Friday, November 4, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 4 - 5, 2022

99] Phone Bank for Brooke – Nov. 4 – 5

100] Phone Bank for Beto Nov. 4 - 5

101] Dorothy Day Catholic Worker at the White House – Nov. 4

102] Phone bank for Dems – Nov. 4 & 5

103] Phone bank for a Blue Wave – Nov. 4 – 5

104] NextGen Organizing – Nov. 4

105] Make calls with Our Revolution – Nov. 4 – 5

106] Fire Drill Friday – Nov. 4

107] Elect Democrats – Nov. 4

108] Call Dems in Nevada – Nov. 4

109] Training to Make Calls with the DNC -- Nov. 4 - 5

110] Our Democracy phone banks – Nov. 4 - 5

111] Phone bank for Mandela Barnes – Nov. 4

112] Canvass voters in Howard County Nov. 5

113] GOTV canvass – Nov. 5

114] Sunrise Movement meeting Nov. 5

115] Get over to the food pantry – Nov. 5

116] Phone bank for John Fetterman – Nov. 5

117] Get out the Vote for John Fetterman Nov. 5

118] Get out the Vote Text Banking Nov. 5

119] Tour of a slave cemetery – Nov. 5

120] Fight Fascists in Wisconsin – Nov. 5

121] MoveOn phone banking Nov. 5

122] Peacemaker of the Year – Nov. 5

123] Medical supplies are needed in Ukraine

124] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

125] Read Dave Eberhardt’s book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"

126] Do you need a doctor?

127] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

128] Do you need any book shelves?

129] Join the Global Zero campaign.

130] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


99] – On Fri., Nov. 4 and Sat., Nov. 5 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

100] – Beto for Texas [] needs your help phone banking to help elect a new governor in Texas.  Sign up for a shift on Fri., Nov. 4 and Sat., Nov. 5 from 10 AM to 1 PM, 1 to 4 PM, 4 to 7 PM & 7 to 10 PM ET, and help make direct, personal contact with as many Texans as we can. You can join in from anywhere through Nov. 8 Sign up at

101] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., Nov. 5 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

102] – Join a Baltimore City phone bank in person with the MD Dems Coordinated Campaign, hosted by the Maryland Democratic Party on Fri., Nov. 4 from noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM ET & Sat., Nov. 5 from 10 AM to 1 PM, noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM ET.  Meet at 415 N Howard St., G 1, Baltimore 21201. Call to make the state blue. Trainings happen at 1 PM, 4 PM and 6 PM, from now through Election Day focus on making sure our voters are engaged and excited to vote for Wes Moore, Senator Chris Van Hollen, Brooke Lierman, Anthony Brown, and the rest of our democratic slate. Sign up for whichever shifts work best for your schedule. After you sign up, one of the organizers will reach out with further details. Sign up at

103] – Join Maryland Democrats in Baltimore County to ensure a Blue Wave by phone banking on Fri., Nov. 4 from noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM and Sat., Nov. 5 from 8 to 11 AM, noon to 3 PM, 2 to 5 PM, 4 to 7 PM and 6 to 8:30 PM ET. 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

104] – Get involved with NextGen Organizing by joining a virtual text bank on Fri., Nov. 4 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!

105] – Make calls with Our Revolution [] on Fri., Nov. 4 & Sat., Nov. 5 from 1 to 5 PM ET.  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

106] – Jane Fonda [] needs you for a Fire Drill Friday, Nov. 4 at 2 PM ET. Fire Drill Fridays invites both life-long environmentalists and new climate advocates to engage with the climate justice movement and take action for a cleaner, greener, healthier world. Get out the Vote, and hear from Angel Darcourt from Working America and Hibba Meraay from the Analyst Institute for a motivational episode encouraging all to Get out the Vote! Climate voters showed up in record numbers in 2020 and it made a huge difference Discuss what we can each do in these final days before the election to get out the climate vote. Go to

107] – Join a Virtual Phone Bank, hosted by All in PA 2022 from Fri., Nov. 4 from 2 to 4 PM and 4 to 6 PM ET.  Talk with voters about electing Pennsylvania Democrats up and down the ballot! Call likely Democrats and undecided voters to have conversations about what's important to them. This phone bank utilizes the autodialing system, Hubdialer, to make calls. You will need a computer or tablet, a phone, reliable internet service, a browser program, such as Firefox or Chrome, a comfy, quiet place in your home and the link to join the Zoom where we have the virtual campaign HQ. You are encouraged to join our volunteer community on Slack for live support: Sign up for a shift at

