Thursday, August 11, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- August 12 - 16, 2022

59] Women’s Convention – Aug. 12 - 14

60] Phone Bank for Brooke Aug. 12 and 13   

61] Knock on doors for Brooke – Aug. 12 & 13

62] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the White House – Aug. 12

63] Protest at the Israeli embassy -- Aug. 12

64] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – Aug. 12 - 13

65] Join the Voter Protection Phone banks --- Aug. 12, 14, 16

66] Pennsylvania Working Families Party meeting Aug. 12

67] Wine & Shine – Aug. 12


59] -- The Women's Convention (via Women's March) [] is hosting a convention in Houston from Fri., Aug. 12 through Sun., Aug. 14.  There will be live streaming.  Feminists are coming together to grieve & rage, find joy and comfort in community, and strategize for the fight for a feminist future. The plenaries will be available to watch LIVE, along with a selection of hybrid breakout sessions that you can attend and participate in remotely! Register at  

60] -- On Fri., Aug. 12 and Sat., Aug. 13 from 10 AM to 8 PM ET, phone bank for Brooke Lierman for comptroller.  Can you spare a few hours to phone bank for Brooke? You can do it from your home and you will be sent a list and a script!  Once you sign up, an organizer will reach out directly to you and get you your phone book and a training if you need it! Register at

61] – Do Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood on Fri., Aug. 12 and Sat., Aug. 13 from 10 AM to 8 PM ET.  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. Sign up at

62] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., Aug. 12 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

63] – Gaza is out of the headlines already but the body count continues to rise. This morning, the Gaza Ministry of Health announced that 11-year-old Layan al-Sha'er succumbed to the wounds she sustained during the latest bombardment. That makes Layan the 17th child to be killed by Israel's latest aggression and another beautiful little girl is now gone.

  Yes, there’s a ceasefire in place but that does not mean that Palestinians will stop suffering. The ceasefire doesn’t change what took place this weekend and what’s been happening for the past 15 years of the siege on Gaza.  The American Muslim for Palestine will be conducting an Islamic congregational prayer and then protest right in front of the embassy. ALL are welcome to attend and participate.  Commemorate those brutally murdered by Israel's assault on Gaza. All Out for Gaza Protest and Friday Prayer/Jumuah at 1 PM ET on Aug. 12 at Israeli embassy, 3514 International Dr. NW, WDC 20008. Email 

64] – Make Calls virtually with the DNC National Call Crew to voters in battleground states to build strength for the 2022 Midterms. Please email Sign up for up to six shifts on Fri., Aug. 12 from 2 to 8 PM ET and eight shifts on Sat., Aug. 13 from noon to 8 PM ET. For a training, sign up at Sign up at

65] – Join the Voter Protection Phone banks 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 phone bank. These shifts also always will include training for first-timers before you make calls! Call on Fri., Aug. 12 from 4 to 6 PM, Sun., Aug. 14 from 6 to 8 PM ET, and Tues., Aug. 16 from 4 to 6 PM ET. Sign up at

66] – On Fri., Aug. 12 from 5:30 to 7 PM ET, get with a York Welcome Gathering, a Virtual Community Event hosted by the Pennsylvania Working Families Party. RSVP at Are you looking for a place to connect with others and visions for the York area? The PA Working Families Party is on a mission to bring joy and power back to the people. Learn how you can take action to build the political home we all need and deserve. Go to

67] – Solar United Neighbors [] is inviting you on Fri., Aug. 12 from 6 to 8 PM ET for a Wine & Shine. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Sip, savor and learn more about solar in your community! Enjoy a fun-filled happy hour at Black Ankle Vineyards, 14463 Black Ankle Road, Mt. Airy, 21771. Enjoy meeting fellow solar owners and supporters and find out what’s happening with clean energy in your community. You’ll also get a chance to check out the vineyard’s tasting room decked out in rooftop solar.  Register at

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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