Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- October 19 - 22, 2022

45] Phone bank for Brooke – Oct. 19 – 22

46] Knock on doors for Brooke – Oct. 19 – 22

47] Blue Wave -- Oct. 19 – 22

48] NextGen Organizing – Oct. 19 - 22  

49] Canvass voters in Baltimore County – Oct. 19

50] Repeal the 2002 AUMF.  – Oct. 19

51] Make calls with Our Revolution – Oct. 19

52] Oust Ron Johnson – Oct. 19

53] Phone bank with MoveOn – Oct. 19, 20 & 22

54] Write letters for Beto – Oct. 19

55] How we will win the Civil War – Oct. 19

56] Our Revolution phone bank – Oct. 19

57] Stop the Money Pipeline -- Oct. 19   

58] Training to Make Calls with the DNC – Oct. 19 -- 22  

59] Text banking – Oct. 19

60] Poor Peoples Campaign strategy session – Oct. 19

61] Rally for Democracy – Oct. 20  


45] – On Wed., Oct. 19 through Sat., Oct. 22 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.  Sign up for Wed., Oct. 19 through Sat., Oct. 22.  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

47] – Join Maryland Democrats in Baltimore County to ensure a Blue Wave by phone banking on Wed., Oct. 19 through Sat., Oct., 22 from 1 to 4 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM ET through November 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 our organizers will reach out with further details. Register at

48] – Get involved with NextGen Organizing by joining a virtual text bank on Wed., Oct. 19 through Sat., Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 PM and 4 to 6 PM. 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!

49] – On Wednesdays through Nov. 2 from 4 to 7 PM ET, join with Baltimore County Executive Johnny O to canvass voters in Baltimore County! Help build support for these outstanding candidates including Brooke, Wes, Aruna, and Anthony! You will receive all the training and materials you need to be successful upon arrival. Gather at the Milford Mill Metro Station, Roman Frasier Lane, Pikesville 21208. Sign up at

50] – Win Without War [] wants your help on Wed., Oct. 19 at 5 PM ET to finally repeal the 2002 AUMF.  RSVP at https://bit,ly/3SX8BTs.  20 years ago, on October 16, 2002, Congress authorized the use of military force against Iraq. This outdated law, based on lies that wrecked countless lives, must be repealed. Win Without War and its partners will host a virtual conversation with Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and a panel of experts. Learn how we can finally repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002, and take steps to help shift our foreign policy from violence and towards partnering with impacted communities, supporting their security and self-determination. RSVP at

51] – Our Revolution [] Make calls with Our Revolution on evenings Sunday through Thursday from 6 to 10 PM & 9 to 11:30 PM.  In this week, there are phone banks on Wed., Oct. 19 & Thurs., Oct. 20.  Join each week and 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

52] – Beth Miller [] wants you to help oust Ron Johnson, a right-wing racist, out of the Senate.  JVP Action is mobilizing its volunteer energy in this key battleground race because Wisconsin could decide the fate of the Senate. Right-wing Republicans are fighting to control the Senate, where they would destroy the future of the planet, tear away bodily autonomy, support insurrectionists, funnel resources toward racist and violent policing, and fund violent apartheid rule over Palestinians. Join Seed the Vote to call voters in Wisconsin on Wednesdays at 6 PM ET through Nov. 6. Sign up at

53]MoveOn [] needs your help to volunteer to get out the vote with her. Sign up to phone bank with MoveOn to protect our democracy, motivate key voters, and support strong candidates in key races up and down the ballot. The next shifts are Wed., Oct. 19 & Thurs., Oct. 20 from 6 to 8:30 PM ET, and Sat., Oct. 22 from 5 to 7:30 PM ET. Call voters in key battleground states and districts who could make the difference in this midterm election. As a phone bank volunteer, you will help voters channel their righteous anger from the recent Supreme Court decisions, the January 6 hearings, and more into concrete plans to vote. Sign up to phone bank on

54] – Sign up to join a Beto for Texas Letter Writing Party on Wed., Oct. 19 from 6 to 7 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

55] – MoveOn Political Action [] on Wed., Oct. 19 at 6 PM ET will host a conservation to focus on building and mobilizing majority support for a justice agenda—in the face of white supremacist attacks on our democracy and our values.  The Confederates, for example, never stopped fighting after the Civil War—which is at play in the restrictions on our democracy and white racial resentment we confront today. The author, Steve Phillips, of "How We Win the Civil War" will be part of the conversation with Senator Cory Booker, a longtime MoveOn ally. RSVP at

56]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 Wed., Oct. 19.  

 57] – On Wed., Oct. 19 at 7 PM ET, get involved with the Stop The Money Pipeline, hosted by DSA Prince George's County. A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP at

 Join the Prince George’s County DSA and Greenbelt Climate Action Network for an interactive discussion and political education event on the Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition. Learn about the background of the campaign and how it intersects with local and regional actors, and how you can get involved and bring bad actors to account. Wall Street is fueling the climate crisis, poisoning communities, and causing widespread environmental destruction.

58] – 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 Wed., Oct. 19 from 7 to 8 PM, Thurs., Oct. 20 and Thurs., Oct. 21 from 3 to 4 PM and Sat., Oct. 22 from 4 to 5 PM ET, do the training. Sign up at

59] – Back from the Brink [] wants you to take action on Wednesdays Oct. 19 and 26 from 7 PM ET. The focus of which will be on participating in the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) national text banking initiative. Register at Take simple actions that can make a real difference. BftB volunteers will be on hand to offer guidance and concrete suggestions for actions you can take that make sense for you and you’re comfortable with, including letter writing and text banks. We can also help you get connected to organizations that are working in your community leading up to and on election day, such as groups recruiting poll workers and providing assistance to voters on how, where and when to vote.

60] – For a PSR Action Hour on Wednesdays Oct. 19 & Oct. 26 at 7 PM ET, participate in writing letters to low propensity voters as part of the successful Vote Forward initiative. The task is easy -- you choose how many letters you want to write (and mail by October 29) and which state(s) you want to focus on. Create a Vote Forward account today at Once you’ve signed up, they’ll send you the names and addresses of the voters and a template letter which you are asked to add to with your own non-partisan reasons why voting is so important to you. It’s that easy -- and impactful. Sign up at

61] –Our Revolution [] wants you to know about a rally for democracy on Thurs., Oct. 20 at noon ET. Rally for Freedom with Martin Luther King, III and Andrea Waters King, near the Capitol Building, 3rd St. SW between Madison Dr. NW & Jefferson Drive SW, WDC 20565. Trump and MAGA Republicans engaged in a violent criminal conspiracy to overturn an election they lost. They knew their actions were illegal. They have shown they will break the law and engage in violence in order to gain and stay in power. They must be held accountable. Those who continue to support Trump’s behavior are using their power to take away our freedoms and fundamental rights including reproductive rights, marriage equality, separation of church and state, gun safety, and more.  RSVP at

To be continued.

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"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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