Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- December 21, 2023

41] "Holy Families, Holy Migrants” -- Dec. 21

42] Brady team offers virtual training -- Dec. 21

43] Ask Trone to condemn military and nuclear weapons spending Dec. 21

44] Baltimore City Meet & Greet Holiday Party  Dec. 21

45] DSA social meetup -- Dec. 21

46] Mass for ceasefire Dec. 21


41] – Faithful America [] is inviting you on Thurs., Dec. 21 at 2 PM ET to a Zoom webinar "Holy Families, Holy Migrants,” which is about caring for immigrants at Christmastime and all year round.  Christmas brings a powerful reminder that shortly after his birth, Jesus and his parents were refugees, fleeing to Egypt to escape King Herod's political persecution. This discussion comes as debate rages in Congress over potential cruel new anti-asylum measures -- and nearly a year after far-right Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent migrants to Vice President Kamala Harris's house as political pawns on a frigid Christmas Eve (a year that has been filled with similar stunts). Learn from the Rev. Dr. Alexia Salvatierra, a national leader in faith engagement in immigrant justice, as well as perspectives from an issue expert and a frontline organizer on the Texas/Mexico border. There will be time for a brief Q&A. Register at the

42] – On Thurs., Dec. 21 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 

43] – On Thurs., Dec. 21 at 5:15 PM ET, there is an Old Ellicott City Meet & Greet with United States Senate Candidate David Trone for light refreshments and discussions regarding Maryland's future, at this family friendly event. It will take place at the Manor Hill Tavern (Old Ellicott City), 3733 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City 21043.  RSVP at

44] –On Thurs., Dec. 21 from 6 to 8 PM ET, get with a Baltimore City Meet & Greet Holiday Party  organized for Maryland Democratic Party at Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E 30th St., Baltimore 21218. Come out to meet & greet Democratic candidates for the upcoming primary & celebrate the holidays with the Baltimore City Democratic State Central Committee. RSVP at Visit Email to schedule time to talk.

45] –The Northern Virginia DSA [] wants you to know that the next social meetup will take place on Thurs., Dec. 21, always the third Thursday, at 6:30 PM ET at the Quincy Beer Hall, 4001 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. Enjoy a night of good times and good vibes. Look for a piece of paper that says "DSA" in big letters. The HALL is one BLOCK FROM BALLSTON-MU METRO STOP OR 4 BLOCKS FROM VIRGINIA SQUARE-GMU METRO STOP. Covid-19 Vaccine + the latest booster is required for attendance. If you test positive after attending, please alert other attendees.  You do not need to be a DSA member to attend.  RSVP at

46] – Join the larger Pax Christi USA community on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 8 PM ET, as it celebrates the quarterly #PAXMass, lifting up the call for a #CeasefireNOW in Gaza. Celebrate this Mass in solidarity with those in the Holy Land who are suffering because of the war in Gaza, heeding Cardinal Pizzaballa’s request that during this time of war, “focus more on the spiritual meaning of Christmas” and forego any “unnecessarily festive activities.” Pax Christi encourages one another to “advocate, pray, and contribute generously … for the relief of the victims of this war and for those in dire need,” as the Cardinal has asked.  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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