Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- September 8 - 14, 2022

36] Be at the DNC – Sept. 8

37] Knock on doors for Brooke – Sept. 8 – 10

38] Knock on doors for Democrats – Sept. 8 - 10

39] Accountability for torture – Sept. 8

40] Track poverty and the effect of aid on the results Sept. 8

41] Learn How to Pass a Local Resolution – Sept. 8

42] Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline – Sept. 8

43] All in PA Statewide Virtual Phone Bank – Sept. 8, 10, 12 & 14

44] Throw down Thursday Sept. 8

45] Help save democracy – Sept. 8

46] Our Revolution phone bank – Sept. 8

47] Democratic Socialists of America meeting – Sep. 8

48] Democratize General Assembly-Special elections Sept. 8

49] United We Dream – Sept. 8


36] – Alan Minsky for Progressive Democrats of America [] hopes you will join in on Thurs., Sept. 8 from 8 to 9:30 AM ET at the DNC Meeting at the Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745.  The meeting will be in the Riverview 1 room. Support the call to ban the use of Dark Money against Democratic candidates in the primaries, as well as the ongoing work of the Poverty Council, the Climate Council, and the continuing effort, spearheaded by PDA allies, to modernize the party by distributing power more democratically. RSVP at

37] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller.  Sign up for Thurs., Sept. 8, Fri., Sept. 9, and Sat., Sept. 10.  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 RSVP at

38] – Baltimore City - Knock on doors with the MD Dems Coordinated Campaign, hosted by the Maryland Democratic Party from Thurs., Sept. 1 through Fri., Sept. 30.  Meet at 415 N. Howard St., Suite G-1, Baltimore 21201.  Knock on doors and talk to our neighbors this weekend to make sure voters are engaged and excited to vote for Wes Moore, Senator Chris Van Hollen, Brooke Lierman, Anthony Brown, and the rest of the democratic slate. The canvassing shifts are on Thurs., Sept. 8, Fri., Sept. 9 and Sat., Sept. 10 from 10 AM to 1 PM, 1 to 4 PM and 4 to 7 PM ET.  Sign up at

39] – Physicians for Human Rights [] needs you on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 1 PM ET for‌ ͏an online panel that will showcase what’s new in the Istanbul Protocol 2022, how you can use the updated guide, ways that the Istanbul Protocol has contributed to accountability for torture in countries and communities for the last 25 years, and next steps for the global anti-torture movement. REGISTER at,I5VT,1TO2EP,1ZAC1,1.

40] – The Coalition on Human Needs [] hopes you will get involved on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 1:30 PM ET as the U.S. Census Bureau will release new data showing poverty rates and the effects of pandemic aid during 2021. Did government aid reduce poverty during COVID? Join in for “Using Census and Other Data to Track Poverty, Hardship and the Impact of Aid during a Tumultuous Time”, and find out how to access this critical data. RSVP at

41] – 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 4:30 to 5:30 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 Sept. 8 webinar, which will also happen on Sept. 15, at

42] –Oil Change International [] wants you to join in on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 5 PM ET to do frontline resistance to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Call on Congress to stop Joe Manchin's dirty side deal. Meet at the Robert A Taft Memorial Carillon (intersections New Jersey Ave. and Constitution Ave.), 100 Constitution Ave. NW, WDC 20001.  This month will be decisive for communities across Appalachia.

43] – There is an All in PA Statewide Virtual Phone Banks. The next slots are on Thurs., Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 PM ET, Sat., Sept. 10 from 11 AM to 1 PM and 3 to 5 PM, Mon., Sept. 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM ET and Wed., Sept. 14 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] – Progressive Maryland wants you to phone bank on Throwdown Thursday, Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 PM. Join every Thursday to call or text for one of the endorsed candidates! Register at 

45] – The Coalition on Human Needs [] needs you on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 6 PM and/or 7 PM ET to help save democracy.  At 7 PM, join with friends at VoteRiders to write letters to registered voters to make sure they have all the essential information they need to obtain a voter ID: At 6 PM, join friends at Florida Rising and the Florida Religious Action Center to call Florida voters to ensure they have everything they need to access the ballot box in November:

46] – 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., Sept. 8.  

 47] – The NoVA Democratic Socialists [] will meet on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 6:30 PM via Zoom or in-person at the Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22201.  Email novabranch [at] The theme is 'Eat the Rich'.

48] – Our Revolution Maryland [] is hosting on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 7 PM ET a Zoom meeting -- Democratize General Assembly-Special Elections for Vacancies. Join the Zoom Meeting at

49] – United We Dream's Unafraid Team [] wants you to phone bank.  Young people are facing so many challenges – lack of healthcare and high student loan debt, plus rent, gas, and food prices are all too high - which keep us from truly feeling safe and thriving. But we’re UNAFRAID to take control, to lead, and to trust ourselves. From now until Election Day in November, get the tools young people need to feel empowered, unafraid and ready to make our voices heard at the polls. Call eligible voters to make sure our communities and young people are heard and feel Unafraid at the polls. If you have never phone banked before, no worries - you will be trained! There is a phone bank on Thurs., Sept. 8 at 7 PM.  Sign up at Phone banking will continue on Sept. 13 & 15.

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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