Monday, April 17, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 17 - 23, 2023

21] How to Power a City – April 17 - 23

22] The America Agenda – April 17

23] Register voters – April 17

24] Palestinian Prisoners Day – April 17

25] Meet the Golden Rule crew – April 17

26] Labor action – April 17

27] Progressive Harford County – April 17

28] Film Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule – April 17

29] MoveOn monthly call -- April 17


21] – Solar United Neighbors [] is indicating that there is a film How to Power a City which will be streaming from Mon., April 17 through Sun., April 23. What if solar energy powered your community? Tickets are free, but donations are encouraged.  Sign up at

22]  Erica Payne, Patriotic Millionaires [] is hosting its annual spring meeting on Mon., April 17 from 10 AM to noon ET entitled The American Agenda. Join top experts and economists as they talk about how to restructure our economy so that it works for everyone, not just millionaires. The meeting will feature a presentation on our Great Economy Project and a sneak preview of our upcoming film Patriotic Millionaires Go To Whiteville, along with panel discussions with experts and impact makers including Abigail Disney (The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales), economist Heidi Shierholz (Economic Policy Institute), Jamal Simmons (former Communications Director for Vice President Harris), Jeff Clements (American Promise), Amy Ziering (The Invisible War), and many more. RSVP at

23] – Fairfax County Democratic Committee is doing an April Voter Registration/Education Drive on Mon., April 17 from 11 AM to 1 PM ET.  Register and educate young voters on the campuses of George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College to keep Virginia blue this fall. RSVP at

24] – On Mon., April 17 at 2 PM ET, participate in Palestinian Prisoners Day, when people around the world will be raising awareness of the situation of the prisoners, including the 500 - 700 Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military each year, and calling for their release. You are invited to join a livestream of the UK campaign launch event hosted by Amnesty International UK and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Go to

25] – The Golden Rule will visit the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, MD to highlight radiological contamination. A press conference is set for 3 PM ET at the Sweden Point Marina in Smallwood State Park on Mon., April 17. Smallwood State Park is adjacent to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, where 90 areas are being investigated for radiological contamination. Supporters will be to draw attention to the serious radiological and chemical contamination at this site. The Golden Rule will be docked in the center of the contamination. The Golden Rule crew spreads the word about the continuing dangers of nuclear power, and the poisoning of the air, water and soil from the entire nuclear cycle, from uranium mining to the disposal of nuclear waste. Go to

26] – The Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists of America are asking you to join a labor action brewing in Clarendon, Arlington on Mon., April 17 at 7 PM ET. There is a need for folks to show up and hold the signs the activists provide. If you'd like to learn more and participate, reply to this email: [].

27] – On Mon., April 17 from 7 to 8 PM ET, Progressive Harford County will hold its virtual monthly meeting. Finalize plans for Progressive Harford's upcoming events in April, and discuss the next events and initiatives the chapter should pursue this year. RSVP at

28] – Susan Barnett [] indicates that on Mon., April 17 at 7 PM ET Reel and Meal will present Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule,” a documentary about the historic peace sailboat. 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. 

  Originally launched in 1958, the Golden Rule was built to sail into the nuclear test zone of the Marshall Islands to protest nuclear weapons. Veterans for Peace has restored the boat and is on another exciting journey for peace and disarmament in the world. Making Waves chronicles the Golden Rule's history and documents the boat's protest of the U.S. Navy's air and sea show in 2017.

  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 –

29] -- MoveOn Elections Team [] wants you to join MoveOn's Volunteer Network's Monthly Call! The Volunteer Network Call is a monthly gathering space for MoveOn's volunteers, members and those looking to get more deeply involved in organizing work. Do a deep dive into the campaigns, the political landscape, and build community with one another. On Mon., April 17 from 8 to 9 PM ET. RSVP at

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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