Friday, May 6, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- May 6 - 7, 2022

76] Friends of Logan Endow Weekly Canvass – May 6 & 7

77] All Out for Peace in Ukraine! – May 7

78] March with Brooke Lierman – May 7

79] Knock on doors for Brooke Lierman in PG County – May 7

80] Canvass with Brooke and UMD Dems in College Park – May 7

81] Knock on doors with Brooke – May 7

82] Dan Berrigan’s poetry – May 7

83] Fighter Pilot to Peace Activist – May 7

84] Get over to the food pantry May 7

85] Responding to emergencies without involving the police – May 7

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

87] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

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

89] Do you need a doctor?

90] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

91] Do you need any book shelves?

92] Join the Global Zero campaign.

793] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


76] Join the Friends of Logan Endow Canvass on Fri., May 6 from 4 to 6 PM and 6 to 8 PM ET and Sat., May 7  from 10 AM to noon, noon to  2 PM, 2 to 4 PM, 4 to 6 PM ET and 6 to 8 PM ET.  The Canvass will continue through May 31. Email 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.

77] – United for Peace & Justice [] is calling out for an end to the invasion of Ukraine protests on May 7. All Out for Peace in Ukraine!

78] – March with Brooke Lierman in the Laurel Festival Parade on Sat., May 7 from 8:30 to 11 AM ET.  Meet at the Laurel Elementary School, 516 Montgomery St. #4299, Laurel 20707. Sign up at

79] – Knock on doors for Brooke in Prince Georges County on Sat., May 7 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

80] – Canvass with Brooke and UMD Dems in College Park, University of Maryland on Sat., May 7  from 11 AM to 1 PM ET and help share Brooke's vision to transform the Comptroller's office to work for everyone. Sign up at Meet at the Vigilante Coffee Shop, 8200 Baltimore Ave., College Park 20740.

81] – On Sat., May 7 from 1 to 4 PM ET, join a Day of Action - Knock on doors with Brooke, Team County Executive Pittman, Team 30 and more! Meet at 275 West St., Annapolis 21401. Register at

82] – On Sat., May 7 at 2 PM ET, Fr. John Dear and Bill Wylie-Kellermann will discuss “The Trouble with Our State: The Poetry of Daniel Berrigan.”  This is a book edited by John Dear with a foreword by Bill Wylie-Kellermann.  See or visit

83] –Check out a BOOK LAUNCH PRESENTATION WITH RICHARD MOODY ON HIS JUST PUBLISHED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CONSCIENCE “Flying through Life – From Fighter Pilot to Peace Activist” on Sat., May 7 at  2 PM ET at THE PEACE CENTER OF DELAWARE COUNTY, SPRINGFIELD FRIENDS MEETINGHOUSE, 1001 OLD SPROUL ROAD, SPRINGFIELD, PA 19064. Moody is a member of Crosswicks Friends Meeting in Crosswicks, New Jersey. He is very active in peace efforts worldwide and works continuously to reduce US militarism and the death and destruction which is being carried out by the USA, and other countries, around the world.  He has lived in five different countries and has visited over 130 countries overall.  Visit  Directions to the Peace Center of Delaware County are at

84] – On Sat., May 7 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

85] – Are you interested in how communities are responding to emergencies without involving the police? Join this eight-week participatory workshop to learn more. See what community-based programs are working across the country. Assess the needs and assets for emergency response in your own community. Get trained in de-escalation and mental health crisis response. And develop a concrete plan to move toward community-based justice. The study-into-action group will look to build community Alternatives to police response through June 18 at 1 PM ET. It takes place every other Saturday. The next workshop is on May 7. Register at

86] – 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.

87] -- 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

88] – 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. 

89] 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.  

90] -- 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

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

92] -- 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.

93] – 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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