108] – Make virtual Calls for Dems in Nevada on Fri., Nov. 4 from 3 to 6 and 6 to 9 PM ET, hosted by Nevada Democratic Victory. Get out the Vote and phone bank for Senator Cortez Masto, Governor Sisolak, and all Democrats down the ballot! Phone banking is an easy and effective way to reach voters in this crucial election year.  RSVP at

109] – 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 we'll be getting you set up to call and join our online community, and the second half we'll be making calls to voters in battleground states. On Fri., Nov. 4 from 3 to 4 PM & Sat., Nov. 5 from noon to 1 PM ET, do the training. Sign up at

110] – Join the Our Democracy phone banks, hosted by Common Cause on Fri., Nov. 4 from 4 to 6 PM & Sat., Nov. 5 from 2 to 4 PM ET. The idea is to protect democracy.  Sign up at

111] –Indivisible hopes you will join a phone bank to support Mandela Barnes on Fri., Nov. 4 at 5 PM ET for a Give No Ground candidate to help protect our country from MAGA mayhem. Sign up at

112] – Join the statewide coordinated campaign and the District 9B Team of Senator Katie Fry Hester and Delegate Courtney Watson to canvass voters in Howard County on Sat., Nov. 5 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET! You will receive all the training and materials you need to be successful upon arrival. Meet at the Miller Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City 21042. Sign up at

113] – The Maryland Poor People's Campaign [] wants you to canvass on Sat., Nov. 5 at 10:45 AM. This is the final MD PPC Get out the Vote push.  The canvass will take place in the Scotland Community, one of the historic Black communities that has survived (while many others were displaced and destroyed).  Help distribute flyers to encourage voting, provide MD PPC information including how to join, as well as information on the NAACP’s Rides to the Polls program. Meet in front of the Bette Carol Thompson Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center, 7700 Scotland Drive, Potomac 20854.  The canvassing will continue until 2 PM ET. Sign up to participate at

114] – The Sunrise Movement Baltimore [] is doing a Maryland Statewide Campaign Launch on Sat., Nov. 5 from 11 AM to 4 PM at 2640 St. Paul St. in Baltimore. Sign up at

115] – On Sat., Nov. 5 from noon to 2 PM EST, get over to the Food Pantry and Food Donation Center at First and Franklin Presbyterian Church, 210 W. Madison St., Baltimore. This Food Pantry is open every Saturday. Get a grocery bag – breakfast, jelly and peanut butter (a good source of protein) for lunch, the makings for a balanced dinner such as beans and rice, pasta and sauce, soup, vegetables, fruit, and a paper goods. Also added is a little fun food, such as popcorn or cookies, for everyone enjoys a treat.  Contributions of shelf stable foods can be brought to Reid Chapel every Saturday between noon and 2 PM. If shopping is difficult for you, monetary donations earmarked food pantry may be sent to the church.  How else can you help? Volunteers are needed to help collect and distribute food. Contact the church office to volunteer. You can also help by spreading the word to those you know who are facing food insecurity. See

116] – Indivisible hopes you will join a phone bank on Sat., Nov. 5 at noon for a Give No Ground Candidate John Fetterman to help protect our country from MAGA mayhem. Sign up at

117] – Get out the Vote for John Fetterman through Virtual Friend-to-Friend Outreach, hosted by Working Families Party.  Sign up for Sat., Nov. 5 from 1 to 2 PM ET at  Learn how to reach out to friends & family about Fetterman and the November 8th election!  You may have heard of phone banking, but what about friend banking? One of the best ways to win is to turn out the people we know. WFP has a tool to reach friends and family! It’s called Reach, an easy app you can use to text or email your network and move them to take action. There will be a quick training, then music & challenges to reach our friends and family to get out the vote.

