Sunday, February 11, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- February 12 - 18, 2024

18] Virtual phone bank for Tom Suozzi for Congress – Feb. 12 - 13

19] Phone bank for Tom Suozzi for Congress – Feb. 12

20] CODEPINK Community Hour – Feb. 12

21] Support children and renters -- Feb. 13

22] Sponsor a refugee – Feb. 13

23] Election Protection phone bank – Feb. 13, 15, 16 & 18


18] –  Join a virtual phone bank for Tom Suozzi for Congress on Mon., Feb. 12 from 4 to 6 PM & 6 to 8 PM and on Tues., Feb. 13 from 10 AM to noon, noon to 2 PM, 2 to 4 PM, 4 to 6 PM and from 6 to 8 PM ET. Talk to voters to remind them to get out and vote for Tom on February 13. You will receive the calling link or automatic dialer, a list of voters to call if dialer does not work for you, a simple script, and a quick training ahead of time - so all you need to do is come ready to make an impact. You will need a charged cell phone and computer!  The phone bank will conclude on February 1st. RSVP at

19] – On Mon., Feb. 12 from 6:30 to 8 PM ET, the Silver Spring Progressive Action will hold a phone bank for Tom Suozzi to Flip NY-03 BLUE. Help elect Democrat Tom Suozzi in this special election for the House seat previously held by “George Santos.” Help bring values of decency and transparency back to NY-03. Join experienced phone banking – call voters to help Dems win a crucial Congressional race or Phone banking 101 – Learn how to reach out to voters using one of the most effective tools available.  RSVP at

20] – CODEPINK [] is inviting you on Mon., Feb. 12 at 8 PM ET to the Missing Peace Community Hour.  Watch and discuss the documentary, The Wanted 18, a story of Palestinians in Beit Sahour who started a local dairy farm during the First Intifada as a form of nonviolent resistance, by hiding a herd of 18 cows from Israeli occupation forces when the dairy collective was deemed a “threat to Israeli national security” in an attempt to squash the resistance. This documentary is 1 hour and 15 minutes long, so prepare for a bit longer of a Missing Peace Monday meeting! RSVP at

 United for Peace & Justice [] wants you to join a virtual rally on Mon., Feb. 12 at 8:30 PM ET to get organized for the Moral March on the State Houses on March 2. Go to for the livestream

21]Jews United for Justice support youth justice and believe kids deserve support, not punishment. The group has worked hard to guarantee kids are treated with respect and dignity in Maryland. But some Maryland lawmakers want to take all the hard work away by introducing bills that undermine the efforts. On Tues., Feb. 13 from 1to 5 PM in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, hear testimony against anti-youth justice bills SB52 and SB120.  Go to

 At the same time on February 13 from 1 to 5 PM, be at the House Environment and Transportation Committee hearing on HB477, which will help guarantee renters' rights in just cause eviction practices. You can also join by Zoom. RSVP at

 22] – HIAS [] on Tues., Feb. 13 at 4 PM ET wants you to attend a webinar — Sponsoring a refugee through Welcome Corps. ‌ ‌ Join HIAS in marking the first anniversary of the Welcome Corps, an initiative that allows everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugee newcomers to the United States.  Private sponsors are already welcoming refugees with HIAS through the Welcome Corps program and learn how you can welcome a refugee through blind matching or by sponsoring someone you know.  Register at

23] – On Tues., Feb. 13 at 4 to 6 PM, Thurs., Feb. 15 from 5 to 7 PM ET, Fri., Feb. 16 from 4 to 6 PM and Sun., Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 PM ET, there is a Common Cause organized Election Protection 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. These shifts will also always include training for first-timers before you make calls, so if this is your first time, no worries! Register 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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