Sunday, June 12, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert – June 12 – 18, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert – June 12 – 18, 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] Support the Pratt Workers United

9] Canvass for June 18 – June 12 - 13

10] Tune in to June 12, 1982 – June 12

11] Knock on doors for Ken Kerr – June 12

12] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – June 12 - 14

13] Door Knocking for Brooke – June 12 – 18

14] Discuss the January 6 Committee – June 12

15] Voter Protection Phone Bank – June 12, 14 & 17

16] Protest at the Pentagon – June 13

17] Shut down the Supreme Court – June 13

18] Digital Day of Action for Brooke – June 13


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, 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.

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.

8] – The workers at the Enoch Pratt Free Library have started a drive to organize a union calling themselves Pratt Workers United.  Go to There is a letter of support for community members to sign at

"Pratt Library workers are forming a union, Pratt Workers United. We are seeking pay equity for all, safer working conditions, benefits for part-time workers, and a voice in decisions that affect our work.”

9] – The Maryland Poor Peoples Campaign is engaged in canvassing until June 13 to promote the rally on June 18.  On Sun., June 12 and Mon., June 13 from 11 AM to 3 PM go to 808-8810 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

10] –United for Peace & Justice [] wants you to join in on Sun., June 12 from noon to 4 PM ET “Commemoration of the Demonstration for Nuclear Disarmament and Human Needs.” June 12, 2022 marks 40 years since one million people rallied in New York City’s Central Park demanding an end to the nuclear arms race. United for Peace & Justice (UFPJ) is a co-sponsor of this event. Sign up at

 The second event, “Defuse Nuclear War”, will live stream from 4 to 5:30 PM EDT, also on June 12. This event will focus on the present great threats of nuclear war and the imperative to reduce them. With a focus on the current terrible dangers of nuclear war and the imperative of taking action to reduce them, the Defuse Nuclear War live stream will serve as a catalyst for grassroots organizing.  Hear live presentations from a wide range of speakers including Medea Benjamin, Jerry Brown, Leslie Cagan, Khury Petersen-Smith, Katrina vanden Heuvel, India Walton and Ann Wright. Director/producer Jeff Daniels will speak and present excerpts from his documentary “Television Event” about the huge impacts of the 1983 TV film “The Day After.” See the world premiere of a video featuring Daniel Ellsberg on “defusing the threat of nuclear war,” produced by Oscar-nominated director Judith Ehrlich. Register at

 11] – Neka Duckett-Randolph [] needs you on Sun., June 12 from noon to 2 PM ET to knock on doors for Ken Kerr in District 3 B in Frederick County. Meet at Democrat Headquarters, 1080 W. Patrick St., Frederick 21703. Join Maryland LCV to knock on doors. RSVP at

12] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew through Thursday, June 30. Call voters in battleground states to build strength for the 2022 Midterms. Please email Sign up for calls on Sun., June 12 from 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM, and 5 to 6 PM ET. On Mon., June 13 make calls from 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM, 5 to 6 PM, 6 to 7 PM, 7 to 8 PM, 8 to 9 PM and 9 and 10 PM ET  On Tues., June 14 from 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 ET. Register at

13] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood on Sun., June 12, Mon., June 13, Tues., June 14, Wed., June 15, Thurs., June 16, Fri., June 17 and Sat., June 18 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] – Alan Minsky for Progressive Democrats of America [] thinks you would be interested in a Progressive Town Hall on Sun., June 12 at 4 PM ET.  There will be a January 6 Committee Discussion, and hear from Congressional Candidate David Palmer. Palmer (IL-13) is a candidate running to represent the new Illinois' 13th District that includes parts of Champaign, Decatur, Springfield, and Edwardsville, Alton, and Belleville in the Metro East area. A proud progressive with a great chance of winning his primary on June 28th, David Palmer is rooted in the IL-13 district and will advocate for all of the district's diverse inhabitants.  RSVP at

15] – Join the Voter Protection Phonebanks with Common Cause to 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 New Hampshire to connect them with Gov. Sununu and encourage him to veto SB 418 and voters in Michigan to recruit them for events happening around their state. These phone banks are subject to change based on variables outside of our control (i.e. a Senator's mailbox is full).

  On Sundays, call voters in Michigan to recruit them for events happening around their state. On Tuesdays (in partnership with Newburyport Indivisible-RISE), call New Hampshire voters to connect them with Gov. Sununu and encourage him to veto SB 418.  On Fridays, there will be the Our Democracy phonebank. These shifts also always will include training for first-timers before you make calls! On Sun., June 12 from 6 to 8 PM ET, Tues., June 14 from 4 to 6 PM ET and Fri., June 17 from 4 to 6 PM ET. Sign up at

16] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop.  The next vigil is June 13 and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker.  Email or call 202-882-9649.  The vigil will be outside the Pentagon's south Metro entrance and in the designated "protest zone" behind bicycle fences across from the entrance to the Metro.  By Metro, take Yellow Line and get out at the "Pentagon" stop. Do not go to the Pentagon City stop! Go up south escalators and turn left and walk across to protest area. By car from D.C. area, take 395 South and get off at Exit 8A-Pentagon South Parking. Take slight right onto S. Rotary Rd. at end of ramp and right on S. Fern St. Then take left onto Army Navy Dr. You can "pay to park" on Army Navy Dr.,  and there is meter parking one block on right on Eads St. Payment for both of these spots begins at 8 AM.  No cameras are allowed on Pentagon grounds. The restrooms are located inside Marriott Residence Inn on corner of S. Fern and Army Navy Dr.  

17] –   Rising Tide North America [] wants you on Mon., June 13 to help SHUT DOWN business as usual at the Supreme Court. Conservatives now hold a majority on the Supreme Court, and a group of five justices can roll back critical rights and protections that are settled law. At the same time, politics as usual has left the political institutions gridlocked and unable to pass legislation to protect our rights. On June 13, one of the Supreme Court’s 2022 decision days, there is a plan to blockade the streets around the Supreme Court to rise up for the transformative change that our communities need.  RSVP at

18] –   Join a Digital Day of Action on Mon., June 13 from 9 AM to 5 PM EDT.  Join Team Lierman for a digital day of action! For this digital day of action, you will be provided with ALL materials needed to reach out to your social media followers, email contacts, and text contacts. This is the best and fastest way to earn support for Brooke across the state in her campaign for comptroller. Visit

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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