Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 27 - 28, 2023

 36] Book about Thomas Gumbleton July 27

37] National Whistleblower Day – July 27

38] Peace in Korea days of action – July 27 - 28

39] End Criminalization July 27

40] Bird-friendly forest management – July 27

41] Patients over Profits call – July 27


36] – There is a book launch on Thurs., July 27th for No Guilty Bystander: The Extraordinary Life of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, by Frank Fromherz and Suzanne Sattler IHM (Orbis Books 2023, see For those unable to be in Detroit, the event will be live streamed at the following link:

37] – National Whistleblower Day is an annual celebration commemorating the contributions of whistleblowers who have bravely stepped forward to expose fraud, waste, and abuse. The annual celebration will be on Capitol Hill from on Thurs., July 27 from 10 AM to 3 PM! RSVP and receive exciting updates about our 2023 program: Speakers will include FBI whistleblower Jane Turner.

38] – On Thurs., July 27, the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War armistice, concerned activists will convene in Washington, D.C. to call on President Biden and Congress to officially end the Korean War and replace the armistice with a peace agreement. At 11:30 AM ET attend a Congressional Press Conference with Korea Peace Congressional Champions at the House Triangle, intersection of New Jersey Avenue SE and Southeast Drive (across from the southeast corner of the U.S. Capitol building).  This Day of Action will include a Rally at Lafayette Square and a March and Interfaith Vigil at the Lincoln Memorial Steps, near the Korean War Veterans Memorial, 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW, WDC 20002.  RSVP at

  Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Armistice on the Korean Peninsula will began on Fri., July 28 at 9 AM ET. And it will conclude at 3 PM ET.  RSVP for this hybrid event at George Washington University:

39] – Health care and public health workers are involved with Building Capacity to End Criminalization, Policing, and Punishment on Thurs., July 27 from 6 to 8 PM ET.  Interrupting Criminalization (IC) offers political education materials, organizing tools, support skill-building and practice spaces for organizers and movements challenging criminalization and the violence of policing and punishment to build safer communities. RSVP at   Check out

40] – Join the Audubon Mid-Atlantic for a discussion about bird-friendly forest management, featuring Forest Program Associate Josh Rittenhouse on Thurs., July 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM ET. This webinar will explore AMA’s forest conservation efforts, best practices for landowners, and the many ways active forest management can benefit birds and the planet! Register at Reach out to Tess Wilson (

41] – The Nurses' Campaign to Win Medicare For All [] needs you on Thurs., July 27 at 8 PM ET for a Patients over Profits call. At least 110 elected officials and candidates across the country have taken the Patients over Profits pledge to reject campaign contributions from the executives, lobbyists, and PACs affiliated with the corporate health care industry. Get involved in taking corporate health care money out of politics. Private insurers, pharmaceutical corporations, and private hospitals are spending millions of dollars each year in direct campaign contributions. It’s a key pillar of their efforts to maintain control over our democracy and health care system. 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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