Sunday, December 11, 2022

Baltimore Activist Alert -- December 12 - 13, 2022

20] Meet April Ryan -- Dec. 12

21] Emergency Election Protection Coalition -- Dec.  12

22] Writing for Impact – Dec. 12

23] Muslim Advocates Town Hall – Dec. 12

24] Get Money out of Maryland Teleconference -- Dec. 12

25] Migration is a human right. -- Dec.  12

26] Sunrise National Movement Gathering -- Dec. 12

27] Jews United for Justice Housing Team Meeting – Dec. 13

28] Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change Training – Dec. 13

29] Russia out of Ukraine -- Dec. 13

30] Holiday Toy Drive and Fundraiser -- Dec. 13

31] Post-COP strategy webinar – Dec. 13

32] Letter to the Editor Party – Dec. 13


20] – People for the American Way [] will host a discussion with journalist April Ryan on Mon., Dec. 12 at 4 PM ET.  RSVP at Ryan will discuss her book,  "Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem."

21] – The Emergency Election Protection Coalition is happening at 4:30 PM ET on Mon., Dec. 12. Please submit any questions to: Sign up at Progressive Democrats of America are part of the coalition.

22] – The Union of Concerned Scientists [] wants you to register for Writing for Impact on Mon., Dec. 12 at 7 PM ET. Join UCS for a virtual conversation with writers across disciplines who explore our impact on the planet through their writing. Register at

23] – The Muslim Advocates [] are holding a town hall on Mon., Dec. 12 at 7 PM ET with Executive Director Omar Farah. RSVP at

24] – Charlie [] indicated that there will be a meeting to review the Dec. 7 action at the Supreme Court and the progress of the lame duck session of Congress on Mon., Dec. 12 at 7:30 PM ET. You can join the Get Money out of Maryland Teleconference by dialing 1 301 715 8592 with a meeting ID: 931 3066 2622. The password is 173976. Or click on your device at

25] – Everyone deserves to live in safety and peace – no matter where they were born or how they came to the United States. Migration is a human right, and we need laws and policies that reflect this.  AFSC and its  partners are organizing the “Migration is a Human Right” Week of Action - where each day between International Human Rights Day on December 10, through International Migrants Day on December 18, there will be actions and events across the country and virtually to demand that the right to migrate be respected. 

  On Mon., Dec. 12 at 8 PM ET, join a webinar with AFSC staff and immigrant leaders who will share how they are organizing in their communities, and how you can take action to ensure that the right to migrate is protected for everyone. Register at

26] – Sunrise [] is holding a National Movement Gathering on Mon., Dec. 12 at 8 PM ET. Take a breath, come together in community, and char the future forward. Reflect on the past three years. Celebrate the wins, strategize for the future, train a new generation, and talk through the direction of the movement. Sign up at

27] – Jews United for Justice are holding a Montgomery County Housing Team Meeting on Tues., Dec. 13 from noon to 1:30 PM ET. Join the Zoom Video Conference to get updates about current affordable housing campaigns and take action together.  You will receive call-in instructions via email after you RSVP at

28] – PSR [] on Tues., Dec. 13 at 2 PM ET is holding a Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change Training. Discover the mental health impacts of climate change, ethical behavior in times of crisis, and psychological tools you can leverage to inspire climate action as a health professional. This training will be led by PSR board member Lise Van Susteren, MD, who is a general and forensic psychiatrist based in Washington, DC, and an expert on the physical and psychological effects of climate change. RSVP at

29] – Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., Dec. 6 from 4 to 5 PM ET at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. The invasion of Ukraine has the potential to become a war extending throughout Europe.  Putin has destroyed Aleppo and Grozny and has threatened the use of nuclear weapons.  Russian soldiers were sent into the area around the contaminated and still radioactive Chernobyl nuclear plant. Now they are stationed in the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe.   People who believe in peace and justice should come forward and take the risks of peace. The burial sites continue to expose ruthless war crimes by the invaders, Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.

30] – There is a Holiday Toy Drive and Fundraiser at Lyman’s Tavern, 3720 14th St. NW, WDC 20011 on Tues., Dec. 13 at 6 PM ET. Give back by sharing toys and making donations to Ward 1 Mutual Aid at Lyman’s Tavern.  Feel free to come earlier to enjoy food and drinks at Lyman’s. All proceeds from DC Brau beers go to support W1MA, as do 10% of all other bar sales. Be sure to dress in your holiday finery for a chance to win the Ugly Sweater Contest! Sign up at

31] – [] thinks you may be interested in attending on Tues., Dec. 13 at 7:30 PM ET a post-COP strategy webinar. Change rises from the grassroots up. World leaders at COP27 announced the final agreements, but those agreements fail to include a swift, just, and equitable phase out of all fossil fuels. RSVP at

32] – On Tues., Dec. 13 at 8 PM ET, Common Cause is holding a Letter to the Editor Party: People over Politics and the Importance of Moore v. Harper. Write letters to local media outlets about issues facing our country, from voting rights to ending mass incarceration. RSVP at Letter to the Editor Party: People over Politics and the Importance of Moore v. Harper.  Go over tips, as well as get tools to quickly send a letter to all local news outlets. For this letter to the editor party, discuss Moore v. Harper and work to civically engage our communities on the importance of this case. The next party is on Jan. 29.

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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