Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- June 8 - 11, 2022

40] The People’s Summit June 8 - 10

41] Don’t Look Away rally – June 8

42] An Execution Vigil – June 8

43] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – June 8 – 11

44] Door knocking for Brooke – June 8 - 11

45] Our Revolution phone bank – June 8 & 9

46] Food & Water Team Maryland June Volunteer Meeting! -- June 8

47] Webinar on Western Sahara – June 8

48] Meet Ray McGovern – June 8

49] Throwdown Thursdays phone bank or text bank – June 8 & 9

50] End the War in Ukraine – June 8

51] Our Revolution Howard County's Monthly Meeting June 8

52] Chain Reaction -- June 8


40] –ANSWER Coalition [] is inviting you to The People's Summit for Democracy on Wed., June 8 through Fri., June 10.  ‌ The People's Summit will take place in Los Angeles. Check out the updated program on the website at  The People’s Summit will be livestreamed on YouTube on June 8, 9, 10. The live-streaming will begin at 2 PM ET.  Make sure to subscribe to the channel BreakThrough News, the official streaming partner of the People's Summit.

41] – Sojourners [] wants you on Wed., June 8 at 11 AM ET to be in Washington, D.C. to tell Congress "Don't look away." Thousands are contacting their Congresspersons for common sense gun safety. Join Everytown for Gun Safety at a rally!    RSVP at Gather at the Capitol to continue calling on the Senate to act.

42] –Abe Bonowitz, Executive Director for DPA [] indicates Frank Atwood is scheduled to be executed in Arizona. Attend a virtual vigil on Wed., June 8 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM ET. Register at.

43] – 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 Wed., June 8, Thurs., June 9, 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

44] – Do Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood from 2 to 4 PM ET on Wed., June 8, Thurs., June 9, 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

45] – Our Revolution [] would like you to phone bank on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET. There are more than 8 million voters across the country who identify as progressive. These numbers suggest progressives can win at every level of government, but the voters must go to the polls! Sign up to join the Our Revolution phone bank force at Sign up for Wed., June 8 and Thurs., June 9.

46] – Lily Hawkins, Food & Water Action [] hopes you will join on Wed., June 8 at 7 PM ET for the Food & Water Team Maryland June Volunteer Meeting! Work to stop dirty energy sources like burning trash and methane made from chicken poop from counting towards our renewable energy goals.  Go over which elected officials are key decision makers in the campaign to move Maryland onto clean renewables like solar and wind — and find out how you can help motivate them to take action! RSVP at

47] – Michael Beer, Nonviolence International [] wants you to attend on Wed., June 8 at 7 PM ET a webinar on Western Sahara.  The siege of Saharawi activists by Moroccan forces continues in Western Sahara, despite the recent long term visit of International visitors from the US and India.  Please speak up now as the Ukraine crisis is focusing global attention on unlawful forceful occupation by neighbors. All such occupations must end. Register at This event is organized by the Campaign to End the Moroccan Occupation of Western Sahara. The title is Morocco's Autonomy Proposal versus Independence in Western Sahara: What Solution is Best for Africa's Last Colony?

48] – Helena, Just World Ed []is holding a conversation on Wed., June 8 at 7 PM ET about The Urgency of Banning Nukes. The schedule will have an event every Wednesday at 7 PM ET, and every Saturday, starting at noon ET. Registration for these webinars is required. Please register at Registration for any one session gives you access to all the others in this series. For the first of these Zoom conversations, hear from the antiwar activist and strategic specialist Ray McGovern, and possibly some other guests.

49] – On Throwdown Thursdays phone bank or text bank with the team On Wed., June 8 from 7 to 8:30 PM and Thurs., June 9 from 6 to 8 PM ET. Every week call or text voters across the state about a number of important issues. Election season is here!! The time has finally come. Progressive Maryland announced its first round of election endorsements, and now it is time to call and text for incredible candidates in order to elect as many progressives into office as possible!! Make sure you join the Throwdown Thursday Team now to start making a difference! Visit 

50] – Tune in to "How the Peace Movement Can Work More Effectively to End the War in Ukraine," a Talk by Larry Wittner Via Zoom on Wed., June 8 at 7 PM EDT.  Larry Wittner is Professor of History Emeritus at SUNY/Albany and an award-winning author of numerous books on peace movements and foreign policy. His hundreds of articles on international issues have appeared in journals, magazines, and newspapers around the world. Register by emailing

51] – Our Revolution Howard County's Monthly Chapter Meeting will happen on Wed., June 8 from 7:30 to 9 PM ET. When you register, you'll be emailed the Zoom login. Recap the accomplishments over the past month and discuss the many upcoming actions. One or more of the endorsed candidates will discuss the impending election. RSVP at

52] – The Ploughshares Fund [] is reminding you to register for Chain Reaction on Wed., June 8 at 8 PM ET!  REGISTER at  This is the Ploughshares Fund’s 9th annual gala. The current war in Ukraine underscores anew the dangerous reemergence of nuclear threats that leave the world vulnerable to nuclear escalation, and even nuclear war. Now is the time for action. We need to build a movement. One that rivals the disarmament rally held 40 years ago in Central Park when 1 million nuclear freeze activists gathered to protest nuclear weapons.

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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