Monday, October 31, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 1- 5, 2022

44] Early Vote and Election Day Poll Coverage -- Nov. 1 - 3

45] Phone bank for Brooke – Nov. 1 – 5

46] Knock on doors for Brooke – Nov. 1

47] Make calls for Beto – Nov. 1

48] Baltimore City phone bank -- Nov. 1 – 5

49] Blue Wave – Nov. 1

50] Contact Next Gen voters – Nov. 1

51] All in PA Virtual Phone Bank – Nov. 1 - 5

52] Our Democracy phone banks – Nov. 1, 3 to 5

53] Russia out of Ukraine -- Nov. 1

54] Arab Americans are being targeted – Nov. 1

55] MoveOn phone bank -- Nov. 1, 2, 3 & 5

56] Our Revolution phone bank -- Nov. 1

57] Text voters in Pennsylvania – Nov. 1

58] Americans United for Separation of Church and State meeting -- Nov. 1

59] Our Revolution phone bank force – Nov. 1 - 3  

60] Remaking American Democracy – Nov. 1  

61] CODEPINK Calling Congress – Nov. 1

62] Training to make calls – Nov. 1 – 5


44] – There is a need for Early Vote and Election Day Poll Coverage in Baltimore City on Tues., Nov. 1, Wed., Nov. 2, and Thurs., Nov. 3 from 7 AM to 1:30 PM and 1:30 to 8 PM ET. Sign up for a shift to cover a polling location for Early Vote or on Election Day! Make sure people know they should vote for Brooke to be Maryland's next Comptroller! Once you select a shift, a member of the team will reach out to you to select a location. You will get everything you need to be successful in advance of your poll shift! Sign up at

45] – On Tues., Nov. 1 through Sat., Nov. 5 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

46] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller, on Tues., Nov. 1 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

47] – Beto for Texas [] needs your help phone banking to help elect a new governor in Texas.  Sign up for a shift on Tues., Nov. 1 from 10 AM to 1 PM, 1 to 4 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 7 to 10 PM. Help make direct, personal contact with as many Texans as you can. You can join in from anywhere. Sign up at

48] – Join a Baltimore City phone bank in person with the MD Dems Coordinated Campaign, hosted by the Maryland Democratic Party, through Nov. 8.  The available shifts are on Tues., Nov. 1 through Fri., Nov. 4 from noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 PM to 8:30 PM and Sat., Nov. 5 from 10 AM to 1 PM, noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM ET.  Meet at 415 N Howard St., G 1, Baltimore 21201. Call to make the state blue. Trainings happen at 1 PM, 4 PM and 6 PM, from now through Election Day focused on making sure our voters are engaged and excited to vote for Wes Moore, Senator Chris Van Hollen, Brooke Lierman, Anthony Brown, and the rest of our democratic slate. Sign up for whichever shifts work best for your schedule. After you sign up, one of the organizers will reach out with further details. Sign up at

49] – Join Maryland Democrats in Baltimore County to ensure a Blue Wave by phone banking on Tues., Nov. 1 from noon to 3 PM, 1 to 4 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM ET.  The phone banking will continue through Nov. 8. 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. In addition to phone from home options, there will also be in-person phone banks at the same time at the office, located at: 301 Allegheny Ave., Towson 21204. If you would like to come into the office to make calls, please bring your cell phone and a laptop, if possible. After you sign up, one of the organizers will reach out with further details. Register at

50] – Get involved with NextGen Organizing by joining a virtual text bank on Tues., Nov. 1 from 1 to 3 & 4 to 6 PM ET. Young people are more motivated than ever to get out and vote. Choose the shift that works for you, and you will provide the script, texting platform, resources, and a community to connect with other NextGen volunteers!

51] – Join a Virtual Phone Bank, hosted by All in PA 2022 from Tues., Nov. 1 through Thurs., Nov. 3 from 2 to 4 PM, 4 to 6 PM or 6 to 9 PM and Fri., Nov. 4 from 2 to 4 PM and 4 to 6 PM ET.  Talk with voters about electing Pennsylvania Democrats up and down the ballot! Call likely Democrats and undecided voters to have conversations about what's important to them. This phone bank utilizes the autodialing system, Hubdialer, to make calls. You will need a computer or tablet, a phone, reliable internet service, a browser program, such as Firefox or Chrome, a comfy, quiet place in your home and the link to join the Zoom where we have the virtual campaign HQ. You are encouraged to join our volunteer community on Slack for live support: Sign up for a shift at

52] – Join an Our Democracy phone banks, hosted by Common Cause, on Tues., Nov. 1 and Fri., Nov. 4 from 4 to 6 PM, Thurs., Nov. 3 from 5 to 7 PM  & Sat., Nov. 5 from 2 to 4 PM ET. The idea is to protect democracy.  Sign up at

53] – Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., Nov. 1 from 4:30 to 5:30 PM ET at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. The invasion of Ukraine has the potential to become a war extending throughout Europe.  Putin has destroyed Aleppo and Grozny and has threatened the use of nuclear weapons.  Russian soldiers were sent into the area around the contaminated and still radioactive Chernobyl nuclear plant. Now they are stationed in the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe.   People who believe in peace and justice should come forward and take the risks of peace. The burial sites continue to expose ruthless war crimes by the invaders, Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.

