Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- February 1 - 2, 2024

44] Rally for the TPNW – Feb. 1

45] Help register Pennsylvania voters – Feb. 1

46] Help win better healthcare policies in Maryland. Feb. 1

47] Meet Henry Snurr, the president of the Young Democrats of Maryland Feb. 1

48] Phone bank for Climate Hawks – Feb. 1

49] Hear how to get involved in the 2024 election. Feb. 1

50] Organizing for change Feb. 1

51] Campaign to Victory call – Feb. 1

52] What's Next for Offshore Wind in Maryland? – Feb. 2


44] Lucy Duff [] wants you to know about a rally at the Capitol on Thurs., Feb. 1 starting at noon until 2 PM ET.  Gather at Taft Memorial Park at Constitution Ave. between New Jersey Ave. and 1st St. NW.   Walk over from Union Station. This is a support rally for the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  RSVP to Lucy.

 Before the rally, meet at 10:30 AM at FCNL, 245 Second Street N.E. to leave our banners, chairs, etc. and go off and do some brief lobbying before the rally. Lindsay Benseck will greet those attending the rally. 

45] – On Thurs., Feb. 1 from 4 to 6 PM ET, join a Field Team 6 phone bank to help register Dems in Pennsylvania! Sign up at You will be contacting eligible voters (likely Democrats) in Pennsylvania!  Make sure people are registered to vote, and that they can vote safely from home, is a super-effective way to make a difference. Turn voices into votes! All training provided!

46] –The PM Healthcare Task Force [] is doing a virtual Teach-In on Thurs., Feb. 1 at 6:30 PM ET.  Help win better healthcare policies in Maryland! RSVP at

47] –Jared Schablein [] indicates there is a Lower Shore Progressive Caucus meeting on Thurs., Feb. 1 at 6:30 PM ET.  It will take place at the UU Fellowship, 2812 Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury 21804 with Special Guest Henry Snurr!  Snurr, the president of the Young Democrats of Maryland, will provide insights and his experiences are invaluable. This is an opportunity to engage with a key figure in the progressive community.  There is a Virtual Option:

48] –Climate Hawks Vote [] needs you to participate in a phone bank on Thurs., Feb. 1 from 7 to 9 PM ET.  For Climate hawk candidates in deep blue districts the election that matters is in just a few weeks. Laura Friedman is one such climate hawk, and you can join a phone bank to help her.  Friedman is a state legislator, where she’s led on climate bills: phasing out single use plastics, transportation, parking, building decarbonization and more. But don’t just listen to us; listen to the Los Angeles Times, which has provided an early endorsement of Laura: she “has built a reputation as a smart, thoughtful, and principled policymaker who takes on difficult issues–such as…climate change–to solve problems, not to score political points.”  California’s 30th Congressional District, covering Burbank and Hollywood, is a deep blue open seat (its current representative, Adam Schiff, is running for Senate). A dozen or so candidates have shown interest in running, but only a few of them are top-tier – and only one, Laura Friedman, is the stand-out climate hawk.  Ballots go out February 5 and the last day to vote in the primary is March 5. Sign up at

49] -- Takoma Park Mobilization [] wants you to join with its Indivisible working group on Thurs., Feb. 1 at 7:30 PM ET.  Hear how to get involved in the 2024 election. To get a Zoom link for the meeting, send an email to Also email if you can't make it that evening but want to be involved.

50] --On Thurs., Feb. 1 at 8 PM ET, the Democratic National Committee Grassroots Organizing for Change will educate you on how to start a grassroots organization from the ground up.  Find your focus, build your team and get ready to support progressive candidates & issues. RSVP at  You can get a workbook and slides at

This event is hosted by Building Bridges for America. Building Bridges is an all-volunteer, nationwide group that mobilizes and empowers networks of relational grassroots organizers to support campaigns and causes based in progressive values. Learn more at & follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube.  Also note that this event will happen again on Thursdays, April 11 and June 20 from 8 to 9 PM ET.

51] -- Mike Fox for Progressive Democrats of America [] wants you to know that on Thurs., Feb. 1 at 9 PM ET there will be a PDA Campaign To Victory Call. Get organized for the CA primaries (vote by mail ballots go out the first week of Feb.), the Special Election for the seat vacated by disgraced former Rep. George Santos (NY-03) on Feb. 13 and more. Register and the machine will email you your secure codes:

52] -- Maryland LCV [] is asking on Fri., Feb. 2 at noon ET What's Next for Offshore Wind in Maryland. Offshore Wind Will Continue to Propel Maryland Towards a Clean Energy Future.  RSVP at

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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