Thursday, August 25, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- August 25 - 31, 2022

40] Veterans for Peace convention – Aug. 25 - 28

41] Knock on doors for Brooke – Aug. 25 – 27

42] Make Calls with the DNC National Call Crew – Aug. 25 – 27

43] All in PA Statewide Virtual Phone Bank Aug. 25, 27, 29 and 31

44] Voter registration – Aug. 25

45] Free Assange – Aug. 25

46] Learn How to Pass a Local Resolution – Aug. 25

47] Post-Election Happy Hour – Aug. 25

48] Throw down Thursday Aug. 25

49] Our Revolution phone bank – Aug. 25

50] DSA Leadership Candidate Forum – Aug. 25

52] Fight back at Manchin’s dirty deal – Aug. 25

53] Take action in defense of Palestinian human rights Aug. 25

54] “The Corporate Abuse of Caregivers” – Aug. 25

54] Victory call for Maxwell Frost for Congress – Aug. 25


40] – Please attend the Veterans For Peace 2022 Online Convention From War Making to Peace Seeking, from Thurs., Aug. 25 through Sun., Aug, 25.  If you can’t pay the full registration fee, you can register under scholarship/allies and then just donate what they can. Hear the keynote speech by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign on Sat., Aug. 27 at 7 PM ET. Sign up at

41] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller.  Sign up for Thurs., Aug. 25, Fri., Aug. 26, and Sat., Aug 27.  The door knocking takes place 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. Once you sign up, the team will follow up with everything you will need to knock doors including materials, a t-shirt, stickers, and a quick training. Register at

42] – 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 Thurs., Aug. 25 from 2 to 8 PM ET, six shifts on Fri., Aug. 26 from 2 to 8 PM ET and eight shifts on Sat., Aug. 27 from noon to 8 PM ET. For a training, sign up at Sign up at

43] – There is an All in PA Statewide Virtual Phone Banks. The next slots are on Thurs., Aug. 25 from 5 to 7 PM ET and Sat., Aug. 27 from 11 AM to 1 PM and 3 to 5 PM, Mon., Aug. 29 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM ET and Wed., Aug. 31 from 5 to 7 PM ET.  Talk with voters about electing Pennsylvania Democrats up and down the ballot! WHAT YOU'LL NEED are a computer, tablet, or smartphone with reliable internet service and a comfy, quiet place in your home.  Join the phone bank and set up a few minutes before your scheduled start time so you can focus on having good conversations for your full shift. Sign up at

44] – Get over to the University of Pennsylvania for Welcome Week Voter Registration, hosted by All In PA 2022 on Thurs., Aug. 25 from noon to 2 PM and 2 to 4 PM ET. Volunteer to register voters on Penn's campus with the PA Dems to get new students registered to vote! Meet at the corner of 36th St and Locust Walk, Philadelphia for training. Visit

45] –  On Thurs., Aug. 25 at 4 PM ET, DC Action for Assange will take banners and the "Free Assange" message to a rally of Maryland Democrats, with Pres. Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden.  The gathering of Democrats will be at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, MD.  Protesters will assemble at Richard Montgomery Dr. and Fleet Street (short walk from Rockville Metro station on the Red line).  Look for the banners.  Text 202-441-3265 to connect with the group or to ask questions.

46] – Learn How to Pass a Local Resolution in Response to the January 6 Investigation, a Virtual Meeting, hosted by January 6 Hearings on Thursdays from 4 to 5 PM EDT.  Passing local resolutions helps build momentum on a local, state and national level to protect our freedom to vote from ongoing efforts by Trump and MAGA Republicans to sabotage our elections.

  The bipartisan January 6th Select Committee has shown that Trump and his MAGA allies planned, promoted, and paid for a criminal conspiracy to overturn an election they knew they’d lost. Trump and his MAGA allies continue to work to sabotage future elections by changing state laws, threatening state officials and packing election administration offices so that they can have the final say over election results – even when they lose. Sign up for the Aug. 25 webinar, which will also happen on Sept. 1, at

47] – Metro DC DSA [] is holding a Post-Election Happy Hour on Thurs., Aug. 25 from 6 to 9PM ET. RSVP at It will take place at Midlands Beer Garden, 3333 Georgia Ave. NW, WDC 20010.

48] – Progressive Maryland wants you to phone bank on Throwdown Thursday, Aug. 25 from 6 to 8 PM. Join every Thursday to call or text for one of the endorsed candidates! Register at 

49] – 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 Thurs., Aug. 25.  

50] – On Thurs., Aug. 25 from 7 to 8 PM ET, attend a Northern Virginia DSA Leadership Candidate Forum.  A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP at novabranch [at]

51] – Jewish Voice for Peace [] needs you on Thurs., Aug. 25 at 7 PM ET to collectively take action in defense of Palestinian human rights. The Israeli military attacked the offices of seven major Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations. The military ransacked their offices, stole confidential files and computers, and then welded the doors shut. On Sunday, Shin Bet interrogations had begun for their executive directors. There are direct threats of long-term military detention if these organizations continue their lifesaving work.  These leading Palestinian organizations are urgently calling for the international community to intervene. Join a strategy session at

52] – Food & Water Action [] is holding an urgent call on Thurs., Aug. 25 at 8 PM ET to Fight back against Manchin’s dirty deal! The Inflation Reduction Act may incentivize new renewable energy, but that’s not all it does. It also throws a lifeline to fossil fuels, including more leases for oil drilling. Even worse, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin struck a dirty side deal to fast-track approvals for dangerous fossil fuel projects. But if enough of us speak up, we can stop Manchin’s deal. Get on the call  at

53] – The Nurses' Campaign To Win Medicare For All [] hopes you are interested on Thurs., Aug. 25 at 8 PM ET in a webinar “The Corporate Abuse of Caregivers.” This webinar is part of a series The Fight for the Future of Health Care. Sign up now to attend the event and learn about the Home All Alone model and the plan to devalue nurses’ labor and care work more broadly:  During the webinar, you’ll hear from a powerful slate of guest speakers, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez, RN, NNU President; Nancy Folbre, Professor Emerita of Economics and Director of the Program on Gender and Care Work at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst; and Raj Patel, Research Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.

54] – Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] senses you might be interested in attending a Campaign Team Call on Thurs., Aug. 25 at 9 PM ET.  Sign up for a Path to Victory call for Maxwell Frost for Congress. Maxwell is engaged in a campaign for Congress in FL-10.

To be continued.

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