Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 17 -19, 2022

56] Career & Resource Fair Nov. 17

57] Hear Tom Friedman – Nov. 17

58] Phone Zap to stop a pipeline – Nov. 17

59] Phone Bank for Warnock Nov. 17 – 19

60] Ro Khanna speaks about income equality – Nov. 17

61] Border Abolition – Nov. 17  

62] General Election Debrief -- Nov. 17

63] Protest the Uyghur Genocide Nov. 17

64] Stand in Solidarity with Cuba Nov. 17

65] Women in Nicaragua – Nov. 17

66] Manchin still wants his dirty deal – Nov. 17

67] What’s next? – Nov. 17

68] Victory Team Call – Nov. 17


56] – The Mayor's Office of Employment Development is hosting a Holiday Career and Resource Fair on Thurs., Nov. 17 from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Baltimore War Memorial Building, 101 N. Gay St. D, Baltimore 21202. REGISTER AT

57] – On Thurs., Nov. 17 at 11 AM, tune in to Carnegie Connects: America in the World with Thomas L. Friedman.  The event is organized by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Aaron David Miller will interview the New York Times op-ed writer. Sign up at  Warming temperatures, supply chain breakdowns, and a global pandemic have only reaffirmed the inescapable fact that what happens here at home is inextricably linked to events beyond America’s shores. All this takes place amid the backdrop of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China’s rise as a peer competitor, and challenges from rogue states such as North Korea and Iran. How do we prioritize these challenges? And what does it mean to lead in a complex, multipolar world?

58] – Beyond Extreme Energy [] on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 1 PM wants your help in stopping the GTN Xpress Pipeline Expansion. Join for a phone zap action demanding FERC Commissioners reject the GTN Xpress pipeline expansion! Visit The GTN XPress project is a proposal from TC Energy to increase the volume of methane gas by 150 million cubic feet per day through the existing GTN pipeline. GTN is a 1,354 mile long pipeline that cuts through British Columbia, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. This expansion would accelerate climate change, harm public health in communities across the pipeline route, and contradicts Oregon and Washington state policy commitments to reducing climate pollution.

59] – Public Citizen [] wants you to get involved in electing Raphael Warnock.  Sign up to call Georgia voters starting on Thurs., Nov. 17 and running through Election Day at  Reach as many Georgia voters of color and empower them to vote in the runoff election.  Start with a shift on Thurs., Nov. 17, Fri., Nov. 18 or Sat., Nov. 19 from 2 to 7 PM ET.

60] – Team Ro [] wants you to know that Rep. Ro Khanna on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 4:15 PM ET will speak at the first-ever Obama Foundation Democracy forum. The forum will be live-streamed on and at Ro will be speaking about how we can build an economy that doesn't leave anyone behind to ensure every person has a fair opportunity to participate fully in our democracy, and a fair shot at the American Dream.

61] – The NoVA Democratic Socialists [] are inviting you on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 5 PM ET to join a free learning space on border abolition. If you plan to attend, go to These meetings will take place at 5 PM on Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, Mar. 9 & Apr. 13.

62] – Kris Urs [] wants you to take in on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 6 PM ET a Virtual Town Hall: General Election Debrief with Members and Leaders of Progressive Maryland. RSVP at

63] – Karen Guberman <> wants you to protest the Uyghur Genocide on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 6 PM ET. This is a monthly protest at the Chinese Embassy at the corner of Van Ness and International Drive, across from the Israeli Embassy. 

64] – Massachusetts Peace Action is hosting Climate Change Impacts: How Massachusetts Can Stand in Solidarity with Cuba on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 6:30 PM ET.  Jessica Fernandez Casañas, head of the Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba, will discuss the Republic of Cuba’s plan for climate mitigation and resilience. Then there will be a Q&A about how people in the United States can look forward and create cooperative relationships with the people of Cuba as the impacts of climate change are felt all around the world.  Ms. Fernandez worked as a teacher before joining the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment as a senior specialist in 2017. Register at

65] – The Alliance for Global Justice <> is hosting on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 7:30 PM ET Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua. During this conversation, we will have the opportunity to hear from Sharia Downs Morgan, a member of Nicaragua's National Assembly. Since her youth, Sharia has been dedicated to her region's advancement, including health, education, sports, and recreation. She has served as a member of the Municipal Council of Corn Island, as a Government Coordinator, and then as President of the Directive Board of the Southern Caribbean Coast Regional Autonomous Council. Sharia has represented her region at the National Assembly since January 2022.  Register at

66] – People vs. Fossil Fuels [] is doing a massive organizing call on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 8 PM ET. Manchin still wants his dirty deal, so get an update on this fight and find out how you can take action to stop the dirty deal. On the call, you’ll hear from leaders in the fight against pipelines and other fossil fuel projects. RSVP at

67] – What's next? Join a post-election conversation about our communities and 2023 on Thurs., Nov. 17 from 7 to 8 PM ET.  Join Progressive Maryland members and other members of our communities across the state to learn about what happened this election and talk about our vision for our communities in 2023. Sign up at

68] – Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] wants you to join in on Thurs., Nov. 17 at 9 PM ET the Victory Team Call and/or hit the phones now! We must add to our Majority in the Senate with a win for Raphael Warnock.  All Hands on Deck, Nationwide! Join the call New election laws in GA are making it harder to vote by mail. Plus it looks like a weekend day of early voting will be dropped. So we must be all the more vigilant in our GOTV efforts.

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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