Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- August 31 -- September 1, 2023

34] Democracy Campaign – Aug. 31

35] Phone bank for a climate champion – Aug. 31

36] Brady Organizing Team Aug. 31

37] Eco socialism – Aug. 31

38] Digital Democracy Activists meeting Aug. 31

39] Bike Breakfast/Bike Jam – Sept. 1

40] DNC podcast – Sept. 1


34] – Public Citizen [] will discuss the Democracy Campaign on Thurs., Aug. 31 from 4 to 5 PM ET.  Go to  10 years later: How Has the Gutting of the VRA Impacted Social Rights?  Join the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Declaration for American Democracy, Public Citizen, and more for a teach-in and call to action on the important need to restore the voting rights act and pass sweeping federal democracy reform. The Voting Rights Act (VRA) is one of the most consequential pieces of legislation of the last century - passed 58 years ago. It cemented equal constitutional rights for all and that is the bedrock of our democracy. This year marked 10 years since the Supreme Court gutted the voting rights act in Shelby v Holder, and the impact has been felt in communities across the country. 

35] – Climate Hawks Vote [] needs your help to support Aaron Regunberg in the Rhode Island special election for RI-01. Can you join a phone bank on Thurs., Aug. 31 from 5 to 7:15 PM ET?  Special elections are all about turnout and with 11 Democrats in the race a few dozen votes can separate one winner from 10 losers. Sign up at

36] – On Thurs., Aug. 31 from 5 to 6 PM ET, get with the Brady Organizing Team for a virtual training. Do you need support from Brady’s organizing team? Have new ideas to combat gun violence, but don’t know how to get them off the ground? Every week, a member of the organizing team is here to support your work. Sign up for the shift that works best for your schedule. If you can't find a time that works for you, email to schedule time to talk. RSVP at  This will continue on Thursdays through Dec. 21.

37] –Alliance for Global Justice [] is holding a webinar on Thurs., Aug. 31 at 7 PM ET -- Intro to Eco socialism & Report-Back from the Second Encounter of the First Eco socialist International in Venezuela. Register at Join us to learn about the philosophy of Eco socialism and the practice of the Eco socialist International from people who were involved in its founding in 2017 and re-convened in 2023 in Veroes in a National Meeting of Watershed Schools.   ‌ ‌ ‌ 

38] – On Thurs., Aug. 31 from 8 to 9 PM ET, Common Cause is hosting a Digital Democracy Activists meeting.  Do you believe that accessible internet, local journalism, online privacy, and responsible social media platforms are essential to a functioning democracy? If so, you should become a Digital Democracy Activist (DDA)! Learn about the fight for Digital Democracy and take action with a community of digital democracy activists. All volunteer experience/ technology comfort levels are welcome! RSVP at   

39] – Bikemore [] is hosting Bike Breakfast on Fri., Sept. 1 from 7:30 to 9 AM ET in the Fadensonnen Courtyard, 3 W. 23rd St., Baltimore behind Sophomore Coffee.  Bike Breakfast is a space for people who like to bike to get together for an informal coffee and snack once a month. Drop in for some coffee and light snacks and talk biking in Baltimore! Click here to RSVP at

Bikemore [] is also participating in Bike Jam on Fri., Sept. 1 from 3:30 to 6 PM ET in Patterson Park near the Pulaski monument. Be there with Black People Ride Bikes sharing upcoming programming, fixing flats, and more. Visit

40] – The Democratic National Committee is holding a Weekly Town Hall Podcast on Fri., Sept. 1 from noon to 1:30 PM ET.  Tune in at The podcast will continue through Fri., Jan. 26 from noon to 1 PM ET.

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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