Thursday, June 23, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- June 24 - 28, 2022

69] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the White House – June 24

70] Remain in Mexico June 24

71] Make calls with the DNC – June 24 & 25

72] Do door knocking for Brooke – June 24 & 25

73] Voter Protection Phone banks – June 24, 26 & 28

74] Peace Wave -- June 25 - 26

75] One Journey Festival – June 25

76] Table at Pride Festival -- June 25

77] Knock on doors for climate champions – June 25

78] Get over to the food pantry – June 25

79] Do door knocking for Brooke – June 25

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

81] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

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

83] Do you need a doctor?

84] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

85] Do you need any book shelves?

86] Join the Global Zero campaign.

87] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


69] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., June 24 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

70] – The Immigration Justice Campaign [] wants you to join in on Fri., June 24 at 1 PM ET for a webinar about "Remain in Mexico." This is a discussion on the current state of “Remain in Mexico,” a.k.a. the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP). This webinar will be led by the Immigration Justice Campaign’s Policy Counsel Rebekah Wolf. She will provide an update on policy and advocacy work being done to mitigate the continuing effects of this disastrous border program. Register at

71] – 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 24 and Sat., June 25. 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

72] – Do Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood from 2 to 4 PM ET on Fri., June 24 and Sat.., June 25. 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 July 19.  Sign up at

73] – 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 Fri., June 24 from 4 to 6 PM ET, join the Our Democracy phone bank.  On Sun., June 26 from 6 to 8 PM ET, call voters in Michigan to recruit them for events happening around their state. On Tues., June 28 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.  These phone banks are subject to change. Sign up at

74] – Join a 24 Hour Peace Wave: No to Militarization – Yes to Cooperation from Sat., June 25 through Sun., June 26.  Go to  The G7 will be meeting near Munich June 26-28. NATO will be meeting in Madrid on June 28-30. Speak up for peace and cooperation, the scaling back and dismantling of military alliances, the disarmament of governments, and the democratization and strengthening of international institutions of nonviolent cooperation and the rule of law. It is beyond time to address the unavoidable crises of nuclear risk, climate collapse, hunger, and homelessness, rather than manufacturing crises for the benefit of weapons dealers.  This is a non-stop 24-hour rolling rally live streaming on a Zoom channel moving west around the Earth from 2 PM in England on June 25 to 4 PM in Ukraine on June 26. There will be video from protests, demonstrations, vigils, teach-ins, and speakers at their desks. There will be music and art.

   In addition to being on Zoom, the Peace Wave will livestream (starting anew every two hours) on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Linked-In. Please share those livestreams to other channels. Sign up to get the Zoom link at

75] – The Interfaith Immigration Coalition [] would like you to get involved with the One Journey Festival at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. on Sat., June 25 from 11 AM to 6 PM ET .Sent: Thursday, June 2, 2022 2:26 PM.  Celebrate refugee contributions and stories of resilience and hope at the third annual One Journey Festival, which will bring people together through a modern-day shared languages of art, food, music, dance, storytelling, soccer, and technology. Register at

76] – Join the Lower Shore Progressive Caucus on  Sat., June 25 to commemorate the heritage and history of LGBTQ+ people in the United States, including those living on the Eastern Shore at Salisbury Pride. Volunteer to march in the parade and then do tabling for the endorsed candidates throughout the day. Meet in Downtown Salisbury, 110 N. Division St., Salisbury 21801.  The shifts available are as follows: 11 AM to 12:30 PM, 2 to 3 PM, 3 to 4 PM, 4 to 5 PM and 5 to 6 PM EDT.  Sign up at

77] – On Sat., June 25 from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM ET, join Maryland LCV to knock on doors in Baltimore County with Climate Champion Speaker Adrienne Jones and encourage Maryland voters to support Speaker Jones and the rest of the Maryland LCV endorsed District 10 team which include Delegate Ben Brooks, Jennifer White, and N. Scott Phillips. Meet in the Security Square Mall Parking Lot, 6901 Security Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21244.  Sign up at

78] – On Sat., June 25 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

79] – Join a Day of Action - Knock on Doors with Team Lierman and District 44B Team - on Sat., June 25 from 3 to 5:30 PM ET.  This canvass is hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller, and participants should meet at the Hebbville Elementary School, Baltimore 21208. Join the District 44B Team (Senator Charles Sydnor III, Delegate Sheila Ruth, and Aletheia McCaskill) to canvass the voters in the district!  You will receive all the training and materials you need to be successful upon arrival.  Sign up at

80] – 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.

81] -- 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

82] – 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. 

83] 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.  

84] -- 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

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

86] -- 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.

87] – 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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