Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- October 27 - 29, 2022

67] Phone bank for Brooke – Oct. 27 – 29

68] Knock on doors for Brooke – Oct. 27 – 29

69] Phone bank for Beto – Oct. 27 – 29

70] Get with the Poor People's Campaign – Oct. 27

71] Make it a Blue Wave – Oct. 27 - 29

72] NextGen Organizing – Oct. 27 – 29

73] “Ukraine, Russia, and the Quaker Peace Testimony” – Oct. 27

74] The Equal Rights Amendment – Oct. 27

75] Training to Make Calls with the DNC – Oct. 27 -- 29  

76] Our Revolution phone bank – Oct. 27

77] MoveOn phone bank -- Oct. 27 & 29

78] Take Action phone bank – Oct. 27

79] Our Revolution phone bank – Oct. 27

80] Vasily Arkhipov Day Oct. 27

81] Catholic Social Life Oct. 27

82] Team Lierman meeting -- Oct. 27

83] Takoma Park food forest talk – Oct. 27

84] Midterms Victory Team Call – Oct. 27


67] – On Thurs., Oct. 27 through Sat., Oct. 29 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

68] – Do some Door Knocking for Brooke in Your Neighborhood, hosted by Brooke Lierman for Comptroller.  Sign up for Thurs., Oct. 27 through Sat., Oct. 29.  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

69] – Beto for Texas [] needs your help phone banking to help elect a new governor in Texas.  Sign up for a shift on Thurs., Oct. 27 through Sat., Oct. 29 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

70] – 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. 27 through Nov. 3 starting at 10 AM ET. Sign up at

71] – Join Maryland Democrats in Baltimore County to ensure a Blue Wave by phone banking on Thurs., Oct. 27 through Sat., Oct. 29 from noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 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

72] – Get involved with NextGen Organizing by joining a virtual text bank from Thurs., Oct. 27 through Fri., Oct. 28 from 1 to 3 & 4 to 6 PM and Sat., Oct. 29 from 1 to 3 PM and 3 to 5 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! Sign up at

73] – FCNL [] hopes you will join in on Thurs., Oct. 27 at 1 PM ET for “Ukraine, Russia, and the Quaker Peace Testimony.” Hear Tim Gee, general secretary of the Friends World Committee for Consultation, and Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, the director of the Quaker United Nations Office in Geneva. Register at  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the devastation from the war have shocked the world. This has challenged the international community—as well as Quakers and other pacifists—to weigh how countries like the United States can best respond.

74] – The ERA Coalition [] on Thurs., Oct. 27 from 3 to 4 PM ET for a virtual town hall. Ask Senator Schumer to schedule a vote on the time limit removal bill.  ‌Join for a crash course in the Equal Rights Amendment!  Sign up at

75] – 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 Thurs., Oct, 27 and Fri., Oct. 28 from 3 to 4 PM and Sat., Oct. 29 from 4 to 5 PM ET, do the training. Sign up at

76] – Make calls with Our Revolution [] on evenings Sunday through Thursday from 6 to 10 PM & 9 to 11:30 PM.  Join a phone bank on Thurs., Oct. 27.  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

77]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 Thurs., Oct. 27 from 6 to 8:30 PM ET and Sat., Oct. 29 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

78] – Progressive Maryland wants you to do a Take Action Phone Bank on Thurs., Oct. 27 and Thurs., Nov. 3 from 6 to 8 PM ET. The phone bank will continue through Nov. 7 to call or text for one of the endorsed candidates! Register at

79]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

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80] – John Steinbach [] wants you to know about a Virtual Teach-In on the Current Nuclear Crisis on Thurs., Oct. 27 from 7 to 9 PM ET. It takes place on Vasily Arkhipov Day: After 60 Years, The Nuclear Threat Returns. Arkhipov single-handedly saved the world from nuclear annihilation. Off the coast of Cuba, the US Navy was attacking the nuclear torpedo equipped Soviet submarine B-59 with depth charges. The B-59’s captain gave the order to fire the torpedoes at the Navy flotilla. As the flotilla commander, Arkhipov countermanded the order, thus preventing a likely thermo-nuclear exchange. Today, he is known as “The Man Who Saved the World.” Join Zoom Meeting at with a meeting ID of 874 7469 7301.

  Putin's threat to use nuclear weapons is defining his invasion of Ukraine. The invasion has only exacerbated climate chaos, world hunger and the price of energy!

The Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Committee is sponsoring the Virtual Teach-In. Hear from Patrick Mazza, progressive activist and journalist from Cascadia, who has written extensively about the twin threats of climate disruption and nuclear war. <>.  Another speaker is Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation and N.A. Coordinator for Mayor’s for Peace. <>.  Arjun Makhijani, Institute for Energy & Environmental Research & Co-Founder of the Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Committee, will also participate. <>. And John Steinbach, long-time community activist and organizer for the Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace committee will moderate the discussion. <>.

81] – The Interfaith Immigration Coalition [] is holding a webinar: Citizenship for All on Thurs., Oct. 27 at 7 PM ET. Learn more about the recent DACA rulings, what they mean for current DACA recipients and the future of the program, and how you can advocate for pathways to citizenship. RSVP at

82] – Faith in Public Life [] wants you to attend an event on Thurs., Oct. 27 at 7 PM ET. The Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University is hosting a conversation, What is the Good Life Now: Work, Relationships, Faith & Wholeness Today. Explore how Catholics can find meaning and balance with the fallout from the pandemic, mental health challenges and polarization in the church and politics. Register here to attend the event in person or watch a livestream: 

83] – Takoma Park Mobilization [] hopes you will attend on Thurs., Oct. 27 at 8 PM the Takoma Park food forest talk. Meet the group, and learn more about food forests and how your neighbors are growing them at the next online community presentation. Register at

84] – Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] hopes you will attend on Thurs., Oct. 27 at 9 PM ET a Midterms Victory call. 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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