54] – Maya Berry [] wants you to know that Arab Americans are being targeted, which will be discussed on Tues., Nov. 1 at 5 PM ET.  Disinformation is false information spread knowingly by bad actors who intend to mislead, intimidate, or disenfranchise voters. We are seeing an increase in disinformation clearly targeting Arab Americans ahead of the November 8 general election. Typically, these disinformation campaigns are spread online through social media in an attempt to suppress the vote of historically marginalized communities. It is a dangerous threat to our democracy and it requires our immediate action. You can help, and you will get the training and tools if you join us online at

55] – Join an America for All phone bank to Win in 2022, organized by MoveOn to protect our democracy, motivate key voters, and support strong candidates in important races up and down the ballot.  MoveOn has a team of organizers who will support you along the way! Shifts are available on Tues., Nov. 1, Wed., Nov. 2, and Thurs., Nov. 3 from 6 to 8:30 PM and Sat., Nov. 5 from 5 to 7:30 PM ET. Register at

56] – Our Revolution [] wants you to make calls on Tues., Nov. 1 from 6 to 10 PM & 9 to 11:30 PM.  Join to make calls for progressive champions all across the nation. These are the phone bank campaigns.  Re-Elect Keith Ellison MN Attorney General, Elect Megan Ellyia Green President of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, Elect John Fetterman US Senator from PA (Wednesdays), Elect Mandela Barnes US Senator from WI (Thursdays), Elect Nebraska progressives & Arizona Corporation Commissioners.  Sign up at

57] – The 350 Action Team [] indicates that one of the most crucial races to win for our climate future is in Pennsylvania. Text voters in Pennsylvania on Tues., Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 PM ET.  Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is facing off against anti-choice Republican Dr. Oz. Fetterman supports a transition to clean energy as soon as possible while creating thousands of good-paying union jobs in the process.  RSVP at

58] – The Maryland Chapter Monthly Meeting organized by Americans United for Separation of Church and State will meet virtually on Tues., Nov. 1, from  7:30 to 8:30 PM EDT. The Maryland Chapter of Americans United is an all-volunteer led group of dedicated individuals working to protect the country's founding principle of church-state separation. Meet monthly to discuss the latest news and to plan events. New volunteers are welcome! RSVP at

59] – 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 Tues., Nov. 1, Wed., Nov. 2 & Thurs., Nov. 3.  

60] – Free Speech for People [] is hosting Remaking American Democracy: The Ballot and Beyond on Tues., Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 PM ET.  On November 8, democracy is on the ballot. ‌ ‌ ‌As America heads to the polls, voters of color, voters with disabilities, younger voters, and poor and rural voters face new barriers designed by regressive state legislatures that turn back the clock on voting rights in our nation and new laws that open the door to election interference. We also know that the fight for a truly multiracial, multicultural America is ongoing and more will be demanded of us.  The panel will include journalist Ari Berman. Register at

61] – Massachusetts Peace Action [] thinks you will want to attend on Tues., Nov. 1 at 8 PM ET a CODEPINK Capitol Calling Party - UN Climate Conference in a Police State. Hear from journalist Sharif Abdel Khouddous, Jim Rine of Veterans for Peace, and Teddy Ogborn of CODEPINK’s War is Not Green (WING) about COP 27 and the politics of protest in a police state.  From Nov. 6 to 18, COP 27, the 27th conference of the parties, will be held on Egypt’s coastal strip along the Red Sea. This is a police state where demonstrators and strikers are routinely arrested, tortured, jailed or killed.   Discuss the politics of protest in a police state, as well as what’s on and off the official UN climate change conference agenda. On the agenda –fulfillment of a promise made by the US and Western nations to pay the Global South $100 billion every year to address the disproportionate impact of the West’s burning of fossil fuels. Off the agenda – requirements countries of the world report their military greenhouse gas emissions as part of their total emissions count. RSVP at

62] – Do a Training to Make Calls with the DNC National Call-Crew organized by The Democratic National Committee.  Learn how to make calls to voters in battleground states. The DNC National Call-Crew brings volunteer power where it's needed most for the Midterms! In this Zoom-based training you will be taught how to make calls and get your questions answered through an amazing online community. The first half of the session get set up to call and join the online community, and the second half make calls to voters in battleground states. On Tues., Nov. 1 from 9 to 10 PM, Wed., Nov. 2 from 7 to 8 PM, Thurs., Nov., 3 and Fri., Nov. 4 from 3 to 4 PM and Sat., Nov. 5 from noon to 1 PM & 4 to 5 PM ET, do the training. Sign up 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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