Sunday, July 2, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- July 3 to 7, 2023

14] Folklife Festival – July 3

15] Medicare for All meeting – July 3

16] Art Exchange – July 3

17] March with Mary Washington – July 4

18] Interdependence Day at the NSA – July 4

19] March for Assange July 4

20] Common Cause phone bank – July 4, 5 & 7

21] United for Separation of Church and State meeting July 4

22] Fanning the Flames of War July 4


14] – Join the Interfaith Council of Metropolitan Washington at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival! The Council will be hosting an “Ask Me Anything” workshop at the Festival on Mon., July 3 from 1 to 1:45 PM ET! Based on the Human Library concept, this session offers participants a chance to learn more about different faith traditions in the DC region through intimate small group conversations on topics of their choice, including faith practice, food and clothing customs, traditional symbols, major holidays, and more. The event will be located at the Encounter Stage. More details are at

15] – The Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists [] hopes you will attend a virtual Medicare for All working group meeting on Mon., July 3 from 6 to 7 PM ET. Discuss plans to get a petition passed by the Alexandria City Council. Visit RSVP at

16] – Metro DC DSA [] wants you to know about an event on Mon., July 3 from 6 to 9 PM ET. The AYA Art Collective will host an Art Exchange at the Eaton Hotel’s Eaton House, 1203 K St. NW. The Art Exchange offers an unforgettable evening of Afrocentric Performance Art centered around Black Queer and Trans performers in the DMV area who will showcase their artistic talents and gifts. In addition, the event has a goal of building a community of collaboration and imagining liberated futures through art. Tickets are available on a sliding scale at

17] – Senator Mary Washington [] hopes you will march with her in the July 4th Parade. Meet at 9 AM at Starbucks, 31 York Road for coffee and snacks. Please bring sunscreen, water, and comfortable walking shoes.  RSVP at to march in the Towson Independence Day Parade!

18] – Join Janice & Max on July 4 at 11 AM at the National Security Agency for Interdependence Day.  Email mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.

19] – Join the July 4th Parade in DC's Palisades neighborhood to raise awareness among DC residents.  DC-area Assange supporters are invited to join the DC Statehood Green contingent.  David Schwartzman will lead. Look for DC Greens (or contact David at  Visit  

20] – Join a virtual Common Cause phone bank. Work together to demand bold changes to our democracy to create a government that represents all of us, not big corporations or special interests. Register for a shift to make calls and help strengthen the phone bank team to protect our democracy. Make calls from 4 to 6 PM ET on Tues., July 4, Wed., July 5 or Fri. July 7. These shifts will also always include training for first-timers before you make calls, so if this is your first time, no worries! This will continue through August 28, 2024. Sign up at

21] -- On Tues., July 4 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM ET, there is an Americans United for Separation of Church and State Maryland Chapter monthly meeting.  RSVP at The Maryland Chapter of Americans United is an all-volunteer led group of dedicated individuals working to protect the country's founding principle of church-state separation. It meets monthly to discuss the latest news and to plan events.

22] -- The Campaign for Peace, Disarmament & Common Security [] is hosting a webinar on Tues., July 4 at 10 PM ET -- AN ASIA-PACIFIC NATO: Fanning the Flames of War. Register at Hear from four very prominent experts.

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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