Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 19 - 23, 2023

40] Call in for H. Res. 77 – April 19

41] Heroism Starts at Home – April 19

40] Social Media Best Practices – April 19 & 23

43] Progressive Maryland Introductory Webinar -- April 19

44] We Power DC Organizing Meeting – April 19 

45] Jamie Raskin will join Progressive Change Institute – April 19

46] End the Era of Fossil Fuels Mobilization Call – April 19


40] – Back from the Brink [] is hosting on Wed., April 19 a National Call-in Day for H. Res. 77, the congressional Back from the Brink nuclear disarmament resolution.  And after the call-in please keep the drumbeat going and encourage your supporters and folks in your network to participate ways to support the resolution. Sign up at

H. Res. 77 calls on the United States to embrace the goals and provisions of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and to take concrete steps to prevent nuclear war. BftB is using the resolution as a key organizing and advocacy tool to get Congress talking about nuclear disarmament and for some members of Congress to show actual leadership.  Supporters will also receive a link to an all-day Zoom “virtual community room” that BftB will host on April 19 where folks can drop in to get advice and information from BftB staff and Steering Committee members (including phone numbers and names of Congressional staff they might speak to), share updates on their call experience, meet other activists, and take other actions such as directing social media posts to members of Congress and writing letters to the editor.

41] – The Trust for Public Land [] is inviting you to join the next Park Bench Chat, Heroism Starts at Home, featuring community heroes on Wed., April 19 at 3 PM ET. TPL Community Strategies lead Cary Simmons will moderate a conversation with three inspiring individuals who have answered the call to make their communities happier, healthier, and more resilient by leveraging parks and green space. Register at

42] -- Get with Social Media Best Practices virtually, hosted by The Democratic National Committee on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 PM ET.  Participate on Wed., April 19 and Sun., April 23.  Maximize your impact within your social network and join the social media best practices training. Whether you're just getting started on social media or already have an online presence, this training will provide you with the tools necessary to ensure you are reaching your full potential as an online organizer. Learn the essentials for utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram for political story telling. Email to schedule a presentation for your staff/volunteers or with any queries about co-presenting at one or more of these events. Go to

43] – Are you new to Progressive Maryland? Register for an introductory Webinar where you can learn more about the mission, the work, and how you can get involved in these efforts. The webinar will take place on Wed., April 19 at 7 PM ET, and will provide an overview of the organization and the impact being made in the communities. Register at

44] –   On Wed., April 19 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM ET, join a We Power DC Organizing Meeting. RSVP at  A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP. Get updates on campaigns, and plan new activities. Email saying that you want to learn more, and an organizer will reach out to chat.

45] – Congressperson Jamie Raskin will join Progressive Change Institute on Wed., April 19 at 7:30 PM ET for the 2023 National Democracy Briefing. RSVP at  Topics on this briefing will include Tucker Carlson releasing edited Jan. 6 videos, Clarence Thomas and the corrupted Supreme Court, the progressive victory in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race and more.

46] – The Climate Hawks Vote [] needs you on Wed., April 19 at 8 PM ET for an End the Era of Fossil Fuels Mobilization Call. Are you frustrated by President Biden’s approval of the Willow Arctic oil project? Are you dismayed by the approval of a massive gas export project on the south coast of Alaska? Have you had it with the Interior Department's plan to sell an Italy-sized chunk of the Gulf of Mexico for oil drilling? RSVP to join climate hawks 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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