Friday, June 10, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- June 10 - 11, 2022

63] Canvass for June 18 – June 10 & 11

64] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the White House – June 10

65] Hear from Candidate for Maryland Comptroller Brooke Lierman – June 10

66] Make calls with the DNC – June 10 & 11

67] Do door knocking for Brooke – June 10 & 11

68] Voter Protection Phone banks – June 10

69] Help with an Art Build -- June 11

70] Knock on doors with Team Lierman and the District 41 Team – June 11

71] Urgency of Banning Nukes – June 11

72] Knock on doors for Climate Champion Delegate Dana Stein – June 11

73] Get over to the food pantry – June 11

73] Wear Orange – June 11

74] Brooke goes to Frederick – June 11

75] Remember June 12, 1982 June 11

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

77] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

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

79] Do you need a doctor?

80] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

81] Do you need any book shelves?

82] Join the Global Zero campaign.

83] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


63] – The Maryland Poor Peoples Campaign is engaged in canvassing until June 13 to promote the rally on June 18.  On Fri., June 10 and Sat., June 11 from 11 AM to 3 PM ET, meet at 8808-8810 Bradford Road, Silver Spring. Continue to prepare for June 18 by distributing flyers while knocking on hundreds of doors in Montgomery County. Sign up at

64] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., June 10 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

65] – Kim Coble, Maryland LCV [] is hosting on Fri., June 10 from noon to 12:30 PM ET a Conversation with Candidate for Maryland Comptroller Brooke Lierman. The group believes an environmentally-minded Comptroller is Critical to Maryland's future.  Register at

66] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew through June 30.  Call voters in battleground states to build strength for the 2022 Midterms. Please email Sign up for calls on Fri., June 10 and Sat., June 11. 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. For a training, sign up at Sign up at

67] – Do Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood from 2 to 4 PM ET on Fri., June 10 and Sat.., June 11. 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

68] – Get involved with Voter Protection Phone banks 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 Sunday, June 12 from 6 to 8 PM ET, call voters in Michigan to recruit them for events happening around their state. On Tuesday, June 14 call from 4 to 6 PM ET, (in partnership with Newburyport Indivisible-RISE), call New Hampshire voters to connect them with Gov. Sununu and encourage him to veto SB 418.  On Friday, June 10 from 4 to 6 PM ET, join the Our Democracy phone bank. These phone banks are subject to change. Sign up at

69] – The Maryland Poor People's Campaign (MD PPC) [] needs your help from Sat., June 11 through Sat., June 18 for an Art Build. The Art Build will take place at the Greenpeace Warehouse in Hyattsville. Volunteers are needed to learn and help create art for a powerful visually unified Mass Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on June 18th!  Sign up at

70] – Join a Day of Action and Knock on doors with Team Lierman and the District 41 Team on Sat., June 11 from 10 AM to 1 PM ET! The District 41 Team (Sen. Carter, Del. Attar, Del. Bridges, and Del. Rosenberg) will canvass the voters in the 41st district! Sign up at Join in and help build support for these outstanding candidates!  You will receive all the training and materials you need to be successful upon arrival.

71] – Just World Ed [] wants to invite you to the next edition of The Urgency of Banning Nukes on Sat., June 11 at noon ET.  Register at This registration link is good for all the sessions in this series. Hear from Vicki Elson, co-founder and Creative Director of, to be the resource-person at this session. is the US affiliate of the international movement ICAN, which was one of the main authors/architects of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons-- the TPNW. ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 for its fabulous efforts, and is one of the main organizers of the events in Vienna later this month that will accompany the first Meeting of States Parties of the TPNW.

  Two more members of the US Congress have agreed to sign on as co-sponsors of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton's historic bill, H.R. 2850, which calls for Nuclear Weapons Abolition!  These two are Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D, AZ-3) and Rep. Mondaire Jones (D, NY-17). Their signatures bring to 17 the number of co-sponsors the Bill has now gained!

72] – Join Maryland LCV on Sat., June 11 from noon to 3 PM ET to knock on doors in Baltimore County with Climate Champion Delegate Dana Stein and encourage Maryland voters to support Dana. Sign up at

73] – On Sat., June 11 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

74] – Brooke Lierman for Comptroller [] hopes that on Sat., June 11 from 1 to 4 PM ET you can join a Day of Action and  knock on doors in District 3 with Brooke, Del. Karen Young and Del. Ken Kerr! Meet at 1080 West Patrick St., Suite 4, Frederick 21236. Help build support for these outstanding candidates!  You will receive all the training and materials you need to be successful upon arrival. RSVP at

75] –Remember and re-energize the No Nukes Rally of June 12, 1982 in New York City.  On Sat., June 11 from 4 to 5:30 PM ET come together in front of the White House. Join in to celebrate the historic impacts of one of the largest grassroots gatherings ever.  Go to Max will be one of the many speakers.

76] – A friend, Brendan Walls, was 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.

77] -- 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

78] – 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. 

79] 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.  

80] -- 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

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

82] -- 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.

83] – 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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