118] – Claire Bohlen [] needs you on Sat., Nov. 5 from 1 to 3 PM ET to do texting. This is Get out the Vote Text Banking. Work to elect Progressive Candidates up and down the ballot in 2022.  Make sure voters are engaged and excited to vote for Lower Shore Progressive Caucus endorsed candidates. Go to

119] – The Fairfax County chapter of the NAACP is arranging a tour of the Bull Run Regional Park Slave Cemetery on Sat., Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 from 1 to 2:30 PM ET.  The graves of 91 formerly enslaved have recently been discovered there. Bull Run Regional Park is located at 7700 Bull Run Drive, Centreville, VA. The tour begins at the Atlantis Waterpark, which will be about an 8 min drive down the main road. The Bull Run Church and Harris Cemetery is a 10 min walk on a dirt trail, which will most likely be slightly muddy. Remember to bring a water bottle. RSVP at,

120] – The Sunrise Movement [] is going after the Republicans who are waging a war on our rights and our future. Join a phone bank to Fight Fascists in Wisconsin on Sat., Nov. 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM ET.  The phone bank will continue through November 8.  Sign up at

121]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 Sat., Nov. 5 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

122] – The planning committee of Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore decided that the 2022 Peacemaker of the Year event, to be held on Sat., Nov. 5, has decided to make it a virtual only event. To register for the event, or to join via Zoom, go to the website of Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore: and you will see links to the Zoom event. Just click on the link before 7 PM on Saturday, when the event will start.

123] – If you are able to donate any kind of surplus medical supplies for field hospitals in eastern Ukraine, please email or call 410-721-5770 x231.  There is a colleague whose father is a medic on the front line. One container is shipped every month to the Donbass region. Donations can be picked up in Baltimore and Columbia every Thursday, and on other days in Annapolis and Crofton.

124] -- This is A PLEA TO CONVINCE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY TO OBEY INTERNATIONAL LAW. The world reached a historic milestone on January 22, 2021: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons [TPNW] entered into force and become binding international law --

Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland has called attention to the growing danger of nuclear war and the outrageous $1.7 trillion dollars we are spending to upgrade the nuclear arsenal. On July 18, 2017, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, a U.S. Navy - affiliated research center received a seven-year, $92 million contract to continue its systems engineering and research-and-development services for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. Help convince JHU to renounce nuclear weapons contracts. Contact the president, Ron Daniels, to urge him to reject all nuclear weapons contracts: Office of the President, 242 Garland Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21218.  Call his office at (410) 516-8068 or email

125] – David Eberhardt was a member of the Baltimore Four with Father Philip Berrigan, Tom Lewis and Rev. James Mengel.  The group poured blood on draft files on October 27, 1967.  They would be convicted and sentenced to prison. Dave has written a book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"- documenting the Baltimore Four action and many others up to and including the most recent Plowshares action – Kings Bay Plowshares 7.  Phil Berrigan’s wife, Elizabeth McAlister, is a member of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7. 

Dave just printed the 5th edition of the book which is available for $25 by sending him a check: Dave Eberhardt, 4 Hadley Square North, Baltimore, MD 21218. You can contact him at He prefers that you DO NOT order the book from Amazon. Image 1 of 2 for FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER. David Eberhardt; Image 2 of 2 for FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER; and FOR ALL THE SAINTS: A PROTEST PRIMER.  This is a self-published book printed in 2017 with updates.

The price is $25 for a Spiral Bound, and Signed. This edition being what the publisher calls “The 4th edition (or first edition 4th state?)  of this book (with “final” additions) has been printed by the firm of FEDEX numbered 150-200, signed by the author, February 2017. ”This is copy 187 and is numbered and signed by David Eberhardt on the title page. While the bibliographical information is a bit head-spinning, this is an engaging memoir by David Eberhardt recounting his involvement with the Brothers Berrigan in the protests against the Viet Nam war, and his subsequent time as an inmate at the Lewisburg Federal Prison. There is Near Fine binding: Item #291479. 

126] Yousef Zarbalian [] started his own medical practice in December before the pandemic hit. It is called East-West Medicine and Rheumatology, and its website is  Yousef is licensed in Maryland and Virginia. He is doing primary care as well as rheumatologic care (focusing on joint problems and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and sjogren's).  He is offering telemedicine visits, and he has very reasonable rates for uninsured individuals.  He makes use of herbs (which can be sent directly to patients from the herbal dispensary) as well as prescribing medications to their local pharmacy if needed.  

127] -- If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs, records, tarps and table cloths, contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

128] -- Can you use any book shelves? Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

129] -- Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees.  This is an historic window of opportunity.  With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.

130] – A Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to; call 202-682-4282.

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

“One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan

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