Sunday, October 15, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- October 16 - 19, 2023

18] Juvenile Justice Reform panel discussion – Oct. 16

19] Five films explore alternative sources of clean renewable energy -- Oct. 16

20] Texting Extravaganza – Oct. 16, 17, 18 & 19

21] Media and Democracy Project – Oct. 16

22] Progressive Harford County meeting Oct. 16

23] Back from the Brink meeting – Oct. 17

24] Russia out of Ukraine – Oct. 17


18] – The NAACP, Fairfax County Branch <> wants you to attend a virtual Juvenile Justice Reform panel discussion on Mon., Oct. 16 at 6:30 PM ET. Join the Virginia NAACP Criminal Justice Committee and a panel of distinguished experts for an eye-opening panel discussion on reforming the juvenile justice system.  Register at

19] – Susan Barnett [] indicates that on Mon., Oct. 16 at 7 PM ET, Reel and Meal will present in person and online via ZOOM Five films explore alternative sources of clean renewable energy." 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. 

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. 

 Geothermal power not only fuels mesmerizing lava flows, its ever-present heat from the Earth's interior offers a reliable, 24/7 energy solution that outperforms the intermittent nature of wind and solar.  Tidal energy, a dependable force of nature, is more predictable than wind and sun. And hydrogen fuel cells generate power with no environmental baggage. Registration for virtual viewing via Zoom is required. Please use this link:

The Reel and Meal at the New Deal is a monthly film series focused on environmental, social justice and animal rights issues, presented by Utopia Film Festival and the Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition.  For more information on this month’s film see the Reel and Meal Facebook page:

20] – On Mon., Oct. 16, Tues., Oct. 17, Wed., Oct. 18 and Thurs., Oct. 19 from 7 to 8 PM ET, get with New Jersey Democratic State Committee to do a virtual Voter Outreach at a Texting Extravaganza. RSVP at  GET OUT THE VOTE for the crucial election this November by texting targeted Democrats. You will get a short training about the script, and then you will be texting on the same day.  Make sure you have access to a smart phone, computer or tablet and WIFI. The texting will continue through Thurs., Nov. 2 from 7 to 8

21] – Check out the Media and Democracy Project.  It explores What activists can do to Fix the Media Now.  This is a virtual meeting which takes place on Mondays from 7 to 8 PM ET. Join the Media and Democracy Project to better understand and respond to the factors that influence public opinion, voters and democracy. Each session explore a current information-related subject to help Fix Media Now. Develop and distribute skills to navigate the Information War on truth and democracy. The Project engages in actions to directly improve the quality of public information such as messaging, fighting disinformation, engaging in media accountability and in growing support for local journalism.  Journalists and the media are seen as accountable allies essential for an informed democracy, countering dangerous disinformation and propaganda and promoting the common good. RSVP at

22] – On Mon., Oct. 16 at 7 PM ET, there is a Progressive Harford County monthly meeting. Discuss the latest events and developments with the chapter. RSVP at

23] – Back from the Brink [] is doing a virtual Local Organizing Meetup on Tues., Oct. 17 at 1 PM ET. The agenda includes celebrating the recent Back from the Brink resolution passage in Madison, WI and local activities in conjunction with the 2nd Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW. RSVP at

24] -- Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., Oct. 17 from 4:30 to 5 PM ET at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. The invasion of Ukraine has the potential to become a war extending throughout Europe.  Putin has destroyed Aleppo and Grozny and has threatened the use of nuclear weapons.  Russian soldiers were sent into the area around the contaminated and still radioactive Chernobyl nuclear plant. Now they are stationed in the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe.   People who believe in peace and justice should come forward and take the risks of peace. The burial sites continue to expose ruthless war crimes by the invaders, Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.

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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