Sunday, March 19, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 20 - 21, 2023

21] Listen to impacted asylum seekers at the border – March 20

22] Election and Climate Protection Zoom – March 20

23] Film War Made Easy – March 20

24] Film Even Our Dreams – March 20

25] Progressive Harford County meeting – March 20

26] No Way to Treat a Child campaign – March 21


21] – On Mon., March 20 at 3 PM ET, listen to impacted asylum seekers at the border and make a collective call to Congress for a change in Biden’s asylum policy trajectory. The administration’s announcement of the upcoming “asylum ban” and the disturbing news that the administration is considering detaining immigrant families at the border is inhumane and immoral. Demand that the administration abandon ineffective and deadly deterrence policies and restore the right to asylum. Register at

22] – Mike Hersh for Progressive Democrats of America [] wants you to join the Election and Climate Protection Zoom on Mon., March 20 at 5 PM ET.  There are attacks on our democracy, and climate chaos threatens us. Since its founding in 2004, PDA has mobilized for open, clean, and fair elections and for stopping global warming. Register at

23] – To mark the 20th anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the RootsAction Education Fund will be hosting a virtual screening of "War Made Easy" on Mon., March 20 at 6:45 PM ET, followed by a panel discussion featuring Norman Solomon, Dennis Kucinich, Kathy Kelly, Marcy Winograd, India Walton, and David Swanson. RSVP at To stream “War Made Easy,” go to

24] – Susan Barnett [] indicates that on Mon., March 20 at 7 PM ET Reel and Meal will present Even Our Dreams - A film about advocacy for women, girls and the disabled. Reel and Meal is asking that you arrive or log-in by 6:45 PM. Come to the New Deal Café, 113 Centerway (Roosevelt Center), Greenbelt. Masks are encouraged. To attend virtually (on Zoom), register at

A Plant-Based meal is encouraged to support a mission focused on environmental, social justice and animal rights issues.  The New Deal Café serves a variety of plant-based meals.  Online attendees can order a meal for takeout at the Café. Greenbelt’s Co-op Grocery also offers takeout Dodah’s Vegan Lasagna at the Deli Hot Bar. Order after 11 AM. 

“Even Our Dreams” portrays the lives of Zimbabwean (African) people with disabilities: women and girls as well as men. All stories are inspirational, showing their capacities, challenges, thriving, buoyancy, and dreams.  The filmmaker, human and women's rights advocate and musician, Nyari Mashayamombe will be at the film.  Nyari will sing as a special part of the program.

Reel and Meal at the New Deal Cafe is a monthly film and discussion series focused on environmental, social justice and animal rights issues, presented by the Utopia Film Festival, the Prince George's County Peace and Justice Coalition and Beaverdam Creek Watershed Watch. For more information on the series, see the Reel and Meal Facebook page –

25] – On Mon., March 20 from 7 to 8 PM ET, Progressive Harford County is holding a virtual meeting. RSVP at This is a monthly meeting, and there will be a review of the chapter's platform, and a report on getting involved with different events and initiatives.

26] – Miranda Cleland [] wants you to join the No Way to Treat a Child campaign for a webinar on Tues., March 21 at noon ET.  Prepare for new Palestinian child rights legislation in the US Congress. In anticipation of new U.S. legislation advocating for Palestinian children's rights, get an update on bills from previous congressional sessions to build a collective understanding of U.S. complicity in violating Palestinian human rights and different accountability mechanisms to hold Israeli forces accountable. RSVP at  This training will equip Palestinian children's rights advocates with the skills to understand and simply explain legislation, the U.S.-Israel relationship, and violations of Palestinian children's rights committed by Israeli forces and funded by the U.S.

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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