Friday, September 9, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- September 9 to September 13, 2022

50] DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council meeting – Sept. 9

51] Knock on doors with MD Dems – Sept. 9 & 10

52] Knock on doors for Brooke – Sep. 9 – 10

53] Phone Bank for Brooke Sept. 9 - 10

54] Rent gouging rally Sept. 9

55] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the White House – Sept. 9

56] Expand the Court Sept. 9

57] Surveillance of Muslims – Sept. 9

58] Our Democracy phone bank – Sept. 9, 11 & 13

59] Phone Bank for Beto Sept. 9 & 10

60] Beto for Texas Letter Writing Party Sept. 9 and 10

61] Unarmed Civilian Protection/Protective Accompaniment Sept. 9


50] – The DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council [] is inviting you on Fri., Sept. 9 from 8 to 9:30 AM ET to an in-person meeting at the Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745, during the Summer DNC Convention. Come hear from the Council and special guests including Ebony Twilley Martin, co-Executive Director of Greenpeace USA and Maryland Delegate Sheila Ruth! Bring COVID vaccination proof and a mask, and allow time to check in.  Register at

51] – 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 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 Fri., Sept. 9 from 10 AM to 1 PM, 1 to 4 PM & 4 to 7 PM and Sat., Sept. 10 from 10 AM to 1 PM, 1 to 4 PM and 4 to 7 PM ET.  Sign up at

52] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller.  Sign up for 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

53] -- On Fri., Sept. 9 and Sat., Sept. 10 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

54] – Maryland Poor People's Campaign (MD PPC) [] has a protest for you on Fri., Sept. 9 at 10 AM ET -- Renters Against Gouging and Exploitation Rally for Rent Stabilization in Montgomery County.  For the past two years of COVID, rent stabilization in Montgomery County has kept many families in their homes. Yet, the County Council failed to extend rent stabilization before leaving for their August recess, allowing landlords to massively increase rents and forcing tenants to leave their homes and the county. Since then, tenants have received rent increases of 20% and more, far exceeding the rate of inflation and the cost of doing business. Carpooling is being organized so RSVP at  Be at the Montgomery County Council Office, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville 20850.

55] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., Sept. 9 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

56] –  Taylor Jones [] wants you to take action on Fri., Sept. 9 at 2:30 PM ET to deliver to Rep. John Sarbanes at 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite #303, Towson 21204, a petition calling for the expansion of the Supreme Court to four more justices.  Also ask the representative to co-sponsor the Judiciary Act.  RSVP at

57] –  MPower Change [] is holding on Fri., Sept. 9 at 3 PM ET a panel on tech-era police surveillance and Islamophobic policing in the 21 years since 9/11. Hear about the growth of digital surveillance by police with Muslim leaders who are organizing against expanding police surveillance. RSVP at

58] – Join an Our Democracy phone banks, hosted by Common Cause on Fri., Sept. 9 from 4 to 6 PM, Sun., Sept. 11 from 6 to 8 PM & Tues., Sept 13 from 4 to 6 PM EDT. The idea is to protect democracy.  Sign up at,

59] – Beto for Texas [] needs your help phone banking to help elect a new governor in Texas.  Sign up for a shift on Fri., Sept. 9 from 6 to 7:30 PM and Sat., Sept. 10 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM ET. Help make direct, personal contact with as many Texans as we can. You can join in from anywhere. Sign up at

60] – Sign up to join a Beto for Texas Letter Writing Party on Fri., Sept. 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM or on Sun., Sept. 11 from 3:30 5 PM EDT or on Tues., Sept. 13 from 7 to 8 PM ET. Letter writing parties are a great opportunity to meet other Beto for Texas volunteers and get trained on the letter writing process. After a brief training, write letters together! Register at

61] –  Kathy Boylan [] wants you to attend on Fri., Sept. 9 at 7:30 PM ET a Clarification of Thought session about Nonviolent Action, Unarmed Civilian Protection/Protective Accompaniment. The session will be led by Merwyn De Mello, an international peacebuilder who will provide first-hand information about the repression of the people of the last African colony, Western Sahara. There will also be a video presentation from Adrenne Kinne, a UCP volunteer.

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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