Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- October 13 -15, 2022

65] Trade co-operation – Oct. 13

66] Phone bank for Brooke – Oct. 13 – 15

67] Knock on doors for Brooke – Oct. 13 – 15

68] Get out the Vote – Oct. 13

69] Cyber Security 191 -- Oct. 13

70] Letelier Moffitt Human Rights Awards – Oct. 13

71] Pass a Local Resolution – Oct. 13

72] Human-Centered Principles – Oct. 13

73] It's Time to Talk about Justice Oct. 13

74] NoVA Democratic Socialists -- Oct. 13

75] Social Media Power Hour with Team Fetterman – Oct. 13

76] Our Revolution phone bank – Oct. 13

77] Quaker Call to Action – Oct. 13

78] Midterms Victory Team Call – Oct. 13

79] Defuse Nuclear War – Oct. 14


65] – The GW Institute for Korean Studies [] is holding a talk on Thurs., Oct. 13 at 9:30 AM ET -- U.S.-South Korea-EU Trade Cooperation. Register for this hybrid event at!  To attend in person, come to the George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602.  

66] – On Thurs., Oct. 13 through Sat., Oct. 15 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

67] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke 2Lierman for Comptroller.  Sign up for Thurs., Oct. 13 through Sat., Oct 15.  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

68] – The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival [] hopes you will join the national text banking program to unleash the power of our vote! This is a 50-day final push with the national voter outreach program to ensure that the poor and low-income voters are a deciding factor in the upcoming midterm elections. Volunteer to make phone calls, send texts, knock on doors and canvass neighborhoods to make sure that poor & low-income people both have the tools they need to register to vote & have a voting plan. On Thursdays, this will happen from Oct. 13 through Nov. 3 starting at 10 AM ET. Sign up at

69] – Consumer Reports [] wants you to attend on Thurs., Oct. 13 from 3 to 4 PM ET a training about cyber security. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Consumer Reports is here to help you secure your digital devices and platforms. At the next Cybersecurity 101 training session, discuss how you can adjust your privacy settings to control your location data, audio and video recording, and other personal information. Sign up at

70] – IPS [] is inviting you to the 46th annual Letelier Moffitt Human Rights Awards on Thurs., Oct. 13 starting with a reception at 4 PM ET. The event commemorates the assassinations of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt. This year’s awards will be celebrated at the historic Friends Meeting of Washington and will be livestreamed. This year’s domestic awardee is the Amazon Labor Union. This year’s international awardee is the Movimiento por Nuestros Desaparecidos en México.  There are limited in-person tickets available. Go to

71] – 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. This event will continue through Nov. 17.  Sign up for the Oct. 13 webinar at

72] – Pacem in Terris presents The Human-Centered Principles We Need for Change on Thurs., Oct. 13 from 6 to 7 PM ET. If change is inevitable and often necessary, how do we navigate transformation through a process that is human-centered? This conversation will explore some principles and practices that deepen community even while we push, confront and challenge ourselves and others. Welcome Dr. Malik Muhammad at the Wilmington Library, 10 E. 10th St., Wilmington, DE, 19801. See Contact: Sarah Green at (302) 656-2721 or  Visit

73] – Progressive Maryland is holding a Town Hall -- It's Time to Talk about Justice on Thurs., Oct. 13 at 6 PM ET. Hear from three powerhouse task forces to learn about current goals with an important election upcoming, how this work directly impacts everyday Marylanders and how you can take action to help create real change. The goals are a police reform/accountability policy, equitable cannabis legalization in Maryland and ensuring returning citizens have access to housing, jobs, healthcare, and the vote.   It is time to talk about justice.  Register for the Zoom link

74] -- The NoVA Democratic Socialists [] are holding a branch meeting on Thurs., Oct. 13 at 6:30 PM ET at the Arlington Central Library, Little Falls Room on 2nd Floor (or by Zoom), 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22201. The theme is "Electoral". RSVP at

75] – Get with a Social Media Power Hour with Team Fetterman, organized by John Fetterman for Senate on Thurs., Oct. 6 from 6:30  to 7:30 PM ET. It will also take place on Oct. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM ET. Get a messaging update from the campaign, a light training to hone social media skills, and some fun prompts. Every week's power hour will have a unique theme you're not going to want to miss. Register at

76]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

=11. Sign up for Thurs., Oct. 13.  

77] – The AFSC [] is hosting a Quaker Call to Action on Thurs., Oct. 13 at 7 PM ET.  Our country’s promise of democracy has never been fulfilled, but today it’s facing a moment of crisis. AFSC and other Quaker groups have put out an urgent call to Friends. Work to stop voter suppression, protect the integrity of our elections, and oppose violence in all its forms. Friends and like-minded individuals can join this national call on how to stand up for democracy today. Register at

78] – Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] hopes you will join in on Thurs., Oct. 13 at 9 PM ET for the Midterms Victory Team Call on bringing home progressive wins. RSVP at  Help in the House and Senate by making sure progressives like John Fetterman, Katie Porter, Maxwell Frost, and others win. There is a need for solidarity nationwide.

79] – Defuse Nuclear War. On Fri., Oct. 14 from 11 AM to 3 PM ET, Baltimore peace activists have organized a car caravan in Baltimore, with stops for informational assemblies at each of the five offices of members of Congress who represent anyone in Baltimore. The message is that these activists are opposed to a nuclear conflict.   At 11 AM, be at the office of Rep. Ruppersberger, 22 W. Padonia, Suite C141, Timonium. At noon, be at the office of Rep. Sarbanes, 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 303, Towson. At 1 PM, be at the office of Sen. Van Hollen, 1900 N. Howard St., Suite 100, Baltimore. At 1:30 PM, be at the office of Rep. Mfume, 1010 Park Ave., Suite 105, Baltimore. At 2:30 PM, be at the office of Sen. Cardin, 100 South Charles St., Tower 1, Suite 1710, Baltimore.  Contact Jean 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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