Monday, October 3, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- Oct. 3 - 8, 2022

23] Keep Space for Peace Week – through Oct. 8

24] Phone bank for Brooke – Oct. 3 – Oct. 8

25] Knock on doors for Brooke – Oct. 3 - 8  

26] Blue Wave – Oct. 3 - 4

27] Messaging to Win – Oct. 3  

28] Election Protection webinar – Oct. 3

29] The Imperialist Roots of the U.S.A. – Oct. 3

30] Training to make calls – Oct. 3 - 4

31] American Complicity in the Israeli Occupation – Oct. 3

32] Make calls for Beto – Oct. 3 – 8

33] Democracy for America meeting – Oct. 3

34] For the People meeting – Oct. 3

35] We Are All Organizers – Oct. 4

36] Our Democracy phone banks – Oct. 4, 7 & Oct. 9

37] Russia out of Ukraine -- Oct. 4

38] Tenant Organizing Meeting – Oct. 4

39] Our Revolution phone bank -- Oct. 4 – 6

40] United for Separation of Church and State – Oct. 4

41] Write letters for Beto --Sept. 4, 5 & 7   

42] American Democracy Summit -- Oct. 4

43] Medea wrote a book – Oct. 4

44] “Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom” – Oct. 4


23] – The Global Network against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space [] is hosting Keep Space for Peace Week through Sat., Oct. 8.  The Network has organized this week of protest to stop the militarization of space.  Go or call 207-844-8187. Also see The Baltimore Nonviolence Center will join Keep Space for Peace Week by going to the National Security Agency on Sat., Oct. 8 for a 10 to 11 AM demo.  Contact Max for specific detail at 410-323-1607 or at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.

24] – On Mon., Oct. 3 through Sat., Oct. 8 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

25] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller.  Sign up for Sun., Sept. 25 through Sat., Oct. 1.  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

26] – Join Maryland Democrats in Baltimore County to ensure a Blue Wave by phone banking on Mon, Oct. 3 from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 PM ET and Tues., Oct. 4 from 1 to 4 PM, 4 to 7 & 6 to 8:30 PM ET through October 31. 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 our organizers will reach out with further details. Register at

27] – Join Indivisible and partner organizations in the Protect Our Freedoms coalition on Mondays at 4 PM ET through Oct. 31 for Messaging to Win in 2022 briefings. In these sessions get the latest intel on key battleground races and share tested messaging on what it will take to protect our freedoms. We’ll present up-to-date research into attitudes of key voting segments, as well as talking points, messaging, and calls to action to mobilize our base to the polls and swing conflicted voters to our side. Register at

28] – The Emergency Election Protection Coalition is happening at 4:30 PM ET on Mon., Oct. 3. Please submit any questions to: Sign up at Progressive Democrats of America are part of the coalition.

29] – The UMass Amherst History Department [] thinks you might be interested in a webinar on Mon., Oct. 3 at 6 PM ET -- The Imperialist Roots of the U.S.A.  Catch a lecture by Manu Karuka, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Barnard College.  Register at

30] – 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 Mon., Oct. 3 from 7 to 8 PM and Tues., Oct. 4 from 9 to 10 PM ET, do the training. Sign up at

31] – Beth Schuman [] is informing us of a webinar on Mon., Oct. 3 at 7 PM ET -- American Complicity in the Israeli Occupation! Hear from Peter Beinart and Nizar Farsakh. Register at

32] – Beto for Texas [] needs your help phone banking to help elect a new governor in Texas.  Sign up for a shift on Mon., Oct. 3 through Sat., Oct. 8 from 7 to 10 PM ET, and help make direct, personal contact with as many Texans as we can. You can join in from anywhere. Sign up at

33] – Democracy for America [] wants you to attend on Mon., Oct. 3 at 7:30 PM ET an engagement with Rep. Rashida Tlaib. There are several exceptional DFA-endorsed candidates running for Congress, Governor, and other key offices. Each of these candidates knows that the path to victory is rooted in inspiring a broader group of voters to fight for a bold vision of a better future. Tune in at  RSVP at https://D4A.LINK/MEMBERMEETING.

34] – There will be a For the People -- Maryland coalition meeting on Mon., Oct. 3 at 7:30 PM ET. Go over developments in Congress and prep for a meeting with Cardin's staff coming up on Thursday, October 6. Tasks will be assigned, and volunteers will be mobilized for the campaign to defeat election deniers.

You can join the conference by dialing 1 301 715 8592 with a meeting ID: 931 3066 2622. The password is 173976. Or click on your device at

35] – On Tues., Oct. 4 from 2 to 3:30 PM and 7:30 to 9 PM ET,  the Democratic National Committee has put together We Are All Organizers: Community Organizing Training. RSVP at  Learn how to organize in your community.  Community organizing focuses on the most important tools at our disposal: our relationships and our ability to talk with one another about things that matter. Go over the best ways to make a difference, and how to be a leader and organize in your community. You will receive a link to join on Zoom closer to the day-of.

36] – Join an Our Democracy phone banks, hosted by Common Cause, on Tues., Oct. 4,  and Fri., Oct. 7 from 4 to 6 PM & Sun., Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 PM ET. The idea is to protect democracy.  Sign up at

37] – Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., Oct. 4 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.

38] – The NoVA DSA Branch is hosting a Tenant Organizing Meeting on Tues., Oct. 4 at 6 PM ET. This is an opportunity to learn more about this work! RSVP at Strides have been made organizing tenants in Alexandria against their exploitative landlord so now is a great time to get involved!  Email novabranch [at]

39] – 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., Oct. 4, Wed., Oct. 5 &Thurs., Oct. 6.  

40] – The Maryland Chapter Monthly Meeting organized by Americans United for Separation of Church and State will meet virtually on Tuesdays, Oct. 4 and 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

41] – Sign up to join a Beto for Texas Letter Writing Party on Tues., Oct. 4 and Wed., Oct. 5 from 7 to 10 PM and Fri., Oct. 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 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

42] – RepresentUs [] is holding a virtual American Democracy Summit on Tues., Oct. 4 at 7 PM ET to learn how you can help win key pro-voter victories! The 2022 midterms are our chance to fight back and put more control in the hands of the voters. RSVP at

43] – CODEPINK [] is holding a Calling Party on Tues., October 4 at 8 PM ET to talk with CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin and her co-author Nicolas J.S. Davies about their new book, War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict. RSVP at

44] – A new documentary will premiere on PBS on Oct. 4 from 10 to 11 PM ET “Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom” brings viewers beyond the legend to meet the inspiring woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. Born 200 years ago in Maryland, Harriet Tubman was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, a Civil War scout, nurse and spy, and one of the greatest freedom fighters in our nation’s history. Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning actor Alfre Woodard is the narrator. Check out

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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