for more details: The election season is here! Come join the Friends of Logan Endow to canvass the district! New canvassers are welcome and will be trained before going out. Email

10] – The Prince George’s County Lynching Memorial Project (PGC LMP), in partnership with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, will offer a presentation on one of the lesser-known parts of community history in “The Untold Story of the 1869 Lynching of Mr. Thomas Juricks in Piscataway,” a free presentation at the Oxon Hill branch library, 6200 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill on Sat., May 21 from 11 AM to noon ET.  This in-person event is free and open to the public. Visit the library system event page at where event registration is optional; walk-ins are welcome.

11] – On Sat., May 21 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

12] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew through Tuesday, May 31. Call voters in battleground states to build strength for the 2022 Midterms. Please email Sign up for calls on Sat., May 21 from 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM, 5 to 6 PM. Sign up at

13] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood on Sat., May 21, Sun., May 22, Mon., May 23 and Tues., May 24 from 2 to 4 PM ET!  This event’s address is private. Sign up for the 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.

14] – Get involved with Voter Protection Phonebanks with Common Cause 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 Sat., May 21 from noon to 2 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET, Sun., May 22 from 6 to 8 PM ET, and Mon., May 23 from 4 to 6 PM ET. Sign up at

15] – Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] wants you to register for an event on Sat., May 21 at 8 PM ET. There is a PDA-Endorsed Congressional Candidate Mike Ortega Meet-N-Greet. Email Help replace Blue Dog Luis Correa with Young Progressive Mike Ortega. First time candidate Mike Ortega scores 100% on progressive issues like Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, social, economic, and racial justice, and protecting democracy itself.

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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